Douglas K. Mandel
Senior Director
IPA Florida - Office and Industrial

IPA Florida - Office and Industrial

IPA Florida – Office and Industrial is led by Douglas Mandel, an IPA senior director based in Fort Lauderdale. Mr. Mandel has more than 15 years of experience providing office and industrial investment sales throughout the Southeast, and has arranged in excess of $1.25 billion in sales during his tenure with the firm. Mr. Mandel is joined by a support team of real estate professionals who deliver outstanding client service and superior transaction knowledge for each assignment.

Douglas K. Mandel

Douglas K. Mandel
  • Senior Director

  • Florida
  • Investment Sales
  • Direct: (954) 245-3465
  • Office: (954) 245-3400
  • dmandel@ipausa.com
  • License: FL SL 3090637
Douglas K. Mandel is a senior director of Institutional Property Advisors and focuses exclusively on mid-market and institutional office and industrial assets throughout the Southeast. Since joining the firm, he has arranged in excess of $1.5 billion in sales. Mr. Mandel consistently ranks among Marcus & Millichap’s top agents nationally and was the top office and industrial agent in 2012 and 2013.

Mr. Mandel has received numerous awards for his accomplishments in the commercial real estate industry. In 2014, Doug was the winner of the Industrial Deal of the Year Award for NAIOP. He is the 2013 winner of the Daily Business Review’s Top Dealmaker of the Year Award, named 2013 Office Broker of the Year by the Miami Chamber of Commerce, and was a 2013 finalist for NAIOP’s Office Broker of the Year and Office Deal of the Year Awards. He is a 2012 finalist for Industrial Deal of the Year Award from NAIOP, a 2012 finalist for South Florida Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, he’s earned ten consecutive CoStar Power Broker Awards from 2005 through 2014, was a 2009 finalist for the Office Deal of the Year Award from NAIOP, and was a 2008 finalist for the South Florida NAIOP Office Broker of the Year Award. An expert on the office and industrial property market, Mr. Mandel is frequently quoted by GlobeSt.com, Daily Business Review, South Florida Business Journal, Miami Herald and other publications.

Benjamin H. Silver

Benjamin H. Silver is a director of Institutional Property Advisors and focuses exclusively on investment property sales, specifically mid-market and institutional assets throughout the Southeast. Since joining the firm, he has closed in excess of $350 million in sales volume and continues to represent numerous private investors, developers, institutional investors, public REITs, private equity funds, off-shore investors and syndicates. It is these relationships and his ability to provide his clients with a reliable source of informed research, advisory, and transactional services that distinguishes him as a highly regarded professional throughout South Florida. Mr. Silver has been interviewed and quoted by many leading national publications and magazines, such as the Daily Business Review and South Florida Business Journal. He has received several sales recognitions awards in the commercial real estate industry, was selected as a NAIOP Office Sale of the Year finalist in 2011 and 2012, Office Broker of the Year finalist in 2012 and Winner of Industrial Sale of the Year in 2014. Additionally, he was the winner of the Top Dealmaker of the Year by the Daily Business Review in 2014 and Power Broker Top Broker Award in 2014 by CoStar.

Tim Thomas

Tim Thomas is an associate with Institutional Property Advisors specializing in office and industrial investment sales in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Prior to becoming an associate with IPA, Mr. Thomas spent 8 years in the CPG industry as an executive account manager handling sales and marketing activities for clients such as Amazon, Costco, and GNC. Mr. Thomas attended the University of Washington in Seattle where he studied English Language & Literature.

Gabrielle Lurie

  • Transaction Coordinator

  • Direct: (954) 245-3474
  • Office: (954) 245-3400
  • glurie@ipausa.com
Gabrielle Lurie is a transaction coordinator for Institutional Property Advisors. Gabrielle aids in the transaction process by coordinating the flow of documents and deadlines towards the final consummation of each deal. She also oversees internal operations of the office, assisting in various operational tasks and assures a steady and consistent communication channel throughout the entire transaction process. Gabrielle Lurie joined Marcus & Millichap in 2011 as the marketing coordinator and the executive assistant to the Ft. Lauderdale office's regional manager. In these roles, Gabrielle was instrumental in the office's agent recruiting and training efforts, and she assisted the marketing team with media relations, advertising strategies, graphic design, direct mail and email marketing and event planning, as well as other marketing strategies.

John Watters

John Watters is a senior financial analyst for Institutional Property Advisors. Mr. Watters supports the team with financial analysis, property research, market knowledge and industry expertise. An alumnus of the University of Miami, John has nearly 20 years’ experience in multiple fields of the real estate market and previously worked as both a loan officer and licensed escrow agent for two Fortune 500 developers. His extensive and varied experience gives him a unique perspective on the market and all transactional processes. He is skilled in performing research and provides updated market and demographic data, critical to effectively underwriting investment properties. Mr. Watters manages all aspects of the sales process including property valuation, financial underwriting, Argus modeling, market research and marketing.

Recent Transactions

  • Northpoint Corporate Center

    Location: West Palm Beach, FL

    Price: $15,000,000

  • 200 Southeast First Building

    Location: Miami, FL

    Year Built: 1958

    Price: $33,850,000

  • The Atrium at Broken Sound

    Location: Boca Raton, FL

    Year Built: 1986

    Price: $17,050,000

  • Tampa Tribune Building

    Location: Tampa, FL

    Price: $17,750,000

  • Acosta Corporate Headquarters

    Location: Jacksonville, FL

    Year Built: 2001

    Price: $15,790,427

  • Coconut Grove Office Portfolio

    Location: Coconut Grove, FL

    Year Built: 1982

    Price: $42,000,000

  • Aventura / Ives Dairy Warehouses

    Location: Miami, FL

    Year Built: 1981

    Price: $17,502,000

  • Santona Corner

    Location: Coral Gables, FL

    Year Built: 2007

    Price: $17,400,000

  • Linton International Plaza

    Location: Delray Beach, FL

    Year Built: 1986

    Price: $15,300,000

  • 200 Celebration Place

    Location: Celebration, FL

    Year Built: 1995

    Price: $25,700,000

  • HSBC Plaza

    Location: Boca Raton, FL

    Year Built: 2008

    Price: $19,000,000

  • 55 Miracle Mile

    Location: Coral Gables, FL

    Year Built: 2004

    Price: $26,750,000

  • Aventura Business Park

    Location: Miami, FL

    Year Built: 1989

    Price: $17,264,000

  • Fort Lauderdale Industrial Portfolio

    Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Year Built: 1991

    Price: $18,900,000

  • President's & Corporex Flex

    Location: Tampa, FL

    Year Built: 1983

    Price: $15,065,343

  • Broward Office Flex Portfolio

    Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

    Year Built: 1982

    Price: $22,200,000

  • Adler Group
  • BB&T
  • Butters Investments
  • CarVal Investors
  • CWCapital
  • Danburg Management Company
  • DRA Advisors LLC
  • Denhotlz Associates
  • Duke Realty
  • Easton Lynd Management
  • Flagler Properties
  • Fortress Investment Group
  • Garrison Investment Group
  • GE Capital Real Estate
  • Gramercy Property Trust
  • Health Care REIT
  • InvenTrust Properties
  • Leder Group Investment Properties
  • Mercantile Bank
  • Praedium Group, The
  • Procacci Development Corporation
  • PS Business Parks, Inc.
  • Stiles Realty
  • TA Associates Realty
  • Tower Realty Partners, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo