TRANSWESTERN COMPLETES 122,634-SQUARE-FOOT INDUSTRIAL LEASE
HOUSTON — Houston-based Transwestern has completed a lease for 122,634 square feet of industrial space at Port 225, a bulk distribution center located on Highway 225 in Houston’s East submarket. Darryl Noon and Jude Filippone of Transwestern represented the landlord, ING Investment Management. Trace Elrod of Jackson & Cooksey represented the tenant, Charleston, S.C.-based Hagemeyer North America. Hagemeyer will occupy part of Phase I of the multi-phase project. Completed in April 2008, Phase I comprises 697,000 square feet of space in three buildings. Current tenants include Bethel Logistics, Dixie Box & Crating, BKW Environmental Services and Bigler LP. Phase II of the project will consist of three additional buildings totaling 564,060 square feet. Plans for Phase II are complete and pre-leasing has begun.