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Registration & Networking at 11:30 a.m.
Program begins at 12:00 p.m.
It’s an exciting time for the south Lakewood Ranch region, as three major commercial projects are set to open within the next year. In fact, a few tenants already open for business. Join us to learn what new offerings will be available to our community as we hear an update on Waterside Place at LWR, Center Point at Waterside, and Fruitville Commons.
Luncheon Sponsored By
Gold Table Sponsors
Ian Black Real Estate
Manatee County Government
Silver Table Sponsors
RoseBay International Realty Inc.
President, Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty
Kirk G. Boylston joined the Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty team in March 2014 as President. Lakewood Ranch is a 31,000 acre master planned mixed-use development located in Sarasota and Manatee counties in Florida. Current improvements include over 11,000 residential units and over 6,000,000 SF of commercial office, retail, hospitality and light industrial development. Approximately 21,000 acres remain to be developed, including acreage slated for commercial development. The design and development of all land designated for commercial, multi-family and apartment development is performed under the purview of LWR Commercial Realty.
Boylston moved from Las Vegas where he ended his tenure as regional director of EJM Development Co., responsible for the company's operations in Southern Nevada, which included the development and oversight of a portfolio of more than 5 million square feet of industrial, office and retail properties.
Prior to his work in Las Vegas, Boylston held several positions in development, sales, acquisitions, leasing representation and fiscal management at companies located in Southern California. He is a third generation native of Sarasota and graduated from the University of Florida.
President, CASTO Southeast Realty Services
Brett Hutchens is the partner in charge of CASTO’s retail development in the southeastern United States. Hutchens received a business degree from Ohio University and law degree from Capital University. He practiced commercial law for several years prior to entering commercial development in the mid-1980s. Hutchens has been directly responsible for the development of 7,000,000 square feet of commercial properties in seven different states, including 1,000,000 in Florida since joining CASTO in 1998. In addition to his business experience, Hutchens has been a 35-year board member and former chairman of Children’s Miracle Network raising more than $7 billion for the benefit of 170 Children’s Hospitals throughout the United States and Canada.
President, Stock Commercial and Stock Luxury Apartment Living, Stock Development
Keith Gelder currently serves at the President of Stock Commercial and Stock Luxury Apartment Living responsible for leading all day-to-day operations including acquisitions, feasibility, underwriting, financing, lease-up, and investment sales. With over 15 years of experience in commercial real estate, Keith has been charged with building a pipeline of multi-family, commercial, and mixed-use assets properties with a primary focus on the Florida market. Over the last 5 years, Keith has been personally involved the development of over $300,000,000 of properties across all asset classes. Stock Commercial and Stock Luxury Apartment Living have active projects located in Naples, Estero, Fort Myers, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Wesley Chapel.
Prior to joining Stock Development, Mr. Gelder worked at Raymond James Tax Credit Funds specializing in the acquisition and syndication of tax credit equity for apartment properties. Mr. Gelder received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Florida. In addition to his dual degrees, Keith is a licensed real estate broker, general contractor, and private pilot.
Jag GrewalIn the late 90’s, Jag’s entrepreneurial spirit brought him to America. After a short stint in Arizona in property development, Jag discovered Sarasota as he was flying to Africa on a mission assignment. He completed that assignment and moved to Sarasota in December 2000. He joined Coldwell Banker and rose to be the #1 agent in the Sarasota and #5 in the World for Coldwell Banker in 2006. In 2009, he left Coldwell Banker Commercial to form a partnership with Ian Black, Steve Horn & Marci Marsh at Ian Black Real Estate, where he is a Partner. A well respected commercial real estate broker, Jag has completed sales and leases over $500M in this region and has earned numerous distinctions throughout his career is passionate about our region.
Partner, Ian Black Real Estate
• Past President of the Commercial Investment Division – an organization that serves all of the commercial real estate practitioners /affiliates in Sarasota County
• Prestigious Commercial Realtor of the Year, awarded by his peers in December 2007
• Obtained CCIM designation in March 2015, awarded by the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute.
• Obtained the rare SIOR (Dual) designation bestowed by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, one of only 140 worldwide.
• 2015 - 2020 Board Member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance
• 2019- Current Board Member of the Bradenton Area EDC
• 2021 – Board of Trustees for Forty Carrots Family Center
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