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Arlington County Board Approves Incentive, Investment Packages for Amazon HQ2

ARLINGTON, VA. — The five elected members of the Arlington County Board unanimously approved the incentive and investment packages negotiated between the Commonwealth of Virginia and Amazon for the e-commerce giant to locate its second headquarters in Arlington’s National Landing. Through the incentives agreement, Amazon will receive up to $23 million if it creates 25,000 jobs with an average salary of $150,000 by 2025 and occupies 6 million square feet of office space in Arlington County …

ESJ Capital Partners Acquires Office Park in Metro Atlanta for $24.3M

KENNESAW, GA. — ESJ Capital Partners LLC has acquired Barrett Business Center, a four-building, 187,373-square-foot office park located at 2015 Vaughn Road in Kennesaw, for $24.3 million. The Miami-based firm plans to invest more than $1 million in capital improvements, focusing mainly on updating the park’s common areas and business systems. The seller, Pope & Land Real Estate, which originally developed the asset between 1999 and 2008, has been retained by ESJ to continue property …

Law Firm Signs 42,206 SF Office Lease for New Headquarters Near Bethesda

ROCKVILLE, MD. — Law firm Stein Sperling Bennett de Jong Driscoll has signed a 42,206-square-feet lease at the Tower Building, situated at 1101 Wootton Parkway in Rockville. The firm currently occupies space across five offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The firm expects to occupy Tower Building by the third quarter of 2020, a move that is expected to raise occupancy of the 12-story, 290,000-square-foot office building to 86 percent. The law firm employs more than 130 workers, most …

Marcus & Millichap Orchestrates $19.2M Sale of Headquarters Building for BP Lubricants USA in New Jersey

WAYNE, N.J. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the $19.2 million sale of the BP Lubricants USA Inc. headquarters in Wayne. The 100,000-square-foot property sits on more than 10 acres of land and is occupied by BP Lubricants’ lab technicians, engineers, analysts, upper management and corporate services as well as the Castrol Oil top sales team. BP has made a significant investment in the building, including renovations to the second and third floors as well as the expansion of lab and …

Intercontinental Real Estate Buys 72,130 SF Office/Retail Building in Portland

PORTLAND, ORE. — Intercontinental Real Estate Corp., on behalf of its managed fund U.S. Real Estate Investment Fund, has acquired the 72,130-square-foot office and retail portion of the Heartline Condominium. The price was not disclosed. Located at 1241 NW Johnson St., Heartline is part of a master-planned, mixed-use residential and commercial development within Portland’s Pearl District. Completed in 2018, the property features 61,659 square feet of office space and 10,471 square …

KDC to Develop 100,000 SF Office Campus in McKinney for Building Supplies Distributor

MCKINNEY, TEXAS — KDC will develop a 100,000-square-foot office campus in the northern Dallas metro of McKinney for SRS Distribution Inc., a wholesale provider of roofing and building products. The campus will be situated on 4.2 acres within Hub 121, a 22-acre mixed-use development. According to the incentive agreement signed with the McKinney Economic Development Corp., the move will aim to create more than 150 new jobs over the next 10

EverWest Arranges $63M Loan for Refinancing of Metro Dallas Office Complex

ADDISON, TEXAS — Denver-based EverWest Real Estate Investors has arranged a $63 million loan for the refinancing of The Colonnade, a 1 million-square-foot office complex in the northern Dallas metro of Addison. The Class A property, which is owned by New York-based Fortis Property Group, was built in phases between 1983 and 1998, with $32.5 million in renovations completed between 2015 and 2017. The Colonnade’s tenants roster includes Hilton, United Surgical Partners and Zurich American …

Sports Merchandiser Relocates from Colorado to 24,506 SF Flex Space in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Team ProMark, a supplier of licensed sports merchandise, has relocated its headquarters from Colorado to Fort Worth, signing a 24,506-square foot office/warehouse lease at 5001 North Freeway. Nick Talley of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services represented Team ProMark, which will occupy roughly half the space at the property for seven years, in the lease negotiations. Jeff Givens and Todd Hawpe of Transwestern represented the landlord, 5001 North Freeway

CBRE Arranges Sale of 621,000 SF Former Toys ‘R’ Us Headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey

WAYNE, N.J. — CBRE has arranged the sale of the former Toys ‘R’ Us corporate headquarters in Wayne. The sales price was undisclosed. Located at 1 Geoffrey Way, the 621,000-square-foot property is situated on 191 acres overlooking a reservoir. The property was built in 1962 as the original headquarters for American Cyanamid and consists of two interconnected office buildings. Toys ‘R’ Us occupied the property for 16 years. Jeffrey Babikian, Robert L’Abbate, Allyson L’Abbate, Nor …

Contently Signs 13,146 SF Office Lease in Manhattan’s Financial District

NEW YORK CITY — Marketing technology company Contently has signed a 13,146-square-foot lease at 44 Wall St. in Manhattan’s financial district. The company will relocate its headquarters from 598 Broadway to a portion of the 13th floor of the 24-story tower. Contently is the content marketing solution for a number of brands, including American Express, Bayer, Dell Technologies, JPMorgan Chase, Marriott and Walmart. Contently was represented in the transaction by Freddie Fackelmayer, Anthony …

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