News release

JLL awarded leasing assignment for 10 West End office building

10 West End is a new Class A+ office building and the first new office project constructed in over 20 years in the booming West End submarket of the Twin Cities

January 23, 2023

Michael Grimm

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JLL is pleased to announce it has been awarded the exclusive leasing assignment for this best in class 343,000-square-foot 10 West End office building located at 1601 Utica Ave. South, St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Currently, the office building is 88% leased with a few remaining options ranging from 1,500 to 14,000 square feet.

JLL will partner with new owner Bridge Investment Group. The JLL team facilitating the leasing assignment will be led by Managing Director Brent Karkula, Vice President Andrea Leon and Senior Associate Laura Farrell.

“10 West End is a premium office building that is perfectly equipped to provide tenants what they are seeking in today’s working environment: exceptional quality, location, and world class amenities both inside the building and just out its front door in the West End neighborhood. We are excited to have been awarded this high-profile leasing assignment and believe the property will be an asset for any prospective tenant today and into the future as the nature of offices continue to evolve,” Karkula said, JLL Managing Director.

10 West End features stunning modern finishes throughout, expansive 10’ tall windows, exclusive tenant outdoor decks and a top floor common sky deck overlooking the Minneapolis skyline. The building also includes indoor and outdoor amenities including fitness, training, multiple conference rooms, social spaces and has recently signed a lease with Green + The Grain to open a new location inside the building. It is LEED certified and adjacent to one acre of outdoor green space.

10 West End is steps to the West End neighborhood, one of Minneapolis’ most popular areas to live and play, making for easy commutes and positive quality of life for employees.

The JLL Minneapolis-St. Paul Q4 2022 Office Insight research report revealed Class A office buildings like 10 West End outperformed average office building total vacancy rates at 17.7%, an indication of an increasingly bifurcated office market and reinforcing the favorability of Class A office buildings.

About JLL

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