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Movers & Shakers: Pipeline Gables taps new general manager…and more

Hires and promotions at JLL, Avatar and Sperry Van Ness

June 03, 2016 01:41PM

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Iris Marante, general manager of Pipeline Gables

Iris Marante, general manager of Pipeline Gables

Pipeline Workspaces promoted Iris Marante to general manager of its Coral Gables location.

Eve Garza and Francisco Fuentes

Eve Garza and Francisco Fuentes

Marante was previously community manager at the firm’s Brickell office, and before that worked for Morgans Hotel Group. Pipeline Gables is a 14,000-square-foot space at 95 Merrick Way.

Eva Garza joined JLL’s Miami office as part of the company’s JLL Workplace Strategy team. In her new role, Garza is focusing on workplace and portfolio strategy, management and occupancy planning. She was previously consulting lead for HOK Miami, a design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.

Avatar Real Estate Services hired Francisco J. Fuentes as a Realtor-associate in the company’s South Miami office. Fuentes, who is also a certified general contractor, focuses on custom homes, including new construction and renovations. He also owns Strong Development and Construction Co. Earlier this week, The Real Deal reported that Brown Harris Stevens is in late-stages talks to acquire Avatar, which is one of Miami’s largest independent residential brokerages.

SVN | South Commercial Real Estate Advisors brought on Tony Jorges to specialize in retail property sales. Jorges has 18 years of commercial real estate experience, and was also regional vice president of more than 100 Winn-Dixie stores. – Katherine Kallergis