Trinity Partners Announces Ten-Year Anniversary

October 8, 2008

Contact: Debi Caldwell

Charlotte, NC – October 8, 2008 – Trinity Partners announced today that it is celebrating the anniversary of its 10th year in business. Founded in 1998 with four employees, the company has grown to 35 employees located in three offices, and has six operating groups that serve clients located throughout the United States.

“When we founded our firm, the common thread of the principals was that we had all served corporate users and institutional owners throughout our careers”, says Peter Conway, Managing Partner. “Further, we shared a common vision that has been translated into our daily modus operandi. Our mission, simply stated, has always been focused on performing at the next level – by  delivering best in class service to every client of the firm,” says Conway.

Trinity’s operating groups include office leasing, industrial leasing, property management, tenant representation, investment property sales, and construction management. Trinity’s leasing and management group represents over 6.0M square feet of institutional quality office and industrial assets, representing the Lionstone Group in leasing office buildings in South Park and Midtown, EastGroup’s 1.6M square foot Charlotte industrial portfolio, 440 South Church, a 365,000 square foot downtown office tower currently under construction, 

Woodland Business Park, a 940,000 square foot industrial park owned by TA Associates, Cambridge Corporate Center, a 450,000 square foot University area office building, Perimeter Woods, a mixed use park containing 125,000 SF of office and 310,000 SF of office/warehouse product, as well as many other notable Charlotte area office and industrial properties.

Other current clients of the firm include Fort Properties, Mainstreet Partners, Belk Store Services, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Sungard, Consolidated Planning, Lowe’s, Textron, International Paper, Target Stores, and Textron. Over the years, Trinity has successfully served many institutional owner and tenant clients, including Trizec, Equity Office, Shorenstein Company, Credit Suisse First Boston, Microsoft, Met Life, Duke Energy, Bank of America, Osprey Capital, Prudential, Cerberus Capital, Lincoln National Life, Aetna, Allstate, Liberty Property Trust, Sara Lee Corporation, and British Petroleum.

John Coleman, Senior Vice President of EastGroup Properties, says “After deciding to enter the Charlotte market we chose Trinity Partners as our strategic alliance partner to oversee our leasing and property management. Their knowledge and perspective into the market has been instrumental in helping us successfully expand our Charlotte portfolio.”

“We’ve been fortunate to have very close relationships among the principals of the firm,” says Gary Chesson, Trinity Principal. “Every year, our relationship gets stronger, and almost every year, our business has gotten better” Chesson adds. “That said, we still feel that our best years are ahead of us.”

Terry Brennan, Partner, says “We’re very fortunate to live and work in the Charlotte area. Almost every year we’ve been in the business, our market has grown fairly substantially, as many new institutional investors have targeted this region. Fortunately, Trinity has been able to grow along with Charlotte.”

David Allen, Trinity Principal, adds, “A company is nothing more than a reflection of the people behind it. The secret of our success is simple. In each of our disciplines, our people are the best in the business. That has fueled our success in the past, and will propel our success in the future.”

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Trinity Partners currently has six operating groups that serve office and industrial users and owners in Charlotte, and throughout North and South Carolina. The following represents a brief profile of each operating group:

Project Management
Trinity’s Project Management Group manages construction projects for tenant upfits, building renovation, shell construction, and site development. Services offered include budgeting, building analysis, client vendor coordination, A & E selection, contractor and construction coordination, and job scheduling.

Tenant Representation
Trinity’s Tenant Representation Team represents office tenants in the acquisition, disposition, or restructuring of office leases, offering market and site analysis, strategic planning, and municipal tax

Property and Asset Management
Trinity Management handles property and asset management for third party institutional owners, currently property managing or asset managing approximately 6,000,000 square feet of office and industrial assets. Services include building maintenance, lease administration, operating and capital budgeting, vendor management, property accounting, construction management, and all major reporting formats.

Project Leasing
Trinity’s Project Leasing professionals represent office and industrial institutional owners in leasing approximately 6,000,000 square feet in Charlotte MSA. Notable agency projects include the 950,000 sf Woodland Business Park, 440 South Church, a 365,000 sf downtown tower, Cambridge Corporate Center, a 450,000 sf suburban office building, and East Group’s 1.6M sf Charlotte industrial portfolio.

Industrial Brokerage
Trinity’s Industrial Team assists industrial users in the acquisition of buildings, land, new development, and the disposition of surplus real estate. The industrial group provides advisory, consulting, and transactional services to clients throughout the metropolitan areas of North and South Carolina, primarily serving Charlotte, the Triad, Greenville/Spartanburg, and Charleston, SC. 

Investment Property Sales
Trinity advises institutional owners, corporations, partnerships and individuals in the acquisition of institutional quality office and industrial real estate. The Investment Sales group sells institutional quality assets in the metropolitan markets of Raleigh, the Triad area of Greensboro/Winston-Salem and High Point, Charlotte, Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston, SC.