FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (LAKELAND, FL, September 4, 2012) – Scott L. Shepard, CCIM, joins Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty as Director of Industrial and Corporate Real Estate and as associate broker.
Scott has 33 years of commercial real estate experience. With 20 years of commercial brokerage and development experience, 15 years of corporate real estate experience that includes 10 years with FedEx (a Fortune 100 company) in Memphis, Tennessee, most recently he was the Director of Real Estate for Florida Tile, Inc. in Lakeland, Florida.
While at FedEx, Scott was directly responsible for a portfolio of 350 industrial/warehouse properties, totaling 7.3 million square feet located in 28 States. The portfolio also included successful completion of 10 industry/warehouse build-to-suit projects ranging from 30,000 SF to 150,000 SF. In addition, he was directly responsible for a portfolio of 110 office/technology/call centers totaling 5 million square feet located in 28 States. The portfolio included the successful completion of three build-to-suit office/technology buildings totally 350,000 square feet and was responsible for the disposition of approximately 35 million dollars of surplus land located next to LAX Airport.
While at Florida Tile, Inc., as the Director of Real Estate, Scott was responsible for setting in place a real estate department. He managed a portfolio of 25 corporate-leased facilities from Miami to Seattle, the 10,000 square foot corporate office (build-to-suit), the 700,000 square foot manufacturing and national distribution center, and the corporate housing for the Italian ex-patriot/senior executives.
Scott holds the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation. He obtained a masters of business administration in Global Management from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona. He holds bachelor of arts degrees from the University of West Florida and Evangel College, Springfield, Missouri.
Scott is an adjunct professor for Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida teaching a Commercial Real Estate curriculum. He is a past CCIM Florida chapter president and past vice president of professional steering for the CIREI (Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute, Chicago, IL.)
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Coldwell Banker Commercial SAUNDERS RALSTON DANTZLER REALTY (CBCSRD), located in Lakeland, Florida, is Polk County’s premier commercial real estate firm. CBCSRD is one of only two brokerages in Polk County with a local presence that offers national and global branding. The other, a sister company CBC Saunders Real Estate, is a land real estate brokerage.
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