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Blackstone Inks 41K-SF Office Lease in Downtown Miami

Private equity alternative investment management firm Blackstone has signed a 41,000-square-foot office least at 2 MiamiCentral in Downtown Miami. Blackstone intends to create a new office to expand the firm’s in-house technology capabilities with plans to hire more than 200 tech-focused employees in Miami in the coming years.

Following the lease signing, 2 MiamiCentral is now 98% leased to a tenant roster that includes Carlton Fields, Ernst & Young and New Fortress Energy. The building is located in Miami’s downtown district and is adjacent to the MiamiCentral train station.

Blackstone was represented by Alan Kleber and Ryan Nunes of JLL in the lease transaction. The landlord, Shorenstein Properties, was represented by Danet Linares of Blanca Commercial Real Estate with support from Andres del Corral and CEO Tere Blanca.

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