R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM Chairman of the Polk County Board of County Commissioners

R. Todd Dantzer, CCIM, managing partner for Coldwell Banker Commercial, took the gavel on November 19th as Chairman of the Polk County Board of County Commissioners. His term is for one year. He has served on the Board of County Commissioners since 2010. Congratulations!


Strongest Markets for Commercial Real Estate for 2014

Fred Schmidt, COO of Coldwell Banker Commercial, talks on Fox Business News about the state of the commercial real estate market.
This is an informative short market report about the four commercial real estate sectors.
Surprisingly, online retailers are driving brick and mortar construction! Find out why.


“7 Retail Trends” in Commercial Investment Magazine

You can find “7 Retail Trends to Watch” in the current issue of Commercial Investment Real Estate (CIRE) Magazine, the monthly publication for Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM).

Founding partner Gary Ralston contributed these trends for the September/October issue of the magazine.



The Internet’s Other Impact. Online sales are not only impacting the retail sector, but the Internet is creating more informed consumers. Well-educated shoppers are causing pressure on …



Meeting Slides: Gary Ralston for Florida ICSC 2013

Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCL, was recently joined by Brian Bailey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta for a presentation for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Their Update on Florida Economy and Retail Real Estate was attended by many of the event’s 3,500+ attendees.

You can read through the slide deck for Gary and Brian’s presentation below:

Florida ICSC 2013 Presentation



In addition to the presentation, CBC SRD partnered …



Dog Days Of Summer

Here is a unique opportunity to have some fun, support the SPCA, and view one of the great spaces CBC Saunders Ralston Danztler has found for one of our clients. This week, Madden Brand Agency is hosting the Dog Days of Summer, an open house and charity event.

CBCSRD sales agent Kyle Vreeland helped Madden find their new home at 116 South Tennessee Ave. in Lakeland. He will be one of five participants in a hot dog eating “throwdown” hosted …



Meeting Slides: Gary Ralston for CCIM of West Central Florida

On April 10, 2013, Managing Partner Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR joined distinguished panelists to address a joint CCIM/ALC meeting educating commercial brokers about development projects and entities throughout west central Florida. Gary’s presentation was on current and upcoming development projects in Polk County, including Streamsong® Resort, Florida Polytechnic University, the Lakeland medical corridor, CSX Integrated Logistics Center, and LEGOLAND.

Here you can see the slides that accompanied Gary’s presentation.
Polk County’s Economic Gifts


Land Conference All About Florida Land Values

Lay of the Land
Florida Land Conference 2013
April 5, 2013
Taking Reservations Now at
Limited Seating!
The Shifting Currents
of Florida Land Values

We’ll take a comprehensive look at land values based on actual 2012 sales!

-How and when population trends in Florida affect land values-
-The effects of commodity pricing on land values-
-The impact of recent and impeding changes in public policy-
Plus, Innovative Technology You Can Use

Reserve Your Seat Today!
$75 …



Gary Ralston, CCIM, to teach “Real Estate Principles: A Valuation Approach” at Florida Southern College

Gary Ralston, CCIM, will be teaching a spring 2013 real estate course – “Real Estate Principles: A Valuation Approach” at Florida Southern College. Florida Southern College is located in Lakeland, Florida. The course will be held Monday and Wednesday from 6PM – 9PM starting January 7, 2013. For more information, please contact FSC’s  registrar’s office at 863-680-3913 or email
Principles of Real Estate Analysis & Valuation – BUS 3888
Monday/Wednesday 6:00PM – 9:00 PM, Rogers …



Meeting Slides: Gary Ralston for Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches

Gary Ralston, CCIM presented for the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches on December 13, 2012. Here you can see the slides that accompanied his presentation “Market Analysis for Commercial Real Estate.”

FL CCIM_Retail Feasibility Analysis.pdf


CBCSRD Co-Hosts Annual BBQ Event for 2nd Year

CBC Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty co-hosted for the second year, the BBQ held annually by CBC Saunders Real Estate. The annual event was started by CBC  Saunders Real Estate eight years ago.  The event, held in late October or first of November each year, gathers clients, friends, vendors, and elected officials for what is known as “just a get-together to have fun.”
Held in “The Barn” of Leland and Wanda Young in Alturas, FL, guests were surrounded by walls loaded …


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