Amy Barrett | Colliers International | Clearwater

Amy Barrett

CCIM

Director

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About

Professional Summary

Amy Barrett, CCIM is the Director of Retail & Office Services at Colliers International, serving the Tampa Bay, Florida MSA.  Amy oversees occupier services and investment sales, providing acquisition and disposition services to the private client sector.  She joined Colliers International in 2013.

An 18 year industry veteran, Amy is a highly-regarded professional within the Florida real estate occupier services and  investment markets.  She has established a vast network of contacts and provides expert guidance and advisory services to her clients throughout all stages of their ownership cycle. Amy’s local expertise, together with the Colliers International platform providing global reach, produces total client success.  

Accomplishments

  • Served as President for the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Florida West Coast District in 2016
  •  Recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the Business Observer for the West Coast of Florida in 2015
  •  Florida Broker License in 2013 
  •  Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee in 2010
  •  Mississippi Broker License in 2001

BUSINESS BACKGROUND
Amy’s real estate background includes development, leasing, portfolio management, construction, acquisition, and disposition.  Prior to joining Colliers, Amy successfully founded an independent commercial real estate brokerage company in Mississippi in 2008, and expanded that company into Ocala, Florida in 2009.  During her tenure as president and broker, Amy consistently maintained a listing portfolio in excess of $10 million, providing tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation to national, regional, and local clients.

Education

Amy has been a Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate since 2001, obtaining her Mississippi Brokers license in 2003, and her Florida Brokers license in 2005. She earned her CCIM designation in 2010. Amy’s real estate background includes development, acquisition and disposition. 

Memberships & Involvements

CCIM, ICSC

Services

Skills
Ground lease, Land Sales, Restaurants, Retail Park, Shopping Centres, Investment Properties
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Occupier Services
Property Types
Retail, Land, Office
Specializations
Sustainability Group

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Featured Research
Jul 28, 2020
Navigating Uncharted Waters
The second quarter of 2020 began with an unprecedented pause in activity. The CMBS markets were nearly frozen. Investors were pencils down. Lenders halted underwriting and decision making. Tenants paused or delayed tours. And many properties were pulled off the market in a wait and see approach. However, as the quarter progressed, the office market throughout greater Tampa Bay began to thaw, and although new leasing and investment closings were down, overall activity began to hint of signs of life heading into the second part of the year.
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Apr 30, 2020
Steady Activity, Head Winds Ahead
The first quarter of 2020 will forever be marked as one of the most dynamic quarters in history for the office market in Tampa Bay. As the 2020 year began, activity throughout (sales, leasing, construction) remained positive following three consecutive quarters of positive net absorption in 2019. Lease rates continued to climb quarter over quarter and leasing transaction volume remained above normal. Interest rates were near alltime lows, providing cost-effective financing helping to bolster and carry on the 10-year record growth of development and investment activity experienced throughout the market. Unemployment in the region, the lowest in recent history and well below the national average, was championed by many in the local market.
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Apr 29, 2020
Challenges Ahead, Opportunities Will Arise
The first quarter of 2020 will forever be marked as one of the most dynamic quarters in history for the retail market in greater Tampa Bay. As the 2020 year began, activity throughout (sales, leasing, construction) remained brisk, with submarkets like South Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Wesley Chapel having experienced increased demand and activity. The food and beverage segment of retail was the driving force behind much of the activity. Interest rates were at near all-time lows, providing cost-effective financing that helped to bolster and carry on the 10-year record growth experienced throughout Tampa. Unemployment in the region, the lowest in recent history and well below the national average, was championed by many in the local market.
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Featured News
Mar 2, 2020
4th Street retail center sells for $2.9 million
The 4th Street corridor in St. Petersburg continues to be a very hot real estate market, a leading broker says, citing his latest deal as evidence.
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Sep 11, 2019
Community Health Centers of Pinellas purchases property in Largo Opportunity Zone
Community Health Centers of Pinellas (CHCP) has purchased a 39,118-square-foot office property in Largo for $3.95 million to serve as the organization’s new corporate headquarters. The property, located at 14100 58th Street N, is in a designated Opportunity Zone, which will allow the organization to take advantage of tax incentives.
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