Here’s who made our list of the Best Real Estate Deals of 2023

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There’s no shortage of standout commercial real estate deals in the Tampa Bay region — and the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals is honoring the best of the best.

The deals we are honoring reached key milestones between June 2022 and June 2023.

“This year’s event will celebrate and recognize those who have gone above and beyond in pushing the boundaries of growth in Tampa Bay,” said Ian Anderson, publisher and market president. “These projects and those behind them are a testament to the region’s unwavering commitment to progress and its readiness to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”

An internal panel of judges selected this year’s honorees.

The Tampa Bay Business Journal is highlighting these deals at its Best Real Estate Deals event at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Armature Works in Tampa. Bank OZK is the title sponsor; Commercial Design Services is the presenting sponsor, and Miller Electric Co. is the supporting sponsor.


Dealmaker of the year

  • Bill Reeves, executive vice president, Colliers International, for representing Tampa Electric Co. and Peoples Gas in their headquarters relocation to Midtown Tampa


Deal of the year

  • Tampa Electric Co. and Peoples Gas office condominium development for headquarters relocation


Developer of the year

  • Strategic Property Partners


Top retail deals

  • Dick’s House of Sports
  • Topgolf Carillon St. Petersburg
  • Westfield Brandon
  • Union New American


Top multifamily deals

  • Renata at Lakewood Ranch
  • Saltaire St. Petersburg
  • Summerall
  • Casa Bel-Mar
  • Mast Capital’s Wesley Chapel apartment community (unnamed)
  • ONE Tampa


Top industrial deals

  • TIA Logistics Center lease
  • United Natural Foods Inc. distribution center, Sarasota
  • Masters Building Products
  • Sunshine Industrial Park


Top office deals

  • Bradley lease, Thousand and One Water Street
  • Fisher Asset Management lease, Pavilion at Tampa Bay Park
  • Top hospitality deals
  • DoubleTree Beach Resort, North Redington Beach


Top reuse/rehabilitation deals

  • Magdalene Center
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