Stephen Toner

Senior Adviser
SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate

Stephen J. Toner, MBA, Broker Associate, is a Senior Adviser with SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate. with a specialty in Florida land for development, land for investment and ranch land in the greater Tampa Bay region. With land for development, he works with residential builders, developers, and retail corporate site selection managers on sites in the growing area of Tampa Bay and the south west coast counties of Florida. He works with owners of ranch lands and land for hunting and recreation throughout west and central Florida; often good candidates for conservation easement and 1031 Exchange strategies. Since joining CBCSRE in June of 2015 Steve has put over $22 million under contract and sales. 

For land investors, local and international, Steve is working with both buyers and sellers. For international clients often involved in trade, he presents the advantages of owning (rather than leasing) land in Tampa Bay for office, warehouse and manufacturing facilities, to take advantage of the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) status now available nearly anywhere (appropriately zoned) in west central Florida. He works with clients in a number of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) countries which provide significant Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Tampa Bay area real estate. 

Prior to working with Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate, Steve had his own brokerage and marketing firm; served as Vice President International of a national Real Estate Franchise; served as Director of Business Development for a national engineering firm, and as Director of Development and Alumni at his University. 

Steve earned his MBA at Northern Kentucky University (NKU), and his MPA at the University of Cincinnati. His BA undergraduate work was completed at the University of Kentucky and NKU. He holds a Florida Real Estate Broker's License and has completed most courses in the NAR Programs toward the CCIM and ALC designations. 

Steve’s interests include travel, hunting, fishing boating and photography. He lives in Tampa with his wife, Pam. They have two grown children and three grandchildren who live in the Tampa Bay area. 

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MBA, Broker Associate
Commercial Land
For Sale
9.56 Acres for Infill Development
SW corner of South Ave. Airport Road, Zephyrhills, Florida 33542
9.56 Acres
A combination of 4 total parcels for 9.56 acres. Parcels can be sold together or separately. Divisible to 1.01 Acres. 9.56 Acres total or available as one of 4 parcels or combination. 9.56 acres (4 parcels) discounted price of all 4 parcels is $700,000. 1 ac: $150,000. 2.03 ac: $225,000 2.6 ac: 210,000 3.92 ac: 317,783. Level, upland, excellent road frontage, utilities, near Zephyrhills Municipal Airport. DETAILS: Text for 9.56 Acres for Infill Development This is an infill land parcel surrounded by residential, commercial and light industrial development; designated by the city of Zephyrhills as a preferred area of growth. This is available as one parcel or any of 3 parcels. All parcels have road frontage and utilities. These 9.56 acres are available as a whole or in one of 4 parcels: 1.01 acres, 2.03 acres, 2.6 acres, or 3.92 acres, or combine any of the contiguous parcels. The 1.01 acre parcel is $150,000. The 2.03 acres is $225,000. 2.6 ac: 210,000 3.92 ac: 317,783. The 2.6 acres and 3.92 acres together (6.52 acres) are $ 400,000. All four parcels together (9.56 acres) are at a discounted sale price of $700,000. This is strategically located near substantial commercial, light industrial and residential developments, and just west of the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, that is expanding one of the runways by 1,000 feet to serve the growing demand in the area. It is also a short drive to US 301, SR 54 and CR 39, as well as the new CR 56 that quickly connect to I-75 (N-S) and I-4 (E-W). This represents an excellent opportunity for residential, industrial or commercial development in the pro-business city of Zephyrhills, Florida. It offers excellent access to the booming Central Florida Marketplace via: • Major highways • CSX Railway (2500 ft. or rail with a rail spur on the property) • The executive Zephyrhills Municipal Airport • The Tampa International Airport • The Port of Tampa. (29 miles to the south of this site via I-75 and I-4). Utilities on site; see details on each below). • Electric: Progress Energy / Duke (on Chancey Road) • Water: City of Zephyrhills (on Chancey Road) • Wastewater: City of Zephyrhills (on Chancey Road) • Natural Gas: TECO Peoples Gas (on Chancey Road). It is located on the NE