Colliers helped (ISC)² lease the initially occupied space
CLEARWATER, Fla. (November 15, 2012) – International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc., also known as (ISC)2, is expanding and moving its global headquarters to a larger office in Clearwater. The non-profit company specializes in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers to handle the latest technology and issues, such as emerging security threats.
Alan Feldshue and Melanie Jackson of Colliers International Tampa Bay represented the landlord, Glenborough Park Place, LLC, in the 21,000-square-foot lease transaction. Mike Barger, Kim Barger and Judy Humbarger of K. Barger Realty, LLC, represented (ISC)2.
Working out a lease that fit the company’s timetable initially presented a challenge. Though the space was vacant, it was under a lease contract with Wells Fargo that wasn’t set to expire until February 2013. Colliers and Glenborough were able to work out a deal to terminate Wells Fargo’s lease and make the space available for (ISC)²’s occupancy requirement.
“We were able to overcome a significant obstacle for (ISC)2 to have the opportunity to lease the space they preferred,” said Colliers’ Feldshue. “It’s also ideal that the company saw benefits to keeping its global headquarters in Clearwater.”
(ISC)2 has more than 85,000 certified members, who are information security experts that work to improve the cyber security of governments, citizens and businesses around the world.
The company is moving from its office at 33920 U.S. 19 for more space, a better facility and for the convenience of the office being on one floor. The new office is approximately 8,000 square feet larger than the space they currently occupy. (ISC)2 will be renovating the entire fourth floor at 311 Park Place Blvd. and rebuilding it for its 85 employees.
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