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 an 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 a 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.)
About Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty
Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Ralston Dantzler Realty (CBCSRD) is located in Lakeland, Florida and is Florida’s I-4 corridor’s premier commercial real estate firm. We offer unique positioning of properties utilizing our intimate knowledge of local markets, a recognized national brand, and a global reach through our Coldwell Banker Commercial offices worldwide. Founded by three highly-recognized CCIM-designated Florida brokers, the company brings together experts on all aspects of real estate. We provide services to land and commercial clients through both CBCSRD and our land brokerage, Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate.