X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

MIAMI-With the acquisition last year of the 74-acre Centergate at Gratigny in the Airport North submarket, Chicago-based Higgins Development Partners has opened a regional office. Andres Miyares was named development manager for the firm’s South Florida portfolio and will be responsible for managing and expanding the company’s holdings in the area through acquisition and development opportunities.

“Andy’s knowledge of this market and strong broker, corporate and customer relationships are a perfect complement to Higgins Development Partners’ national business platform,” says Higgins Development Partners senior vice president and eastern regional manager Eugene Preston.

The company is bullish on Florida’s commercial real estate market due to strong population and job growth. Centergate at Gratigny consists of a one-million-sf warehouse and office facility, as well as an additional 27.3 acres of undeveloped land where the company is planning to build two additional facilities totaling 600,000 sf.

In addition to the Miami area, the company also entered the Orlando market in January with the groundbreaking of the $12-million, 125,000-sf Lee Vista Business Commons warehouse condominium project.

Prior to joining Higgins, Miyares served as project manager for Flagler-Codina Development Group where he managed commercial development projects from early planning through disposition of the asset. Previously, he served as a real estate analyst for Sun Trust Bank, where he was responsible for client asset management and commercial real estate portfolio management activities.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Dig Deeper

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.