Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lincoln Property Company Brokers Leases by Veeam, Crowne Office Suites and MFG.com in Metro Atlanta

Hunter Henritze
ATLANTA, GA (Nov. 11, 2014) – Lincoln Property Company Southeast (Lincoln) has brokered three office leases totaling nearly 84,000 square feet in metro Atlanta.

The details of the deals are below:

• MFG.com, which oversees an online marketplace for the manufacturing community, signed a new lease for 9,277 square feet at 1165 Northchase Parkway, a four-story office building in the Northchase Office Park in Atlanta.

Hunter Henritze, a vice president of office leasing for Lincoln, and Jeff Henson, a senior associate in the firm’s Office Leasing Group, represented the landlord in the transaction, while Allison Bittel of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant.

Ellen Stern
• Veeam Software extended and expanded its lease at Two Northwinds, a Class A office building at 2520 Northwinds Parkway in Alpharetta. The firm expanded its lease by 14,343 square feet and now occupies a total of 40,343 square feet.

Henritze and Michael Howell, also a vice president of office leasing for Lincoln, represented the landlord, and Ellen Stern of CBRE represented the tenant.

• Crowne Office Suites extended and expanded its lease at Lenox Center, an 11-story building at 3355 Lenox Road in Atlanta’s Buckhead sub-market. Crowne expanded its space by 10,000 square feet and now occupies a total of 34,000 square feet.

Henritze and Howell represented the landlord, and Buddy Shaw of Shaw & Associates represented the tenant.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Stephen Ursery
The Wilbert Group

TRYP by Wyndham Brand Set to “Own the City” with Second Manhattan Hotel

Times Square, New York City, NY
PARSIPPANY, NJ – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), announced the expansion of its select-service TRYP by Wyndham® brand in New York City with the signing of a franchise agreement for a 334-room hotel in Manhattan’s Times Square, marking the brand’s second property in the market.

The hotel, scheduled to open by spring 2015, is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation and redesign led by owner and operator Hampshire Hotels Management. Its location on West 48th Street in bustling Times Square will put guests directly in the hub of the city’s world-famous attractions, major businesses and public transportation.

 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Kathryn Zambito
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ  07054
(973) 753-6590

Iridium Spa Opens at St. Regis Chengdu in China

Iridium Spa's swimming pool
at the St. Regis Chengdu Hotel, China

 Chengdu, China – Nov. 11, 2014) – The St. Regis Chengdu, the city’s newest address for unparalleled luxury and signature white-glove service, introduces Southwest China’s first signature Iridium Spa, a five-star urban oasis that exudes tranquility and refined elegance.

 Designed by acclaimed Austrian-based Schletterer, Iridium Spa offers nine spacious, bi-level treatment rooms along with steam and sauna rooms featuring bespoke wellness treatments and aromatherapies that transports guest in to a complete sensory experience that melts sight, sound, scent, taste and touch.

 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Hwee Peng Yeo
Vice President, Asia Markets
Glodow Nead Communications
San Francisco • New York • Singapore • Shanghai
Level 21, Centennial Tower, 3 Temasek Avenue • Singapore 039190
1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 203 • San Francisco, CA • 94111
Asia: 65.9768.6087  US:415.394.6500 • E: hweepeng@glodownead.com

Berger Commercial Realty Closes REO-Sale of Fort Lauderdale, FL Warehouse

Judy Dolan

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Berger Commercial Realty brokers Judy Dolan and Jonathan Thiel arranged the sale of an REO warehouse for $500,000 on behalf of Branch Banking & Trust Company.

The buyer, T.C.D., LLC, plans to occupy the 14,321-square-foot property, located at 936-940 N.W. First Street in Fort Lauderdale.

Experienced in handling REO sales throughout the state, Dolan has represented banks in selling land, office, industrial and retail properties in cities such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Bradenton, Clearwater Beach, Dunedin and St. Petersburg.

Jonathan Thiel
Prior to becoming a licensed real estate broker and vice president of Berger Commercial Realty, she handled real estate transactions as a licensed Florida attorney.

Thiel, a sales associate at Berger Commercial, also specializes in REO sales, as well as the leasing and sales of office, retail and industrial properties.
 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Marielle Sologuren
Pierson Grant Public Relations
(954) 776-1999, ext. 226

Estate Investments Group, Mattoni Group and Fortune Capital Partners to Host Gables Prado Groundbreaking Ceremony Nov. 20 in West Miami, FL

Rebecca Sosa

 MIAMI, FL -- Estate Investments Group, Mattoni Group and Fortune Capital Partners, the pioneers of luxury apartment developments in the City of West Miami, will host a groundbreaking ceremony at Gables Prado to celebrate the commencement of construction at 950 South Red Road, West Miami, FL.

The property is located just west of Coral Gables in West Miami at 950 S. Red Road.

Expected to attend the special event are Miami Dade County Commission Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, West Miami City Mayor Eduardo H. MuhiƱa, West Miami Vice Mayor Luciano L. Suarez, West Miami City Manager Yolanda Aguilar, as well as numerous prominent business leaders and civic VIP's.

 Gables Prado, the second Class A luxury apartment community to rise in West Miami, has 194 residential rental units, offering one, two and three bedroom floor plans, which will include oversized, wrap around balconies, floor-to-ceiling impact resistant windows, covered parking, and 24-hour security.

Yolanda Aguilar
The project, which is a 300,000-square-foot oasis, will offer numerous luxury amenities and services including a majestic swimming pool with cabanas and grilling stations, poolside state-of-the-art fitness center, alluring saunas, luscious raised garden reflection area, and a community recreation center.

The apartments will feature 9-foot ceilings with "see through" design and high quality finishes such as porcelain tile floors and premium cabinetry.

 The incorporation of work/live unit designs into the project will offer residents the unique opportunity to conduct licensed business activities from their residences. 

The development group is also responsible for the construction of the first luxury apartment residences to exist in the City of West Miami. The development known as Gables Gate Tower broke ground in January of 2014.

 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Jessica Wade Pfeffer | jessica@jessicawadeinc.com | 305.804.8424

Margie Sernik | margie@jessicawadeinc.com | 786.200.2516

Ackerman’s Shea Meddin Represents HowStuffWorks in a 10,000 SF New Lease at Ponce City Market in Midtown Atlanta, GA

Shea Meddin

 ATLANTA, GA – Ackerman & Co. announced the completion of a 10,303-square-foot new office lease on behalf of innovative edutainment company HowStuffWorks, Inc., at Ponce City Market, the redeveloped Sears Roebuck & Co. building overlooking Ponce de Leon Avenue in Midtown, Atlanta.

 Shea Meddin, vice president of brokerage at Ackerman led the assignment on behalf of HowStuffWorks; Cushman & Wakefield’s Aileen Almassy and Kyle Kenyon represented the landlord, Jamestown.  

 HowStuffWorks will take occupancy of its new space on the fourth floor early next year.

“They are relocating and expanding their headquarters from Buckhead to Ponce City Market to incorporate new audio and video production studios all under one roof,” said Meddin.

Aileen Almassy
 “Locating near the Beltline and in a more urban environment surrounded by the energy and culture of similar companies were key factors in the company's final decision to make Ponce City Market its new home,” he added.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Fara Wilson
Vice President, Marketing
P: 770.913.3904    C: 678.358.2060    F: 770.913.3965
Ackerman & Co.
10 Glenlake Parkway, South Tower, Suite 1000

Atlanta, Georgia 30328