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Harbert Realty Services has been Awarded the Leasing Assignment of the Plaza Building in Downtown Birmingham

March 2017

Birmingham, AL – March 9, 2017 – Harbert Realty Services, Inc. (HRS) of Birmingham, Alabama, has been awarded the Leasing assignment of the 218,000 square foot Class A office building, The Plaza, which sits on the most visible corner in the thriving Central Business District in downtown Birmingham. Located at 417 20th Street North, The Plaza is currently home to Viva Health’s Corporate Headquarters.

The current owners of The Plaza office building are committed to re-positioning the building by targeting retail and restaurant tenants for the ground floor and are proactively making plans for exciting improvements to the building.

Casey Howard and West Harris of HRS have been engaged to lease the building. The current Owners are committed to re-positioning the building and are assembling an entire team of professionals to begin targeting retail and restaurant tenants for the ground floor and basement levels and have plans for exciting improvements to the property.

Tenants of The Plaza enjoy open space floor plans with floor-to-ceiling windows wrapping each floor, bringing an abundance of natural light to the building. Each floor has 12,009 square foot floor plates. The building also enjoys a rare abundance of concentrated parking in the parking deck adjacent to the property, which includes +/-1,339 spaces.

The Plaza is the perfect building for tenants that include: back-office services, HR-functions, technology-based operations, engineering or architectural firms, insurance agencies, government users, and more.

There has been a lot of momentum in the downtown market and specifically in CBD. This building has huge visibility from all points of downtown and is in one of the most highly desirable areas of Birmingham.

“HRS is very excited and honored to have been chosen by West Second Street Associates (WSSA) as the leasing team for The Plaza,” said Casey Howard, Vice President at Harbert Realty Services, Inc. “With its prominent Downtown Birmingham location and access to a variety of restaurants, shops and other downtown amenities, The Plaza is truly a one-of-a-kind, trophy-quality property. We’re looking forward to teaming with WSSA to lease the building and bring value to the asset.”

For more information on becoming a tenant at The Plaza in Downtown Birmingham, Alabama, please contact Casey Howard at 205-458-8130 or choward@harbertrealty.com or West Harris at 205-458-8127 or wharris@harbertrealty.com.

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