Lease roundup: Brick & Timber, UBS nab tenants

Among the deals, blockchain retailer Solana Spaces is opening at Wynwood Annex

Brick & Timber's Glenn Gilmore and Jesse Feldman with 215 NW 24th Street (LinkedIn, Brick & Timber, Google Maps)
Brick & Timber's Glenn Gilmore and Jesse Feldman with 215 NW 24th Street (LinkedIn, Brick & Timber, Google Maps)

Solana Spaces I Wynwood Annex I Miami

UPDATED, Sept. 1, 10:41 a.m.: Solana Spaces, the retail arm of blockchain company Solana, will open a location in Miami’s Wynwood.

The crypto event venue, called Solana Embassy, leased 4,200 square feet at the Wynwood Annex building at 215 Northwest 24th Street, according to a news release from Retail by MONA, which advised the tenant. The store also will offer informational events on Solana, Web3, cryptocurrency and NFT’s.

Brandon Singer and Kim Levandovsky were part of the Retail by MONA team that worked with Solana, although another brokerage represented the tenant. Tony Arellano of Dwntwn Realty Advisors represented the landlord.

San Francisco-based Brick & Timber Collective bought the eight-story Wynwood Annex for $49 million in February.

Related Group and East End Capital completed developing the property in 2019.

In other recent deals at the Annex, mobile payments platform Play2Pay opened its headquarters in a 5,200-square-foot space.

Monat Global I Doral

Hair care and skin care brand Monat Global moved its headquarters to Doral.

Almost 400 company employees have moved to a 200,000-square-foot space, which includes offices, as well as manufacturing and distributions operations, at 10000 Northwest 15th Terrace, according to a Monat news release. The company previously was based at 3470 Northwest 82nd Avenue, also in Doral.

The Urdaneta family started Monat in 2014, with Luis Urdaneta and Ray Urdaneta still leading the company.

Matthew Cheezem and Tyler Reynolds of Cushman & Wakefield brokered the lease.

New Jersey-based UBS Financial Services owns the property.

FirstService Residential I Plantation Commerce Center I Plantation

Property management firm FirstService Residential leased space for its Southeast regional headquarters at the Plantation Commerce Center.

FirstService took 65,000 square feet at the building at 1601 Southwest 80th Terrace, according to a news release from the tenant’s broker. Its current regional headquarters is at 2950-3000 North 28th Terrace in Hollywood.

Robert Listokin of Colliers represented the tenant. Travis Herring and Chase Kulp of Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord.

This is the second FirstService lease in South Florida. It will move its Boca Raton office to an 11,000-square-foot space at the Yamato Office Center II at 999 Yamato Road in November.

IP Capital Partners and Westport Capital Partners, through an affiliate, bought the two-building Plantation Commerce Center for $43 million in 2017.

The property is now 85 percent leased.

Ameriprise Financial, Regus, LPL Financial I Financial Center at the Gardens I Palm Beach Gardens

The Financial Center at the Gardens scored six new office tenants, bringing the building’s occupancy to 97 percent. The 10-story building is at 3801 PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens.

Ameriprise Financial took 16,000 square feet lease, Lighthouse Investment Partners took 17,000 square feet, flexible workspaces provider Regus took 15,000 square feet, broker-dealer LPL Financial took 3,500 square feet, Element Materials Technology took 2,300 square feet, and Atlantic Men’s Clinic took 2,000 square feet, according to a news release from the property’s manager.

Boca Raton-based CP Group, led by Angelo Bianco, manages the property on behalf of an institutional client of New York Life Real Estate Investors.

The building is undergoing a $2 million renovation to the entrance exterior façade. A revamp of the atrium, hallways and parts of the garage has been completed, as well as the addition of spec suites, according to the release.

Tara England and Anthony Librizzi of Cushman & Wakefield represented New York Life Real Estate, with Librizzi also representing Lighthouse Investment.

New York Life’s institutional client bought the building in 2019 for $70.8 million, records show.

Amped Fitness I Plantation Marketplace

Amped Fitness will open a location at the Plantation Marketplace retail center.

The gym will open in November in a 34,500-square-foot space at the property at 7007-7181 West Broward Boulevard in Plantation, according to a news release from Colliers, whose Dave Preston represented the tenant.

Amped Fitness, led by CEO Travis Labazzo, has 11 locations and plans an expansion to five more sites over the next year. It offers personal training, hydromassage, group classes, basketball courts, an immersive Les Mills virtual fitness studio, tanning and child care, the release says.

Barron Real Estate, founded by Charles Ladd, paid $38.4 million for Plantation Marketplace in May.

Wild Fork I Aventura

Grocery store Wild Fork opened a location at 18681 Biscayne Boulevard in Aventura.

Doral-based Wild Fork, led by CEO Joaquin Gonzalez Varela, is known for its meat and seafood offerings. The company works with farmers, ranchers and fishermen to source high-quality products. It opened its first store in 2018 in Fort Lauderdale.