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JLL and KBS signed infrastructure design firm HNTB to a 15,187-square-foot office lease at 60 South Sixth in Minneapolis

Infrastructure Design Firm Relocates to KBS Tower in Minneapolis

Infrastructure design firm HNTB signed a new 15,187-square-foot lease at 60 South Sixth, formerly known as RBC Plaza. KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III owns 60 South Sixth in downtown Minneapolis. 

Since purchasing the building in 2015, KBS has invested more than $24 million in renovations, including $6.5 million on the refurbishment of common areas and the fitness center in 2022. More enhancements are on the horizon as designs are underway to deliver another tenant lounge space. 

“In the competitive office environment we are all living in today, 60 South Sixth will impress companies that seek to elevate their office space and building amenities for their employees,” said Andrea Leon, VP at JLL.  

Leon and JLL managing director Brent Robertson represented KBS in the lease transaction and JLL SVP Eddie Rymer represented HNTB, which is relocating its offices from Minneapolis’ West End. 


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