Mercedes-Benz Financial Will Grow Its North Fort Worth Operation With New Building

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is expanding its financial services office in North Texas with a new buildingMercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC will move to a 200,000 square-foot office building in 2019 in North Fort Worth's AllianceTexas development.Mercedes-Benz Financial has been located in a smaller space at AllianceTexas since 2007.Almost 900 jobs will be associated with the new operations center."This project and a new, state-of-the-art operations center, will enable us to reshape the way we work, so that our environment matches the activities we do every day," Peter Zieringer, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, said in a statement. "The location for our new business operations center, less than one mile north of our current office, offers amenities, such as a scenic lake and walking trail, not feasible in our current location."Mercedes-Benz Financial provides provide financial services and lending to auto buyers and dealers.It's a division of Daimler Financial Services Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.The company now is located in a 164, 000-square-foot office building at 13650 Heritage Pkwy near Interstate 35W.AllianceTexas developer Hillwood will develop the new office building for the financial firm."Hillwood and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services have been partners for more than a decade, and we're proud that the company will continue to call AllianceTexas home," Mike Berry, president of Hillwood, said in a statement. "This new building will be tailored to meet the growing needs of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services employees, as well as help the company recruit top talent, by maintaining access to the convenience, connectivity and variety of amenities that AllianceTexas has to offer. "Dallas-based architect BOKA Powell will design the new building.Commercial real estate firm JLL will provide development services.Cushman & Wakefield negotiated the new lease.Construction on the project will start in early 2018.  Continue reading...

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