Press Release

Namesake Tenant Renews 353,944-Square-Foot Lease at Williams Tower in Houston

26 1 2018

Williams Tower

CBRE and JLL have announced a 353,944-square-foot lease renewal for Williamsone of the nation’s leading natural gas infrastructure operatorsat Williams Tower, a 64-story trophy tower in Houston’s Galleria submarket.

Dave Hanusa, Bonnie Kelley-Dienna and Jason Presley of CBRE’s Houston office represented the landlord, Invesco Real Estate, a global real estate investment manager. Ronnie Deyo and Beau Bellow of JLL represented the tenant.

Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., Williams has nearly 700 employees based in the Houston Williams Towerthe highest employee total in any location outside of Tulsa. The company’s subsidiary, Transcontinental Gas Pipeline, has been lead tenant in the 1.5-million-square-foot building since the tower was developed in 1983.

“We are very proud that the Williams Companies elected to continue their long relationship and identity with the building," said Mr. Hanusa. “This lease is a very strong endorsement of the building and its ownership; and confirms that Williams Tower continues to be at the pinnacle of the very best office buildings in Houston.” 

“As one of Houston’s largest tenants, Williams has long played a significant role in the city’s economy and the vibrancy of the Galleria. This renewal is a tremendous vote of confidence for the iconic Williams Tower and the submarket as a whole,” said Mr. Deyo. “The company’s commitment to their namesake tower helps ensure the Galleria will continue to be a dynamic place to conduct business for years to come.”

Invesco Real Estate acquired Williams Tower in 2013. The tower is 92.3 percent leased. 

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