Accounting firm expands services to Far North Dallas with new office location
Whitley Penn signs on at Legacy West
DALLAS, August 8, 2018 – To accommodate their growing client base in Far North Dallas, distinguished public accounting firm Whitley Penn has agreed to become to the newest tenant in Plano’s Legacy West, commercial real estate firm JLL announced today. JLL successfully secured the 13,451-square-foot office lease on behalf of the new tenant.
“Our firm continues to grow at a steady pace, not only in human capital but in the number of clients we support,” said Larry G. Autrey, Managing Partner, Whitley Penn. “We are committed to meeting that demand by placing our professionals in a location that supports the needs of our clients.”
Far North Dallas continues to be one of the most active office markets in the US. According to JLL Research, through Q2 2018, over 1.49 million square feet of new office product has been completed in the submarket.
“When the opportunity was presented for us to move into the growing Legacy West area, we knew this was the perfect fit,” said Felix J. Lozano, III, Partner in Charge of Whitley Penn’s Dallas office. “The increasing number of clients and employees we have in the North Dallas, Plano and Frisco area made it an easy decision to expand our Dallas presence up north.”
JLL Executive Vice President Calvin Hull represented Whitley Penn in the lease negotiation. CBRE’s David Reed and Ben Davis represented the landlord, Legacy West Investors, L.P. DLR Group | Staffelbach is overseeing the interior design of Whitely Penn’s newest office.
“DLR Group | Staffelbach is thrilled to serve as Whitley Penn’s trusted partner – designing, creating and implementing their Workplace Standards for the last several years,” stated Jonathan B. Grefaldon, RA, LEED AP, Principal for DLR Group | Staffelbach. “We are proud to continue playing a role in enriching their company culture, creating a fulfilling workplace experience for their team members and growing their business through our Integrated Design Process for each of their new offices -managing, branding, and elevating their standards through design.”
Whitley Penn will move in to their new office, located at 5908 Headquarters Drive, in October.
About Whitley Penn, LLP
Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 86,000 as of June 30, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
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Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One of the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.