777 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
Paco Diaz is a Senior Vice President with CBRE, Inc. with three decades of experience in retail/commercial real estate. Prior to beginning his commercial real estate career, Mr. Diaz was an international banker with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in New York City and a residential developer in Miami, Florida. He joined CBRE, Inc. in 1987.
During his tenure with CBRE, Inc., Mr. Diaz has been very successful in representing national and regional tenants throughout South Florida and Puerto Rico. He specializes in providing corporate services to major retailers including strategic planning and site selection services. Some of these retailers include 24 Hour Fitness, Office Depot, JP Morgan Chase, WaWa, Floor & Decor, and many more. As part of the broker team representing JP Morgan Chase in Miami-Dade County, Mr. Diaz was the driving force for identifying and securing over 15 locations over an 18-month period.
Mr. Diaz also provides development services to institutions and retail developers. He has been involved in over 1,000 transactions ranging from shopping center sales to land sales, build-to-suits and retail leases. While representing landlords in the market, Mr. Diaz has successfully negotiated leases with financial institutions such as Pan American Bank, TerraBank and Ocean Bank.
Mr. Diaz partners with his two sons, Danny and Patxi Diaz. The bicultural and bilingual Diaz family team are uniquely equipped to understand all the different nationalities that make Miami and South Florida the diverse and dynamic region that it is. That, coupled with CBRE’s global platform, allows them to build and sustain long-standing relationships with clients.
In 2005, Mr. Diaz was appointed to the Retail Advisory Council of CBRE, Inc .and has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers for over 30 years. In 2005, Mr. Diaz was the top ranking retail producer in the country at CBRE. Mr. Diaz is also a member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and has served as a Director of the Coconut Grove Civic Club.
Mr. Diaz is a native of Havana, Cuba and speaks Spanish, English and Portuguese.
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Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate, Florida
Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
Member, Florida State Real Estate Society
Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Finance, Florida State University
Landlord representation on 10-shopping center portfolio (900,000 SF) in Miami-Dade County, FL
Landlord representation on Penn Dutch Plaza (156,000 SF) in Margate, FL
Landlord representation on Plantation Market Place (224,000 SF) in Plantation, FL
Tenant Representation for Sage Dental on multiple market rollout
Tenant Representation for Wawa in the South Florida market
- La Fogata
- Life Line
- Party City
- On the Border
- Sage Dental
- Title Boxing
- D1 Sports
Team Overview - The Diaz Team
A bilingual, multi-generational team of retail experts serving the Miami and South Florida markets.
Staying true to their motto, Do More with Your 24TM, 24 Hour Fitness is more than just a gym. They offer fitness classes, circuit workouts, fitness consultations, personal training, a health store, and kids’ club. There are currently over 400 locations across 13 states.
800 Degrees honors the heritage of Old World Italian tradition, where the integrity of ingredients is paramount. You can choose from one of the restaurant’s specialty pizzas or create your own. But your pizza will always be ready by the time you pay. 800 Degrees is an international company ready to expand throughout South Florida.
MiamiCentral is the Miami station for brightline, the new high-speed train that will provide service from Miami to Orlando with stops in Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. MiamiCentral station will be located at NW 1st Ave between NW 3rd Street and NW 8th Street.
Boot Barn started as a family business over 30 years ago. They pride themselves on providing the highest quality western wear and work gear for the entire family. There are currently over 200 Boot Barn stores across 31 states
As the second largest fast food hamburger chain worldwide, Burger King is committed to serving high-quality food made with premium ingredients. They currently have over 13,000 stores internationally which welcome more than 11 million patrons daily.
Kimco Realty is a NY-based REIT with over 500 properties in their portfolio across the US and Puerto Rico. We currently represent select Kimco-owned properties between Broward County and The Keys.
Starting out as a small-town, family owned, hardware store, Lowe’s has grown to a Fortune 50 company with over 290,000 employees. The company accommodates both DIY customers as well as contractors and other professionals with a 400,000+ item product line. They now have over 2,300 stores throughout North America.
Lucky's Market is a supermarket that was founded by two chefs from Boulder, CO. They focus on natural and organic products and an affordable price.
On The Border is a Tex-Mex style restaurant originating in Dallas, TX. They currently have over 150 restaurants and are looking to expand in South Florida. They have a passion for sharing their love of Mexican food, spirits, and fun.
Party City is a chain specializing in discount party supplies and costumes. They currently have over 850 locations nationwide.
The team has represented The Related Group to help lease up properties in South Florida. The Manor at Flagler Village (which has since been sold) was a great success
Over the past 30 years, Sage Dental has become the leading provider of dental health care in South Florida, offering patients a full range of services including preventative, general, cosmetic, reconstructive, and specialty dentistry with the commitment to provide all dentistry in one place.
Shake Shack as grown from a hot dog cart located in Madison Square Park into a modern day “roadside” burger stand. They serve burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and more. They now have over 115 stores worldwide.
Stein Mart specializes in discount clothing for both men and women. Their merchandise consists of up-and-coming designers as well as one-of-a-kind boutique pieces.
Title Boxing is a gym with classes solely focused on boxing and kick-boxing. They currently have over 160 locations throughout North America.
Today, Wawa is your all day, every day stop for fresh, built-to-order foods, beverages, coffee, fuel services, and surcharge-free ATMs. A chain of more than 645 convenience retail stores (over 365 offering gasoline), Wawa stores are located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Central Florida. The Diaz team is responsible for the company's expansion throughout South Florida.
XFINITY Stores are the larger, new and improved Comcast Service Centers. With more sales consultants, high-tech scheduling, the interactive iPad bar, and extra electronic accessories you might need, a new XFINITY Store experience is waiting for you.