IBRE ranks #14 on Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2019 list of top Tampa Bay brokers

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 3, 2019) – Ian Black Real Estate (IBRE), the premier commercial real estate brokerage firm in Sarasota-Manatee, ranked #14 on the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2019 List of Top Commercial Real Estate Brokers in Tampa Bay, published March 22.

Notably, Sarasota-based Ian Black Real Estate was the only local firm to rank in the list’s top 30. Firms that ranked above IBRE included national and international firms like Cushman & Wakefield, Colliers International and JLL, which have offices in the Tampa Bay area.

“It’s quite telling as to the strength of our firm, to see our name listed among these large brokerages with a national presence and abundant corporate resources,” said Ian Black, founder and partner at Ian Black Real Estate. “It speaks to the experience, expertise and productivity of our team, and their ability to close deals in our market.”

The list – which included commercial real estate firms with offices in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties – ranked firms by total sales and lease volume in 2018.

IBRE’s total volume in 2018 was $144.35 million. Sales volume was $103.9 million and lease volume was $40.45 million.

IBRE was also the only firm in the top 15 on the list based in Sarasota.

The Tampa Bay Business Journal publishes its List of Top Commercial Real Estate Brokers in Tampa Bay annually.

About Ian Black Real Estate Ian Black Real Estate (IBRE) is a boutique commercial real estate brokerage firm located in Sarasota, Fla. The firm is one of the largest commercial brokerage firms in Southwest Florida and boasts a deep knowledge of the commercial real estate market in Sarasota and Manatee counties and the surrounding area. For more information, visit ian-black.com.