corner of Chancey Road and Paul Buchman Highway, Zephyrhills, FL. From the Tampa area heading north, it is located at the gateway into the city of Zephyrhills via US 301 to Chancey Road (CR 535), as well as Paul S Buchman Highway, and crossed by Tucker Road. It is just 12 miles to I-75 via CR 54 or SR 56; and 24 miles to downtown Tampa, Port Tampa Bay and the Tampa International Airport. . Within a half mile of important commercial and community destinations: • Zephyrhills Municipal Airport. • Nestle Waters North America plant • Morrow Steel Plant (steel fabricators and erectors) • Sunrise Manufacturing • ReadyRefresh by Nestlé® • Heyl Truck Lines • Dad’s Powder Coating • Wheelblast, Inc • Cemex • Southeastern Staffing • BETER Mix – Zephyrhills • Oldcastle Coastal • The Samuel W. Pasco Athletic Complex • Zephyrhills Golf Course. The SR 56 New Roadway Extension from Meadow Pointe Blvd in Wesley Chapel to US 301 near the subject property is now open. This new six-mile long, four-lane divided roadway connects the Zephyrhills Airport area to the booming Wesley Chapel area and I-75, just 15 minutes to downtown Tampa. An important consideration for any commercial operation that is involved in international trade; this property is in Foreign Trade Zone 193 that can save the owners/operators time and money. A Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a secured site within the United States, but technically considered outside of U.S. Customs’ jurisdiction, allowing shippers to streamline Cus¬toms clearance. It allows the owner to efficiently manage cash flow and save a significant amount of money on imported cargo shipments or manufacturing and distribution operations by using FTZ 193. Besides saving on taxes, FTZ 193 benefits include: • Defer customs duties and taxes until merchandise is transferred from the FTZ to domestic market. • Reduce merchandise processing/entry fees substantially with just one entry filed each week and just one fee per entry. • Reduce duties on goods processed or assembled in the FTZ when imported components have a higher duty rate than the finished goods. • Eliminate duties entirely on scrap, damages, zone transfers, and on goods re-exported. The FTZ’s Alternative Site Framework allows for easy inte¬gration into your company’s existing site/location. Storage and distribution sites can be approved in 30 days; manufacturing and processing plants can be approved within 120 days. Some of the best industrial land sites in the entire United States are available within FTZ 193. Other programs in this area include: • Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program (QTI) for companies that create high wage jobs in targeted, high value-added industries. • Qualified Defense & Space Contractor (QDSC) Tax Refund may provide up to $5,000 in tax refunds per job created/saved in Florida • Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) provides training to existing employees for the purpose of maintaining competitiveness and business retention. • Florida Flex provides customized entry-level skills training. The property is within a preferred area of growth with the upcoming expansion of the airport’s runway, and completion of the new CR 56 that will quickly connect to I-75 (N-S) and I-4 (E-W).
2/6/2020 2:56:32 PM   4/4/2020 4:11:45 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
26 Acres on US 98 for Residential Development
SR 98, Dade City, Florida 33525
26 Acres
This beautiful, scenic 26-acre parcel is perfect for residential development. Located in the path of growth in Pasco County, the property offers advantageous access by way of US 98 in just 2 miles to Publix, Walmart, and numerous commercial conveniences that include shopping, dining and parks along US 301. The parcel is cleared for development except for a few mature trees that should be featured in the residential development. All utilities are available. The property is zoned AC, but FLU is Res-3 and neighboring developments have higher density opening the opportunity to file for the same with the County. Pasco County has realized significant property appreciation and is one of the fastest-growing, and most desirable locations for residential development in the Tampa Bay region. This 26 acre tract has 1,530 feet along US 98 for excellent visibility and exposure. It is nicely sloped for good drainage and squared off for an efficient site plan. More information is available upon request. Pasco County has realized significant property appreciation and is one of the fastest-growing, and most desirable locations for residential development in the Tampa Bay region. This 26 acre tract has 1,530 feet along US 98 for excellent visibility and exposure. It is nicely sloped for good drainage and squared off for an efficient site plan.
