HOUSTON – May 4, 2023 –Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, today announced it has signed a full building, 12-year lease with Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) at Three Eldridge in Houston’s Energy Corridor. Fluor will fully occupy the 13-story, 308,186 square foot, Class-A office building at 737 N. Eldridge Parkway. Fluor will relocate from 1 Fluor Daniel Drive in Sugar Land to the Energy Corridor in Q2 2024, bringing approximately 1,600 employees.
Fluor was represented on the lease transaction by Rick Kaplan, David Guion, & Chris Oliver of Cushman & Wakefield. Granite was represented by Jon Dutton and Andrew Elliott of Granite.
“We’re excited to welcome Fluor to Three Eldridge in Houston’s Energy Corridor,” said Scott Martin, Executive Managing Director, Granite Properties. “Three Eldridge is an inviting, high-quality work environment where employees can collaborate and be productive. It attracts and supports the modern workforce through a variety of comfortable spaces, engaging experiences and wellness features. Three Eldridge is also centrally located, simplifying commutes,” he added.
Fluor has 40,000 employees globally supporting clients in more than 60 countries with professional and technical solutions to deliver safe, well-executed and capital-efficient engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects. Fluor has occupied the office complex at Lake Pointe Plaza in Sugar Land since the 1980s.
“Relocating Fluor’s Houston operations to Three Eldridge, in the heart of the Energy Corridor, supports our current business and our anticipated growth,” said Jennifer Kim, vice president and general manager of Fluor’s Houston office. “The building’s modern amenities and location will benefit our clients and employees alike.”
Three Eldridge is pursuing LEED Gold certification. Amenities include a hospitality-driven lobby with living-room style furniture, and commissioned paintings and sculptures inspired by nature. A new outdoor workspace, The Yard, has a variety of seating options, Wi-Fi and TVs. The Yard is covered, providing shade for employees to work and socialize in the fresh air. Three Eldridge has space for a café and a conference and training center.
In 2020, Granite updated Eldridge, a Class-A, 824,632 square foot, three-building office complex, with an air filtration system, handsfree entry doors and touchless fixtures in restrooms. All Eldridge customers have access to the Customer Connection Center located in the middle of the complex, at Two Eldridge. The center has a greeting desk, coffee bar, space for an EATS café, a MOVE fitness center with virtual classes, lockers and showers, and three MEET conference rooms, including a training facility and phone room.
Eldridge’s Property Experience Team organizes social activities, charity efforts, and professional development events through Granite’s signature customer engagement program, TogetherWeConnect. Eldridge also has a Ready Collective, Granite’s flexible workspace solution offering private, fully-furnished and wired office suites, inclusive of a private amenity center, with monthly-yearly pricing.
Granite acquired Eldridge in 2019. The complex is surrounded by popular restaurants and retail. It also has direct access to Interstate-10, Memorial Drive and North Eldridge Parkway. Eldridge provides an abundance of natural light and is walking distance from Terry Hershey Park, offering public green space and trails.
Granite’s leasing team, Jon Dutton and Andrew Elliott, is leasing Eldridge.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991. The firm owns 12 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 $10.3 billion in real estate transactions and more than 30 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, NAIOP’s 2022 Developer of the Year, was named one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces nine times, ranking #8 on their 2022 Best Workplaces in Real Estate list. For more information, visit: graniteprop.com.