Berman Enterprises has picked up two office buildings in Fort Lauderdale for $7.4 million, the South Florida Business Journal reported. The offices, which are located at 2601 and 2611 E. Oakland Park Boulevard, weigh in at 60,000 and 18,000 square feet and were purchased from CAPROC Oakland Park in short sale approved by the lender, Heller Financial Real Estate Services, according to Ben Berman, the head of Berman Enterprises.
Berman have relocated his company into the 2601 building, which is being rebranded the Broward Bank building, after landing the bank as an anchor tenant. The building had been know as the Northern Trust Bank building. The building’s other tenants include: Exit Ryan Scott Realty, Greaton & Greaton and Ambit Marketing. However it is currently only 37 percent occupied, while the 2611 building is completely occupied by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. [SFBJ] —Christopher Cameron