Office Sold in Boston’s Financial District

JLL arranged the sale of the 26,000-square-foot asset on behalf of an Atlas Real Estate Partners affiliate.

By Bogdan Odagescu, Associate Editor

Four Liberty Square, Boston
Four Liberty Square, Boston

BostonJLL arranged the sale of Four Liberty Square, a 7-story, 26,000-square-foot pre-war office and retail property sitting in the heart of Boston’s Financial District.

The JLL Capital Markets team represented the seller, an affiliate of Abramson Brothers. The buyer, an affiliate of Atlas Real Estate Partners, shelled out approximately $12.3 million for the downtown asset. According to Property Shark, Four Liberty Square was built in 1899, last saw alterations in 2003, and most recently changed hands in 2014, for $8.8 million.

“Boston’s Class B office product has seen a clear increase in tenant demand… Thanks to the refreshed demand, Class B is now exhibiting healthier fundamentals than its Class A counterpart. Four Liberty Square in particular, currently 100 percent leased to six tenants, delivers stable near term cash flow and offers an immediate opportunity to increase rents in 2016,” said Frank Petz, managing director with JLL, in a prepared statement.

Within a few hundred feet from Post Office Square, State Street, Quincy Market, Congress Street and Downtown Crossing, Four Liberty Square is located right in the middle of downtown Boston’s booming office market. Thus, the asset benefits from immediate access to a great variety of retail and dining options, as well as efficient commuter access and major nearby roadways.

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