The annual 2012 award dinner in Tampa was attended by over 100 people. Steven Silverman, the broker at Tampa Commercial Real Estate received an award as one of the top regional producers in commercial real estate brokerage.
FGCAR is an organization Commercial Real Estate brokers and affiliates serving the Florida Gulf Coast. FGCAR is comprised of leading real estate practitioners with a high level of achievement. Silverman received the award as #2 Regional Top Producer in Commercial Real Estate, Retail. In previous years he was also the recipient of an award as one of the regional top producers in general brokerage and has received numerous Pinnacle awards.
FGCAR is a leading participant in the Florida commercial real estate market. In 2011 FGCAR led the charge in negotiating with the Department of Revenue to prevent the double taxation of commercial property owners on tenant lease improvements. FGCAR was at the forefront in organizing a campaign against Amendment 4 some years ago a that would have a negative impact on property values and employment by requiring a referendum on major development projects.
The membership of FGCAR/FGCREP is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of conduct and ethics in business dealings, and the protection of private property rights. Brokers that belong to FGCAR bring real value to their clients. Members of FGCAR participate in FGCAR sponsored educational sessions, property pitch sessions, key note speaker luncheons, etc. An advanced Commercial Information Exchange (CIE) website gives members access to property marketing, resource materials market information and facilitates the efficient exchange of information. Through the CIE, members can connect with all other members to request or convey information. Collaboration between members is the hallmark of FGCAR. High tech web based tools and mobile apps allow FGCAR members to pull up property data, even while on the road. Sophisticated reporting tools allow members to provide their clients with current information.