DALLAS – October 2, 2017 – CBRE announces the lease renewal and expansion for Alkami Technology, a Dallas-based provider of online and mobile banking solutions for U.S. financial institutions, at Granite Park Three. Alkami will occupy approximately 90,000 square feet after a 55,000-square-foot expansion at 5601 Granite Parkway in Plano, Texas.
Alkami will occupy an additional two floors following the expansion to support the company’s growing employee base. With a current employee base of 275 people, the technology company plans to significantly expand its employee count in the next few years.
“It is exciting to continue to express ourselves as one of the most innovative and collaborative work cultures through an increased investment in an expanded work environment,” said Mike Hansen, CEO, Alkami. “It is thrilling to seize the opportunity to do that in a location that we have called home for more than four years. As one of the fastest growing software companies in the U.S. delivering digital and mobile banking solutions to our clients, we have grown more than eight-fold since first planting our roots in Granite Park. I am so glad we can continue to grow right here in one of the best locations in North Texas.”
Gensler has been hired to design the new space and CBRE Project Management will oversee construction set to begin this month with a completion date in the first quarter of 2018.
“It’s gratifying to find a terrific win-win-win solution for all parties,” said Jeff Ellerman, Vice Chairman, CBRE. “Alkami was able to secure the space they need today as well as space for future growth while remaining in their existing building with a fantastic landlord.”
“Alkami is one of the fastest growing tech companies in North Texas, and we are very pleased that we were able to find the perfect solution for them, especially in this tight market,” said Clay Vaughn, Senior Vice President, CBRE. ”They are creating an awesome office environment that will be a showcase for attracting and retaining the top tech talent.”
Mr. Ellerman, Mr. Vaughn, and Preston Lynn with CBRE in Dallas represented Alkami in lease negotiations. Robert Jimenez, Aarica Mims and Avery Bush with Granite Properties in Dallas represented the landlord, Granite Properties. Scott Eldredge and Kris Hopson with CBRE Project Management will oversee construction.
Granite Park Three is a 14-story, 362,000 square foot Class-A office building located at the intersection of State Highway 121 and the Dallas North Tollway in Plano. Part of Granite Park, Granite’s 3-million-square-foot, mixed-use, master-planned development, the office tower delivered in 2006. Granite Park is home to six class-A office towers, a 300-room Hilton Hotel, and over 80,000 square feet of retail space.