The Miami Herald Media Company (“Miami Herald”) has agreed to terms to relocate to a 158,265 square foot office building in Doral, Florida. The property, which formerly served as the headquarters of U.S. Southern Command, will be renamed One Herald Plaza at Wespointe Business Park. The Miami Herald also completed the purchase of an adjacent six acre site directly to the building’s east, which will house the company’s 119,000 square foot production building.
The Miami Herald Media Company was represented by Blanca Commercial Real Estate President and CEO Tere Blanca, Vice Chairman Hank Klein, and Executive Vice Presidents Danet Linares and David Valdez. The team also included Jose Hevia of Aligned Properties, who provided strategic counsel on the project’s construction and development components, and Jose Juncadella of Fairchild Partners, who advised on the industrial market. Westpointe Business Park owner GPA-I, L.P., a Tennessee-based limited partnership, was represented by David Steinfeld, Senior Associate at CB Richard Ellis.
“The project’s setting in the fast-growing Doral business district and close proximity to South Florida’s major expressways will enable the Miami Herald Media Company to continue to advance its mission as South Florida’s largest news source.” said Blanca Commercial Real Estate President and CEO Tere Blanca.
Westpointe is located at 3511 NW 91st Avenue in the heart of the City of Doral, long recognized as a corporate and business hub with more than 9,000 businesses and several Fortune 500 companies.