SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Mar 12, 2014) - Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce today announced that a team of its brokers has completed the sale of 222 Main; a Class A, trophy office tower which is widely considered the finest office property in Salt Lake City.
With 426,657 square feet, the sale of this landmark building is the largest single-asset sale in the history of the state. 222 Main was sold by Chicago-based Hamilton Partners, who developed the property, to KBS of Newport, Calif., which is one of the nation's preeminent buyers of commercial real estate and structured debt investments. KBS has completed approximately $30.0 billion in transactional volume since its inception in 1992.
222 Main is the greenest building in the market with LEED Gold certification, Energy Star rating, state-of-the art infrastructure, energy efficient fixtures and green building materials. The property is currently 85 percent leased to a prestigious tenant roster including Goldman Sachs, Holland and Hart, and others.
The Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce team was led by Tim Richey, Vice Chairman of the Capital Markets Group in Denver, Colo. The other members of the team included: Michael Winn, Vice Chairman of the Cushman & Wakefield Capital Markets group in Denver, Colo.; Kip Paul, Executive Director of Investment Sales for Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce in Salt Lake City; Mike Richmond, Executive Director for Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce in Salt Lake City; and Marc Renard, Vice Chairman & Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield Global Capital Markets Group, in Los Angeles, Calif.
"The sale of this premier office building is the largest deal Salt Lake City has seen to date," Richey said. "The competition for this stunning property was extremely active because everything about it from the tenants, its location, its energy efficiency, to its gorgeous design all add up to make it exceptionally appealing to investors."
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