Skanska signs new tenant lease for office tower in downtown Houston, Texas, USA
Skanska has signed a 15-year lease with the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright for its planned 28 floor office development in downtown Houston, Texas, USA. The law firm will rent 32 percent of the total space.
The project is located in Houston’s Central Business District, adjacent to Discovery Green and close to Bank of America Tower which Skanska developed and sold in 2019.
The building is being designed to achieve LEED Platinum certification. Project start and construction order booking is expected to be announced once all required permits have been received.
Since 2009, Skanska USA Commercial Development has invested more than USD 2 billion in office and multi-family projects, and has developed office offices for tenants including, Waste Management, Bank of America, Brooks Sports, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Tommy Bahama.
Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure and developing commercial properties in select U.S. markets. Skanska USA had sales of USD 8.7 billion and about 7,900 employees in its operations in 2019.