Adams and Reese Celebrates 30 Years at Morgan Stanley Tower

One of the South’s prominent regional law firms, Adams and Reese, is celebrating 30 years in downtown St. Petersburg at Morgan Stanley Tower. One of the building’s first tenant’s has renewed the firm’s commitment to St. Petersburg and Pinellas County signing a five-year lease renewal. Partners David Bernstein and Jim Dickson have officed at Morgan Stanley Tower for all of those 30 years.

Adams and Reese Partner David Bernstein

Bernstein stated, “We are deeply committed to our St. Petersburg location, our community and our clients. We have enjoyed much success for our clients here over the previous years and have solidified our future to continue to serve St. Petersburg at Morgan Stanley Tower.”Partner in Charge Rick Flowers added: “Our location is convenient for the business community and our office space is an outstanding environment for Adams and Reese and our clients.” 

Adams and Reese 17th Floor Offices

“Anytime a tenant renews it is the ultimate compliment for us,” stated Feldman Equities CEO Larry Feldman who owns the building with joint venture partner Tower Realty Partners. “We spent millions renovating the building upgrading and adding amenities with an eye towards keeping and exceeding the expectations of exceptional tenants like Adams and Reese added Feldman. We appreciate their confidence in our ownership and management. Feldman Equities spearheads leasing responsibilities with Tower Realty Partners handling property management.

About Adams and Reese
Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with nearly 300 attorneys and advisors strategically located in 18 offices across 17 markets throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C. The American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation’s top law firms – The Am Law 200. The National Law Journal also includes the firm among the top 200 on the NLJ 500 list of the nation’s largest law firms.

Morgan Stanley Tower Welcomes Khonsari Law Group

Khonsari Law Group, PLLC will open a new office in downtown St. Petersburg at Morgan Stanley Tower. Special thanks to Mike Heretick of Vector Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC for brokering the deal along with the Feldman Equities leasing team of Ceci Tricoli and Mike DiBlasi.

The Khonsari Law Group provides powerful advocacy for those in need of representation. The firm’s top priority is ensuring  clients’ rights and interests are protected under the law. Founded in 2011, the firm prides itself on their ability to provide an experience that is both personalized and as relaxed as possible for every client. Their attorneys are easily accessible and prepared to put forth substantial time and effort into every client’s case. The firm represents individuals as well as medical practices, medical facilities, advanced surgical centers and various businesses in the Tampa Bay area and nationwide.

Corporate Resorts Group Relocates to Morgan Stanley Tower

image001Capital Resorts Group, a leader in the vacation ownership industry, has announced it has moved its corporate office from Clermont to St. Petersburg, Florida. A significant growth in the company necessitated the move, which took place on November 1, 2014. The new headquarters are located at 150 2nd Avenue North, Suite 450, St. Petersburg, Florida 33703.

“As our brand and resort locations have become known throughout the industry, demand has risen – and quickly,” says David DeShaw, Chief Hospitality Officer of Capital Resorts Group. “Our new corporate office is significantly larger than our previous offices and offers a more efficient layout. It will support our continued growth and expansion, while providing a better work environment for current and future staff. I think it underscores our commitment to our owners, partners, lenders and employees.”

The new 14,000 square foot office will be located in the Morgan Stanley Tower in downtown St. Petersburg. The building is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation including a brand new lobby designed by Gensler, widely recognized as the world’s leading collaborative design firm. Additional renovations include a high-end fitness center and major upgrade to the building’s parking garage. Ownership is installing an all new state-of-the-art elevator system for both the building and the garage, to be completed in 2015. The tenant floors will be extensively renovated with new tile floors, lighting, carpeting and restroom upgrades. The Morgan Stanley Building has water views of Tampa Bay with a premium downtown location across from the Sundial Plaza, which offers a variety of high-end restaurants and shops.