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  • Pollo Tropical spreads its wings to new HQ near Miami airport

    Fast-casual chicken restaurant group reduced its footprint from 17,000 sf to 10,000 sf
    March 03, 2017 12:45PM

    Pollo Tropical office (Credit: Gigi Alvarez) Inset: CREC’s Carol Brooks and Glenn Rozansky, vice president of real estate for Pollo Tropical

    After nearly 20 years spent in fragmented office space in Dadeland and a test kitchen in Doral, Pollo Tropical has moved into a newly built-out space near Miami International Airport.  [more]

  • Q&A with Carol Brooks: From yoga to reviving Downtown Dadeland

    Recently completed 110K square-foot Stearns Weaver office lease expansion
    January 26, 2015 03:45PM
    Carol Brooks, co-founder and president of CREC

    Carol Brooks, co-founder and president of CREC

    On the heels of representing the largest office deal of 2014, Carol Brooks, co-founder of Continental Real Estate Companies, sat down with The Real Deal to discuss her passion for health and wellness, how she incorporates that into her business and what her company has planned for the year. [more]

  • CREC adds two to retail team

    February 15, 2012 09:00AM

    The Trails shopping center

    Coral Gables-based Continental Real Estate Companies has added Josh Busby and Lisa Schummer to its retail team. The two will help manage the company’s 2.5 million square feet in Central Florida, including several in the Orlando area. “CREC has maintained a strong presence in the Central Florida region for more than a decade through our extensive platform of third-party services, so we know this market and believe there is tremendous upside here,” said CREC President and Co-Founder Carol Brooks. [more]

  • Women breaking the commercial real estate glass ceiling

    More and more women are joining the ranks of Miami’s commercial realtors
    November 23, 2010 10:44AM

    While commercial real estate, especially in Miami, has been a bit of a boys’ club, a host of firms are showing that the barrier is slowly breaking down. Today, some of the city’s top commercial real estate brokerages are led by women, many of whom honed their skills at established firms like Cushman & Wakefield and Codina Bush Klein. “We’ve accelerated the pace, and it might be that we’re about to see a transformation in the landscape of women in commercial real estate,” said Tere Blanca, who opened her namesake commercial real estate firm two years ago. Blanca, along with several other realtors, said commercial real estate could see a shift similar to what the legal profession experienced. … [more]