Friday, March 08, 2013

Downtown insurance firm Lockton Cos. expanding office with new location near Arts District


Real Estate Editor

Insurance firm Lockton Cos.' told its employees Friday that it will soon be heading to new digs near downtown Dallas' Arts District.
The company has rented four floors in the 2100 Ross office tower at Ross Avenue and Pearl Street.
"It is particularly gratifying to find a great building still in the downtown Arts District which allows us to remain part of this vibrant business community," Lockton's Steve Bohannon said in an email. "Numerous factors went into the decision; concluding 2100 Ross is the best solution for our business, our associates and our clients."
The company is now located in the KPMG Center tower on Harwood Street.
"Our lease at KPMG expires in January 2014, but we are exploring the possibility of moving into our new space as soon as this Fall," Bohannon said.
Lockton said that commercial real estate firms  Transwestern and Lincoln Property Co. advised the company on its new office selection.
Lockton rented its new office space from investor Cousins Properties, which purchased the skyscraper last summer and has a major overhaul of the building is in the works.
Lockton is expanding its downtown office footprint with the move.
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