The deal pushes the 143,000-sf office/warehouse at 925 Freeport Pkwy. to100% occupancy--thanks to the black book of Gary Lindsey, seniorvice president with Grubb & Ellis Co., who put both tenants onDenver-based ProLogis' doorstep. Lindsey tells thatHussman will move when its lease expires at 1601 Valwood Pkwy.Finish-out is under way on the office/warehouse shell, with thework including 7,000 sf of office.


Lindsay says buildings in and around the Valwood and Freeportsubmarkets were evaluated. "This location just worked well forthem. The location made it the right one," he says. The building,sporting 30-foot clear heights, is situated close to Interstate635. In July 2007, Audio Visual Services Group Inc. leased 81,750sf of the spec building.


ProLogis isn't commenting on the deal, but its dealmaker was JoeRudd. Freeport Corporate Center 6 had been marketed for $3.75 persf, triple net.


The Houston-based Hussman, a Houston-based division ofBermuda-headquartered Ingersoll Rand's climate control technologiessector, has just one distribution center in Dallas/Fort Worth. TheCarrollton team handles sales, installation and service ofrefrigeration systems and food merchandising units for commercialusers like supermarkets, warehouse clubs, drug stores andconvenience stores.

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