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Law firm renews Southeast Financial Center lease

White & Case agrees to stay at downtown Miami office tower
November 25, 2013 10:30AM

Southeast Financial Center

Southeast Financial Center

Law firm White & Case has signed a long-term lease renewal at Southeast Financial Center in downtown Miami, The Real Deal has learned.

The firm agreed to a nearly 58,000-square-foot renewal for three full floors within the office tower, according to a written announcement released Monday by a Southeast spokesperson. Lease terms were not disclosed.

In a busy leasing year for Miami’s Central Business District, the White & Case transaction is the fourth largest lease completed in the district this year, according to the announcement. Totaling 1.23 million square feet, Southeast is the state’s tallest office tower.

White & Case launched its Miami office more than 25 years ago at Southeast. The firm represents numerous Latin American clients and specializes in complex domestic and cross-border corporate and financial transactions and dispute resolutions.

Jones Lang LaSalle senior vice president Donald Cartwright and vice president Nicole Vassilaros represented Southeast’s ownership in the transaction. Blanca Commercial Real Estate founder and CEO Tere Blanca represented the firm. — Eric Kalis