Office Rental Rates on the Rise in All 30 of CBRE’s Top 30 Tech Submarkets

LOS ANGELES — Office rents across the United States and Canada are getting a big lift from the influence of tech job creation, according to CBRE. All of the submarkets tracked in the brokerage giant’s annual Tech-30 report have experienced rental growth over the past two years. In 13 of those submarkets, asking rental rates have grown by more than 10 percent in the two years tracked between second-quarter 2015 and second-quarter 2017. On the list of 30 submarkets, office rent growth..

November 21, 2017

HFF Brokers $5.1M Sale of Retail, Office Center in Broomfield, Colorado

BROOMFIELD, COLO. — HFF has arranged the $5.1 million sale of MainStreet at FlatIron, a 93,657-square-foot retail and office center in Broomfield. Jules Sherwood of HFF arranged the transaction on behalf of the undisclosed seller, and procured the buyer, a private investment group based in Boulder. MainStreet at FlatIron includes two multi-tenant buildings with 59,224 square feet of office space and 34,433 square feet of retail space. At the time of sale, the property was 56.3 percent..

November 20, 2017

PRP Acquires 264,000 SF Office Building Leased to FedEx in Plano’s Legacy West

PLANO, TEXAS — Washington, D.C.-based investment firm PRP LLC has acquired a 264,000-square-foot office building located at 7900 Legacy Drive in Plano. Situated within the 250-acre Legacy West development, the Class A property is fully leased to FedEx and serves as the company’s office and print services global headquarters. PRP acquired the asset in a joint venture with AXA Investment Managers — Real Assets, a subsidiary of French multinational firm AXA. Gary Carr, John Alvarado, Eric..

November 20, 2017

HFF Arranges $100M in Financing for Office Park in Norwalk, Connecticut

NORWALK, CONN. — HFF has secured $100 million in financing for Merritt 7, a six-building, 1.4 million-square-foot office park in Norwalk. The borrower is a separate account managed by New York-based Clarion Partners. Riaz Cassum and Lauren O’Neil of HFF arranged the five-year, fixed-rate loan through a correspondent life insurance company. Situated on 22 acres along Norwalk River, Merritt 7 comprises six buildings and features a fitness center, conference centers, car care, two full-service..

November 20, 2017

Granite Properties Opens 215,000 SF Redeveloped Office Property in Dallas

DALLAS — Granite Properties has opened Factory Six03, a 215,000-square-foot office property located at 603 Munger St. in the West End area of Dallas. Over the years, the 114-year-old building has served as a warehouse, marketplace and movie theater, but was vacant between 2006 and 2015, when Granite acquired it. The redevelopment delivered an additional two floors with views of the Dallas skyline, a tenant lounge, conference center, ground-floor restaurant space, an outdoor plaza and..

November 17, 2017

Tritec Real Estate Receives Economic Package for $538M Transit-Oriented Project in Ronkonkoma, New York

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — The Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has closed on a package of economic benefits for the first phase of Tritec Real Estate Co.’s planned Ronkonkoma hub transit-oriented development project, which is expected to break ground soon. The package was approved unanimously in 2014, but did not close until recently due to the timing of required approvals, including sewer connections, and the acquisition by East Setauket, N.Y.-based Tritec and its partner of..

November 17, 2017

CBRE Arranges $61M Sale of 282,656 SF Office Park in Hauppauge, New York

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — CBRE has brokered the sale of Hauppauge Office Park, a three-building office complex located between Long Island Expressway and Northern State Parkway in Hauppauge. Colin Development sold the property to Signature Associates for $61 million. The 282,656-square-foot complex is occupied by Allstate, Bridgehampton National Bank, Crawford & Co., Urban Financial America and Morgan Stanley. Jeffrey Dunne, Steven Bardsley and Philip Heilpern of CBRE represented the seller and..

November 17, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Negotiates $4.2M Sale of Office Building in Mount Prospect, Illinois

MOUNT PROSPECT, ILL. — Marcus & Millichap has negotiated the sale of a 38,793-square-foot flex office building in Mount Prospect, 22 miles northwest of Chicago, for $4.2 million. The property is located at 585 Slawin Court and is fully leased to Siemens Real Estate, a division of Siemens Corp. The building was constructed in 1987. John Abuja and Michael Lawrence of Marcus & Millichap represented the undisclosed seller. The buyer was also not disclosed.

November 17, 2017

CBRE Arranges $45.1M Sale of Six-Building Office Park in Tampa

TAMPA, FLA. — CBRE has arranged the $45.1 million sale of Tampa International Business Park, a six-building office park in Tampa’s Westshore submarket, roughly six miles north of Tampa International Airport. Dale Peterson, Zachary Eicholtz, Courtney Snell, Philip Weber and Hans Kaunath of CBRE arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, TerraCap Management LLC. Real Estate Value Advisors LLC acquired the property. At the time of sale, the office park was 98 percent leased to tenants..

November 17, 2017

SL Green Agrees to Sell 303,515 SF Office Building in Manhattan for $305M

NEW YORK CITY — SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) has agreed to sell 600 Lexington Ave. in Midtown Manhattan for $305 million. The 36-story, 303,515-square-foot office building is located on the corner of 52nd Street and Lexington Avenue in the heart of the Plaza District. The property is 99 percent leased to tenants such as MKP Management, Element Capital Management and Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young. The sale is expected to close by the first quarter of 2018, and generate net..

November 17, 2017