(Crystal Proenza is associate editor of Real EstateFlorida.)

WINTER SPRINGS, FL- Given the current state of the economy, you would think the president of a third-party retail leasing and property management firm might be worried about the state of commercial real estate. Not John M. Crossman, president of Central Florida-based Crossman & Co., who tells GlobeSt.com: “We’re on pace to having the biggest year ever as far as leases signed.”

Crossman leases a portfolio of over five million square feet in Central Florida, including retail property at The Villages, the nation’s largest single-site mixed-use development spanning over 26,000 acres in three adjoining counties. The company has signed over 20 small shop leases there alone, says Crossman, along with another 25 leases at various projects in Orlando. The company also manages over 2.4 million sf of retail and office buildings.

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