Easterly Government Acquires 137,679 SF FBI Field Office in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — Easterly Government Properties Inc. has acquired a 137,679-square-foot Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Field Office in New Orleans. The seller and sales price were not disclosed. FBI-New Orleans is a four-story, single-tenant facility located on a 6.6-acre site. The FBI’s New Orleans Division oversees federal operations in all of Louisiana, including six satellite offices in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport. This build-to-suit construction was originally completed in 1999 and renovated in 2006. The project is now 100 percent occupied by the FBI until August 2029 under a non-cancelable remaining lease term. Additionally, the FBI has an option to renew the lease for an additional 10-year term, expiring in 2039. The building has numerous security features such as a security crash traffic barrier, 24/7 security, visitor screening center and bullet-resistant interior walls, doors and a roof. Easterly Government Properties now owns nine of the nation’s 56 FBI field offices and is the single-largest private owner of FBI field offices in the country.