Outback Steakhouse Owner Expands Tampa Headquarters

Cassidy Turley represents owner in two leases totaling 209,000 square feet in Westshore submarket

Published on January 20, 2012


TAMPA, FL - Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., recently negotiated two leases at Corporate Center One totaling 209,000 square feet. Cassidy Turley’s Ron Ruffner and Clay Sovich represented the landlord in both transactions.

The first lease is a major expansion and renewal of OSI Restaurant Partners’ headquarters, the parent company of Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming’s and Roy’s. The company renewed its lease at Corporate Center I for 120,000 square feet and expanded an additional 60,000 square feet. Jimmy Garvey of CLW Real Estate Services Group represented the tenant.

In the second transaction, PB Americas leased 29,000 square feet. An engineering consulting firm, PB Americas will be a new tenant in the building. Phil Giunta and Mia Jarrell of Grubb & Ellis represented the tenant in the transaction.

“The renewal and expansion of OSI is testament to Corporate Center One’s ability to attract headquarters and regional offices of top-tier companies,” Ruffner said. “The new lease with PB Americas shows that the building is a preferred location for firms conducting business in Tampa.”

Corporate Center One is a six-story, 390,582-square-foot building situated at 2202 N. Westshore Blvd. Amenities include an on-site café, world-class fitness center and a free airport shuttle to Tampa International Airport.

Corporate Center One is located in Tampa’s Westshore Business District. Westshore is the center of activity in Tampa Bay and Florida’s west coast. Located in the city of Tampa, the Westshore district is Florida’s largest office submarket with more than 12 million square feet of office space.

To see a mention of these transactions in the Tampa Bay Business Journal click here & in South Florida Real Estate click here.

About Cassidy Turley:

Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with more than 3,400 professionals in more than 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients—from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $18 billion in 2010, manages 455 million square feet on behalf of private, institutional and corporate clients and supports more than 25,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. In 2010, the firm enhanced its global service delivery outside of North America through its partnership with GVA. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information about Cassidy Turley.

Ron Ruffner                             Clay Sovich
813.498.6826                          813.498.6827

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