FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Berger Commercial Realty, a regional, full-service commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President Steve Hyatt has been named the firm’s Broker of the Year for 2014.
Hyatt closed more than $21.4 million worth of transactions last year, totaling more than 219,228 square feet across a range of commercial real estate sectors including office, retail, industrial and multi-family.
Notable deals that Hyatt closed in 2014 include the $4.5 million sale of a highly sought-after South Beach retail property and the $2 million sale of a 24,000-square-foot office building in Fort Lauderdale for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation; the $3.65 million purchase of a Fort Lauderdale site that will house the sales department of a MINI Cooper car dealership for Holman Automotive Group; and the 47,000-square-foot lease of flex space at 1700 Eller Drive in Hollywood for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, which is utilizing the property for administrative offices, supplementary off-airport parking and as a maintenance facility.
Hyatt’s focus areas include investment sales, land brokerage, and acquisition/disposition services for both corporate clients and private investors. A native of South Florida, Hyatt has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate and has executive-level contacts in the real estate, banking and automotive industries.
His experience includes the acquisition and disposition of more than 175 automobile dealerships in 17 states on behalf of AutoNation, Inc., a NYSE and Fortune 500 retailer. Utilizing his automotive background and expertise, Hyatt has worked with numerous automotive retailers and manufacturers across the country to meet their real estate needs. In addition to Holman Automotive Group, he also has represented Audi Fort Lauderdale, Audi Coral Springs and the Phil Smith Automotive Group, as well as several national automotive clients.
A multi-year recipient of the CoStar Power Broker awards, Hyatt is a member and past board member of the South Florida Chapter of NAIOP, a member of Leadership Broward Class XIII, and a past board member of the Community Foundation of Broward and the Jack & Jill Children’s Center. Hyatt is a graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is a member of the school’s National Alumni Council. He is a resident of Fort Lauderdale.
About Berger Commercial Realty
Berger Commercial Realty is a regional, full service commercial real estate firm based in South Florida. Independent and privately owned since its founding in 1998, the firm is a member of TCN Worldwide, a network of independent commercial real estate firms providing global integrated real estate solutions. The firm’s property management and brokerage services include tenant/landlord and buyer/seller representation; project and construction management; agency/project leasing; capital advisory/investment sales; retail services and more. For more information, visit bergercommercial.com.