Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
NBI Properties, one of the leading and fastest-growing full-service real estate firms in the Southeast, has been named the real estate agency of record for the City of Fort Walton Beach. Chosen from among several area firms who also bid for the opportunity to represent the City, NBI Properties (http://www.nbiproperties.com) will be responsible for evaluating city properties, negotiations, listings, purchasing, and managing and leasing of properties.
Founded by Craig Barrett and Jayme Nabors who are lifelong residents of the Emerald Coast, the company's headquarters is located at 154 Brooks Street, #101, in downtown Fort Walton Beach. The rapidly expanding firm also has an additional office in Crestview and has plans to open another office in Tallahassee in the near future.
In announcing the decision to select NBI Properties as real estate agency of record, city officials pointed to the firm's unsurpassed knowledge of local market values, appraising, evaluating, listing and selling properties. NBI co-founder Jayme Nabors said his company was thrilled by the chance to assist the City in an official capacity.
"Over the years, NBI has analyzed many exciting new ventures that have brought added value and revenues to the City of Fort Walton Beach," he said. "Anyone familiar with us knows that we are firmly committed to the growth and enrichment of Fort Walton Beach, and working closely with the City will allow us to continue our mission."
Since Nabors and Barrett founded NBI, they and their staff members have worked with a wide array of clients ranging from small investors to the United States Air Force. Recent transactions include: The Government Service Agency "GSA", The United States Forestry Service,L-3 Communications, Taco Bell, Car Maxx, O'Rileys Auto Parts, Bank Corp South, Regions Bank, Whitley Bradley Brown, (defense contractors) Fort Walton Glass Company, YOLO Board, and the Oar House Seafood Shack.
Barrett said that NBI employs a staff of 20, including licensed brokers, agents, property managers, a marketing department, a web site manager and office personnel. He noted that he and other members of the NBI Properties team have worked extensively with the City of Fort Walton Beach on numerous projects, permitting, renovations, zoning, property development and acquisitions in the past, as well as playing a major role in attracting businesses for the Fort Walton Beach Industrial Park and actively participating in various community and downtown revitalization projects.
"We have a lot of experience with working with municipalities and government entities similar in size to the City of Fort Walton Beach," said Barrett. "This includes the sale of several properties to the county, sales of properties to the City of Crestview, and sales of apartments and affordable housing to Okaloosa County."
Barrett confirmed that in addition to himself and Nabors, NBI staff members assigned to the City of Fort Walton Beach will include Chad Knaepple, Jennifer Knaepple, and Dennis Fortenberry, all commercial real estate brokers, and property managers Sonya O' Bannon and Karen Mattson.
For more information about NBI Properties, visit http://www.nbiproperties.com or for interviews with Jayme Nabors or Craig Barrett, call (561) 371-9407.