Press Releases

January 10, 2018

HOUSTON – Transwestern today announces Jackson Walker has leased 77,015 square feet at 5 Houston Center, located at 1401 McKinney St. in Houston. The office lease is a renewal of 74,094 square feet and an expansion of 2,921 square feet. Transwestern Executive Vice President Eric Anderson and Vice President Tyler Garrett represented the landlord, Spear Street Capital.

"We are excited about our renewal in 5 Houston Center, a first-class building, and continuing our relationship with Spear Street Capital, a first-class owner,” said Jackson Walker’s Houston Office Managing Partner Kurt Nondorf. “5 Houston Center's top-notch amenities and location adjacent to Discovery Green make for an ideal environment for Jackson Walker and its employees to work, live, dine, and enjoy their surroundings."

“Jackson Walker is a long-term, highly valued tenant, and its renewal and expansion is a testament to the new building ownership and upcoming renovations at the project,” said Garrett. “The building is surrounded by a host of new amenities, and the momentum around the area will only continue.”

5 Houston Center is a 580,000-square-foot, Class A office tower built in 2001. The building is centrally located around burgeoning new development occurring on the east side of Houston’s Central Business District. Located adjacent to Discovery Green, the building is surrounded by new street-level restaurants, hotels and multifamily projects. 5 Houston Center is well located within walking distance of both Minute Maid Park and Toyota Center, as well as the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Cushman & Wakefield Executive Vice Chairman Tim Relyea represented the tenant, Jackson Walker.

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Houston, Texas

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