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Accounting Firm Signs 45,872 SF Office Lease in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Accounting firm Whitley Penn has signed a 45,872-square-foot office lease at the 25-story Frost Tower in downtown Fort Worth. The property features high-speed elevators, floor-to-ceiling windows and a fitness center. Cannon Camp and Todd Burnette of JLL represented Whitley Penn in the lease negotiations. Seth Koschak and Tyler Maner of Stream Realty Partners represented the landlord, Anthracite

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $48.8M Acquisition Loan for Two Office Buildings in Nashville’s Cool Springs District

FRANKLIN, TENN. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged a $48.8 million acquisition loan for Corporate Centre 8 and 9, two office buildings located at 6640 and 6550 Carothers Parkway in Franklin, roughly 14 miles from downtown Nashville. Michael Ryan, Brian Linnihan and Richard Henry of Cushman & Wakefield arranged the three-year, floating-rate loan with two one-year extension options on behalf of the borrower, KBS Capital Advisors. JPMorgan Chase Bank Strategic Property Fund sold the …

HFF Secures $18.2M Loan for Refinancing of Office Portfolio in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. — HFF has secured an $18.2 million loan for the refinancing of Fontaine Business Park, a four-building office portfolio totaling 253,038 square feet in Columbia. Jamie Leachman, Cory Fowler and Drake Greer of HFF arranged the five-year, floating-rate loan through Bridge Investment Group on behalf of the borrower, Diversified Real Estate Ventures. Fontaine Business Park has historically been around 90 percent leased due to demand from state and local government

Compass Commercial Arranges Sale of Office Building in Bend, Oregon

BEND, ORE. — Compass Commercial has brokered the sale of an office building located on 0.4 acres at 40 NW Greenwood Ave. in Bend. Howard Friedman, Jay Lyons and Grant Schultz of Compass Commercial Real Estate Services represented the undisclosed buyer and undisclosed seller in deal. The transaction was valued at $1.6

Hines, Ivanhoe Cambridge to Develop 47-Story Office Tower in Downtown Houston

HOUSTON — A partnership between Houston-based Hines and Canadian development/investment firm Ivanhoe Cambridge will develop a 47-story office tower in downtown Houston. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, the 1 million-square-foot property will be located on the 800 block of Texas Avenue. The building will feature multiple food and beverage offerings, a full-service conference facility, public gardens and a fitness center. JLL  arranged construction financing for the project, which will also …

Progress Capital Secures $6.8M Acquisition Financing for Medical Office in New Jersey

MILLBURN, N.J. — Progress Capital has secured $6.8 million in acquisition financing for PRLog, a 21,834-square-foot medical office building in Millburn. Brad Domenico of Progress Capital arranged a 15-year loan with a 30-year amortization for the undisclosed borrower that includes a seven-year fixed rate of 4.75 percent. The lender was not disclosed. The two-story building is currently divided into 11 individual units and was fully occupied at the time of sale by nine medical

LinkedIn Expands Lease at Empire State Building to 312,947 SF

NEW YORK CITY — LinkedIn has signed a lease for an additional 30,165 square feet at the Empire State building in Manhattan, bringing the company’s total footprint at the building to 312,947 square feet. The social media and networking website now occupies space on floors 3, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28. Sacha Zarba and Lauren Crowley of CBRE represented LinkedIn in the lease negotiations with the landlord, Empire State Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: ESRT). Amenities at the Empire State …

Brickman, GreenOak Purchase Historic Office Building in Seattle’s CBD for $67.5M

SEATTLE — A joint venture between Brickman and GreenOak has acquired Central Building, an eight-story historic office property located at 810 Third Ave. in Seattle's central business district. KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT sold the property for $67.5 million. Originally built in 1907, the 192,176-square-foot building was 81 percent leased at the time of sale. Dave Otis, Michael Leggett, Logan Greer and Kevin Freels of HFF represented the seller and procured the buyer in the deal. …

Marcus & Millichap Negotiates $45M Sale of Office Portfolio in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $45 million sale of a two-property office portfolio in Rochester. The office properties are Corporate Crossing, a five-building, 212,839-square-foot office complex completed in 2002; and Canal View, a three-building, 118,375-square-foot office complex completed in 2003. The two properties are less than eight miles apart. Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, a private Rochester partnership, in the transaction. The buyer was a …

Avison Young Brokers $18.5M Sale of Office Building in Broward County

PLANTATION, FLA. — Avison Young has arranged the $18.5 million sale of Southpointe, a 79,719-square-foot office building located at 7901 S.W. 6th Court in Plantation. The sales price equates to $232 per square foot. TA Realty sold the asset, according to local media reports. David Duckworth, John Crotty, Michael Fay, Greg Martin and Brian de la Fé of Avison Young arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller. The Green Cos. acquired the asset, which was 98 percent leased at the time of …

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