PRESS RELEASE: Granite Properties Announces Plans to Develop Granite Park Six
Dallas – September 10, 2019 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, today announced its plans to develop Granite Park Six, a Class AA, 415,000 square foot office building in Granite Park, a 90-acre mixed-use development located in Plano. The 18-story tower will be the tallest building in Granite Park and will front State Highway 121. Designed by BOKA Powell, with contemporary interiors by HKS Architects, Granite Park Six will incorporate a wide range of next-generation amenities to offer a modern workspace in a vibrant office neighborhood with a walkable urban experience.
“With Granite Park Six, we’re taking it to the next level with an innovative design, modern amenities and hospitality driven services that meet the needs of the customer of today,” said Will Hendrickson, Senior Managing Director, Granite Properties.
Granite Park Six will offer customer-centric services and feature multiple activated common areas to inspire interaction, productivity and community. Connected by a dramatic two-story lobby, the building will feature a ground level market café with an elevated food service that includes breakfast, lunch and take home meals; a customer lounge with coffee service, a bar and a golf simulator; a large lecture hall with stadium seating; and three conference rooms. Promoting wellness, a staffed fitness center will host classes; a fifth floor amenity deck will provide access to landscaped outdoor spaces to work, socialize or host events; and, floor to ceiling windows will maximize natural light.
“Our world-class architect partners BOKA Powell and HKS Architects have created a striking building that is designed to enhance our customers’ daily lives and create an inspiring and productive work environment where they will want to stay and return,” said Aaron Bidne, Director of Development, Granite Properties.
Granite is in the process of completing construction drawings and has selected Balfour Beatty as the general contractor. Construction could start as early as Q1 2020. Granite’s Leasing team of Robert Jimenez, Aarica Mims and Burson Holman lease Granite Park.
Granite Park, a master-planned development by Granite Properties, is located at the southeast corner of State Highway 121 and Dallas North Tollway. The campus offers 2 million square feet of Class-A office buildings, a 299-room Hilton Hotel and 150,000 square feet of retail space. The park also offers The Boardwalk, a collection of restaurants, patios, lounge areas, children’s play area, murals, fire pits and a lake. To enhance walkability, Granite has recently updated the pedestrian crosswalks, created exercise trails and stations and is also adding a multi-purpose pavilion.
Granite owns and manages more than 3.5 million square feet of Class A office buildings in the Dallas area including Granite Park, 3333 Lee Parkway, Spectrum Center, The Douglas, Cedar Maple Plaza, Factory Six03 and Granite Place I at Southlake Town Square.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991, with offices in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver and Southern California. It has completed more than $7 billion in real estate transactions and more than 27.1 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions. Granite focuses on creating extraordinary customer experiences in each building through mixed-use environments rich in amenities and customer-centric service to help people flourish. Granite, a NREI Top Office Owner, has been named as one of FORTUNE’s Best Workplaces for seven consecutive years. For more information, visit www.graniteprop.com