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Noble Energy Center One Sells; Formerly a Compaq Building in Northwest Houston

HOUSTON – Noble Energy Center One, a 500,000 SF building that was originally part of the Compaq Computer campus in northwest Houston, has been sold to Cole Corporate Income Trust of Scottsdale, Ariz. Originally built in 1998, the 10-story structure was redeveloped, certified LEED Gold, and leased by Noble Energy as its corporate headquarters in 2012. Trammell Crow Co., in joint ... Read More »

South Texas Bank of America Building Sold

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Colliers International has handled the sale of Bank of America Tower, 500 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, Texas.  500 N. Shoreline Boulevard is a 350,000-sf, Class A, 12-story office tower with two-story atrium and detached parking garage.  The building is located on Corpus Christi Bay in the central business district of Corpus Christi.  David L. Carter and Martin O’Malley of Colliers International ... Read More »

CBRE Fund Buys 41-story Marathon Oil Tower in Houston

HOUSTON – Marathon Oil Tower, a 41-story building in the Galleria area, has been sold to CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 6, a fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located at 5555 San Felipe, between Chimney Rock and Sage roads, the 1.2 million sf tower is 93 percent leased. The building is currently home ... Read More »

Mesa West Places $85 Million Note on Skanska Tower in Houston

HOUSTON — Mesa West Capital has provided two principals of the alliantgroup with $84.9 million in non-recourse first mortgage debt for its off-market purchase of the 3009 Post Oak Boulevard tower in the Galleria submarket of Houston. The seller was  Skanska Commercial Development. The price was $112 million. The buyers, a partnership led by Dhaval R. Jadav, CEO of alliantgroup and ... Read More »

Heritage Plaza is on the Market; Price could be near $480 Million

Heritage Plaza, known as one of Houston’s most distinctive towers because its top resembles a Mayan temple, is up for sale, according to the authoritative Real Estate Alert newsletter. A Brookfield Office Properties partnership is putting the 53-story Heritage Plaza building in downtown Houston up for sale and the price could go as high as $480 million, the newsletter said. Brookfield ... Read More »

Going Public: Marcus & Millichap Files for IPO

CALABASAS, Calif.  — Marcus & Millichap has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares and the price range for the offering have not been determined. Upon completion of the initial public offering, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, ... Read More »

West Loop Building Purchased by APF

HOUSTON – APF Properties purchased 2200 West Loop South, a 201,720-sf Class A office building in the West Loop/Galleria section of Houston. HFF’s investment sales team marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Parmenter Realty Partners. The building is located in a prime location adjacent to the Royal Sonesta Hotel on the west side of Loop 610 between San ... Read More »

Cousins Buys $1.1 Billion of Texas Properties: Greenway Plaza and Ft. Worth Tower

HOUSTON – Cousins Properties closed on its purchase of the 10-building Greenway Plaza project in Houston for $950 million, the Atlanta-based REIT announced. The $1.1 billion deal, announced earlier this year, also gives Cousins ownership of 777 Main Street, a 980,000-sf Class A building in downtown Fort Worth. The seller is a joint venture operated by Crescent Real Estate Holdings ... Read More »

MetLife Provides $235 Million for Downtown Houston Office

HOUSTON – MetLife has closed a $235 million loan secured by the 46-story BG Group Place, for a partnership advised by Invesco Real Estate. Completed by Hines in 2011, BG Group Place is a 973,861 sf office building in downtown Houston at 811 Main, on the block bordered by Fannin, Rusk and Walker streets. BG Group Place is just two ... Read More »

Multi-Family Wire

RICHMOND, Va. – Landmark Apartment Trust of America, a multifamily REIT bought three multifamily properties valued at $42.15 million from Elco Landmark Residential Holdings, MB Equity Holdings, Inc. and Legacy Partners. Collectively, the properties contain 703 units and are 94 percent occupied. The projects are in Clearwater, Fla.; Melbourne Fla; and Raleigh, N.C. HOUSTON – Cortland Partners acquired three communities ... Read More »

Real Estate Alert: Historic 712 Main Building For Sale in Downtown Houston

By Ralph Bivins The former Gulf Building – an Art Deco landmark on Houston’s skyline is being marketed to investors by HFF. The 37-story Main Street landmark could bring as much as $110 million in the sale, reports the authoritative Real Estate Alert newsletter. The building, 712 Main, was completed in 1929 by legendary developer Jesse H. Jones, the former ... Read More »

Korean Capital Flees to Houston with $480 Million Purchase of Hines Tower

By Ralph Bivins HOUSTON – The 46-story BG Group Place in downtown Houston is being acquired by Invesco Real Estate, with backing reportedly from Korean institutional investors, for $480 million, according to Real Estate Alert, an investment newsletter. Invesco is believed to be acting on behalf of the National Pension Service of Korea, the newsletter reported. Korean money is been reallocated and ... Read More »

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