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Colliers' Senior Directors Eric Bumgarner and Fran Pepis represent seller in Jessie Street warehouse transaction

Rogers, an Alpharetta, Georgia-based provider of electrical, lighting, HVAC, plumbing, distribution and contractor services, bought the former Second Harvest Food Bank warehouse at 1502 Jessie St.

Rogers Campus II LLC bought the 31,502-square-foot structure from LSS Property Management Inc. for $1.15 million.

Colliers International Northeast Florida senior directors Eric Bumgarner and Fran Pepis represented LSS. NAI Hallmark Vice President Jason Purdy represented Rogers.


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Source | Jax Daily Record

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Eric Bumgarner

Executive Director


Eric Bumgarner is an Executive Director of Industrial Brokerage Service with Colliers North Florida. Eric focuses his efforts primarily on the disposition and acquisition of industrial business parks, single tenant net leased industrial and self-storage facilities. His brokerage activities include both seller/landlord representation and buyer/tenant representation of sales and leases in the specialty of industrial land and buildings for local, regional and international companies. Eric has a reputation of being a key player in the Jacksonville, FL industrial market with having completed over 600 transactions throughout his career totaling 5.2M square feet. These transactions are valued at more than $300 million and has placed Eric among the top producers within Colliers.

Eric has relevant hands-on experience when it comes to understanding the needs of industrial users, as he has worked for multiple contracting companies in his younger years and is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he served in Operation Enduring Freedom maintaining the missile defensive systems on C-130 cargo planes.

Prior to joining Colliers International, Eric managed the industrial division at Prime Realty.

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Fran Pepis

Senior Director


Fran started her real estate career in 1988 as a business consultant to real estate firms in Florida.  She developed business strategies and play books on growth and profitability to assist and accelerate growth within these firms.      With over 33 years’ experience as a Commercial Real Estate Professional her focus is on Healthcare, Medical, Non-Profits, Investors and Office Tenants.    With her educational background in finance her strengths are in negotiating complex sales and leasing transactions, financial analysis, site selection, contract negotiations, business development, identifying   economic development opportunities; market conditions and trends and long-term financial planning for her clients.   Because she understands her clients, their short-term needs, and long-term goals, she is considered one of the most well -respected Brokers in her field.  Fran takes a hands-on approach to her clients’ real estate needs and not only assist the TEAM but becomes one of the TEAM members.

Fran works closely with Healthcare & Medical Owners/Tenants, Nonprofit Organizations, Professional Clients, Administrators, Facility Planning Departments and Real Estate Departments to create and maximize value by securing strategic cost-effective solutions.   Her clients typically face issues of growth, consolidation, inflexible landlords, staff and/or patient logistical concerns and facility obsolescence. 

My approach has always been to find solutions and opportunities by first listening to my clients and then to best assist them in reaching the most optimal outcome.  I become a real estate partner and an advocate for my clients’ interest and stay with them throughout the entire process.  I provide a critical link to resources and services which makes the entire transaction flow smoothly.

Over the last several years, Ms. Pepis has closed on $900 Million in sales and leasing transactions and has leased over 1.5 MSF of commercial space. Throughout her 33 years in commercial real estate, she has been fortunate to work with a number of local, regional, national and international investors, owners/users and tenants.



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