Energy Company Renews 20,000 SF Lease in Galleria Submarket

September 18, 2013

HOUSTON, TEXAS – September 18, 2013 – The Houston office of Cresa, North America’s largest tenant representation firm, recently closed the following transactions:

Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. principally involved in the trading of semi-finished and flat-rolled steel goods, and specialty steel for the oil and gas industry, recently renewed a long-term, 20,226-square-foot lease at the Four Oaks complex located at 1300 Post Oak in the Galleria/Uptown submarket. Rollie Andre and Mark Wood represented the tenant, and Paul Wittorf with Transwestern provided representation for the landlord, Four Oaks Place Operating, LP. [OFFICE]

Advanced Surgery Center of Southwest Houston LLC signed a new lease for 7,002 square feet at The Center located at 8313 Southwest Freeway in the Southwest Beltway 8 office submarket. André Granello, a Managing Principal with Cresa Houston, represented the tenant, and Kristine Lilly and Peggy Rougeou with Tarantino Properties represented the landlord, Center Holdings, LLP. [OFFICE, MEDICAL]

Ceona, a subsea construction company that combines innovation, safety and efficiency with decades of offshore industry experience, signed a new lease for 6,660 square feet at the Murphy Building in Memorial City located at 9805 Katy Freeway. The office expansion is a major step in Ceona's plan for growth in the region and will facilitate the company's ongoing global recruitment drive. The Murphy Building, awaiting LEED Silver certification, is a 320,000 SF Class A office building that opened on August 26, 2013. Gary Lawless, a Senior Advisor with Cresa, represented Ceona Services, and John Green represented the landlord, Houston-based MetroNational. [OFFICE]


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