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Rian Smith, SIOR

First Vice President

CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker

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

Professional Experience

Rian Smith,SIOR is a member of CBRE’s Industrial Services brokerage team in Tampa and has over 15 years of industrial brokerage and development experience, including landlord representation, tenant representation, land transactions, and the redesign and repositioning of challenging properties. Smith specializes in landlord representation and has been recognized as one of the Top Three Brokers in the Tampa Bay region since 2005.  

Prior to joining CBRE, Smith served as Director for Cushman & Wakefield’s Industrial Brokerage Group in Tampa, where he oversaw a portfolio of property in excess of 6 million square feet. He holds a B.A. in marketing from Dominican College and is a member of the Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Association of Realtors and is active with Meals on Wheels and Central Florida’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Florida Gulfcoast Commercial Assocation of Realtors

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Central Florida's Council of Supply Chain Managment Professionals (CSCMP)


  • B.A.. in Marketing from Dominican College 

Significant Assignments


Occupier/Buyer Size (SF) Result Market Owner/Landlord
Lutz RE Investments 676,155 Sale Tampa Airport Adler Group
Weingarten 512,923 Sale East Tampa Anderson/Tampa (II) JV
Prudential Insurance Group 489,216 Sale Tampa Airport First Industrial
High Street Equities 410,000 Sale East Tampa Krauss/Schwartz Properties
First Industrial 209,500 Sale Tampa airport Krauss/Schwartz Properties
Cott Beverage 205,000 Lease East Tampa Krauss/Schwartz Properties
Rooms to Go 200,000 Lease Lakeland Weingarten
CAE 200,000 Lease Tampa Airport First Industrial
International Paper (xpedx) 200,000 Lease Lakeland CalStrs
Mission Foods 168,400 Lease Lakeland Weingarten
BB&T - WGC 167,000 Sale East Tampa BB & T
Saddle Creek 147,000 Lease Davenport Pattillo
Ta-Chen 140,000 Lease Lakeland First Industrial
Central Garden & Pet 129,600 Lease East Tampa Exeter
EastGroup - Sabal 128,000 Sale East Tampa EastGroup
RREEF 115,200 Sale East Tampa RREEF
Parts Depot 115,147 Lease East Tampa Weingarten
Publix Supermarkets 104,721 Lease Lakeland Weingarten
CTDI 103,950 Lease Polk County Pattillo
SP Richards 100,000 Lease East Tampa Private
MiTek 99,000 Lease East Tampa Weingarten
5100 Waters Ave 98,600 Sale Tampa Airport ProLogis
Star Distribution 95,331 Lease Lakeland Weingarten
iGov 93,630 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
Pet Food LTD 89,000 Lease East Tampa ProLogis
Mercury Distribution 88,000 Lease East Tampa TA Associates
FL Automotive 80,000 Lease East Tampa Clarion
Chep USA 78,141 Lease Lakeland DRA
Roth Investment 77,000 Sale Tampa Airport Masonite
Pitney Bowes 71,389 Lease Pinellas Private
Premier Transportation 70,400 Sale Lakeland Marco Bay
SDA Tire 70,000 Lease East Tampa Weingarten
Piedmont 68,851 Lease Tampa Airport PLC
Covidien 62,200 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
Central Pipe and Supply 59,993 Lease East Tampa Weingarten
MiTek 58,038 Sale East Tampa Sabal Park Prop
Access USA 56,840 Lease Sarasota Meridian
Guardian Bldg Prod. 56,811 Lease Lakeland ProLogis
UPS 55,230 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
CPI 51,200 Lease East Tampa Cobalt
Busch Gardens 50,000 Lease East Tampa Exeter
Beltram 50,000 Lease East Tampa ProLogis
Beltram 50,000 Sale East Tampa ProLogis
American Building Supply 49,840 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
Gtech 48,800 Lease Plant City EastGroup
Wurth 46,000 Lease Tampa Airport Kennedy
Hostess 45,975 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
Norwegian Cruise Lines 45,975 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
CTS Transport 45,004 Lease East Tampa EastGroup
Gopher Resources 45,000 Lease East Tampa MetLife
Red Bull Distribution 44,713 Lease East Tampa Wits End South
Gemaire 41,797 Lease East Tampa Antinori
Green Fiber 41,193 Lease East Tampa ProLogis
JGA Beacon 40,000 Lease East Tampa Weingarten
Gopher Resources 40,000 Lease East Tampa Beaver
Green Fiber 40,000 Lease East Tampa Beaver
Johnson Dvlpmt Assoc 100 Acres Sale Lakeland Flagler


  • East Group Properties
  • ProLogis
  • Cobalt Capital
  • Pattillo
  • DRA Advisors
  • Gemaire
  • Red Bull
  • Club Assist
  • Trans Group
  • Seal Master
  • Acoustimac
  • Green Fiber
  • Boing
  • Premier Transportation
  • Aramark
  • Autopart International
  • Guardian Building Products
  • Beltram
  • Leslie Pools  
Rian Smith, SIOR First Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Tampa 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1500
Tampa, FL 33602

Available Properties