As MetLife's award winning, 32-acre mixed-use development in Tampa's Westshore Business District continues to see leasing success, AECOM Technology Corporation will soon move into One MetroCenter at MetWest International.
will consolidate two existing offices into a new 7,054-square-foot office space in the 11-story MetWest International
building. Negotiated by Taylor & Mathis
Director of Leasing Angela Odell and co-brokered by Jack Hoskins of CBRE
, the lease brings the office building's occupancy to 90 percent.
A global provider of professional technical and management support services, AECOM, a Fortune 500
company, employs approximately 45,000 employees worldwide, delivering "solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.'' AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries, bringing in a revenue of $8.2 billion in 2012.
“[MetWest's success] is an indication that companies are looking forward and making decisions based on what they perceive is an improving economy,” says Odell.
is just one of three buildings making up the MetWest International development, accompanied by the Gold LEED
Certified MetWest One
and MetWest Two
A third office building will begin construction upon demand and, when complete, the entire project is expected to become a pedestrian-friendly, urban-oriented development including nearly 1 million square feet of Class A office space, 74,200 square feet of retail space, a 260-room full-service upscale hotel and 254 residential units.
Since developed, Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
, Texas de Brazil
and Kona Grill
have built their first Tampa locations in the retail portion of the MetWest International project.
Writer: Alexis Quinn Chamberlain
Source: Angela Odell, Taylor & Mathis