Newmark Cornish & Carey Completes 20,346-Square-Foot Lease with Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP at Walnut Creek Center

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Walnut Creek, CA (March 8, 2018) — Newmark Cornish & Carey has announced the completion of a 20,346-square-foot lease at 100 Pringle Avenue with global law firm Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL). The Class A, seven-story office property at the Walnut Creek BART station is part of Walnut Creek Center, a soon-to-be renovated two-building complex totaling approximately 315,000 square feet.

Executive Managing Director Breck Lutz of Newmark Cornish & Carey’s Walnut Creek office represented the landlord, a venture of Align Real Estate and PCCP, LLC. BAL was represented by Rosen Realty Group and Avison Young.

Completed in 1983, 100 Pringle features a striking, three-story atrium lobby, a conference center, fitness center, gourmet deli, abundant parking and onsite management.

More than doubling its office capacity, the tenant relocated from an 8,000-square-foot sublease at 2 Ygnacio Center in Walnut Creek.

“BAL has chosen to locate to one of Walnut Creek’s premier office complexes which is adjacent to BART and offers easy freeway access to Interstate 680 and Highway 24,” said Lutz.

Carol Mays, BAL Chief Operating Officer, stated, “BAL continues to grow in the Bay Area and our ability to expand into larger office space in Walnut Creek is a great opportunity. We are a people-focused firm and are delighted to offer more of our East Bay employees shorter commute times and close BART access in a location that has so much to offer. We look forward to investing in the local community.”

About Newmark Cornish & Carey
A dominant regional real estate force since 1935, Newmark Cornish & Carey has an expansive reach as part of Newmark Knight Frank, one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Regionally, Newmark Cornish & Carey has more than 280 agents in 13 strategically located offices throughout Northern California, creating a powerful platform from which to deliver superior services locally, while upholding its core values of integrity and knowledge.

About Newmark Knight Frank
Newmark Knight Frank (“NKF”), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. (“Newmark”), is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Newmark has over 4,600 employees in over 120 offices. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF’s 15,000 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. With roots dating back to 1929, NKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. We offer a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry.

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