Stamford, CT, May 1, 2017 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the firm’s Connecticut office has closed a long term, 5,420 -square-foot lease at the newly renovated 8|10 Wright Street complex in Westport, CT owned by an affiliate of Marcus Partners with HighTower Advisors taking a portion of the 1st floor .

A Cushman & Wakefield team of Steven Baker and Adam Klimek represented the owner, MCP II Wright Street, LLC, while Dave Fugitt and Bruce Wettenstein of Vidal/Wettenstein and CBIZ’s Chicago team jointly represented the tenant.

A leading investment firm with 59 offices across 27 states, including its national headquarters in Chicago and corporate centers in New York and San Francisco, HighTower Advisors serves high-net-worth individuals and institutional clients in areas such as financial planning, institutional consulting and wealth management.

“The Landlord made this deal easy to execute by accommodating Hightower with architectural services as well as the promise to deliver a seamless turnkey installation,” said Adam Klimek, Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield. “Having recently completed a full-property renovation to provide the optimal tenant experience, ownership is gratified to welcome HighTower, who will further benefit from the property’s central Westport location.”

David Fiore, Principal with Marcus Partners, also noted that with this new lease, the 84,000-square-foot Class A office complex—consisting of 8 and 10 Wright Street – is over 90% leased with four remaining available spaces, of approx. 4,000 square feet, 2,700 square feet, 800 square feet and 520 square feet.

Located in the heart of downtown Westport on 4.5 acres overlooking the Saugatuck River, 8-10 Wright Street is positioned on the corner of Post Road West (US-1), Rte. 33 and Wright Street. The property is in close proximity to the Merritt Parkway and the Metro-North train station. The prime location offers sweeping views of the Saugatuck River and downtown Westport, and is within walking distance to the downtown shopping district with chic boutiques, national retailers and several notable restaurants, including, Bartaco, Arezzo Ristorante and Da Pietro.  8|10 Wright Street has been fully renovated with new full height windows offering dramatic panoramic views, new glass canopies at the building entrances, new building signage, fully renovated restrooms and corridors, and a beautifully landscaped courtyard.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries help occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. 2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Cushman & Wakefield brand. 100 years of taking our clients’ ideas and putting them into action. To learn more, visit www.cushwakecentennial.com, www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

About Marcus Partners

Marcus Partners is a value-oriented real estate investor, operator and redeveloper based in Boston, Massachusetts, with regional offices in Norwalk, Connecticut and Secaucus, New Jersey. The firm invests in real estate and related assets through its fully discretionary $250 million Marcus Capital Partners Fund II, L.P., pursuing a mix of strategic and opportunistic investment strategies. It currently owns, manages, or owns and manages a diversified portfolio that includes approximately 4.5 million square feet of office, medical office, research and development, warehouse and industrial properties located along the East Coast. For more information about Marcus Partners, please visit www.marcuspartners.com