Birmingham, Alabama. January 6, 2016. Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC (JWA) is pleased to announce the completion of an 80,000 SF lease with KBR, Inc. (KBR) for office space at the Galleria Tower, JWA’s 275,000 SF Class A office building at Riverchase Galleria, Hoover, Alabama. KBR is a Houston based engineering and construction company with a great tradition in the Birmingham, Alabama market. Final plans indicate KBR will occupy floors 4, 11, 12 and 14 of the Tower. “With an outstanding effort by all parties working together, this new deal puts in place another exceptional company at the Galleria Tower,” said Jim Wilson, III, CEO of Jim Wilson & Associates, LLC. Construction and renovation of the office space for KBR has begun and occupancy is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016. KBR will bring over 400 people to the Galleria Tower.
Over the past three years, the Galleria Tower has been a major part of the overall renovation project of the Riverchase Galleria. Millions of dollars have been invested to change and upgrade the Riverchase Galleria, the state’s largest mixed-use project. Each component of the Galleria, including the Galleria Tower, the Galleria Shopping Center and the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel, have benefitted from the investment in new office tenants, new interior finishes, the fully renovated hotel, upgraded parking facilities, new landscaping, new stores and exterior signage. Originally opened in 1986, the Riverchase Galleria, celebrating its thirtieth birthday in 2016, continues to be re-invented in every aspect with its timeless design made new again.
In the KBR/Galleria Tower transaction, the Galleria Tower was represented by Tanner Sumners of Harbert Realty Services. KBR, Inc. was represented by JLL agent, Carter Burwell. The General Contractor for the construction is Brasfield & Gorrie.
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