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Transwestern Tapped to Lease 1.8M-SF Office Portfolio in Columbia

Transwestern Real Estate Services as been tapped to lease The Howard Hughes Corp.’s Downtown Columbia office portfolio, which includes 12 existing office buildings consisting of over 1.8 million square feet of existing space and over 3.6 million square feet of entitled future office development.

Transwestern will manage leasing for the entirety of HHC’s Downtown Columbia office properties, including 6100 Merriweather, One Merriweather, Two Merriweather, and the new office developments in the Merriweather District; the Corporate Row buildings and One Mall North in the Central District; and the Teachers Building and future office developments in the Lakefront District. At full build-out, the redevelopment of Downtown Columbia will include 14 million square feet of new development on 391 acres.

“We are thrilled to establish this partnership with The Howard Hughes Corporation and to be a part of the tremendous growth the team is creating across Downtown Columbia. We look forward to building on the momentum they have established within this thriving market.” said Alex Hancock, executive vice president at Transwestern.


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About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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