Author: Amy Calandrino

Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Member Spotlight

February 19th, 2021 by

Authored by Stephanie Biddle – Communications Special Projects Editor Navigating the world of commercial real estate – leasing, buying or selling – can be a highly complex endeavor that should have a considerable amount of strategy and analysis behind every decision and transaction. Beyond Commercial provides the technical expertise, plus the strategy and analysis, to […]

Beyond Your Space Needs #BYSN Episode 53: A Guide to Tenant Improvement Costs with Bennet Sebastian

January 27th, 2021 by

In this episode, Amy Calandrino chats with Bennet Sebastian Principal of Invision about tenant improvement costs.  Bennet’s company Invision was founded to provide a full suite of professional construction services to clients in the Orlando area. Our services include preconstruction and design assist, general contracting, design-build and construction management services for professional office, medical office, […]

Rafael Mendez of Beyond Commercial Helps Apollo Beach Church Find Its New Home

January 26th, 2021 by

Rafael Mendez of Beyond Commercial, a commercial real estate firm headquartered in Maitland, Florida, represented the buyer,Waters Church, in the purchase of a 12,381 SF building located at 5309 N. Highway 41, Apollo Beach, FL 33752 at the sales price of $1.24 million. The seller, Calvary Lutheran Church, was represented by Michael Strahan, CCIM. “I […]

2020 Year-End Orlando Market Update by Founder Amy Calandrino, CCIM

January 26th, 2021 by

As we head into 2021, I wanted to provide a year-end update of the office, industrial, and retail market in Orlando.  My executive summary will focus on the business owners and private investors we primarily represent rather than the capital market.  Office It will come as no surprise that office demand has weakened considerably since […]

Founder’s Message — Winter 2021 Edition

January 20th, 2021 by

Choose to Remain Productive Rather than Busy Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.  Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions — Tim Ferris Thinking back to before COVID-19 stopped us in our tracks, many of us were […]

#BeyondYourSpaceNeeds Episode 52: Amy’s Office Technology Geared Toward Hyper-Productivity and Comfort

January 15th, 2021 by

In 2020, I took the time to not only invest in myself BUT also in my office technology.  I needed a better set-up equipping me to complete my work more comfortably and attend or lead online conferences.  After much research, I purchased the following which has been performing above expectations over the past several months: […]

Winter Park Magazine features Amy Calandrino in People To Watch in 2021 list

December 31st, 2020 by

Winter Park Magazine has released its annual compilation of People To Watch in 2021, which includes Founding Principal Amy Calandrino. In her feature interview, Amy discusses her processes and the many adjustments she had to make during this challenging year. Her resolutions include meal-prepping — cooking over 10 pounds of chicken on any given weekend […]

Best Commercial Real Estate Advice for Brokers Who Are Moms (or Want to be Moms) is to Accept Help

December 22nd, 2020 by

Founding Principal Amy Calandrino shares her thoughts on what it takes to be successful as a mom in commercial real estate. This content is being repurposed from the broker list’s blog. Read more below. With only 168 hours in a week, you must make them count especially if you are a top producer, managing broker, […]

Amy Calandrino Selected as one of GlobeSt’s Fifty Under 40

December 16th, 2020 by

Founding Principal, Amy Calandrino, selected as a Globe St. Fifty Under 40 award recipient. Maitland, Fla. – November 4, 2020: Globe St, a New York-based commercial real estate publication selected Beyond Commercial’s Founding Principal, Amy Calandrino, CCIM as a finalist on its 2020 Fifty Under 40 list. The list recognizes those who have a proven to […]

Beyond Commercial REALTOR® Helps Former Vietnam Veteran Sell Property

December 8th, 2020 by

Maitland, FL, December 8, 2020: Sandi Harrison of Beyond Commercial, a commercial real estate firm headquartered in Maitland, Florida, represented the owner, Jack Hanst, a former Vietnam Veteran, in selling his 1300 SF commercial property located on .33 acres at 4343 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32839. The buyer, C&M Janitorial Inc., was represented by […]

Office and Industrial Tenants Look to Purchase Instead of Lease

December 7th, 2020 by

Amy Calandrino in Conversation with Florida Realtor® Magazine Earlier this quarter, Q4 — October 2020, Founding Principal Amy Calandrino sat down with Florida Realtor® Magazine for its October issue to give her take on the market, touching on the idea that office and industrial tenants look to purchase as opposed to leasing. The interview was […]

Beyond Commercial Earns WBE and WOSB Certifications

December 1st, 2020 by

Beyond Commercial Earns Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certifications Maitland, FL, November 12, 2020: Beyond Commercial, a commercial real estate firm headquartered in Maitland, founded by Amy Calandrino, CCIM, has earned the Woman Owned Small Business Certification (WOSB), which is designed to authorize government contracting officers to reserve specific contracts for […]