Cushman & Wakefield Selected To Lease Trophy Downtown Dallas Property
1 Feb, 2007, Dallas, TX
Bank One Center Under New Ownership
DALLAS, TX - February 1, 2007 - Cushman & Wakefield of Texas, Inc., the premier commercial real estate services firm in Dallas, has been selected leasing agent for Bank One Center, the 1.5 million square-foot trophy office tower recently purchased by Metropolitan Real Estate Investors, LLP. The high rise, prominently located at 1717 Main in the Dallas Central Business District (CBD), will be represented by Don Dowell and Tracy Fults in the marketing and leasing of the property. "We are excited to represent Metropolitan Real Estate Investors and one of the finest assets in the CBD," said Mr. Fults, Senior Director of Leasing for Cushman & Wakefield of Texas, Inc. "The new owners plan to add several first class amenities to the Class AA building, including dining, retail and exercise facilities, to enhance the tenant's experience."
Bank One Center was designed by the prestigious team of Philip Johnson and John Burgee Architects of New York and constructed in 1987. The building sits on a 1.8 acre block in the center of the Dallas CBD. Major tenants currently occupying office space in the 60-story Bank One Center include Chase Bank, Hughes & Luce, Marsh USA & Mercer Human Resources, Andrews Kurth and Grant Thornton.
"We are very pleased with our acquisition of Bank One Center," said Jacob Abikzer, President of Metropolitan Real Estate Investors, LLC. "We have great expectations for this trophy asset and we believe strongly in the revival and dynamism of downtown Dallas. We are confident in C&W's abilities to help us meet our goals." With the addition of Bank One Center, Cushman & Wakefield now leases more than 7.5 million square feet of office space in the greater Dallas area, and more than 36 million square feet of commercial property nationwide.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately held real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, the firm has 189 offices in 57 countries around the globe, and 11,000+ talented professionals. Cushman & Wakefield delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing on behalf of landlords, tenants, and investors through every stage of the real estate process. These solutions include helping clients to buy, sell, finance, lease, and manage assets. We also provide valuation advice, strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, and site selection and space location assistance, among many other advisory services. To find out more about Cushman & Wakefield, please call 1-800-376-3133, or visit the firm's Web site at www.cushmanwakefield.com. ###
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