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Gary Bauler

First Vice President

CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker

Gary Bauler First Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Tampa 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1500
Tampa, FL 33602

Professional Experience

Gary A. Bauler has been in the Tampa Bay commercial real estate industry since 1982. Mr. Bauler spent 24 years with CBRE prior to leaving the company in 2006 to spend 4 years as the Vice President of Development for a national development and construction company. During his 4 years as a developer he lead his team in acquiring, master planning, designing, permitting and constructing 460,000 square feet of office and industrial space. In addition he was responsible for the master planning and infrastructure during construction of a 230 acre business park including the formation of a CDD and a major modification to the DRI.

During his career Mr. Bauler has completed over 500 office and industrial real estate transactions as either a broker or a principal. He focuses on the leasing and sales of industrial properties such as bulk warehouse, service center, manufacturing, medical technology and single user facilities in the Tampa Bay area.

Because of his past experience Mr. Bauler brings the perspective of a consultant, a principle, and a developer to project planning, permitting, governmental approvals, financing, construction and leasing or sales of the project.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations 

    • NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) Board Member & Past Officer
    • University of Florida Real Estate Advisory Board
    • REIC – Member
    • Clothes to Kids – Board Member 


    • University of Florida,  Bachelor of Science
    • U S Green Building Council LEEP AP BD+C
    • USC, Marshall School of Business, Emerging Client Service Leaders Program
    • Licensed Real Estate Broker


  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Tampa Bay - 
    Best Broker Team 2014 
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Tampa Bay - 
    Industrial Broker of the Year 1999 and 2001
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal - Best Real Estate Deal - Improved Industrial 2004
  • First Industrial Realty - Most Valuable Broker, Tampa 2003 and 2006
  • CoStar/Commercial Property News - Power Broker 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • Florida Gulf Coast Association of Commercial Realtors - Pinnacle Award and Top Five Industrial Multiple-Time Winner: Industrial Deal of the Year 1998 and 2001
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal - Best Real Estate Deal - Best Deal Announced 2006
  • CBRE Tampa Top 5 and CBRE Florida Top 25 Multiple Times

  Partial Transaction List

  • Ryan Companies – 230 acre acquisition for industrial park development
  • Premier Beverage – 245 acre land acquisition and subsequent 570,000 square foot build-to-suit with building expandable to 1.2 million square feet
    NAIOP Broker Deal of the Year 2009 
  • Sweetbay Distribution Center – 836,771 square foot grocery distribution center disposition in Plant City, Florida
  • Food Lion, Inc. – 699,750 square foot sale of Tampa, Florida warehouse 
  • Atlantic Blue / Phoenix Industries – 330,000 square foot cold storage facility disposition in Winter Haven, Florida
  • United States Postal Service – 281,600 square foot warehouse lease in Tampa, Florida
  • Ford Motor Company – 275,000 square foot warehouse build-to-suit in Polk County, Florida
  • RR Donnelley – 243,000 square foot sale of St. Petersburg, Florida printing plant and warehouse facility
  • Home Depot Supply – 240,000 square foot warehouse lease in Lakeland, Florida
    Tampa Bay Business Journal Top 10 Lease of 2006 
  • Ball Corp. – 230,000 square foot disposition of Tampa, Florida can manufacturing plant and warehouse
  • Premier Beverage – 222,200 square foot warehouse build-to-suit in Tampa, Florida
    NAIOP Broker Deal of the Year 1999


  • Agellan Investments
  • All Tell Supply
  • ARA Services
  • Ball Corporation
  • Bank of America
  • Capital Machine Technologies*
  • CNL Realty and Development Corp.
  • Clopay Corp.*
  • Coca Cola Enterprises
  • Delhaize America 
  • Duke Realty
  • Elixir Industries
  • Food Lion, Inc.
  • Genuine Parts Co.
  • Genzyme Genetics
  • Graphic Technology, Inc.
  • Graybar Electric
  • Georgia-Pacific Corp.*
  • HARSCO Corp.
  • Home Depot Installed Products
  • Home Depot Supply
  • IKON Office Solutions, Inc.
  • Intermedia Communications, Inc.
  • Maintenance Warehouse
  • Maxxim Medical, Inc.*
  • M&N Plastics, Inc.
  • Meritage, Inc.
  • Ohio Teachers Retirement System*  
  • Premier Beverage Co.*
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Public Storage, Inc.
  • Rehabilicare, Inc.
  • Rockwell Automation*
  • RR Donnelley & Sons
  • Ryan Companies
  • Savin Corp.*
  • SRI/Surgical Express.
  • Sunbelt Beverage Corp.*
  • Synergy Health 
  • The Clorox Co.
  • Time Customer Service, Inc.

* Indicates multiple transactions with these companies.

Gary Bauler First Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Tampa 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1500
Tampa, FL 33602

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