Marketplace fetches $38.5 million The 103,452-square-foot Riverbend Marketplace Phase II near Broward Boulevard and Interstate 95 has sold for $38.5 million. Marcus & Millichap represented seller Gatlin Development Co. and procured buyer Northbridge Investment Management.
Aetna moves into Plantation Walk The first phase of Plantation Walk—a 177,000-square-foot Class A office building—has opened with Aetna leasing 85,000 square feet.
Broward Health names general counsel Linda Epstein is the new general counsel at Broward Health. She was previously chief litigation counsel for TeamHealth.
Accolades for GovSpend GovSpend, a Deerfield Beach company that provides government procurement technology, was ranked by Comparably as one of the top 25 U.S. sales organizations. Chief Revenue Officer Jack Siney was ranked as one of the top sales leaders.
Icon gets refi SunTrust provided a $139 million loan with Freddie Mac to refinance Related Group’s Icon Las Olas—the tallest building in Fort Lauderdale at 455 feet. Icon has 272 residences.
Restaurant breaks ground Ice Box Café and the Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency broke ground on the café building at 301 NE Third Ave. in the city’s Fashion, Art and Design District.
Ceravolo honored by EY CEO Rob Ceravolo of Tropic Ocean Airways received an EY Entrepreneur of The Year Award for Florida. Tropic Ocean is notable for amphibious aircraft.
Car show returning to Las Olas The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Las Olas Association are supporting the second Exotics on Las Olas car show on Veterans Day Weekend. The event founder is Floyd Raglin.
Let’s have a Wild Thyme Society 8 Hospitality Group’s Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery has opened at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa on Fort Lauderdale Beach. It has ocean views and a whimsical twist on fresh dining.
New Italian dining spot Talento Restaurant, which offers contemporary southern Italian cuisine, has opened at 1307 E. Las Olas Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale.
BankUnited makes waves BankUnited is entering downtown Fort Lauderdale by leasing nearly 10,000 square feet of office and retail space in the Plaza at Las Olas. Berger Commercial Realty/CORFAC International represented BankUnited, and Stiles Realty represented landlord Third Avenue Associates.