August 31, 2018
Global real estate development firm Harwood International recently announced a lease in its Harwood District with CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE). The real estate investment trust is moving its world headquarters to 49,809 RSF on levels 20 through 22 at Harwood No. 10. Hannah Waidmann and Kelly Whaley of Harwood International negotiated the lease with David Wetherington and Chelsea Story of Colliers International.
“We are proud to call Dallas our home, and while CyrusOne continues to expand across the globe we remain true to our Texas roots,” said Kellie Teal-Guess, EVP & Chief People Officer at CyrusOne. “What separates CyrusOne is our culture and people, and we are excited to partner with Harwood International as they help us build our new global headquarters for our incredible CyrusOne family. Upon completion, our state-of-the-art HQ will embody the best of this new digital era that we are helping foster for our customers.”
CyrusOne is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The Company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for approximately 1,000 customers, including more than 200 Fortune 1000 companies.
With a track record of meeting and surpassing the aggressive speed-to-market demands of hyperscale cloud providers, as well as the expanding IT infrastructure requirements of the enterprise, CyrusOne provides the flexibility, reliability, security, and connectivity that foster business growth. CyrusOne offers a tailored, customer service-focused platform and is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 43 data centers worldwide.
CyrusOne is part of the exclusive list of tenants in the Harwood District which includes Boston Consulting Group, Frost Bank, HollyFrontier, Northern Trust, Rolex, Polsinelli, and Viant Technology.
“As the traditional tenant/landlord relationship becomes obsolete, Harwood International has positioned itself ahead of the curve by taking a lifestyle approach to ownership through our vertically-integrated platform: the Harwood District,” said Whaley. “Similarly, one of CyrusOne’s many competitive advantages is its company culture; furthermore, the Harwood District’s live-work-explore environment proved to be the optimal workplace solution. We are pleased to announce the addition of CyrusOne to the Harwood District’s roster of industry leaders.”
Designed by Dallas-based HDF, Harwood No. 10 will open its doors this winter. The Class AA office tower features 220,548 RSF of office and “La Rue Perdue,” a European-style alleyway consisting of over 14,000 RSF of retail and restaurant spaces with adjacent gardens and outdoor seating. Gardens are continued on the 10th, 16th and 17th levels featuring floor to ceiling glass with expansive views. The building is topped off with 10,411 square feet of boutique office penthouse space and two private green roof gardens providing 360 views of the city. Harwood No. 10 is the tenth out of 18 phases planned by Harwood International.
Founded in 1988, Harwood International is celebrating its 30th Anniversary as an international real estate firm with offices and developments in select niche markets including Beverly Hills, Dallas, Geneva, London’s West End, Paris, and Zurich. The company is recognized globally as a purveyor for building the finest developments in terms of design, location, and quality while creating cultural experiences within them that are beyond exceptional.
Harwood International is best known for transforming the Uptown Dallas neighborhood into the acclaimed District of Harwood featuring premier class AA office, luxury residential, and retail space set within a park-like campus with gardens and art-filled lobbies. The 18-city block District will continue to grow to include over $3 billion in office, retail and residential development.
Harwood International’s leadership is based on its world-class experience, name-brand architecture, exacting finishes and a focus on energy efficiency and green space. The company has received numerous design and community awards, including recognition by the EPA for creating the most energy efficient building in the nation. Around the world, Harwood International has developed and managed more than 20 major facilities including 46 St. James’s Place, Cleveland House, and 32 St James’s Square in London’s West End as well as the Beverly Hills Rolex Building in California. Please visit www.harwoodinternational.com for more information.