New Haven, CT Colliers International Group Inc. represented The Connection Inc. in a 13,122 s/f lease at 900 Chapel St. The private, non-profit human service and community development agency will occupy the full penthouse floor at the 142,439 s/f, 13-story office tower.
The move to 900 Chapel St. accommodates a consolidation of two local Connection operations, according to Colliers’ Jeffrey Williams, who headed the site search with Hollis Pugh of the global commercial real estate services firm’s Stamford, Conn., office. John Keogh of Dow Condon d/b/a Colliers International served as landlord broker for PMC Property Group, which owns 900 Chapel St.
The Connection has served Connecticut for more than 40 years. Each month, thousands of people throughout the state are assisted bythe group’s behavioral health, family support and community justice programs. According to The Connection’s website, these programs reunite families; break the generational cycles of abuse and neglect; create safer, healthier communities; and assist with mental illness and addiction issues.
“This location is particularly well suited for The Connection, offering its clients direct accessibility from regional mass transit and major roadways,” said Williams, Colliers’ executive managing director | market leader. “The organization will benefit from the efficiencies of consolidation while enjoying the security, privacy and branding opportunities afforded by full-floor occupancy.”
The transaction marks Williams’ and Pugh’s first completed assignment for The Connection.