600 Brickell Signs The Ferraro Law Firm

Law Firm leases full floor in Miami's Central Business District
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Dec. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- 600 Brickell at Brickell World Plaza has signed a 15 year lease with The Ferraro Law Firm, a nationally recognized, mass tort firm, best known for chemical, asbestos, pharmaceutical litigation and tax whistleblower cases.The Ferraro Law Firm will occupy the 38th floor of the new Class-A office building in starting in mid 2013.

600 Brickell has achieved something distinctive: A planet-friendly Class-A office tower that doesn’t sacrifice on style, elegance and quality,” said Tracy Story, President of Management and Leasing for the developer, Foram Group.” The sense of place at Brickell World Plaza is created by blending the “modern” and “sustainable,” and incorporating them into a commercial office destination in the heart of the central business district that is serene, open, inviting and yet secure.”

600 Brickell was represented in the lease transaction by Glenn H. Gregory and Noël Steinfeld of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. “600 Brickell continues to draw a myriad of Miami’s prominent corporate tenants, from large and small, international and domestic,” said Glenn H. Gregory, Executive Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle.  “The Ferraro Law Firm’s decision to move their office back to the Miami CBD is a testament to the quality of 600 Brickell, its panoramic views, and efficient floor plates.”

The building offers unmatched amenities within the commercial business district including a state-of-the-art conference and fitness center, with panoramic views from the 14th floor, campus-wide WiFi/cell phone service extending into the elevators and the landmark Brickell World Plaza ­– a 30,000-square-foot urban oasis.

The building’s internationally-certified, award winning ICT systems provide tenants with the highest levels of security and protection of information, combined with a direct underground link to the hemisphere’s Internet backbone, the NAP of the Americas, less than a mile away. 600 Brickell’s available fully staffed data center reduces tenants’ capital and operational expenses typically required to house and protect critical applications and systems.

600 Brickell is also the only high-rise office building in Florida, and one of a handful in the world, pre-certified as LEED Platinum, the highest rating available from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The Ferraro Law Firm was represented in the lease transaction by Howard Ecker + Company's Howard Ecker, Sharon Ellis, Brent Palmer and Pamela Parasugo.  "Relocating to 600 Brickell provides The Ferraro Law Firm with the opportunity to create efficient, first class office space in a great location at attractive lease terms," said Howard Ecker, President and CEO of Howard Ecker + Company.  

About 600 Brickell at Brickell World Plaza

In the center of Miami’s downtown/financial district, 600 Brickell was designed by the global architecture firm RTKL and offers tenants unparalleled technology, amenities and location, with more than 600,000 square feet of rentable office space.  It features a 30,000-square-foot ground-level plaza and public gathering place and ground floor retail. The 14th-floor conference center provides HD video conferencing, flexible meeting space, a wrap-around outdoor terrace, reception facilities, and a private gym with sweeping city views.

The $300-million project’s “smart building” features include central monitoring and control of air quality, temperature and lighting, resulting in a healthier, more comfortable and more secure working environment, and fully redundant electrical backup systems designed to eliminate tenants’ business interruptions and technology worries in a 24/7 world. It offers both public and secured WiFi and direct access to the world’s Internet backbone through underground, redundant fiber-optic connections linking directly to the NAP (Network Access Point) of the Americas less than one mile away. 600 Brickell is the first “Class A” office building of this magnitude to be ISO 27001 Certified, the internationally accepted benchmark for information security. As a Cisco Connected Commercial Office Building in partnership with Cisco Systems, Inc., 600 Brickell offers a growing suite of data, voice, video and security solutions for tenants over one IP network, and an on-site Information and Communications Technology (ICT) team.

In addition, 600 Brickell will be one of a handful of Class-A office buildings in the world, and the first in Florida, to be certified LEED Platinum, the highest level available from the U.S. Green Building Council. 600 Brickell is designed to minimize its carbon footprint. Please visit its website at www.brickellworldplaza.com

About The Ferraro Law Firm

The Ferraro Law Firm concentrates on handling the most serious cases, such as mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases, environmental toxic torts, product liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, tax whistle-blower and qui tam claims, and white collar crime, and has earned a nationwide reputation because they have proven they can fight against negligent companies, no matter how big.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle  is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.2 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit www.joneslanglasalle.com.


Howard Ecker + Company was formed over 40 years ago to solely represent the needs of tenants in commercial real estate. Our goal is to help our clients align office location thinking and practices with the long-term fiscal and cultural needs of a business. Moving beyond valuing square feet, to realizing the greater holistic value of office environments and business strategies.  Howard Ecker + Company's Miami office is lead by Sharon Ellis and Brent Palmer. For more information, please visit www.howardecker.com
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