2/6/2020 2:59:56 PM   4/3/2020 8:37:00 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
2.75 Acres on SR 52 E of I-75 for Office Development
31157 State Road 52, San Antonio, Florida 33576
2.75 Acres
We are proud to present this uniquely positioned property as an excellent development opportunity in the gateway from I-75 to the new Mirada residential development, the city of San Antonio, St Leo University and Dade City. These are 2 parcels to be sold as one, benefiting through access to both SR 52 and a corner road, Emmaus Cemetery Road. These parcels total 2.75 acres of upland land, zoned for professional office development. This immediate market is booming with residential, business growth and economic expansion. A stable workforce, business friendly government, great transportation options and a solid quality of life environment are factors that contribute to the many benefits here. For example, three of the most important upcoming developments for the city are Mirada - the new high-tech residential development -, Advent Health West Florida Ambulatory Services, and Publix Supermarket, are all direct neighbors of our subject property. In this location, all traffic heading towards the entrance ramp of I-75 from Mirada, San Antonio and St Leo University will all have to pass this site. All of these factors add to set this property as a perfect place for a professional office and or retail building(s). Located in the path of growth just 1.3 Miles east of I-75 on the north side of SR 52 in San Antonio, Florida. It is directly across from Advent Health West Florida Ambulatory Services large facility, and near the main entrance to the new vast residential development of Mirada (part of Connected City); located between its main entry off SR 52 and the entrance ramp to I-75.
3/23/2020 3:38:44 PM   4/3/2020 8:36:48 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
Wesley Chapel Lakefront Development
Cedar Waxwing Drive, Wesley Chapel, Florida 33545
24.08 Acres
This is Phase II of Boyette Oaks in Wesley Chapel on Cedar Waxwing Drive. There are 24 acres on Lakefront for a Residential Development with a FLU of Res 3. Significant engineering and related work is completed, including a survey, geotech exploration, conceptual site plan, topographic map, tree survey, soils, etc.; all available upon request. As part of a prior MPUD (Phase II of Boyette Oaks) with approximately 15 acres of uplands, a beautiful lakefront development of single family homes may be approved. The MPUD has expired and needs to be renewed with a current proposed site plan. With 15 acres of uplands along a lake, this property lends itself to a community facility or gazebo with kayak launch and fishing dock. The remaining 9 acres of wetlands (rather dry) may be used for horse riding or other community use. This potential lifestyle is enhanced by the convenient location in the booming area of Tampa Bay; just off the I-75 and SR 54 interchange in Wesley Chapel; as the area offers an incredible amount and variety of excellent shopping, dining, entertainment, school choices, golfing and medical care. Driving Directions: - From I­-75 in Pasco County, take exit 279 (SR 54), go east to Vandine Road. - Go north on Vandine Road & it becomes Boyette Road. - Turn left onto Boyette Oaks Place. - Turn right onto Water Thrush Lane. - Turn left onto Cedar Waxwing Drive where it dead­-ends into the property; marked by 3 traffic ends signs & our SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler sign.
2/13/2020 2:30:09 PM   4/3/2020 8:36:24 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
Sarasota County Residential Development
SW Corner of Jacaranda Blvd and Border Road, Venice, Florida 34292
73.35 Acres
Luxury Residential Development This 73-acre parcel is a beautiful and scenic tract, perfect for a high-end residential lifestyle community with every home on the lake. Location Located in a prime area hugging Florida's luxury southwest coast, the property itself offers advantageous access via beautifully landscaped and divided boulevards with decorative lighting. The east-west 4-lane Border Road and north-south major thoroughfare Jacaranda Boulevard connects to I-75 less than a mile away. Border Road runs along the north boundary of the property west to the densely populated areas along the incredible Gulf coast. The property is near downtown Venice and just south of the City of Sarasota, both with Florida's best beaches and quaint culture. Landscape Features This parcel features the two nice-sized lakes that act as twin focal points offering creative planning for a waterfront-themed upscale community. Lakefront estate lots draw those wishing the ambiance of beautiful lake views and the majestic waterfowl they attract; white egrets, blue heron, and green mallards. Considering the lakes and a few acres of wetlands, a developer will have 46 +/- upland acres for construction. Convenience Convenient to downtown Venice brings amenities, such as shopping, restaurants, and Publix Super Market at Jacaranda Commons Shopping Center (by far the most desired supermarket) is just a mile south on Jacaranda Boulevard. Minutes to Venice or the I-75 connection takes you to nearby beaches, marinas, parks, malls, golf courses, and the extraordinary lifestyle of this area. Market Large land parcels are very limited on the west side of I-75 and now creates demand for the better parcels on the east side of I-75. The east side has seen significant property appreciation and upscale residential development in this most desirable of Florida's Gulf Coast counties. Located in a prime area hugging Florida’s luxury southwest coast, the property itself offers advantageous access via beautifully landscaped and divided boulevards with decorative lighting. The east-west 4-lane Border Road and north-south major thoroughfare Jacaranda Boulevard connects to I-75 less than a mile away. Border Road runs along the north boundary of the property west to the densely populated areas along the incredible Gulf coast. The property is near downtown Venice and just south of the City of Sarasota, both with Florida’s best beaches and quaint culture.
