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Ormond Beach Observer Saturday, Apr. 13, 2013 6 years ago

BIZ BUZZ: Hospital gets new partner


PLUS: Local named one of Florida's top land brokers; first meeting approaching for CBE's startup challenge; and more.


Niewald hired as partner at hospital

Dr. Andrew Niewald has joined the HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, at 305 Memorial Medical Parkway, in Daytona Beach.

Prior to the hiring, Niewald practiced medicine in Missouri. He completed his residency in family medicine at Halifax Family Medicine, in Daytona Beach.

Call 231-3570.

Chris Butera named a Florida top land broker

Incoming chair of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, Chris Butera, of NAI Realvest Professionals, has won third place in the Land Broker of the Year category of the Florida chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties’ annual Best of the Best Awards gala.

Butera closed on five land transactions that totaled 184.21 acres, valued at more than $2.42 million.

“The economic downturn has particularly affected the commercial real estate industry but many sectors are bouncing back strong,” says NAI Realvest Managing Director Robin Webb. “We expect to see big increases in the volume of transactions and dollar values through the remainder of this year and well into next year.”

Call 407-875-9989

Around Town …

The Center for Business Excellence will host an intro meeting for Startup Quest, its 10-week entrepreneurship contest, May 8. Teams of six to eight will pitch actual business plans to real-life investors, from June 5 to Aug. 14. Call 323-7035, or email [email protected].

Realty Pros Assured has hired Rosemary Hallman, a two-time past president of the Daytona Beach Area of the Women’s Council of Realtors, as its newest agent. Hallman is also the current membership marketing chair of the council, and she has been a local real estate agent since 2001, specializing in residential sales.

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