George Banks

Sr. Property Consultant

850.656.6555 ext.112

Education

Master of Public Administration - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

 

Affiliations

  •  International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Tallahassee Board of Realtors Commercial Council
  • Leadership Tallahassee Class 19
  • Board of Directors, Workforce Plus
  • Florida State University Silver Chief Boosters
  • Former President, Westside Lions Club
  • Former Chairman, Opportunity Tallahassee
  • Former Leadership Tallahassee Board of Governors
 

Experience

George’s background includes 30 years of professional experience and education in retail marketing, state government, and commercial real estate. Over the past ten years, George has focused on both retail and office space development and leasing. He specializes in data/communication project management and space planning, and his experience includes heading the development of Summit East Technology Park. A high performance workplace, the technology park consists of over 500,000 square feet of Class A office space in Tallahassee, Florida. The park is 95% occupied with both regional and national corporations. Prior to entering the private commercial real estate market, he worked in public service as the State of Florida Director of State Purchasing for 10 years, helping to improve government efficiency, including work-flow processes and layouts. He remains a consultant for the Florida Department of Management Services and Florida State University.

 

Areas of Service

  • Landlord Representation
  • Tenant Representation
  • Property Management
  • Consulting Acquisition / Disposition Services
  • Land Brokerage
  • Financial Analysis
  • Investment Sales

Partial Client List

  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Bearing Point
  • Cisco Systems
  • Computer Associates
  • Florida Commerce Credit Union
  • IBM
  • Staybridge Suites (IHG Hotel)
  • Summit East Technology Park - Mainline Systems
  • United Solutions
  • URS Engineering
  • Vista Healthplan / Coventry Health Care

Retail Leases

  • American Fitness 24/7
  • AT&T
  • Barber Plus
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Dunkin Brands
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Miyako Japanese Restaurant
  • Nail Bar Salon
  • Nihao Chinese Restaurant
  • Pinch-A-Penny
  • Walgreens
  • Wendy’s
  • Wing Stop