Granite Tower is a landmark, Class-A office tower located in
Denver’s central business district. The 31-story property encompasses 562,709 rentable
square feet and is LEED Gold-certified for its environmental performance and
sustainable design. Onsite amenities include reserved parking, outdoor patios
as well as an on-site restaurant. Granite Tower is also within walking distance
to a fitness center, various hotels as well as dining and shopping options.
The property is located within the northwest quadrant of the
Denver central business district submarket and at the gateway to Denver’s Lower
Downtown Historic District (LoDo). Granite Tower is approximately a 30-minute
drive from the Denver International Airport, and within a two-hour flight of
two-thirds of the U.S. The area surrounding the property offers tenants
numerous live-work-play amenities, including Coors Field and Sports Authority Field
at Mile High. The area is also home to two universities, University of
Colorado-Denver and University of Denver.
“We are happy to help a long-term tenant with their
ever-changing needs at Granite Tower,” said Mark Brecheen, senior vice
president for KBS and asset manager for the property. “This short-term renewal
and expansion was important for CoBiz and KBS was happy to help.”
Greg Holm of CBRE represented CoBiz Financial while Nathan
Johnson and Pete Staab of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented KBS in the
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