Melody Spano joined SRA â€“South Division, in 2009 as a Tenant Representation broker. She was a partner with Synergy Retail Group in Boca Raton, Florida for approximately ten years prior to joining SRA. Prior to Synergy, Melody was a Senior Vice President at Trammell Crow Company, heading up the retail division for South Florida.
Melody’s expertise is primarily in retail tenant representation in Florida, and currently represents a number of national tenants such as Toys R Us/Babies R Us, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Home Goods, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Mens Wearhouse and Discovery Clothing. In prior years, she represented tenants such as Borders Books, Wild Oats, Jared Jewelers, Builders Square and many others.
Melody also handles leasing for retail projects, on a case by case basis. She recently completed the lease-up of Southern Palm Crossing in Royal Palm Beach, anchored by Marshalls/Home Goods, Stein Mart and Costco. She also leased Coral Landings in Coral Springs, anchored by Best Buy, Home Goods and Joann Fabrics. She is the leasing agent for Newberry Fields in Fort Pierce, a 400,000 sf project to be anchored by Target. The project is being constructed by Echo Development of Pittsburgh and is projected to open in 2012. Melody also was the selling agent for the land in the sale to Echo.
Melody’s vast knowledge of Florida markets enables her to design strategies for her national and regional clients. She has been in the retail real estate business for over 20 years and has the knowledge, ability and reputation to help her clients succeed in their real estate endeavors.