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Harry G. Tangalakis

Senior Vice President

CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker

Harry G. Tangalakis, MBA, SIOR Senior Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Fort Lauderdale 401 E Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1500
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Professional Experience

Mr. Tangalakis has been with CBRE in the industrial division since 1981 when he first joined the Fort Lauderdale office.  Over the past 32 years, Mr. Tangalakis has earned an excellent reputation as a top industrial broker in South Florida. Mr. Tangalakis is known as an honest, hard working and thoughtful person who is an expert at achieving maximum results for each and every client. As a consistent top producer throughout his career, Mr. Tangalakis has represented notable firms such as Stanley Black & Decker, Rolls-Royce Marine, American Honda, IKEA, Whole Foods and most recently ALDI, Inc. for their 700,000 square foot distribution facility build-to-suit and Aeroturbine for its 264,000 SF lease in Miramar, FL from IDI. Harry has been involved in the sale of numerous industrial user buildings, multi-tenant and single tenant investor sales and industrial land opportunities for both build-to-suit and speculation. This extensive background in the various transaction types gives Mr. Tangalakis a wealth of experience and knowledge, which he utilizes in providing superior client service.

To date, Harry has been involved in almost eight million square feet of lease transactions, approximately six million square feet of building sales and has sold or leased over 400 acres of industrial land for an aggregate transaction value of nearly $750 million. Harry is the senior leader for his three man team which he handpicked consisting of Tom O’Loughlin and Larry Genet  in order to compliment his own services and is designed to accelerate continued dominance of the Broward County industrial market.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – State of Florida
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – State of Florida
  • SIOR
  • CBRE Cares
  • South Florida Manufacturers Association – Board of Directors (2007 – 2011)/Member
  • President, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (2004-2009)
  • Stonegate Bank- Board of Advisors ( 2007-2009)


    • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce - South Florida Industrial Broker Of The Year 2012
    • NAIOP - Industrial Broker Of The Year Award - South Florida 1998, 2001, 2009, 2001 & 2012
    • NAIOP - Industrial Lease Transaction Of The Year (AeroTurbine) - South Florida 2012
    • NAIOP - Economic Impact Deal Of The Year Award (Aldi Foods) - South Florida 2012
    • NAIOP - Largest Industrial Lease in the Tri-county Market Award (KTR-Moran Foods) - 2011
    • NAIOP - Largest Industrial Investment Sale Award (Weston Business Center) - 2011
    • Top 5 Producer in CBRE Ft. Lauderdale office for 24 of his 32 years
    • Top Industrial Producer in the Tri-county Market (1998-2012)
    • Top 25 of all CBRE sales professionals State of Florida (1997, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2011 & 2012)
    • CoStar Power Broker Of The Year (2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012)
    • Recipient of the highly coveted CBRE State of Florida McCarthy Award given to the broker who demonstrates the highest skills in customer service, market knowledge and willingness to help junior associates succeed (2006)

Community Involvement

  • Member, American Cancer Society New Directions
  • President, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Parish Council
  • Fundraiser for National Multiple Sclerosis Society


  • University of Miami, Masters of Business Administration
  • Ithaca College, Bachelor of Science; Health Care Administration

 Significant Assignments

  • AeroTurbine (parent company AIG) Lease - Represented AeroTurbine in its search for a new headquarter/distribution facility. Negotiated a 264,000 SF, ten-year lease with a total value estimated at more than $23 million at IDI's spec development in Miramar, Florida.
  • Timco Aviation Building Sale – 543,000 SF at 3701 Flamingo Road, Miramar, listed and sold for $26.5 million.
  • ALDI Foods – Tri-county search for land for 700,000 SF distribution facility. Resulted in fifty-five acre land acquisition in Village of Royal Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Weston Business Center – Represented and leased all six buildings for a total of 1,250,000 SF in eighteen months.
  • Stanley Toolworks – Represented Stanley Black & Decker in multiple transactions in south Florida since 2001.



