Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Addison app firm Bottle Rocket expanding HQ with high-profile deal
Mobile software application developer Bottle Rocket is expanding to a high-profile new location in Addison.
Bottle Rocket has leased 49,570 square feet in the Aberdeen building located at 14841 Dallas Parkway – which formerly housed the head offices of Pizza Hut. The lease will more than double the size of the headquarters space.
“With a desire to remain in the City of Addison, Bottle Rocket chose the Aberdeen because of its room for growth, prominent signage and above average parking, among other amenities,” CBRE Group’s Clay Vaughn said in a statement.
Vaughn negotiated the new lease along with CBRE’s Jeff Eiting and Sarah Catherine Norris, Mark Jordan and Ben Jones with Sooner Management.
The company will move its offices from the nearby Wellington Centre building – where it leased 15,000 square feet starting in 2011 – by the end of this year.
Architect Gensler is designing the new headquarters space for more than 180 workers.
Bottle Rocket has designed popular mobile software applications for clients including National Public Radio, ABC News and National Geographic.
The company has grown dramatically since 2008 when it started in subleased office space with just a few employees.
Calvin Carter, founder and president of the firm, said Bottle Rocket “looked at just about every option you can imagine” before picking the Addison building.
JP Realty Partners and Sooner Management have owned the Aberdeen since 2011.
Steve Brown- Dallas News