Lee & Associates – Houston Secures 75,000 Office Lease At Republic Square Prime nature-focused campus located in the heart of the Energy Corridor

May 5, 2023 (HOUSTON)Lee & Associates – Houston, a nationwide leader in commercial real estate services, announces the lease of 75,000 square feet of space at Republic Square. Located at 13501 Katy Freeway, the recently renovated and upgraded corporate campus sits on 35 wooded acres overlooking a central lake and Terry Hershey Park.

Bill Insull, CCIM, and Blake R. Virgilio, CCIM, SIOR of Lee & Associates handled the lease transaction for the landlord, Houston EC Development LLC, along with Jon Herbster, Vice President of Houston EC Development LLC. Bob Cromwell and Bob Gulley with Moody Rambin, and Zack Taylor with Colliers International represented the tenant, Fugro, a global Geo-data leader delivering acquisition, analysis, and advice in support of the energy transition, sustainable infrastructure, and climate change adaptation.

“The Fugro team is very excited about our move to Republic Square,” said Céline Gerson, Fugro’s Group Director of the Americas and President of Fugro USA. “The new location not only puts us closer to our clients but also provides our employees with a modern and highly efficient workspace with access to green spaces and numerous amenities. We’re thrilled to create an exceptional work environment that will benefit Fugro in the Americas for the long run.”

“We are pleased to secure Fugro Americas’ headquarters lease at Republic Square,” said Blake R. Virgilio, CCIM, SIOR, Lee & Associates – Houston. “The campus is conveniently located in west Houston, adjacent to Terry Hershey Park in the heart of the Energy Corridor. With the planned addition of a 100-plus person conferencing facility and onsite restaurant, we expect Republic Square to continue to attract tenants looking for amenities and a connection to the outdoors at their doorstep.”

About Lee & Associates – Houston
Lee & Associates – Houston is a fully-integrated commercial real estate company with unrivaled market knowledge and an unwavering commitment to integrity and excellence. Our business-minded brokers specialize in office, industrial, and land real estate investments. Lee & Associates – Houston is part of a nationwide network of brokers in more than 65 offices in North America. The brokerage is uniquely qualified to support our client’s real estate needs in Houston, across Texas and throughout the US. For more information, visit lee-associates.com/houston.

About Fugro
Fugro is the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, collecting and analyzing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Adopting an integrated approach that incorporates acquisition and analysis of Geo-data and related advice, Fugro provides solutions. With expertise in site characterization and asset integrity, clients are supported in the safe, sustainable, and efficient design, construction, and operation of their assets throughout the full lifecycle.
Employing approximately 10,000 talented people in 57 countries, Fugro serves clients around the globe, predominantly in the energy, infrastructure, and water industries, both offshore and onshore. In 2022, revenue amounted to EUR 1.8 billion. Fugro is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.