WatchGuard Video Opens 140,000 SF Corporate Office in Allen, Texas

ALLEN, TEXAS — WatchGuard Video, a provider of video systems for law enforcement, has opened its new, 140,000-square-foot corporate office in Allen, a northeastern suburb of Dallas. Designed by Texas-based GFF Inc., the two-story property can accommodate approximately 500 employees and offers amenities such as a fitness center, racquetball court, recreation room and an in-house medical clinic for employees. Adolfson & Peterson handled construction of the building, which began in

Greysteel Negotiates Sale of 142-Unit Apartment Property in Metro Dallas

FARMERS BRANCH, TEXAS — Greysteel has negotiated the sale of Villa Gardens, a 142-unit multifamily property in the Dallas metro of Farmers Branch. The property features studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Amenities include a pool, playground and on-site laundry facilities. Doug Banerjee, Boyan Radic, Andrew Mueller and Andrew Hanson of Greysteel represented the seller and procured the buyer, both of whom requested

JED Industrial Acquires 101,500 SF Industrial Asset in Irving

IRVING, TEXAS — JED Industrial, the holding company for Thermal Edge, which provides electric cooling solutions, has acquired a 101,500-square-foot industrial asset located at 1800 Hurd Drive in Irving. Nathan Denton and Stephen Williamson of Lee & Associates represented the seller, BD Land Co., in the transaction. Trace Elrod of Jackson Cooksey represented JED Industrial. Thermal Edge will be the actual occupant of the space, with plans to move in by late 2018 and be operational by the …

SHOP Cos. Brokers Sale of Three Retail Properties Totaling 20,736 SF in Dallas Area

DALLAS, ALLEN AND FRISCO, TEXAS — SHOP Cos. has brokered the sale of three retail properties totaling 48,736 square feet in the Dallas area. The sold properties include the 12,153-square-foot Stacy Plaza in Allen; the 5,083-square-foot Sprint & Castle Spa in Frisco; and a 3,500-square-foot, single-tenant property in Dallas. Tommy Tucker, Tim Axilrod and Cameron Burk of SHOP Cos. represented the four different sellers in each transaction. All three buyers are based in

Water Treatment Firm Signs 107,000 SF Industrial Lease Expansion in Houston

HOUSTON — Evoqua Water Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based water treatment company, has signed a 107,000-square-foot industrial lease expansion at 15414 International Plaza Drive in Houston. The property was built in 1999 and features 24-foot clear heights, 22 dock-high doors and 16,000 square feet of office space. Evoqua previously occupied about 45,000 square feet within the park but will consolidate three Houston-area locations into its expanded space by the fourth quarter. David Buescher and …

Fort Worth Industrial Market Gaining Ground on Big Brother Dallas

Any commuter who takes Interstate 35 on a regular basis can tell that the Fort Worth industrial market is continuously growing. But the question is, how much longer will the growth last? [caption id="attachment_204854" align="alignright" width="100"] Sarah LanCarte, Fort Capital[/caption] Numerous signs point to the metro’s industrial market having considerably more runway for new development, as well as key factors in place to maintain strong positive absorption of existing industrial …

JLL Brokers Sale of Former Halliburton Office Campus in Houston

HOUSTON — JLL has brokered the sale of Halliburton’s former Oak Park campus, a 48-acre office property located in the Westchase District of Houston. The property includes a 568,000-square-foot office building, a 17,500-square-foot fitness center, daycare, central plant and a five-level parking garage. The office building was built in 1979 and upgraded in 2013. Rudy Hubbard, Kevin McConn, Rick Goings and Dan Bellow of JLL led the sales effort. A local private investment group purchased the …

Windmill to Develop 103,958 SF Office Building in Frisco

FRISCO, TEXAS — Windmill Development will develop Stonebriar Commons on Legacy, a 103,958-square-foot office building that will be located in the northern Dallas metro of Frisco. The property will feature several floors of parking, views of a nearby golf course and floor-to-ceiling glass, as well as access to a variety of walkable amenities. Construction is scheduled to begin during the fourth quarter. Fults Commercial will handle leasing of the

Q10 KDH Arranges Two Refinancings Totaling $44.5M for Houston-Area Retail, Multifamily Assets

HOUSTON — Q10 Kinghorn, Driver, Hough & Co. (Q10 KDH) has arranged two refinancings totaling $44.5 million in the Houston area. In the first transaction, Larry Peters of Q10 KDH arranged $29 million for two undisclosed multifamily assets totaling 642 units. These deals included a 15-year interest-only loan for the first property and a floating-rate loan for the second property. In the second transaction, Buddy Hopson of Q10 KDH placed a $15.5 million loan through a regional bank for the …

Water Purification Company to Open $31M Manufacturing Facility in Conroe on June 29

CONROE, TEXAS — Memstar USA, a provider of equipment used in water purification and desalinization plants, will open a $31 million manufacturing facility in Conroe, about 40 miles north of Houston, on June 29. The facility will span 40,500 square feet and will be located within Conroe North Park. Memstar expects to hire about 35 people initially and eventually expand its payroll at the plant to include 80