Print
Real Estate - Commercial

Potential Remains For Third Office Building At Barclay Center

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 23, 2019
Barclay Center has two office buildings and room for a third in midtown Wilmington off 17th Street. (Photo courtesy of Cameron Management)
Officials with the company that owns Barclay Center in midtown Wilmington are considering adding a third office building to the complex, something that was part of the original master plan when the center was going to be a campus for Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD).

But PPD's plans changed, and the contract research organization ended up opening its downtown Wilmington headquarters in 2007 instead of growing at Barclay Center, a Cameron Management office property on 9 acres off South 17th Street.

Since then, other tenants have taken PPD's place, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Terex, Davita, New Hanover Regional Medical Center's business offices and pharmaceutical firm Chiltern.

A third building at the center has been a possibility for 15 years, said Hill Rogers, broker in charge of Cameron Management. But discussion of another building surfaced again when Cameron Management leased 8,650 square feet at Barclay Center to Enterprise Rent-A-Car for its new regional office.

That lease was announced in July.

"Barclay Center was originally a corporate campus and was developed to add future buildings to the campus. When the original tenant relocated to downtown Wilmington, Cameron converted the buildings to multi-tenant buildings," the July 8 news release stated. "Nearing the completion of that process with the commitment of Enterprise, Cameron Management is reviewing plans and prospects for the expansion of Barclay Center with Building No. 3."

The new building would be a mirror image of Building No. 2, according to the release, containing about 63,000 square feet of rentable office space.

Meanwhile, Enterprise’s general contractor, Clancy & Theys, has completed the upfit for the car rental firm. The long-term lease for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car office at Barclay Center was exclusively brokered by Cameron Management, the release stated.

Barclay Center is a Class-A office property, the release stated. The center recently underwent a major renovation of its common areas.

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Mcwhorter 0005

What is EcoTech?

Heather McWhorter - UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Unknown 7112393341

Why Feasibility is Paramount to Success

Holly Segur - Lead Intuitively – Corporate Coaching
Untitleddesign2 4523114356

Cybersecurity and Productivity: Striking the Perfect Balance for Business Success

Barrett Earney - EarneyIT

Trending News

Bank, Nonprofit Look To Lease Skyline Center Space From City

Emma Dill - Feb 19, 2024

Homebuilders Association Adds Taylor As Director Of Business Development

Staff Reports - Feb 20, 2024

Insurance Company Leases Space In Upcoming Midtown Office Building

Cece Nunn - Feb 20, 2024

Coffee Shop, Bar Takes Flight In Downtown Wilmington

Laura Moore - Feb 21, 2024

Local Women's Impact Network Announces Board Officers, Members

Staff Reports - Feb 20, 2024

In The Current Issue

Locals Cook Up Kitchen Concepts

Local chefs and restaurant industry owners are setting up shared kitchens, some with an entrepreneurial drive....


Pickler Provides Place To Play

Today, the House of Pickleball has around 2,000 members....


MADE: IKA Works Inc. Equips Labs

IKA Works Inc. manufactures products used by universities, biotech companies and more....

Book On Business

The 2024 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2023 Power Breakfast: Major Developments