Technology Tools to Understand Your Market & Find Tenants

  Real estate is space for people to work, live, shop, and store things in. It is imperative for retail real estate professionals to be aware of the population, households, income, and jobs for their designated market. Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, CLS, CDP, CRX, FRICS, managing partner & broker for CBC Saunders…

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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.

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“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. WHAT’S NEXT? 7 RETAIL TRENDS TO WATCH The Internet’s Other Impact. Online sales are…

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“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.   WHAT’S NEXT? 7 RETAIL TRENDS TO WATCH The Internet’s Other Impact. Online sales…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Land Conference All About Florida Land Values

Lay of the Land Florida Land Conference 2013 April 5, 2013 Taking Reservations Now at LayOfTheLandConference.com. Limited Seating! The Shifting Currents of Florida Land Values ‡ We’ll take a comprehensive look at land values based on actual 2012 sales! ‡ Plus: -How and when population trends in Florida affect land values– -The effects of commodity…

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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…

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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…

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Partners Participate in the FSC Polk Progress in Real Estate Free Enterprise Symposium Series

Co chaired by Greg Ruthven, The Ruthvens and Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCLS of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, the Florida Southern College Polk Progress in Real Estate Symposium was an opportuhnity to hear real estate experts dissected the local real estate values and trending markers for the Polk County market….

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CBC Commercial and Land Brokerages Sponsor 2012 Politics in the Park VIP Reception

The 2012 Politics in the Park VIP Reception, held in downtown Lakeland, FL was hosted by BB&T Bank, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, and Cross, Fernandez & Riley, LLP. The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce hosts this event every two years to bring candidates and citizens together…

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Two Retail Trends

Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCL, a managing partner at CBC Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, was recently quoted in the September 2012 issue of FLORIDA REALTOR magazine. Gary is a well-known authority on retail and commercial properties and is often quoted in journals and publications regarding market trends. He is also instructor and…

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Partner Todd Dantzler, CCIM, Receives the 2012 Florida Realtor® of the Year Award

Congratulations to CBC  Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty partner, Todd Dantzler, CCIM, who received the 2012 Florida Realtor® of The Year award!  The award is a lifetime achievement award given by Florida Realtors® and was announced at the organization’s annual convention and trade expo at the Marriott World Center in Orlando in August, 2012. For 50…

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Internet Retailing Impacts Commercial Real Estate

From CCIM CONNECTIONS article featuring Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC The biggest impact I see from Internet retailing is showrooming and price comparison and becomes the top issue facing the retail industry today. Analysts often do not recognize issues associated with conventional…

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Firm Partners Speak at Urban Land Institute’s “Building Polk County’s Business Success”

CBCSRD partners Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCL, and Todd Danzler, CCIM spoke at a ULI workshop about current trends in Polk County business and development. The workshop was presented by the Urban Land Institute Central Florida/Tampa Bay (ULI) and featured speakers from Publix Super Markets Inc., CSX, the Central Florida Development Council,…

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CID of the Lakeland Association of Realtors® Sponsored by CBC Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty

Dr. James Farrell, assistant professor of economics and finance at Florida Southern College was the key speaker at the February Commercial Industrial Division (CID) monthly meeting in Lakeland Florida. The CID is an arm of the Lakeland Association of Realtors® for member commercial Realtors®. Coldwell Banker Commercial SAUNDERS RALSTON DANTZLER REALTY (CBCSRD), a sister company…

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Kyle Vreeland Appointed by Mayor to the Lakeland Housing Authority

Kyle Vreeland is appointed to the Housing Authority of the City of Lakeland, Florida’s Board of Commissioners, by Lakeland’s Mayor Gow Fields. Joining six other commissioners on the board, Kyle will serve a 4-year term of office. This is a perfect fit for Kyle, who is a known authority on retail properties in Polk County,…

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Gary Ralston, CCIM, Appointed to the Central Florida Development Council, Inc. (CFDC) Board of Directors

Congratulations to Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCL, managing partner at CBC Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty, for the appointment to the Central Florida Development Council, Inc. in Auburndale, FL. The CFDC offers business services to local companies and prospective companies considering expansion or relocation of their operations to the Central Florida area. With…

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Legoland Brings Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

From article quoting Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC Area Around Legoland Florida Ripe for Entrepreneurs The Orlando Business Journal October 14, 2011 Richard BilbaoReporter- Orlando Business Journal http://tinyurl.com/Legoland-Area-Entrepreneurs Legoland Florida brings opportunities for entrepreneurs as (excerpt) experts expect traffic along the Cypress…

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Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ushers in New Commercial Real Estate Firm in Polk County

The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce officials arrived at the offices of CBC Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty to congratulate and to endorse the new firm as the start of the Chamber membership and the Lakeland business community.  The official ribbon cutting event was recently held October 12, 2011. In attendance were Chamber board members, Chamber…

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Weak Polk County Economic Recovery

From article quoting Gary M. Ralston, CCIM, CPM, SIOR, a managing partner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty LLC Polk Economic Recovery Among the Nation’s Weakest By Kyle Kennedy THE LEDGER Published: Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 11:24 p.m. http://tinyurl.com/Polk-Economic-Recovery-Weak Polk County’s economic recovery is among the nation’s weakest, according to a new…

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Top CCIM Real Estate Brokers Form New Company

Three of CCIM’s (Certified Commercial Investment Member’s) top Florida real estate brokers come together to form a new commercial real estate firm that is focusing on Polk County, Central Florida, and the entire state. Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, Gary Ralston, CCIM, SIOR, SRS, CPM, CRE, SCLS and R. Todd Dantzler, CCIM and sitting Polk County…

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