Aero Vue Crossings Affordable Housing Project Proposed in Kissimmee

News Break- An affordable housing project is in the works in Kissimmee as the type of housing continues to face a severe shortage in Central Florida. Orlando-based EIS Housing LLC proposed to build a 95-unit affordable housing project southwest of Aeronautical Drive and U.S. Highway 192, according to Osceola County records. The project, called Aero […]

Nick Barbato Recognized as 2019 CoStar Power Broker

EIS is excited to announce that one of our retail leasing brokers has been recognized as a 2019 CoStar Power Broker. Congratulations to Nick Barbato for being one of the top five retail leasing brokers in Central Florida. If you would like to hire, do a deal with or just drop him a line please […]

EIS In The News: EIS Brokers $6M Sale of Kissimmee Strip Center

Connect Florida Commercial Real Estate News- Equity Investment Services has brokered the $6.2 million sale of Osceola Shops, a 12,420-square-foot retail center in Kissimmee. Nick Barbato and Eric Portnoy of EIS represented the New York-based buyer in the transaction. The seller was represented by Cushman & Wakefield. Osceola Shops consists of three tenants, Navy Federal […]

Leesburg Building Gets New Life As Medical Offices

Daily Commercial- Call it demolition archeology if you will, but when workers began scraping outer layers off the former rattan wicker store at 106 W. North Boulevard, the painted letters of Kwik Chek saw the light of day for the first time in decades. The Leesburg property, which consists of two buildings erected next to […]

New Restaurant May Come to Busy Corner in Deltona

Volusia Hometown News– No one is really sure what’s happening at the corner of Howland and Courtland boulevards in Deltona, but there’s been some talk about a restaurant chain coming to town. “We’d like to get a restaurant in,” said Ryan D’Agostino, an associate with Equity Investment Services in Orlando. “There’s a shortage of restaurants […]

Rob Graham Announced President of the UCF Real Estate Club

Equity Investment Services’ Rob Graham has Just Been Named President of the Real Estate Club at the University of Central Florida We are pleased to announce that Rob Graham was elected President of the UCF Real Estate Club for the 2018-2019 school year. As he enters his senior year at UCF in the fall, he […]

EIS leases 33,000+ sqft of space to Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, with 270 locations, leased 33,431 square feet at the Lake Hills Plaza at 2830 S. Bay Street, Eustis. Equity Investment Services Vice President Nick Barbato and Associate Ryan D’Agostino leased the space to the retailer, which took the majority of vacant space. Ollie’s was represented by Joanna Robinson at The Shopping Center […]

EIS Joins Top CRE Leaders at Round Table Discussion

Industry Outlook: Orlando CRE leaders share top deals — and more. Orlando’s commercial real estate industry is booming — and the area has benefited from some pretty spectacular deals in the last year. That’s according to local leaders at Orlando Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Industry Outlook, who gathered to discuss the latest in Central […]

Equity Investment Services named one of Central Florida’s Largest 25 Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firms

Orlando, FL-Equity Investment Services named one of Central Florida’s Largest 25 Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firms. Orlando Business Journal recently published the list of 2016’s Largest Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firms in Central Florida. EIS ranks number twenty-one on the list with just over $53,000,000 million in transactions. “We are proud of the amount of […]

EIS Property Management Team works round the clock after Hurricane Irma

The EIS property management team lead by Vice President, Director of Property Management-Kevin B. Logue, CPM has worked tirelessly after Hurricane Irma looking after their clients’ assets. Last week prior to the storm, the team enacted their emergency preparedness and response program. The program entailed touring properties, meeting with tenants, and placing vendors on standby to ensure everyone […]

Equity Investment Services Appoints New Senior Associate, Juan Jimenez

Fast Growing Commercial Real Estate Company Expands Investment Sales Team Orlando, FL – Equity Investment Services “EIS” ( announced today that Juan Jimenez has joined the Central Florida Investment Team as Senior Associate.   Mr. Jimenez comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the last five years at NAI Realvest where he […]

EIS In The News: EIS Takes 80,000+ SF Deland Center from 70% Occupancy to 96% Occupancy Within 9 Months

Orlando Sentinel– November 28, 2016 Healthcare leases inked in Deland– Global healthcare company Grifols and Florida Blue leased space at DeLand Plaza, 346 E. New York Ave., DeLand. They took a combined 15,000 square feet of space. Equity Investment Services Vice President Nick Barbato and Associate Ryan D’Agostino represented the landlord and Florida Blue. CBRE […]

EIS in the News: Nick Barbato & Eric Portnoy Lease 12,000 SF to UFC Gym

Orlando Sentinel– November 14, 2016 UFC Gym Set for Pet-Store Space– UFC Gym leased 12,000 square feet at Westland Terrace Shopping Center on West Colonial Drive in space that had been occupied by Petco. Equity Investment Services Vice President Nick Barbato and Associate Eric Portnoy represented the landlord, ESJ Capital Partners. View Full Article in the Orlando […]

EIS in the News: Kevin Yaryan Sell Ormond Beach Steak n Shake

Daytona Beach News Journal- May 24, 2016 An Orlando area investor is the new landlord for the Steak ‘N Shake property at 120 Williamson Blvd. in Ormond Beach. The nearly 1-acre property, which includes the Steak ‘N Shake restaurant as a longtime tenant of the standalone building, was sold for $2.075 million. The seller was […]

EIS in the News: Another Ocoee Hotel to be Razed, Redeveloped

April 1, 2016 Orlando Business Journal– Now that Ocoee’s old Colony Plaza is a memory, another hotel is getting ready to bid farewell to the community later this month. The owner of the 110-room Sabal Hotel on the northeast corner of Colonial Drive and Maguire Road plans to close its doors on April 10 – including […]

Nick Barbato Joins Equity Investment Services

Equity Investment Services (EIS) is excited to welcome Nick Barbato to the EIS family as Vice President of Brokerage Services. In his new role, Mr. Barbato will manage a team that oversees 5,500,000/SF of retail space in the Central Florida marketplace. Nick’s focus is on helping private clients create and grow their real estate wealth […]

EIS In The News: Buttswell Corp Sells Melbourne Center

  CoStar– Buttswell Corp. sold the mixed-use business center at 4175-4195 W. New Haven Ave. in Melbourne, FL to a private owner for $4.5 million, for a blended price tag of $73 per square foot. The business center consists of three buildings, all of which were constructed in 2001 and offer a mix of office, […]