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Microsoft Leases 40,589 SF in Town Centre I for Regional Office & Technology Center

Town Centre IMicrosoft has leased 40,589 square feet in Town Centre I, a 253,714-square-foot office building under construction at 700 Town & Country Boulevard. Microsoft will consolidate its regional office and technology center in the new location.

A development of Moody Rambin, Town Centre I is 30 percent pre-leased and will be completed by the end of February 2015. Microsoft is building out its space and will begin to move in August 2015. Bob Cromwell and Kevin Nolan of Moody Rambin represented the landlord and Joseph Peddie and David Guion of Cushman & Wakefield represented Microsoft in lease negotiations.

“Town Centre I’s easy access to major freeways and nearby shops, hotels and homes is attracting Class A tenants, such as Microsoft,” says Dan Moody III, Principal/Managing Director, Moody Rambin. “Its high-quality construction and amenities, including LEED Gold certification, complete the package for companies operating in West Houston.”

Town Centre I is a 10-story, 253,714-square-foot, Class-A office building and is part of the future 403,714-square-foot Town Centre complex which will include two office buildings, a 1,390-car parking garage and a new 21,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art community theater/auditorium for the Queensbury Theatre, formerly Country Playhouse, a theater group operating at the site since 1981.

The property is located on 4.6 acres in the middle of the 2.2-million-square-foot Town & Country Village lifestyle center and CityCentre mixed-use complex. The development is immediately accessible to Interstate 10/Katy Freeway and the West Sam Houston Parkway. Town Centre I features 27,194-square-foot floor plates, a two-level stone and wood lobby, energy-efficient construction and building systems, and all-weather access to the parking garage. The building is designed to be LEED Gold certified by the U. S. Green Building Council.

A second, eight-story, 150,000-square-foot, Class A office building, Town Centre II is planned for future development. Kirksey Architecture is the architect for Town Centre I. Gilbane is the general contractor. Frost Bank is providing construction financing.

Moody Rambin is Houston’s largest locally owned, full-service commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm. Established in 1969, Moody Rambin specializes in providing development, project leasing, tenant representation, disposition, consulting and property management services to owners and tenants throughout the United States. The firm’s portfolio includes office, retail and industrial properties.