Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. Purchases Office Building in Kenner, LA

2400 Veterans Boulevard is located near the airport – 133,312 sq. ft. of office space

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Yesterday Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. purchased a commercial property at 2400 Veterans Boulevard in Kenner, LA. The building is a 133,312 square foot, five story glass façade office building with an adjacent parking garage and two parking areas to accommodate both reserved and unreserved parking spaces. The property was constructed in 1982 and was formerly known as the Rault Office Building. It is located on Veterans Blvd near Williams Blvd, just one mile from the New Orleans Airport.

The property is currently 80% leased with approximately 25,000 square feet available for lease. Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. plans to renovate all of the common areas in 2014 as well as upgrade the available space with new carpet, paint, lighting and ceiling grids. Upgrades to tenant’s spaces will also be scheduled in 2014.

“We are excited to add this property to our real estate portfolio and our first priority is to freshen up the best office building in Kenner with Class A finishes. We have made a long-term commitment to the City of Kenner and Jefferson Parish and we are excited to provide Class A office space to our current and future tenants,” said Hugh Uhalt, Principal of Kingfish Development II, L.L.C.

The purchase of 2400 Veterans Blvd comes at an exciting time in Kenner as plans for the $826 Million Dollar renovations to the New Orleans Airport complex were just released last week.

Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. will manage 2400 Veterans Blvd and the leasing will be managed by Joe Gorman, CCIM of Max J. Derbes, Inc. For leasing information on the building, please call Joe Gorman, CCIM at 504-733-7109. For Property Management Services, please call Ben Oertling at 504-293-4600.

About Kingfish Development II, L.L.C.

Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. is a real estate management and development holding company focused on owning and managing office buildings in the Gulf South Region. The principals of Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. include Hugh Uhalt and Steven O. Medo III who are also owners of the Exchange Centre office tower at 935 Gravier St. in New Orleans. In 2010 Uhalt, Medo and their partners purchased the vacant 380,000 square foot twenty-one story office tower (formerly Chevron’s Gulf South Headquarters) and in three years have brought the once vacant building to 80% occupancy. Kingfish Development II, L.L.C. continues to actively seek other commercial office buildings in the Gulf South Area to add to the company’s portfolio.

Contact:
Kingfish Development II, L.L.C.
Ben Oertling, 504-293-4600
boertling@kingfishdevelopment.com
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