2/6/2020 2:58:36 PM   4/3/2020 8:35:35 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
131 Acre SF Residential Entitled Development
Southwest 21st Place, Newberry, Florida 32669
$2,400,000 ($0.42 /SqFt)
131 Acres
Dylan’s Grove is a gated, single family, upscale development in 2 phases: • Phase 1 has completed infrastructure with 5 home sites (2 to 3 acres each) remaining with this listing. • Phase 2 has 120 acres (currently green-belted) with fully entitled (but not recorded) 28 home sites of 2 to 3 acres each. This is a shovel ready opportunity with all government entitlements in place so horizontal development can start immediately. The current improvements include: • Community Lodge (3,000 SF) with a double sided fireplace, summer kitchen, large dining area, restrooms and swimming pool. • Landscaped gated entrance with “Dylan’s Grove” stone signage. • Divided, landscaped, paved roadway through phase 1. • Three and a half (3.5) miles of paved wooded nature hiking trails. • Large wooded home sites, plentiful deer and other Florida wildlife in a tranquil environment, design code, and HOA. This land is all upland, totally out of the flood zone, and beautifully wooded. Power is available on the site, well and septic systems are required on the large home sites. The site plans, engineering construction cost estimates and other development documents are available upon request. Dylan’s Grove is located in the city of Newberry in Alachua County, Florida, just 8 miles from I-75 and Gainesville. This upscale area offers great shopping, dining, nature parks, and museums. It is the perfect place to live for someone in any stage of life. Gainesville has quietly but steadily marched to the head of the class. The University of Florida is the area’s largest employer, and the economic picture, recently mixed, has recovered well and the area is now one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the state. Gainesville is a small self-sufficient city. It has most of the things anyone would need. It has a vibrant downtown with numerous restaurants, many cuisines, pubs, night-life, arts and drama etc.
10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM   10/5/2019 4:08:13 PM
Commercial Special Purpose
For Sale
Costa Rica Luxury Beachfront Resort
Federal Highway 34, Dominical, Florida 60504
Ideal for the discerning buyer who enjoys the finest in life, Punta Gabriela offers an unrivaled opportunity to enjoy a lavish vacation home, retirement home, or income producing property in paradise. Nestled along the coast of beautiful Dominical, the lavish resort of Punta Gabriela boasts three luxurious villas along with a penthouse suite complete with a private hot tub and a Luxury Home. A main swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and recreation room with a full bar offers plenty of opportunity for you and your family or guests to relax. Complete with a commercial kitchen and wine cellar, this lavish resort is well appointed for the family who enjoys entertaining or for catering events for guests. Also on the lower level of the main home is a lovely dining room and common area. Toucan Chuey’s, a distinctive indoor/outdoor bar that provides the perfect backdrop for chatting with friends and enjoying an after dinner drink while watching the sun descend on the Pacific. Three of the villas are detached from the main home, making them ideal for visiting family and friends or for paying guests. A fourth villa, the penthouse, is located on the third floor of the main home for privacy. Each of the three villas features a mini-bar and kitchenette for maximum convenience and privacy of your guests. Featuring a private balcony overlooking the lush jungle, the penthouse boasts its own dining area and outdoor sunbathing area. An outdoor Jacuzzi, spacious outdoor shower, and mini-bar complete the amenities of the penthouse. While this property easily offers enough amenities to keep you and your guests occupied, there are also numerous activities to enjoy in the surrounding area of Dominical. From fishing to helicopter tours, there is always something exciting taking place. For the adventurous at heart, there is whitewater rafting and surfing. Additionally, some of the best zip lines in all of Costa Rica are located within short a short distance of Punta Gabriela. Whether you are looking for an investment opportunity in the tourism industry of Costa Rica or you are seeking a place to call your own in paradise, this distinctive property offers everything you could desire.
