Houston, TX – January 03, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Crimson Real Estate Fund, L.P. (CREF), and its co-investment partner, USAA Real Estate Company, have acquired eight acres of land in west Houston to build a new headquarters for TGS-Nopec Geophysical Company (TGS). At approximately 97,500 rentable square feet, the 3-story office building and 408 surface parking spaces will be built on Clay Road, near Beltway 8.
The proposed building will be TGS’ North American headquarters. This new facility is designed to meet TGS requirements and will allow for future growth. The Project will be leased in its entirety to TGS.
Patrinely Group, LLC, the development management affiliate of CREF, will develop the building. Crimson Services, LLC, also a related entity to CREF, will provide on-site property management. Jon Silberman of NAI Houston represented the tenant and Dennis Tarro of Crimson Services, LLC represented the landlord in the transaction.
Crimson Real Estate Fund, a real estate opportunity fund, is managed by Crimson Real Estate Advisors, L.P., based in Houston. USAA Real Estate Company is the largest single investor in CREF and also co-invests alongside CREF, which serves as the sponsor/operating partner. CREF, in addition to funding BTS office and multifamily developments around the country, acquires and repositions real estate opportunities in key growth markets across the United States.
About Crimson Real Estate Advisors, LP
Crimson and its affiliates have acquired and developed assets valued in excess of $3 billion over the past 25 years. For more information, visit www.crimsonrealestateadvisors.com.
About USAA Real Estate Company
USAA Real Estate Company, with approximately $12 billion in assets under management, provides co-investment, acquisition, build-to-suit and development services for corporate and institutional investors. The USAA portfolio consists of office, industrial, retail and hotel properties as well as investments in real estate operating companies. USAA Real Estate Company is a subsidiary of USAA, a leading financial services company, serving military families since 1922. For more information, visit www.usrealco.com.
About Patrinely Group, LLC
Patrinely Group, an affiliate of Crimson Real Estate Fund, is as a national real estate development firm specializing in commercial office and residential projects throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.patrinelygroup.com
About Crimson Services, LLC
Crimson Services, LLC provides property management and leasing services to real estate owners and users. Crimson currently manages approximately 3 million square feet of Class A office space throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.crimsonservicesllc.com