Author: Joseph Fanfan

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 […]

Beyond Commercial’s Orlando Market Update

November 24th, 2020 by

We are starting to see the office market shift that many of us predicted back in spring. While deals are still happening, vacancies are growing at a swift rate. Personally, our brokerage has received nearly a dozen requests to list office space for lease this week (the week of November 16th). That’s an incredible amount […]

Industrial Market Update

November 13th, 2020 by

While the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting Orlando’s economy, the industrial sector appears relatively insulated and has seen minimal impact since March. In fact, the market’s average vacancy rate has compressed by nearly 100 basis points since the pandemic began. Orlando has seen few signs of slowing across nearly all indicators and could maintain recent momentum […]

Founder’s Message — Fall 2020

November 13th, 2020 by

It has been an interesting year, like no other.  A year ago, on November 21, 2019, my family welcomed Giovanni Philip Calandrino into the world.  After spending time off with him, I returned full-time to work in March 2020.  By mid-March, the country went into a complete shutdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. The […]

Diversity in Business Matters

November 9th, 2020 by

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. — Maya Angelou What is diversity? Queensborough Community College, a community college in Queens, New York, defines diversity as the following: The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each […]

Beyond Commercial Celebrates 10 Years!

October 22nd, 2020 by

Beyond Commercial credits its decade-long tenure to exceptional clients who have entrusted its team with their commercial real estate needs.

My Post-COVID 33-Hour Entrepreneur Mom Schedule

September 29th, 2020 by

I am often asked how I do it all and sleep at least 8 hours per night? For years, I’ve used time blocks that have continuously evolved as I grow personally and professionally.  Does it always come together perfectly?  Absolutely not, but it serves as guardrails for me and gives me a semblance of organization […]

Business-Minded Bookworms Recap | People Buy You: The Real Secret to What Matters Most in Business

September 3rd, 2020 by

Last month, we held our running Business-Minded Bookworm book club meeting via Zoom, in which we discussed Jeb Blount’s People Buy You: The Real Secret to What Matters Most in Business. The title of the book is self-explanatory, people typically base their buying decisions off the personality of the one who is making them the […]

Amy Calandrino, CCIM Negotiates Purchase Of Warehouse Facility For Aviation Company Expansion

August 26th, 2020 by

Founding Principal Amy Calandrino, CCIM of Beyond Commercial, a commercial real estate firm headquartered in Maitland, represented the buyer, Lemetra Investments, LLC, in a $2.75 million purchase of a 47,468 square feet warehouse facility. The seller, United Partners Investments, Inc., was represented by David Murphy, MAI, SIOR, CCIM of CBRE. The buyer’s principal, Adrian Little, certified minority-owned fabrication company – JETechnology Solutions, Inc. – will occupy […]