PHILADELPHIA-The local office of Smith Mack & Co./Oncor International has beenselected as exclusive leasing agent for two of Newton, MA-based HRPT Properties Trust’s top Center City office buildings. According to Smith Mack, HRPT owns approximately 12% of the competitive commercial office space in the CBD, making it the largest owner in that marketplace.

The two buildings are 1600 Market St. and 1525 Locust St. The Market St. building is a 39-story, 825,000-sf office tower built in 1983. It is currently 96% leased. Among its tenants are PNC Bank, The Wyatt Co., and the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP.

The Locust St. property is a 19-story building with 105,600 sf of office space. It was built in 1989 and is currently 89% leased. Designed to give small companies full-floor identity, it has about 5,500 sf per floor.

Sidney V. Smith Jr., president, and Thomas D. Kramer, SVP, head Smith Mack’s office here. The company also works with HRPT on two major properties in nearby Wilmington, DE, and 795 Horsham Rd. in Horsham, PA.

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