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Cushman & Wakefield Secures 19,312 SF Lease for Funcom

9/18/2019

Independent Online Game Developer Expands Presence in Durham, North Carolina

Funcom, Inc. DurhamCushman & Wakefield has arranged a 19,312-square-foot lease for Funcom Inc., an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles, at Brighton Hall Imperial Center located at 1101 Slater Road in Durham, North Carolina. Dave Fleming and Jeff Stephens of Cushman & Wakefield represented Funcom in the lease negotiations, and JLL represented NNE Pharma, the sublessor.

“Funcom provides a Scandinavian mindset when it comes to a work/life balance, what we offer our team/employees and what we do for the community,” said Paxton Galvanek, HR and Talent Acquisition Manager at Funcom. “The new space secured at Brighton Hall on Slater Road provides Funcom with ample space and superior comfort to our employees so they can continue to make great games.”

Palvanek continued, “Within our new space we will have a ‘User Experience Lab’ to better test our games, a relaxing lounge, a breakroom with video games including a foosball table and this new square footage provides an extremely comfortable work environment.”

Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. With offices in Durham, North Carolina, and Oslo, Norway, Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than 20 released games.

Titles include ‘Conan Exiles‘, ‘Secret World Legends, ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, ‘The Longest Journey’, ‘Anarchy Online’, ‘The Park’, and ‘Dreamfall: The Longest Journey’. Funcom has published such games as ‘Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden’, ‘Conan Unconquered’ and will be releasing ‘Conan Chop Chop’ and ‘Moons of Madness’ to name a few.

Imperial Center is Raleigh-Durham’s largest premier business park with more than 4 million square feet of mixed-use space situated on 456 acres in the Triangle. It is ideally positioned at the interchanges of Interstate 40 and Interstate 540, with immediate access to Research Triangle Park and the RDU International Airport. Amenities include walking/jogging trails throughout the park and easy access to restaurants, banks and hotels. Brighton Hall is LEED Silver certified.

Since 2018, employment in the Triangle increased by 20,875 jobs, and notable companies such as Amazon, Pendo and Ipreo invested more than $271 million, according to Cushman & Wakefield research. Leading this growth was the tech sector with more than 5,300 new jobs and $224 million invested.

For more information please visit www.funcom.com.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

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