March 10, 2020 – Denver, Colo. – Denver-based United Flea Markets, owner of the largest portfolio of flea markets in the country, announced today that it has acquired Fleamasters Fleamarket in Fort Myers, Fla.
United Flea Markets is the country’s foremost flea market ownership and management company with properties located across the country. This acquisition marks United Flea Markets’ fourth flea market in Florida and 13th nationwide.
“Our decision to acquire Fleamasters was based on a number of compelling factors including the market’s proximity to multiple highly populated areas, its impressive-high occupancy rate and state-of-the-art music hall that seats 300,” said Rob Sieban, President, CEO and co-owner of United Flea Markets and former Chairman and President of the National Flea Market Association. Over the course of the months and years ahead, we will make strategic improvements to the business which will include cosmetic and technology upgrades. We are honored to carry on the legacy created by the Steel family and every seller, buyer and employee at Flea Masters.
Fleamasters Fleamarket opened in 1986 and has been a favorite shopping destination for area visitors and local residents, offering more than 400,000 square feet of shopping, 900+ shops and 20 food stands.
Fleamasters Fleamarket is located at 4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Ft. Myers, Fla. The flea market hours will remain the same: May – Sept. Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. – April Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Buyer was represented by Dougall McCorkle of Premier Commercial, Inc. and Michael Lynch of MLPA Realty Inc.