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April 9, 2018

Growing Barnes & Thornburg Signs Lease at PwC Tower at Park District

DALLAS, TEXAS – April 9, 2018 – Barnes & Thornburg is in growth mode. To accommodate the addition of new attorneys to its Dallas office, the law firm will relocate to the new PwC Tower at Park District in Dallas, having signed a 10-year lease for the seventh floor of the office tower.

The firm will move to its new location in the mixed-use development when the build-out of its 28,000 square-foot space is complete, scheduled for September 2018. Park District, a development of Dallas-based Trammell Crow Company and partner MetLife Investment Management, boasts more than 900,000 square feet of premier Class A office space, restaurants and luxury residences. The 20-story, 500,000-square-foot office tower adjacent to Klyde Warren Park will include an executive lounge, fitness facility, onsite restaurants and outdoor amenity spaces.

“Barnes & Thornburg is delighted to be a tenant at PwC Tower in Park District,” said Mark Bayer, Dallas office managing partner. “The building and location are the best in Dallas and we believe that it will help us to continue to compete for the best legal talent. Although Barnes & Thornburg has been in Dallas for less than three years, we hope that this move sends the clear message that we are here to stay.”

“We are honored that Barnes & Thornburg has chosen Park District as their new home. PwC Tower at Park District will offer Barnes & Thornburg the best office space and amenities in Dallas, all at the doorstep of Klyde Warren Park,” says Trammell Crow Company Dallas Senior Managing Director Scott Krikorian. “We look forward to welcoming such an esteemed law firm to this first-class development.

The firm was represented in lease negotiations by Phil Puckett and Harlan Davis from CBRE.

The landlord was represented in lease negotiations by Dennis Barnes, Clay Gilbert and Shannon Brown from CBRE.

The firm will remain in its current location at 2100 McKinney Avenue in Uptown until its build-out is complete.

About Barnes & Thornburg:

With more than 600 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from 14 offices in Atlanta, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at or on Twitter @BTLawNews.

About Trammell Crow Company:
Trammell Crow Company (TCC), founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired 2,700 buildings valued at nearly $65 billion and over 590 million square feet. As of December 31, 2017, TCC had $6.8 billion of projects in process and $3.8 billion in its pipeline.
Trammell Crow Company’s teams are dedicated to building value for its clients with professionals in 16 major cities throughout the United States. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial, retail, healthcare, multi-family residential, through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential and mixed-use projects. For those who occupy real estate, TCC can execute the development or acquisition of facilities tailored to meet its clients’ needs. For investor clients, the company specializes in joint venture speculative development, acquisition/re-development ventures, build-to-suit development or providing incentive-based fee development services.
TCC is an independently operated subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, and the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2017 revenue). For more information visit