NAI Miami | Fort Lauderdale Negotiated a Retail Storefront for Amerant Bank on Miami Beach’s Bankers’ Row

Miami, FL – 27 June 2024 – NAI Miami | Fort Lauderdale’s Edward Schmidt, CCIM, SIOR, Co-Chairman,and Craig Merlin, Associate, announced that Amerant Bank, the largest community bank headquartered in Florida, has leased a 2,838-SF retail storefront space located at 427 West 41st Street in Miami Beach, FL. The new location is part of Amerant’s ongoing expansion throughout key locations in Florida.

“We are thrilled to be adding a very strong operator such as Amerant Bank to ‘Bankers’ Row’ on 41st street,” said Merlin.

The area in Miami Beach known as ‘Banker’s Row’ includes major financial institutions such as Bank of America, Chase, Wells Fargo Bank, CitiBank and others.

The addition of Amerant Bank to this prominent location highlights the continued growth of Miami Beach’s commercial landscape, particularly within the financial services sector.

“We are excited to have a physical presence within one of the nation’s most dynamic communities,” said Howard Levine, Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Consumer Banking for Amerant Bank. “This location on ‘Bankers Row’ aligns with our broader vision of enhancing our footprint to better serve our customers across Florida.”

“Jonathan Kingsley & Zachary Smith of Colliers International and his team were a pleasure to work with. Their professionalism and dedication were key to the successful completion of this lease,” said Merlin.

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