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 GlobeSt.com 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.

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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.

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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.

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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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