Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, MIASF CEO Phil Purcel, Starmark International CEO Peggy Nordeen and Walter Duke + Partners CEO Walter B. Duke, III, MAI, CCIM
Fort Lauderdale, FL – The Marine Industries of South Florida (MIASF) announced the re-appointment of Walter B. Duke, III, to the Board of Directors. “I am honored to be re-elected to a second term by our members. I look forward to working with the new board to advocate for our vital marine industry and help continue to expand its footprint in the community for the betterment of all”, said Walter B. Duke, III.
MIASF provide access to the largest marine industry network in the Southeast and to boating industry associations in the U.S. and worldwide. With over 400 members within the region, across the state and beyond, MIASF is one of the most active marine advocacy groups in the industry, with a professional staff to serve members needs in the areas of policy, advocacy, communications, and marketing through ownership of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Walter Duke + Partners is nationally known as a leading provider of boatyard and marina appraisal services to the marine industry. We maintain key relationships with industry leaders and are actively involved with the Marine Industries of Florida and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida. Over the last four decades, we’ve provided hundreds of appraisals of marine-related properties and have become an acknowledged expert in this property asset class. Widely acknowledged by industry experts, Walter Duke + Partners relies on real-time knowledge of trends in the boat building, recreational boating, and yachting markets. Fort Lauderdale is the Yachting Capital Center of the World. With constant contact with the players in the global marine industry, Walter Duke + Partners the source for innovative, forward-thinking solutions. Don’t take a chance, our decades of experience will help you avoid making a critical mistake.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is the largest marine trade organization in the Southeast United States dedicated to promoting, protecting, and growing the 110,000 middle class jobs in Broward County and 136,000 jobs regionally in marine businesses promoting boating lifestyles from family cruising and fishing to yachts and the goods and services that sustain them, driving the economic output to $8.8 billion in Broward County and $11.5 billion regionally.