BayBridge Real Estate Announces Joint Venture with Orion Investment, Appoints President
Posted on January 07, 2013
MIAMI, Jan. 7, 2013 – BayBridge Real Estate Group and Orion Investment Ltd. Corp. have entered into a joint venture to expand their commercial real estate services for local and international investors. Additionally, BayBridge appointed Kevin Sanz CCIM as its president. In this new role, Sanz will lead the firm’s property sourcing, private placement and brokerage divisions. He will also oversee the company’s capital advisory group which structures and sources debt and capital for complex real estate acquisitions.
“Orion and BayBridge have worked together for more than 30 years,” said Barry Brant, director of tax, and international services for Berkowitz Pollack Brant and chairman of the board of BayBridge Real Estate Group. “This joint venture expands the expertise and reach of BayBridge for the benefit of our clients in the US, Europe and Latin America.”
The 11-member Orion team, which includes brokers, property managers and consultants with decades of experience, will relocate to the BayBridge offices in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Boca Raton..
Kevin Sanz’s experience includes leasing, disposition and asset management for Orion’s extensive portfolio of properties. A Certified Commercial Investment Manager, he holds a master of science in international real estate from Florida International University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Boston College.
About BayBridge Real Estate Group
BayBridge is focused on principal real estate investment, brokerage and commercial mortgage banking. Specializing in the Florida market, BayBridge helps clients and their investors through all phases of real estate transactions from strategic planning and analysis to financing, negotiation, acquisition and disposition. For more information visit www.BayBridgeRE.com.
About Orion Investment
Orion Investment is a provider of national and international commercial real estate services. The company acquires, manages, leases and markets properties on behalf of investment clients around the world. Since its founding in 1978, the firm has been involved in more than $1 billion in transactions. For more information, visit www.orionmiami.com.
About Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants
For more than 30 years, the advisors and accountants of Berkowitz Pollack Brant have provided comprehensive solutions and proactive advice to clients. Both Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting have recognized the firm as one of the top 100 in the country and Florida Trend named BPB one of the state’s best places to work in 2012.
One of the largest advising and accounting firms in South Florida, BPB is comprised of professionals who provide consulting services with an entrepreneurial focus. Specialty areas include domestic and international tax planning and compliance, corporate and commercial audits, forensics and litigation support, real estate, and wealth management and preservation.