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Miami developer drops out again, CBRE offers to negotiate with Studers the day the deal fell apart

Miami developer drops out again, CBRE offers to negotiate with Studers the day the deal fell apart

On July 23, CBRE sent former Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain an update of its efforts on marketing the Community Maritime Park. The Miami developer, MCM-BAP, was to send a revised proposal for its hotel and residential projects at the park by July 9. CBRE notified Fountain it had not [...]

Another messy triangle: Mayor-CBRE-CMPA

Another messy triangle: Mayor-CBRE-CMPA

Who has the rights to market the parcels at the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park? Hayward's Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain has told the media that CBRE doesn't have a contract for the park. The Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees two months ago asked CBRE to stop [...]

Did the mayor tell CBRE it is no longer the realtor for maritime park?

Did the mayor tell CBRE it is no longer the realtor for maritime park?

COO Tamara Fountain said the CBRE no longer has the contract to market the parcels at the Community Maritime Park. The contract expired in February. Why is this sign still at the park? Not a big deal, but it does appear that CBRE is the point of contact for those interested in the parcels at the [...]

Will Mayor’s office fix broken CMP lease process

Will Mayor’s office fix broken CMP lease process

In an article by Shannon Nickinson of the Studer Community Institute, Hayward's Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, indicated that the mayor's office is working to better define the process by which interested parties negotiate leases for parcels at the Community Maritime Park. With Mayor [...]

Podcasts: Andy Marlette and Larry Johnson discuss Studer leases

Podcasts: Andy Marlette and Larry Johnson discuss Studer leases

On Monday, PNJ editorial cartoonist Andy Marlette was interviewed on Pensacola Speaks about his take on the Studers withdrawing their proposal for the Community Maritime Park. We discussed the city's new "Transparency Section" that popped up two hours before press announcement. Marlette said, [...]

Podcast: Quint Studer explains his decision to walk away

Podcast: Quint Studer explains his decision to walk away

On Friday, lightning struck the studios of News Talk 1370 WCOA. We fought through the technical difficulties and somehow went on the air. Quint Studer had previously agreed to come on the show. I thought we would be discussing that he and his wife Rishy and Mayor Ashton Hayward had finalize the [...]

Status of Maritime Park, Post-Studers

Status of Maritime Park, Post-Studers

What's next for the Community Maritime Park? Several questions need to be answered before the city puts the parcels back on the market. 1. Who markets the remaining eight parcels at the park? The CMPA Board says that CBRE is no longer the real estate agent for them. COO Tamara Fountain has told [...]

Quint Studer on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today at 5 p.m.

Quint Studer on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today at 5 p.m.

Quint Studer will discuss today his decision to withdraw his offers for parcels 3, 6 and 9 at the Community Maritime Park. He told me that he's ready to move on to other options and has shied away from interviews since last night's broadcast on WEAR TV, but Quint had already committed to do the [...]

Mayor goes to Facebook to defend his decision on Studer leases

Mayor goes to Facebook to defend his decision on Studer leases

The media has heard little from Mayor Ashton Hayward since the Studers withdrew their offers for three parcels at the Community Maritime Park. Some might expect Mayor Hayward to hold a press conference to explain his position. Instead we got this Facebook post: Everyone at City Hall was [...]

Fountain and Remington take to the air waves on Studer leases

Fountain and Remington take to the air waves on Studer leases

Pensacola's Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, was interviewed this morning by Andrew McKay on News Radio 1620. Fountain said Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Andy Terhaar have not rejected the CMPA-approved leases. However, she said they were not going to accept the leases [...]

Studer Leases: Negotiation strategy fails, CMPA chair embarrassed

Studer Leases: Negotiation strategy fails, CMPA chair embarrassed

Council President Andy Terhaar stopped by the Inweekly offices. He said he saw yesterday's press release by the mayor's office as part of the negotiations. He had hoped that the Studers would have come back with a counter, rejecting some of the 22 demands and accepting others. The council [...]

Studers’ message to Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Andy Terhaar

Studers’ message to Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Andy Terhaar

From: <Quint@studergroup.com> Date: July 23, 2015 at 9:52:07 PM CDT To: Ashton Hayward <ashtonhayward@yahoo.com>, Terhaar Andy <aterhaar@cityofpensacola.com>, "Reeves, James J. Esq." <jjreeves@bellsouth.net>, John Daniel <JPD@beggslane.com>, Remington Scott [...]

Studer reacts to Hayward rejecting CMPA leases. He withdraws offers.

Studer reacts to Hayward rejecting CMPA leases. He withdraws offers.

Quint Studer said tonight the proposed UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, conference center, and child care facility for the Community Maritime Park won't work after Mayor Ashton Hayward rejected the CMPA-approved leases and made a new series of demands of the Studers. He posted on [...]

Tweaking of Studer leases begins today

Tweaking of Studer leases begins today

Six days after the Pensacola City Council passed a resolution for the mayor's office to have an attorney "tweak" the Studer leases approved the CMPA board, the attorneys will meet. John Daniel of Beggs & Lane represents the mayor's office. Scott Remington of Clark Partington represents Quint [...]

Podcast: Studer tired of endless meetings and delays

Podcast: Studer tired of endless meetings and delays

After the Pensacola City Council's special meeting, Quint Studer called into "Pensacola Speaks." He is hopeful that the leases can be finalized soon, but he can only wait to see what instructions Mayor Ashton Hayward gives John Daniel of Beggs & Lane. Daniel has been hired by the mayor to [...]

Council gives Studers what they said did not want

Council gives Studers what they said did not want

Quint Studer yesterday stood before the Pensacola City Council and told them that he and his wife didn't want the city council to take parcels 3, 6 and 9 off the market while the city's attorneys draft leases for the parcels. "This week after months of meeting, your agent for leasing--the CMPA, [...]

CMPA shoots shot across the mayor’s bow, approves Studer leases

CMPA shoots shot across the mayor’s bow, approves Studer leases

The Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees did in less than 48 hours what Mayor Ashton Hayward and his COO Tamara Fountain failed to accomplish in four weeks. The CMPA Board negotiated and approved leases for parcels 3, 6 and 9 with the Studers. How will Hayward and Fountain [...]

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