DALLAS – October 26, 2022 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development, and management company, and Highwoods Properties, a publicly-traded (NYSE:HIW) real estate investment trust (“REIT”), today announced the topping out of Granite Park Six. The 19-story, 422,109 square feet Class-AA office building is the seventh office development in Granite Park, Granite’s 90-acre mixed-use development in Plano, TX. Granite Park caters to the modern workforce with high quality workspace, amenities, and a walkable urban experience.
“Granite is excited to top out Granite Park Six and see the tallest, most amenitized building in Granite Park come to life. The building will offer wellness features and various inspiring spaces for people to work and interact, including a lecture hall and outdoor amenity terrace,” said Will Hendrickson, Senior Managing Director, Granite Properties.
“Highwoods is thrilled to be a part of such monumental progress in the development of Granite Park Six,” said Ted Klinck, President and CEO of Highwoods Properties. “Together, with Granite Properties, we are creating a talent-supportive workplace for our customers to thrive and organizations to realize their highest potential to achieve great things together.”
Granite Park Six is designed by BOKA Powell with modern interiors by HKS Architects. General contractor, Austin Commercial, kicked off construction in December 2021, and is on schedule to deliver the building in Q3 2023.
“Austin Commercial is proud to build Granite Park Six and excited to work with Granite Properties, BOKA Powell and HKS Architects on our seventh office development together. We’re also excited about the opportunity to work with new partners, Highwoods Properties. This topping out celebrates the hard work of all the planners, designers, builders, and trades workers who have set us up for success to deliver this Class-AA building in Q3 2023,” said Steve Kitching, Project Director, Austin Commercial.
Granite Park Six is designed for Fitwel and LEED certifications. Its amenities will be accessible to everyone working in Granite Park, and are focused on fostering community, collaboration and productivity. They include:
- A sixth-floor amenity terrace connecting to a fitness studio offering group classes, indoor customer lounge and golf simulator.
- A two-story lobby with market café.
- A 150-seat lecture hall offering theater-style seating along with three conference rooms.
- Destination dispatch elevator system.
- Clean air technology in the building’s HVAC system.
- Touch free entry doors and touch free fixtures in restrooms.
- Six-story parking garage.
Granite Park, a master-planned mixed-use development by Granite, is located at the southeast corner of State Highway 121 and the Dallas North Tollway. It provides convenient access to residential communities and a 20-minute ride to DFW Airport. Granite Park One – Five are 94 percent leased. The landscaped business park offers 2.3 million square feet of Class-A office space, shops and restaurants, including waterfront restaurants with patios situated on The Boardwalk at Granite Park, and a 299-room Hilton Hotel.
Highwoods is Granite’s joint venture equity partner for Granite Park Six. Current Granite Park Three customer, Stonebriar Commercial Finance, will move their headquarters to Granite Park Six in Q4 2023.
Granite’s leasing team Robert Jimenez, Burson Holman and Elizabeth Fortado is leasing Granite Park Six.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991. The firm owns 11.5 million square feet of high-quality office space in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver, Southern California, Boston and Nashville. Granite is an established investor, developer, and manager with a focus on sustainable, highly amenitized projects. It has completed more than $8 billion in real estate transactions and more than 29 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions. Current active development projects in Atlanta, Boston, and Dallas total over 2 million square feet with total costs over $1.5 billion. Granite focuses on creating extraordinary customer experiences through mixed-use environments, rich amenities, customer-centric service, and innovative wellness features. Granite is NAIOP’s 2022 Developer of the Year, and has been named a Fortune Magazine Great Place to Work for nine consecutive years. For more information, visit: graniteprop.com.
About Highwoods Properties
Highwoods Properties has been specializing in the development, acquisition, leasing and asset management of office space since 1978. Headquartered in Raleigh, North
Carolina, Highwoods is a publicly-traded (NYSE:HIW) real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and a member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. The portfolio spans across the U.S., primarily in the best business districts (BBDs) of Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Nashville, Orlando, Raleigh, Richmond and Tampa. Highwoods handles every aspect of the development process and works closely with you to custom build every detail with your team in mind. For more information about Highwoods, please visit our website at www.highwoods.com.
About Austin Commercial
Austin Commercial is one of the largest, most diversified builders in the United States. We are nationally recognized for our exceptional safety records, diversity inclusion program and our innovative construction solutions in the following markets: advanced technology, aviation, corporate/office, healthcare, hospitality, mission-critical, mixed-use/retail/residential, public assembly and sports, and university. We are committed to complete integrity in all interactions with our customers, design professionals, vendors, subcontractors and fellow employee-owners in order to build relationships through timely completion, superior work and exceptional customer satisfaction. Find out more about our regional offices in Texas, Florida, and California at www.austin-ind.com, follow us on Twitter @AustinCML, and LinkedIn or call us at (214) 443-5700.