News Jeld-Wen Leases 23,000 SF in Downtown Charlotte’s Ally Center

Jan 31, 2013

Charlotte, NC – January 29, 2013 – Trinity Partners is pleased to announce Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors has leased 23,187 SF in Ally Center in Downtown Charlotte’s Third Ward. Trinity Partners’ Leah Bailey, SIOR, and John Ball represented the landlords, Trinity Capital Advisors and Principal Real Estate Investors.

“We are thrilled Jeld-Wen chose our building,” noted Bailey. “This is such an exciting time for Ally Center and downtown Charlotte. Romare Bearden Park’s spring opening and the construction of new apartments and the baseball stadium is creating remarkable energy around Ally Center and Third Ward.”

Trinity Partners’ Project Manager, Margaret Markovich, and Director of Construction Services, Randy Gonyea, have been hired by ownership to upfit Jeld-Wen’s first-generation space. The company plans to move into the fourth floor of the building in March of this year. Brian Brtalik of Cushman Wakefield | Thalhimer represented Jeld-Wen in the transaction.

Jeld-Wen is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of reliable windows and doors. Jeld-Wen began operations in 1960 and today has approximately 20,000 employees across more than 100 locations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company’s extensive product offering encompasses windows, exterior doors, interior doors and related building products that are sold globally through multiple distribution channels, including retail home centers, wholesale distributors and building products dealers. Jeld-Wen has been an ENERGY STAR Partner since 1998.

Ally Center is a 15-story, 365,000 square foot building located at 440 South Church Street in the heart of the cultural campus in downtown Charlotte. Developed by Trinity Capital Advisors and managed by Trinity Partners Management, Ally Center was completed in October of 2009 and is North Carolina’s first LEED Gold Certified Core and Shell building. Tenants include Ally Bank and HDR, and Trinity Partners recently announced Driven Brands’ seventh floor lease and fast-casual Just Fresh’s ground floor lease. The building is now 83% occupied.