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Mark Zintel Electronic Media, 7901 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, has taken a second-place national radio production award for Champion TV and Appliance, from the association of professional rental organizations.CONSTRUCTION

Oyler Construction Co., Inc., 1930 Silver Star Road, Orlando, has completed the landscape development on Crystal River Mall, Crystal River, for Edward J. DeBartolo Corp. and a joint-venture project, the Avenues Mall in Jacksonville, for CBL and Associates Inc. and Edward J. DeBartolo Corp.

Tri-City Contractors Inc. recently announced the opening of a branch office in Lake Buena Vista. The new offices occupy 1,440 square feet at 2880 Bonnet Creek Road, Lake Buena Vista. Bruce McGlamery has been named manager of the office.


Management Information Services has opened offices at the Newport Square Office Park, 4625 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. The company provides general accounting and management services along with computerized business and accounting systems.


Paul R. Lancaster recently announced the opening of his chiropractic office at 1075 58th St. N, St. Petersburg. Prior to opening his own company, he was employed by Brown Arrowhead Clinic in Brunswick, Ga.

Kathryn LaPointe recently announced the opening of the Discovery Counseling Center, 8601 Fourth St. N, Suite 201, St. Petersburg. LaPointe will be the director of the center, which provides couples counseling, coping with pain and injury; dealing with stress, anxiety and depression; pre-menstrual syndrome counseling; and children's issues, including hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder.


Aluminum Craftsmen, 12841 66th St. N, Largo, has won two first place awards of excellence from the Aluminum Association of Florida. The company has received five statewide awards in consecutive years.


Peak Barr Petralia Biety Inc., 5100 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, has been retained by the area franchise group of Mail Boxes Etc., a company that has more than 35 locations throughout the area. The agency will provide Mail Boxes Etc. with an unusual radio campaign that focuses on the company's comprehensive "wrap and send" service.


Royal LePage Commercial Real Estate Services, 102 W Whiting St., Tampa, has arranged four industrial leases. They include: Guaranteed Airfreight and Forwarding Inc., 6120 Jetport Place in Jetport Commerce Park; National Enterprises, 4093 Waters Ave., in Sunstate Commerce Park; 3 D Distribution Systems Inc., 4926 Distribution Drive, in Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.'s Tampa Distribution Center; and Safeco Inc., 1404 Merchantile Court, in Walden Woods Business Center, Plant City.

CLW Realty Asset Group, 111 Madison St., Suite 2420, Tampa, recently announced the following leases: Clark Reporting Services, Art And Gold Jewelry, and First Florida Bank.

Representatives of Coldwell Banker Commercial recently negotiated the following leases:

Gulf Machinery Sales and Engineering Inc. has leased 7,824 square feet at 4625 East Bay Drive, Largo; Patty Ceramic Design Manufacturing Inc. has leased 12,980 square feet at 2880 Scherer Drive, St. Petersburg.

Representatives of Coldwell Banker Commercial recently negotiated the following sales: Molex, ETC, purchased 1.5 acres of vacant land on 62nd Avenue, one-quarter mile east of 49th St. in Pinellas Park. The seller was Republic Bank. Molex plans to build a 50,000 square foot facility on the site.

Summit Moulding and Frame has purchased a 27,000 square foot building at 12775 Starkey Road, Largo. The seller was American Savings and Loan Association of Florida.

The following leases have been completed by Grubb and Ellis of Florida Inc., 2601 S. Bayshore Drive, Suite 1700, Miami. In Transal Office Park, a 75 acre office park located in the Doral-West Dade corridor in Miami: Medix International Inc., a veterinary bioscience company, Radioscan Corp., a radio industry magazine; Solosol Inc., a corrugated paper company; Publisher Inc., a desktop publishing company; Comtrad Inc., a computer hardware company; Blumberg Communications, an audio-visual communications company; Cacharel Boutique Femme Inc., a ladies apparel company; Mercator Shipping Inc., a shipping brokerage company; and Ram Systems Inc., a computer hardware company.

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