KBS Adds Five Office Tenants at KC-Area Park Place Village
KBS has signed five new office leases totaling 56,520 square feet with global and regional tenants at Park Place Village, a 10-building, 484,002 square-foot Class A office and retail property in Leawood, KS, within the Kansas City metro area. Park Place Village is owned by KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III.
Newly signed office tenants at Park Place Village include: First Federal Bank of Kansas City, a regional banking institution, for 24,146 square feet; Torch.Ai, a global artificial-intelligence firm, for 15,481 square feet; · Raymond James for 6,673 square feet; law firm Norris Keplinger Hicks & Welder Inc., for 5,178 square feet; and Seismic Digital, a Kansas City- based marketing agency, for 5,042 square feet.
Bob Fagan and Matt Eckert of CBRE represented KBS in all five transactions.
“Park Place Village is on the short list of best-in-class office projects in the Kansas City market,” said Fagan.
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