CBRE loses listing for Fifth Third Center in downtown Tampa after 15 years

The Atlanta-based owner of the Fifth Third Center in downtown Tampa has axed the brokerage firm that’s leased the tower for 15 years.

CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBG) confirmed in a statement Wednesday that Colliers International Tampa Bay would begin leasing the building in mid-September.

A spokesman for Colliers declined comment.

Fairlead Commercial Real Estate bought the tower in July 2014 for $47.25 million and retained CBRE as its listing agent. Fairlead CEO Jeff Shaw did not respond to a request… …read more