Megan Atkin Joins Ram as Retail Leasing Manager in Tampa, Fla.
January 15, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thorp & Company
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jan. 15, 2008 – Ram, a leader in real estate development and acquisitions, today announced that Megan Atkin has joined the company as a retail leasing manager in the Tampa, Fla., office.
In her new role, Atkin will be responsible for all leasing activities for Ram’s west coast portfolio consisting of 854,000 square feet. Atkin has more than four years of experience in commercial real estate.
Prior to joining Ram, Atkin was a retail associate with CB Richard Ellis in Tampa, Fla., where she was responsible for identifying and qualifying prospective clients to lease and occupy available space at existing centers and negotiating new leases and renewals. Additionally, she created marketing plans for existing properties with a focus on the retail market. Atkin began her career as an office and retail specialist with Grubb & Ellis Phoenix Realty Group Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla.
“Megan’s experience and depth of knowledge about the real estate industry, especially the retail segment, will greatly benefit our growing presence in the Tampa market,” said Ivy Greaner, managing partner with Ram.
Founded 30 years ago, Florida-based Ram pursues the acquisition, development, and redevelopment of commercial, multifamily and mixed-use real estate throughout the Southeast, with a focus on the major markets in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. Ram’s development pipeline now exceeds $750 million, to be funded through the recently launched Ram Realty Partners II. In addition to its development activity, Ram acquires existing assets and portfolios where it can add value. Ram has offices in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa, FL, Raleigh, NC, and Atlanta, GA, with its corporate office in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. For more information, visit www.ramrealestate.com.