DALLAS – June 3, 2021 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, today announced three new leases totaling 34,000 SF+ at Granite Park, a 90-acre mixed-use development near the intersection of the Dallas North Tollway and State Highway 121 in Plano, TX.
The leases were signed by a diverse set of businesses. The Point Group, a full-service marketing agency, was represented by Nick Lee and Jeremy Brubaker of NAI Robert Lynn. Digital.ai, a software application firm and creator of the first intelligent Value Stream Platform, was represented by Wills Bauer and Randy Cooper of Stream Realty. HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm, was represented by Charles Daggett, Kris Knapstein and Dina Zavislak of Savills. Granite Park was represented by Robert Jimenez and Aarica Mims of Granite Properties.
“As vaccinations are being rolled out, we have seen an uptick in leasing activity. The three new leases at Granite Park demonstrate the demand for well-located, Class-A space in a walkable, amenity-rich neighborhood,” said Will Hendrickson, Senior Managing Director, Granite Properties. “We’re excited to welcome our new customers The Point Group, Digital.ai and HNTB to Granite Park,” he added.
Granite has recently made their buildings healthier and safer at Granite Park and portfolio-wide through a $10 million Inspire Wellness initiative. Granite has integrated the ozone-free, clean air technology, Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization (NPBI) into the buildings’ HVAC systems, retrofitted touchless fixtures in restrooms, and enhanced its outdoor workspace experiences.
The Point Group will relocate to Granite Park Three from Preston Center in June. The company will occupy 14,871 SF. “Our move to Granite Park comes at an exciting time in our firm’s growth,” said Brenda Hurtado, President & COO, The Point Group. “Granite Park is located at the center of so much vibrancy and growth, in addition to putting us closer to many of our clients. Not only does Granite Park offer rich amenities and easy access to a great mix of retail and restaurants, we were also attracted to Granite Property’s reputation as a top development and management company.”
Founded in early 2020 and originally headquartered in Spaces on Legacy Drive, Digital.ai relocated their corporate headquarters to Granite Park Three in March. The company occupies 5,009 SF. Formed by the merger of five leading technology companies, Digital.ai leverages a value stream approach to enable large enterprises to compete in today’s digitally-driven markets. With a global workforce, the company’s leadership team is headquartered in Plano. “We are excited to expand our corporate offices in Plano,” said Ashok Reddy, CEO of Digital.ai. “The area is ideal for attracting top talent and the many amenities of Granite Park enable us to provide our leadership team with everything they need to manage and grow our business,” he added.
HNTB will relocate to Granite Park Two in August 2021. The company will occupy 14,550 SF. “The relocation will offer our employees an amenity-rich location at the intersection of the Dallas North Tollway and Sam Rayburn Tollway. HNTB played an integral role in supporting its client, the NTTA on the development of these projects over many years,” according to Bridget Williams, Director of Corporate Real Estate, HNTB. “HNTB has grown significantly in the last four years and now have three locations in the DFW area – Plano, Dallas and Fort Worth – serving over 10 public transportation clients.”
Granite Park, a master-planned development by Granite, offers a vibrant, walkable office neighborhood inclusive of six Class-A office buildings featuring corporate living rooms, modern fitness centers, onsite cafés, conference centers and outdoor workspaces. Granite Park is also home to a 299-room Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park hotel and The Boardwalk at Granite Park. The Boardwalk features a restaurant row, patios, lounge areas, a children’s play area, murals, a pavilion, fire pits and a lake.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991. Granite owns more than 10 million square feet of high quality office space in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver, Southern California and Nashville. Granite is an established investor, developer and manager with a focus on sustainable, high-quality projects. More than $7.7 billion in real estate transactions and more than 28 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions have been completed by Granite. Current plans for acquisition and development projects in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston and Southern California are valued at over $1 billion. Granite focuses on creating extraordinary customer experiences through mixed-use environments, rich in amenities, customer-centric service, and innovative wellness features. The firm has been named as one of Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces for the last nine consecutive years. For more information, visit: www.graniteprop.com.