8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM   9/25/2018 6:22:01 PM
Commercial Special Purpose
For Sale
Costa Rica Beachfront Land with Rainforest Condo
Costenera Highway, Utiva, Florida 60504
16.5 Acres
The property is directly on the Costenera highway and consists of two pieces of land across from each other. Two pieces of titled land on the beach side and one on the mountainside. Its closeness to downtown Utiva makes it economically viable. The green and lush rainforest environment makes it a pleasurable sight and recreational experience for guests and visitors. In total the property is 16.5 ± acres (6.6 ± Hectares) with magnificent ocean views of the Marine park. The structures were constructed by Gentler Architects, a leader in global design, planning, and strategic consulting firm. Gensler is committed to sustainable design around the world and in Costa Rica. The Resort was planned to be constructed on two properties that are separated by the Costanera highway, Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast highway. This property’s strategic location makes it of immense economic benefit as a hotel property or a development property. Makara was originally planned as a Spa Community celebrating the culture and heritage of Costa Rica. The design was a collaborative effort between Gentler Architects and Bernard Judge known for outstanding design and concept. The project is located in Playa Ballena which is part of the spectacular Marino Ballena National Park, the only marine park in the country and the largest breeding ground of humpback whales in the pacific. In front of Makara sits four small islands, an easy kayak trip from the beach are part of the largest reef on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.
8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM   9/25/2018 6:21:07 PM
Commercial Land
For Sale
Dominican Republic Beachfront
Highway 30, La Isabela Dominican Republic, La Isabela, Puerto Plata Province 57000
355 Acres
Dominican Republic Beachfront in Puerto Plata, available along the northern tip of the Dominican Republic in the warm blue waters of the Caribbean lies an exclusive 4.4 mile stretch of beachfront totaling 355 acres (1.44 Million Sq. Meters). This could well be considered the ultimate land investment opportunity. The location is in the incredibly beautiful Dominican Republic, tourism business is exploding, including the opening of a massive new Cruise Ship Terminal Complex, the Maimon Bay Project, only 30 miles east from this beachfront land tract. The Maimon Bay Project is expected to draw up to 8,000 cruise passengers and 2,000 crew members daily! What could you do with this exclusive piece of Paradise?! Top Ten Reasons Why This Property Is An Extraordinary Opportunity: 1. Unlimited Development Potential: Because of its shape and enormous size you can build a resort, golf course, marina, theme park, time-shares, mixed-use development, medical tourism facilities, and more. 2. Offered at 73% of 2014 Bank Appraisal: Asking price is only $22 Million – this is only 73% of the 2014 appraisal value of U.S. $30.2 Million. 3. Lower Cost Per Beach Frontage: 4.4 miles (7.1 km) of unspoiled beaches. Largest ratio (15:1) of beachfront to property size. Beachfront per meter costs about $3,000. Beaches on other properties are $40,000 to $88,000+ per meter. 4. Building Costs are 40% Lower: The country's cement production capacity led to as much as 40% lower prices compared with other countries in the Latin American region, including Mexico, Columbia, and Brazil. 5. New Tourism Tax Incentives: The property location is now included under the new tax incentive law – this includes a 3% tax break on real estate transactions & extends the tax exemption to 15 years. President calls for 50,000 new rooms! 6. Government is Spurring Tourism: The government is aggressively incentivising tourism; the goal is to TRIPLE tourism and offer new protections and tax benefits for foreign investors. 7. Historic Area: In 1493 Columbus arrived in the area and built the first settlement in the Americas, La Isabella - only 2.5 miles (4 km) east of our property. 8. Hurricane Safer Zone: Protected by a 10,000-foot mountain range it is the only place in the Caribbean, where no hurricanes have been recorded in the last 150 years. 9. Comprehensive Infrastructure: A short, one-hour hop away is Santiago with an international airport, restaurants, sports arena, malls, movie theaters, and a state-of-the-art medical center. Water and electric on the main road – about one mile from the property. 10. Interest rates: the cost of capital has never been better!
12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM   12/1/2017 2:48:48 AM
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