ABOUT

Bonita Springs commercial real estate

We are a small, hard-working commercial real estate practice based in Bonita Springs, Florida. Established in 2009, we hit the ground running believing in our mission statement, "To be one of the key alliances and most desired partners to transact commercial Real Estate in Southwest Florida."  Specializing in medical/professional office spaces, we offer our clients the full package.
Jay Crandall, CCIM, DDS, MBA
Bonnie Crandall, RN, BSN 
Director, Social Marketing/Brand Communication

Born in Northern Indiana, Jay Crandall, CCIM, DDS, MBA, is a 30 year resident of Southwest Florida and has been actively involved in the business community since 1986. Jay received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He held the office of president for four years while at dental school. He was chosen for the Spirit of Creighton Award, which honors the student exemplifying the ideals of the university. Ten years after opening his dental practice in Bonita Springs, Jay was diagnosed with cancer, and in 1997 was forced to sell his practice due to associated treatment side effects. Having invested in commercial real estate personally, and understanding the immense time constraints as a doctor to locate and secure properties for business operations and/or investment in the Florida real estate market, Jay chose to pursue a career in commercial real estate. To further his business education, Jay attended the Florida Gulf Coast University Executive MBA program and received his MBA degree in May 2001. Jay received numerous Circles of Distinction awards while working at Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, including the President’s Circle Designation representing the top 7% of all Coldwell Banker residential and commercial sales associates worldwide. He received his CCIM designation in October 2005. In early 2009, Jay opened his commercial real estate practice, Crandall Commercial Group (CCG), in Bonita Springs. CCG is a boutique commercial real estate office specializing in leasing/purchasing of medical and professional office space.

 

Jay is the past President for Commercial Investment Properties Group (CIP). Jay served as the 2011-2012 President of the Rotary Club of Naples and remains an active member at this time. He has served on three bank boards and is currently a Director at Synovus Bank.

 

Specializations: Medical/Professional Offices & Buildings; Sales and Leasing; Investment Properties; 1031 Exchanges

 

Memberships & Designations: 

CCIM Member; Past President of CIP; National Association of Realtors; American Dental Association; Florida Dental Association; Southwest Florida Dental Association; Rotary International & Rotary Club of Naples

 

Jay is co-author with his wife Bonnie of Letting Purpose & Passion Drive Your Marriage: How To Fiind Harmony & Happiness No Matter What! 

Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL,  Bonnie became a full-time resident of Southwest Florida in 1994 after living in California, Colorado, and Kansas. She earned her BSN from Bethel College in Newton, KS. Her nursing career included Med/Surg, Pediatrics, and Oncology Research. Bonnie then ventured into the pharmaceutical world as a Medical Science Liaison to market a new oncology pain medication she had been testing in Phase III clinical trials locally. After caring for both parents at end-of-life, she decided to give writing a shot and had her first book Heavenly Healing published in January of 2010. Her love of Social Media Marketing developed as she researched ways to market her book.  To further her love of Social Media, she became involved with a start-up brand communication platform called UNATION.com.  Bonnie's second book for young adults, Can You Text Me Directions?, was published January 2014. She and Jay co-authored their book, Letting Purpose & Passion Drive Your Marriage: How To Find Harmony & Happiness No Matter What! in 2015. In 2016, Bonnie edited the bestselling business book How To Catch a Shark by Anthony Amos and Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington. And, also published her fourth book (digital) A Lenten Frame of Mind.

 

Bonnie joined CCG in October of 2012. She has three daughters, one step-daughter, two sons-in-law, three grandsons, one granddaughter and is married to the love of her life.

 

 

Cindy Crowder, Licensed Administrative Assistant

 

Born in Chicago, IL, Cindy Crowder has resided in Fort Myers, Florida since 1964. She graduated from Fort Myers High School and in 1991 became a Dental Assistant (Expanded Duties certified), beginning her career as Jay's chair side assistant until he closed his practice in 1997. Cindy continued working in dentistry until she joined Jay again in October 2004 at Crandall Commercial Group/Coldwell Banker Commercial. She received her Real Estate Sales Associate License in October 2005. 

 

Cindy has been married 37  years. She has one daughter and one son-in-law.

LET'S MEET

Jay Crandall, broker and founder of Crandall Commercial Group

"You were kind enough to assist with issues that are not within the normal scope of one's realtor. And, as is usually the case, when at the last minute everyone was scrambling to close, you were able to pull together all the information to make it happen. Again, thank you for going above and beyond."  - Dr. J

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