Skanska Divests Majority Interest in Downtown Houston’s Bank of America Tower for $373M
HOUSTON — Sweden-based international developer Skanska has divested its 90 percent interest in Bank of America Tower, a 780,000-square-foot office building in downtown Houston, for $373 million. Construction of Bank of America Tower, which houses tenants such as Bank of America, Waste Management, Winston & Strawn LP, Quantum Energy Partners and Skanska, began in 2017 and was completed earlier this year. The property features an open-air community hub that includes a full-service restaurant and a culinary market with seven chef-driven concepts and a cocktail bar. Skanska sold its majority interest to an affiliate of Boston-based Beacon Capital Partners. Eastdil secured arranged a $240 million acquisition loan through PGIM Real Estate Finance for the transaction.