JD Warmack LP’s managing partner, James Warmack, announced today the execution of two key leases at Research Forest Lakeside in The Woodlands.
Talisman Energy, USA, has leased Building 2 in its entirety and
approximately fifty percent of Building 4, a twelve-story Class A,
300,000 square-foot building due for delivery in spring 2013. Scheduled
for LEED Silver certification, Building 2 is a three-story, Class A,
68,000 square-foot office building featuring lakeside vehicular access,
full-height glass and 9’ ceiling heights, forest preserves and native
landscaping. Building 4 will break ground in early 2012 and is scheduled
for pre-certification LEED Gold. It features 9’6” floor-to-ceiling
glass offering spectacular views of Lake Woodlands, efficient and
flexible 25,000-square-foot floor plates, and a grand, two-story lobby
with granite, wood, and glass finishes. Efficient building orientation
and shades on its south side minimize solar gain. Additionally, its
seven-story parking structure features a climate-controlled elevator
lobby which leads to an architectural halo connecting the garage and
Buildings 4 and 5.
“We are extremely pleased that Talisman recognizes the benefit of LEED
certification for their employees and has chosen Research Forest
Lakeside as a home for their Houston staff,” stated James Warmack.
“Talisman will undoubtedly enjoy Research Forest Lakeside’s unsurpassed
lake views and native wooded surroundings.”
Roger Soto, President and Director of Design, Odell Associates, stated,
“The buildings we have designed are both efficient and distinctive.
Through careful attention to orientation and views, and by creating a
curtainwall design with iconic form, we have produced a unique complex
which will provide an outstanding work environment for its inhabitants.”
Talisman is a leader in the rapidly growing US and global shale
business. The company is making The Woodlands the main location for its
expanding Eagle Ford shale development program, as well as a number of
other services, including support for its Latin American exploration
program and Supply Chain Management. With offices around the world,
Talisman is an exciting company to work for – focused on safe,
Research Forest Lakeside is a 77-acre, heavily wooded site located on
the west side of Lake Woodlands between Lake Woodlands Drive and
Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands, Texas. Upon completion, it will
encompass approximately 1.8 million square feet of office and
convenience retail space.