Lease roundup: Sriracha House opening in South Miami, Asian food hall in Pembroke Pines

Also, an affiliate of Perfumania and Fragrance Outlet took industrial space in Miramar

Share MD, Revantage, Brant Point, Ron Bergeron Score Tenants
Share MD’s John Bardis and 5966 South Dixie Highway in South Miami (Scottsdale Institute, Google Maps)

Sriracha House | South Miami 

Husband-and-wife duo Emilio Benzadon and Jessica Knopf will open their third Sriracha House. 

The restaurant leased 3,000 square feet at 5966 South Dixie Highway in South Miami, according to a Sriracha House news release. The outpost will open this month with capacity for 80 guests in indoor and outdoor seating, including in a more private corner that’s a short walk along a graffiti wall. 

Sriracha House’s existing restaurants are at 1502 Washington Avenue in Miami Beach, and  9420 Northwest 41st Street in Shoma Bazaar in Doral. 

Records show the South Miami building is owned by an entity tied to health care real estate firm Share MD, led by John Bardis. 

Baoshi | Pembroke Pines 

An Asian food hall opened in Pembroke Pines

Baoshi Food Hall & Bar, which includes street food-type vendors offering cuisine common to Asian metropolises such as Bangkok, Shanghai and Kyoto, opened in 7,400 square feet at 8525 Pines Boulevard, according to the tenant’s news release. The space also has a bar and lounge. 

Filbert “Fil” Ip owns Baoshi. 

Records show an entity led by Lai Ming Lam owns the building. 

Fragrance Outlet, Perfumania | Miramar 

An affiliate of Perfumania and Fragrance Outlet leased industrial space in Miramar

Obsession Operating took 81,700 square feet at 2650 Southwest 145th Avenue, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s Matthew McAllister, who represented the landlord. 

Adam Talbot and Jeff Hartsook of Cresa represented the tenant. 

Obsession Operating is an affiliate of Obsession Holdings, which sells designer and proprietary fragrances through its Fragrance Outlet and Perfumania retail chains. Frank Mroczka is CEO of Fragrance Outlet and Perfumania. 

Records show an entity tied to Revantage, which services Blackstone’s real estate portfolio, owns the Miramar building. 

Rusty Pelican’s parent company | downtown Fort Lauderdale 

Specialty Restaurants, the parent company of Rusty Pelican restaurant in Virginia Key, will open an eatery at Huizenga Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale

Restaurant Sweetwaters will span 12,700 square feet and include over 5,800 square feet of outdoor dining, according to a news release from the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority. 

The DDA is working on a $15 million overhaul of the 3-acre Huizenga Park that’s on the southeast corner of South Andrews Avenue and Las Olas Boulevard. The project would create a dog run, civic lawn, lushly shaded canopy, and outdoor areas for leisure, events, exercise and dining. Construction is expected to start early next year. 

The DDA, which owns the park overlooking the New River, signed a ground lease with Specialty Restaurants for an area on the southeast corner of the park, meaning the hospitality firm will fund the design and construction of Sweetwaters. The lease term is for 15 years with one 10-year renewal option, according to the DDA. 

The park is named after the late philanthropist and businessman H. Wayne Huizenga, who founded Waste Management, Blockbuster and AutoNation. 

Nurse1 | Boynton Beach 

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A home health care and companion services provider leased an office in Boynton Beach

Nurse One Home Health, an affiliate of Nurse1, took 1,000 square feet at 2240 West Woolbright Road, as well as at the nearby buildings at 1901 and 1903 South Congress Avenue, according to a news release from the landlords’ broker. Nurse1 is owned and operated by the Goldberg family, the firm’s website says. 

Brian Batchelder and Joseph Brynes of Berger Commercial Realty/Corfac International represented the landlords. 

Entities tied to Brant Point Properties and Bergeron Properties and Investment own the three office buildings, records show. Brant Point’s principals include Austin Forman and William Murphy. Bergeron Properties is one of Ronald “Alligator Ron” Bergeron’s companies. 

The deals brought the office portfolio to full occupancy, according to the release. 

Material Good | Miami Beach 

Luxury jewelry and watches store Material Good opened its first outpost outside New York in Miami Beach

Material Good leased 2,500 square feet at 119 Washington Avenue, according to the tenant’s news release.

Records show the building is owned by an entity led by Giulio Rangoni and Cyril Bijaoui. 

Skechers | Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines

Footwear store Skechers opened in Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines. 

The retailer leased over 8,800 square feet at 1860 North Federal Highway in Bal Harbour Square in Fort Lauderdale, as well as 13,500 square feet at 15825 Pines Boulevard in Pembroke Pines, according to a news release from brokerage The Rotella Group. Steve Miller of the firm represented the tenant. 

Joe Carosella of Retail Property Group represented the Fort Lauderdale landlord, and Jonathan Cashion of Katz & Associates represented the Pembroke Pines one. 

Records show Downers Grove, Illinois-based InvenTrust Properties owns the Pembroke Pines retail site. Carosella owns the Fort Lauderdale property, according to Rotella Group. 

Dinsmore & Shohl | downtown Miami 

Law firm Dinsmore & Shohl leased in downtown Miami

Dinsmore took 7,700 square feet at the Southeast Financial Center at 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, according to the South Florida Business Journal. The deal was a sublease. 

Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega, through his Pontegadea firm, owns the 55-story Southeast Financial Center. He paid roughly $500 million for the tower and about 2 acres of adjacent land in 2016. 

June | Kendall 

Chef Jose Mendín’s June restaurant opened near Dadeland Mall in Kendall

The wagyu burger restaurant took 2,100 square feet at 8975 Southwest 72nd Place in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, according to the tenant’s news release. Mendín also has a June restaurant at Julia & Henry’s food hall in downtown Miami. 

Records show an entity tied to Midtown Capital Partners, with offices in Miami, West Palm Beach and Madrin, owns the building. 

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