1 HOUSTON CENTER TO BE RENAMED LYONDELLBASELL TOWER
HOUSTON, TX, (January 25, 2012) – Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announced today that 1 Houston Center will be renamed LyondellBasell Tower following the signing of a lease extension of 358,138 square feet by LyondellBasell at Houston Center in Houston’s Central Business District. Charles Gordon, Craig Beyer and Brandon Clarke of CBRE, Inc. represented LyondellBasell. Debbie Wilson, vice president of leasing for Crescent, and Bob Boykin, managing director of leasing for Crescent, represented the owner.
“LyondellBasell has made Houston Center a location for its global operations for more than 25 years,” said Wilson. “We are excited to maintain LyondellBasell as one of the largest customers at Houston Center. The amenities and location were pivotal for LyondellBasell’s renewal.” LyondellBasell Tower is located at 1221 McKinney Street.
“Adding the LyondellBasell name to the list of Houston towers is a visible demonstration of the company’s position as a premier employer in Houston and Texas,” said LyondellBasell Executive Vice President Kevin Brown. “Houston Center is one of the foremost addresses in the Central Business District and we have a long history in this complex.” LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries.
LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com
ABOUT HOUSTON CENTER
Houston Center is the premier business, living and leisure complex in Houston’s Central Business District. Its city-within-a-city concept features office space, luxury lodging, restaurants, shopping, banking, health, fitness, and residential high-rise living – all linked by sky bridges and underground pedestrian tunnels. Houston Center features four office towers with 4.2 million square-feet of Class A office space located in the Central Business District in Houston, TX. The multi-block complex has been artfully developed according to classic design principles as an exciting urban environment for people. For more information, visit Houston Center website at www.houstoncenter.com
Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Through its subsidiaries, Crescent owns or manages a portfolio of 35 premier office buildings totaling over 17 million square feet located in select markets across the United States with major concentrations in Dallas, Houston, Denver and Las Vegas. Crescent also holds investments in resort residential developments in locations such as Scottsdale, Vail Valley, and Lake Tahoe; luxury hotels; and the wellness lifestyle leader, Canyon Ranch®. For more information, visit Crescent's Web site at www.crescent.com.