Eagle Realty Group and Frost Brown Todd, LLC announce the expansion of Frost Brown Todd onto the 37th floor of the Great American Tower at Queen City Square to accommodate the firm's growing business.
Frost Brown Todd was one of the original tenants in the building in 2011 and currently occupies four floors. With the expansion into approximately 10,115 rentable square feet (rsf), the firm will occupy about 114,000 rsf in the tower. Construction will begin shortly, with Frost Brown Todd planning to move into the space this summer.
The positive impact of our move to Great American Tower has exceeded our expectations.
"We have executed extremely well on our business development, community engagement, recruiting and retention strategies in the Cincinnati market since we moved to the Great American Tower," said Chris Habel, member-in-charge of Frost Brown Todd's Cincinnati office. "The positive impact of our move to Great American Tower has exceeded our expectations. As a result, we need additional space to fuel that growth while delivering first-in-class service to our clients. We have designed the additional space with efficiency, collaboration and the future of our business in mind."
"Frost Brown Todd became a key tenant in the newest, tallest and most prominent office tower in downtown Cincinnati in 2011, soon after the tower was open for business," said Mario San Marco, president of Eagle Realty Group. "We are pleased to be able to accommodate the firm's growth and continue to offer Frost Brown Todd the amenities, state-of-the-art features and incredible views that Queen City Square offers as the premier office center of our region. As a result of this expansion by Frost Brown Todd, the Queen City Square complex is now 96 percent leased."
About Frost Brown Todd
Frost Brown Todd is a full-service law firm serving some of America's top corporations and emerging companies. With attorneys regularly identified by clients, peers and industry organizations as leaders in their practice areas, the firm advises and protects clients in business transactions and litigation in many industries, including insurance, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, construction, energy and health care. More than 500 attorneys in 12 offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia provide unparalleled service to meet clients' needs; deliver the insights and solutions available only from a diverse group of professionals; and support the communities in which they operate. To learn more, visit www.frostbrowntodd.com.
About Queen City Square
Queen City Square, downtown Cincinnati's newest, largest and tallest office project, is a development of Eagle Realty Group, a member of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern). The complex, renowned for its architecturally distinctive tiara at its apex, contains over 1 million square feet of Class A+ office and retail space and 2,300 parking spaces and required a total investment of about $400 million from Western & Southern. Queen City Square consists of three major components: (i) the 41-story Great American Tower, the city's tallest building and only office tower designed, built and certified as LEED Gold, (ii) the 17-story 303 Broadway office building, and (iii) the spacious Queen City Square Garage. Primary office tenants include Great American Insurance, Frost Brown Todd, KeyBank and Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. With its primary entrance at Fourth & Sycamore streets, the project features a grand promenade at street level with restaurants and retailers.www.queencitysquare.com
About Eagle Realty Group
Eagle Realty Group, LLC, a member of Western & Southern Financial Group, is a full-service real estate firm, offering a comprehensive range of services covering three core real estate areas. Eagle's Investment Management group offers comprehensive asset management services. The company's expertise in real estate development and management are documented by a portfolio of successful ventures ranging from hotels to luxury multi-family projects to office buildings. Eagle's Mortgage Loan group offers an array of fixed rate debt options for commercial property, including permanent financing, construction loans and mezzanine financing. Eagle's Property Management Group provides services to owners of both commercial and multifamily projects. Eagle Realty Group oversees real estate investments throughout the United States and has over $3.2 billion of assets under management.
About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($47.2 billion) and managed ($22.3 billion) total $69.5 billion as of Sept 30, 2017. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.¹ IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC¹; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.¹; Touchstone Securities, Inc.²; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.²; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information on the Western & Southern family of companies, visit www.westernsouthern.com. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com), a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world's top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.
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