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Jessica Rosato forms Jet Coast Realty Team

Jessica Rosato, Broker Associate with Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty, has announced the formation of The Jet Coast Realty Team, which will serve the real estate needs of buyers and sellers worldwide.

Rosato created The Jet Coast Realty Team under the Sotheby’s International Realty brand in effort to further serve her customers in the most efficient, customized, concierge setting possible. Having access to a team allows for increased marketing efforts, service and expertise.

Jessica joined forces with Eva Blow and Theresa Melocco, thus the name JET, to help buyers and sellers from coast to coast. Backed by the ultimate brand in luxury, Sotheby’s International Realty, the team will continue its local, national and international appeal here in South Florida.

“Jet Coast provides memorable, customized experiences creating loyal customers for a lifetime,” she said. “We are active ambassadors of our community, valued members of local and national organizations, and caring supporters of non-profits and charities. We are continually striving for excellence and always upholding the highest standards of ethics and service in a positive, informative, fun environment.”

RAPB+GFLR Young Professionals Network glean to help Palm Beach County Food Bank

The Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale Young Professionals Network (YPN) spent a day of giving—and gleaning—to benefit the Palm Beach County Food Bank as part of the Florida YPN Community Outreach Day, a state-wide initiative whereby YPN chapters throughout the state give back to their communities through volunteer events.

Realtors, affiliates and their families worked on a cucumber farm in western Delray Beach, where they “gleaned.” Gleaning is a food recovery strategy that allows farmers to donate fresh crops that are deemed “unmarketable,” but equally safe to eat and nutritious.

“It’s amazing to see our Young Professionals take time out of their busy schedules to give back to the community,” said YPN Committee Chairman Chase Johnson, a Realtor with Continental Properties. “As advocates for the communities in which we work, we wanted to do our part to ensure the Palm Beach County Food Bank has crops to provide for the food insecure.”

Silver International Realty hires new agent

Christel Silver, Broker/Owner of Silver International Realty in Delray Beach, has announced that Alex Luer has joined her sales team as a real estate agent.

Luer is a real estate professional with vast international connections serving Florida and the world. His experience of 25 years as a top executive in the airline industry provided him with great financial and managerial knowledge that are his assets when negotiating deals for his customers.

His professional education includes a Bachelor in Civil Engineering, an Executive MBA in international business, and he is a candidate for the CLHMS designation of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, and candidate to get the CIPS designation for the Global Alliance.

“I’m excited to have Alex join our team,” Silver said. “He has knowledge of and can handle different areas and specialties like residential, commercial, and business opportunities, bringing international families to live the American dream. With his background and knowledge, we expect great things.”

Boca Raton Office building sells for $6.3 million

A Boca Raton office building located at 1800 NW Corporate Boulevard has been sold for $6.3 million.

The purchaser, 1800 Corporate Partners, LLC, recently closed on the 28,000-square-foot office building at 1800 NW Corporate Boulevard.

Ingrid Fulmer, a senior leasing advisor with Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT represented the seller, Boca Military Trail, LLC in the transaction.

At the time of sale, the building was 67 percent leased. The purchaser plans to lease the remaining available space to new tenants.

Delray Beach Housing Authority announces staff awards

Two Delray Beach Housing Authority staff members were recently recognized.

The authority presented the longest-serving award to Rose Clay who has worked at the Housing Authority since 1988.  Clay has served the agency in several capacities as Account Clerk, Property Manager and currently serves as Housing Counselor to Senior Residents of Lake Delray Apartments and Village Square Apartments.

Jakeleen Fernandez received the Employee of the Year Award from the Delray Housing Group for her work in overseeing the construction, quality control, compliance reporting for the Lake Delray Apartments.

The Housing Group has served as General Partner and Property Manager for Lake Delray Apartments LLP since it was purchased in Nov. 2016. Fernandez was instrumental in making sure the construction/unit rehabilitation progressed on schedule with little to no disruption of the lives of the senior residents at the housing complex. The award is an expression of Management’s appreciation for her dedicated service.

“Every organization has those employees who hold it all together—the ones who never crack under pressure and who get the job done when it counts,” said Dorothy Ellington, President and CEO of DBHA. “We are proud to present these two employees with these awards to recognize individuals who display excellence at work, provide leadership, and stand as an example for the profession.”