  • ABB, Inc.
  • AeroTurbine, Inc.
  • Aldi, Inc.
  • American Express
  • American Honda
  • Arizona Beverage
  • Brusnwick Corp.
  • Clean Caribbean
  • CORT Furniture
  • Diana Foods
  • HD Supply
  • Home Depot
  • IKEA
  • IVY Steel & Wire
  • Kodak
  • Mercury Marine, Latin America Division
  • MMI Products
  • National Enquirer
  • Office Depot
  • Rolls-Royce Marine
  • Stanley Tool Works
  • Stanley, Black & Decker
  • TIMCO Aviation
  • Trend Distributors
  • Whole Foods

Client Testimonials


"With the Honda 25,000 SF lease executed, it seems an appropriate time to thank you for all your effort. Without your market knowledge Honda would not have obtained the lease rate it did and without your negotiation skills the concessions made by the landlord in the lease document would not have been made.

Thank you, Harry, the transaction was a success."

John Troll

"AMB Property Corporation has had a successful and valued business relationship with Harry Tangalakis for many years. Harry is extremely knowledgeable of the South Florida business market, particularly the Fort Lauderdale area. He is personable, has a great sense of humor with the perfect level of professionalism needed in the position of a successful broker.

Harry was first hired to take over a listing agreement on a four building, 550,000 SF portfolio in Broward County. While on this assignment, Harry helped guide AMB to the successful sale of one of the buildings by expertly maneuvering vacancies, and understanding tenant needs. Knowing that this building would soon be vacant in a difficult leasing environment, he repositioned another multi-tenant building in the same portfolio that had vacancy with modern office layouts coveted by a large tenant, and successfully released the building, renewing that tenant for seven years in the third building. He also managed to lease a space that had been vacant for several years in the fourth building in the portfolio.

The above is an excellent example of Harry’s ability to multi-task and highlights his can-do attitude. The choice to hire Harry is an easy one, as he is truly the leading industrial real estate broker in the Fort Lauderdale area.

If you have any questions regarding Harry Tangalakis, please do not hesitate to call."

David Buxbaum
Vice President, Regional Manager
AMB Property Corporation

“I wish to thank you and your team for the great job they carried out related to the marketing and sale of the West McNab building. The due diligence went very smoothly which resulted in a closing right on schedule. I look forward to working with your team again on another challenging property sale.”

Dan A. Newell,
Regional Asset Manager
ORIX Capital Markets, LLC

“We very much valued both your knowledge and experience in the South Florida real estate market. Based on your input, Hidrock acted in a manner allowing it to achieve a higher than market sale price. You devised and implemented a well-conceived plan. You, as promised, provided us with the timely marketing updates and kept us “in the loop” which enabled us to respond to changing market conditions throughout the existing period.” We are pleased we chose the right team and company for the assignment.”

Michael Beyda
Senior Vice President, Dispositions
Hidrock Realty, Inc.

“Harry and his team assisted our company in connection with the sale of a 545,000 SF warehouse facility we owned in Miramar. Because of the size of the facility, it was difficult to find a single user purchaser interested in that much space in South Florida…However, Harry’s team not only brought credible purchasers to us under difficult circumstances, but their creative marketing and market knowledge materially assisted us in crafting a complex deal. This transaction would not have happened but for Harry’s and his team’s assistance. I would be pleased to recommend Harry and CBRE to others on my experience."

Roy T. Rimmer
Chairman and CEO
TIMCO Aviation Services, Inc.

“I wanted to express my sincere appreciation for all your efforts and those of your firm in representing CORT in the recent disposition of our warehouse and district office. Your extensive knowledge of the industrial market, market conditions and purposeful recommendations following months of hard work and determination, have culminated in the successful sale of this property.

This was our second major transaction together, as you were equally helpful in securing the relocation of this business unit to our new home in Boynton Beach as out tenant broker during phase one of this assignment. Our people are very pleased with that outcome."

Gregory G. Filipos
National Real Estate Manager
Cort Business Services, Inc.

"We appreciate the effectiveness of the CBRE network on our recent transaction. As a Toronto-based company, we sought assistance from Miles Kettner, an industrial specialist with whom we have worked with here in Canada. Miles sought you out in south Florida and you helped us achieve a successful and timely sale.

As in most sales, Royal Group Technologies was looking to achieve the highest price in a short period of time. We were pleased that through your marketing we were able to generate a series of competitive offers. Most of all we were pleased that your creativity in marketing was effective enough to have an institutional buyer step forward and purchase a building to be vacated. Your expertise and negotiation skills helped us in carrying out an efficient and smooth closing.

We would recommend your professional services to other industrial property owners in the Southwest Florida region."

Scott Bates
Royal Group Technologies Limited

Harry G. Tangalakis, MBA, SIOR Senior Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Fort Lauderdale 401 E Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1500
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

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