About Our Company
City Construction & Development
City Construction & Development is a privately held real estate firm engaged in the construction, development, investment and leasing of retail and service orientated properties. We specialize in the development of upscale shopping centers for retail, restaurant, bank, light automotive and aftermarket services including quick lubes, tire stores and automotive maintenance tenants.
Our goal is tenant satisfaction in our shopping centers…
…with excellent visibility, accessibility, attention to design and detail including front facing signage to provide all tenants with maximum street exposure. Great attention is paid to tenant mix with intent to achieve a synergy that benefits all tenants.
Our Philosophy Is all phases of development of new properties are handled “in house”…
…inclusive of site selection, construction, leasing, and property management. Each construction project has its own superintendent and project manager. With our experience and success rating, you can feel comfortable knowing who you are dealing with and can expect results.
Our Executive Team Take a look at our executive team below.
Developer – General Contractor
Martin Heise has been headquartered in Boca Raton for over 35 years. Mr. Heise, a State of Florida Certified General Contractor, is the principal of City Construction & Development and its affiliate, Spanish River Construction, Inc. He is also a principal in numerous companies that own shopping centers throughout Florida and he has been involved with the development, general contracting, leasing and/or property management of these shopping centers as well as properties located in Wisconsin and the Washington D.C. area. This portfolio of properties consists of many highly successful shopping centers located on high traffic roads in prime retail locations.
Lilly is our property manager with over 15 of commercial property management experience. She has managed over 1 million square feet of power centers, industrial and high rise buildings. She currently oversees over 400,000 square feet of retail properties in Miami Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Venice.
Director of Leasing
Nancy Butler, our Director of Leasing, has been with City Construction for 14 years. Prior to that she has served as Leasing Director and Representative for many major developers in South Florida and has handled projects from the Northern Panhandle, Treasure Coast, South Florida and throughout Broward and Palm Beach Counties. She is well known in the leasing industry. She has placed many major tenants, start ups, franchises, etc. in a multitude of existing centers, handling all aspects of leasing throughout initial contact, lease negotiation and preparation to execution.
Nicole Messer, CCIM
Leasing and Aquisitions Manager
Nicole is a licensed Real Estate Broker and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).
An accomplished commercial real estate veteran whom began her Commercial Real Estate career in 2007.
Since then Nicole has been actively involved in many facets of the commercial real estate industry and has leased/sold millions of square feet throughout the South Florida market.
Nicole’s primary focus is marketing and leasing the firms existing portfolio in addition to site selection and analysis for future development opportunities.
Nancy is our in-house financial controller and is an actively licensed State of Florida Certified Public Accountant since 1988. She is also a 1986 graduate of FAU who has worked both in public and private accounting in South Florida since 1984.
Real Estate Acquisitions
Christine Anasagasti is our manager of real estate acquisitions who seeks out vacant land and improved properties. Christine knows location is essential to successful business and strives to find properties in high traffic, prime retail areas. Christine has been with the company since 2017 and is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Florida. Christine holds a BBA in accounting from Florida Atlantic University.