Apex Capital Moves Headquarters To Downtown As Leasing Heats Up
Apex Capital Corp., one of the leading freight factoring companies for the trucking industry, is moving its headquarters to downtown Fort Worth.
The company signed a lease for 61,944 square feet of three-story office space in the Bank of America Tower in downtown Fort Worth.
“Apex was founded in a small rented room on Cockrell Avenue,” said David Baker, CEO of Apex Capital Corp. “Today we are a leading factoring company in the United States recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Texas and Fort Worth. We are a local success story with over 300 employees who will take advantage of all the amenities of working downtown and the amenities that are just steps from downtown Fort Worth. We are very excited to move downtown and look forward to moving into the Bank of America Tower in 2022. ”
The relocation of the headquarters of Apex Capital Corp. brings the business just outside the downtown West Fort Worth corridor into the Fort Worth CBD. Pat McDowell and Matt Montague with JLL Fort Worth represented Apex Capital Corp. Robert Gamblin represented City Center Management.
Founded in 1995, Apex Capital specializes in helping small and medium-sized trucking companies. Recognized nationally for its world-class customer service, Apex buys freight invoices while supporting its customers’ trucking businesses to ensure long-term success. Apex offers its customers a range of benefits and services designed to help them with day-to-day administrative support.
“We look forward to welcoming Apex Capital Corp, the largest Class A lease signed in downtown Fort Worth this year,” said Johnny Campbell, President and CEO of City Center. “Apex’s relocation continues to keep pace with new leases advancing in downtown and downtown. Movements like this exemplify the development and dynamism here that invite business and support the flight to quality that many office tenants seek. Our ideal downtown location, our elite management team and the many amenities offered in the buildings will provide them with a superb environment in which to thrive.
“Not only is downtown a safe, walkable, and convenient place within the metropolitan area, it’s remarkably efficient and vibrant,” said Andy Taft, president of Downtown Fort Worth Inc. “Downtown Fort Worth Inc. is perfectly located in the heart of downtown and is a great place to do business.
City Center Fort Worth has also signed new leases with several companies including BNY Mellon; PC brown; Daniel, Moore, Evans, Biggs, Decker and Smid; Alston & Bird; and Truist Bank / Groupe CRC.
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, known as BNY Mellon, is a US investment banking holding company headquartered in New York City. BNY Mellon was born out of the merger of Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation in 2007. Last month, they opened a 6,270 square foot Fort Worth office in the Wells Fargo Tower.
The law firm of PC brown opened in the Wells Fargo Tower last month with 2,650 square feet. The boutique law firm represents clients in complex, tax and white collar defense litigation.
Daniel, Moore, Evans, Biggs, Decker and Smid, a Fort Worth criminal defense attorneys association, has leased more than 4,300 square feet of space in the Bank of America Tower and is expected to move in by the end of November.
Alston & Bird LLP is an international law firm with more than 800 lawyers in 13 offices in the United States, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia. Alston & Bird’s downtown Fort Worth office will occupy 5,700 square feet in the Bank of America Tower. The company is expected to move into space in January 2022.
Truist Bank / CRC Group is the leading wholesale specialty insurance distributor in North America with over $ 23.5 billion in annual premiums written, 4,300 employees, offices in the United States and Canada, and over 90 years of service delivery. insurance solutions. The Fort Worth office in the downtown Bank of America Tower will occupy 5,868 square feet. They plan to move into their new space in January 2022.
David Walters of CBRE represented Alston & Bird LLP, as well as Truist Bank / CRC Group. Jack Huff of Transwestern represented Daniel, Moore, Evans, Biggs, Decker and Smid. Robert Gamblin of City Center Management represented the owner in each of the new leases.
“Throughout 2020, we actively promoted the first Class A office space in downtown Fort Worth, resulting in increased lead activity,” said Campbell. “Downtown Fort Worth continues to be a strong market and City Center has the two most iconic towers in the heart of the city. Our world-class buildings, flexible spaces and amenities make Wells Fargo and Bank of America towers prime locations for business. We are once again seeing increased interest in Class A office space in downtown Fort Worth, which is contributing to a faster recovery. “