Ed Miller


CCIM, SIOR

Executive Managing Director, Principal | Tampa

About

Professional Summary

Ed specializes in industrial sales including leasing, site selection, land and investment sales.  A 30+year veteran of the Tampa real estate market, he was managing partner of Corporate Real Estate Services prior to its merger with Colliers International Tampa Bay Florida.  From his base in Tampa, Ed covers the dynamic central Florida industrial market along the I-4 corridor.  He works in partnership with executive managing brokers, Dolores Seymour and Deborah Mickler, providing his clients with his unique and comprehensive market insight.  On behalf of their very satisfied clients, he has leased, disposed of, or acquired over six million square feet of industrial space and sixteen hundred acres of vacant land in transactions valued at over $400 million.

Ed’s experience includes preparation of strategic market studies, valuation, acquisition, disposition, leasing, consultation and repositioning to increase value.   He holds a master’s degree in economics and combines an academic temperament with practical experience in logistics, industrial design and site layout.  His market knowledge is both thorough and current, with a history of personal experience, and a few interesting stories. His real world experience, technical background and familiarity with sites and properties from Tampa and Orlando make him a highly sought after advisor.   Working with his team he creates an effective blend of experience, market knowledge, strategic planning, negotiation skills and process management.

Accomplishments

In 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015and 2017 the Miller Seymour team was recognized within Colliers International Tampa Bay Florida for having produced the largest industrial user sale, the largest industrial investment sale, industrial land sale, and the largest industrial leases respectively.

BUSINESS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Founder and former Director of Tampa Bay Commercial Brokers Association
  •  Past Membership Chairman and Director for the Council of Logistics Management Central Florida Roundtable
  •  Founding member of Colliers Logistics Facilities Group (LogFac)
  • Past Member of Steering Committee/ Colliers MultiModal Services Group
  • Member of Colliers Food Facilities Group
  • Chairman of Colliers Southeast Industrial Real Estate Group
  • Member of Lakeland Economic Development Council

Services:

  • Investment Services / Capital Markets
  • Brokerage: Tenant Representation
  • Brokerage: Landlord Representation

Property Type:

  • Industrial
  • Land

Testimonials:

"I wanted to find...a broker who would appreciate not only the monetary value, but the personal pride I had in my building. You delivered both."

Andrew DeBeer
Gulf Controls Company


“You helped us conceive the idea, led the long search for the land, advocated for us as the best land buyer, and navigated us to safety and profitably with a magnificent lease. Quite a story.”

Michael Brennan
Brennan Investment Group


“This property sale has been a long bumpy journey. You and Dee have done a yeoman’s job while running this marathon... I very much appreciate your efforts and tenacity.”

Steve Meyerson
Structall Building Systems

 

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS AND PROJECTS

Greenfield Partners and Brennan Investment Group; 605,412 Square Feet leased at CenterState Logistics Park

Brennan Investment Group, Land Acquisition and Development of 1.2 Million Square Feet at CenterState Logistics Park

The Rockefeller Group Development Corporation, Land Acquisition and Disposition

Structall Building Systems, Sale Leaseback, Generating $5,300,000

Americold Disposition of 372,400± Square Feet of Freezer Cooler Buildings

 Wachovia Securities, Warehouse/Distribution Center Disposition, $30,000,000

Gulf Controls, Investment Sale of Corporate Facility, $4,250,000

Circle Tampa Ventures LLC, Repositioned Industrial Land Sale, $8,250,000

Eckerd Corporation/Jean Coutu, Corporate Headquarters Sale, $24,000,000

Ashley Furniture, Lease and Land Acquisition, $8,680,000

Weyerhaeuser, Warehouse Sale, $3,100,000

Pepin Distributing, Warehouse/Distribution Center Disposition, $3,900,000

Prologis Trust, Industrial Land Acquisition, $3,180,000

Tampa Bay Water, Industrial Land Disposition, $11,650,000

Clients:

Wachovia Securities, Gulf Controls, Circle Tampa Ventures LLC, Eckerd Corporation/Jean Coutu, Ashley Furniture, Weyerhaeuser, Pepin Distributing, Prologis Trust, Tampa Bay Water, Winn Dixie

Education:

Undergraduate degrees from Ohio Wesleyan University
Master's Degree in Economics, University of South Florida
Participant in Georgia Tech Logistics Institute World Class Warehousing training program
Speaks and writes Spanish fluently

Memberships & Involvements:

Boy Scouts of America, Colliers Logistics and Transportation Solutions, Colliers Food Facilities Group, Colliers Multimodal Services Group (CMSG)

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