April Vasquez Leibman and Taylor Lamb Represents Hines’ Texas Tower in Lease Agreement

November 27, 2023 | Client Results



Jackson Walker partner April Vasquez Leibman and senior counsel Taylor Lamb represented Houston-based Hines in finalizing a lease agreement at Texas Tower for British law firm Clifford Chance.

Covering an expansive 60,400 square feet across two floors within the 47-story, 1 million-square-foot tower situated at 845 Texas Ave. in downtown Houston, this lease is a significant expansion of Clifford Chance’s footprint within Texas Tower. Notably, Texas Tower continues to attract industry-leading companies, achieving an impressive 80% leased status.

According to Hines, Texas Tower recently attained Platinum LEED, WELL, SmartScore, and WiredScore designations, distinguishing it as one of the few office buildings in the nation with such comprehensive certifications. Additionally, it holds the unique distinction of being the sole SmartScore Platinum-certified building in Houston and one of only four in the United States to boast both SmartScore and WiredScore Platinum certifications.

For more information about the transaction, visit Clifford Chance, Morgan Stanley ink Texas Tower leases in downtown Houston.

Meet April

April Vasquez Leibman assists clients with complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of real estate. April regularly represents landlords and tenants in the preparation and negotiation of office and retail leases in Texas and across the nation. She has represented both sellers and purchasers of commercial properties, as well as owners and developers, with the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts for showcase headquarter office buildings, build-to-suit leases, industrial complexes, automotive dealerships, government buildings, schools, and retail centers.

Meet Taylor

Taylor Lamb’s practice focuses on real estate transactional matters. In her real estate practice, Taylor works with clients in all aspects of real estate, including the acquisition and disposition of undeveloped, commercial, and multifamily assets. She also has significant experience in commercial and office leasing on behalf of both tenants and landlords, as well as counseling property owners through the operation and management of mixed-use developments and real estate acquisitions.


In This Story

Taylor A. Lamb
Senior Counsel, Houston
April Vasquez Leibman
Partner, Houston

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