Real Estate Notebook: Lang Realty hires regional manager

Boca Raton-based Lang Realty has appointed Steve Rosen as the firm’s first regional manager for southern Palm Beach County.

Rosen, a longtime agent, will oversee six Lang offices from Manalapan to Boca Raton. He will assist agents and superxise training, business development, recruiting and office operations.

“We’ve been putting a lot of resources in the north end of the county, and we wanted to make sure we continue to take care of our core base,” said Scott Agran, president of the firm.

Boca Raton-based Lang has 11 offices in Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties.

Firm opens regional headquarters in Boca

Weingarten Realty signed a lease in Boca Raton to serve as a new regional office for the Houston-based firm.

Rosenfeld Realty Advisors said it represeted Weingarten in negotiations for a 5,000-square-foot-lease at The Plaza, 5355 Town Center Road Boca-based Crocker Partners recently bought the building for $36.3 million.

Weingarten owns, leases and manages shopping centers across the country.
Coldwell Banker Commercial adds broker associate Darrell Naquin has joined Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT as a broker associate.

Naquin will focus on multifamily, retail and residential properties in and around West Palm Beach. Naquin previously worked with Co] dwell Banker Residential for nine years.

Autolone buys sites in Oakland Park, West Palm

The NAI Miami commercial real estate firm said it represented Autozone Stores Inc. in the purchase of two properties in Oakland Park and West Palm Beach.

In Oakland Park, the automotive chain paid $571,200 for a one-acre parcel near Northwest 33111 Avenue and Oakland Park Boulevard Autozone plans to build a store that’s expected to open in the fourth quarter of this year.

In West Palm Beach, Autozone spent $400,000 for a 22,000-square-foot parcel at 7204 S. Dixie Highway. The chain will expand an existing facility to the south, making it a hub for servicing stores in Palm Beach and Broward counties.
Courses for community associations

South Florida law fiI’InS are conducting four free courses in January for community association board members and property managers.

Kaye Bender Rembaum will hold a town hall meeting from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Nob Hill Clubhouse, 10200 Sunset Ship in Sunrise. Call 954-776-1999, ext. 236.

The sa me day, Kaye Bender will sponsor a Fair Housing Act seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p. m. at its offica, 1200 Park Central Blvd. South in Pompano Beach. Call 954-928-0680.

Meanwhile, Dennis J. Eisinger, managing partner of Eisinger, Brown, Lewis, Frankel & Chaiet P.A., will lead a board member certification course on from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Boca Raton Community Center, 201 W.

Palmetto Park Road. Call 954-894-8000, ext 3oo.

Also on Wednesday, the Katzman Garfinkel firm will discuss the 40-year safety inspection and recertification programs required for buildings in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The course, taught by Bill and Susan Raphan, will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the Coconut/ Palm Room Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W.

Commercial Blvd in Tamarac. Call 954-486-7774.

Fort Lauderdale firm invests in Texas project

Fort Lauderdale-based BBX Capital Real Estate annotmced Tuesday that it has invated $5 million in an apartment complex in Texas owned by’I‘he Altman Cos. of Boca Raton.

Altis at Lakelinc near Austin will feature 354 units, 38 enclosed garages and a clubhouse.

Seth Wise, president of BBX, said in a statement that the investment firm wants to build its portfolio of high-quality assets in good locations.

BBX also has development interests in a handful of residential and commercial projects in Palm Beach and Broward counties.

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