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Uptown Tower
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UPTOWN TOWER Albuquerque, New Mexico [ Photos | Leasing ]
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
Address: : 2440 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Project Type :

Class “A” Office

Net Rentable :

105,667 Sq. Ft.

Typical Floor Plate         : 13,392 RSF - Ground Floor
15-16,000 RSF - Upper Floors
Land Area :

6.13 Acres. Fee Simple.

Height : 7 Stories
Parking :

463 or 4.4/1,000 NRSF (the highest parking ratio available in Uptown sector) 131 Covered; 332 Surface

Year Built :

1985; major renovation completed 2009

Zoning :

SU

Site Description    :

Irregular in shape, but fully usable.  It lies directly east of the Coronado Mall on the east side of Louisiana Boulevard, approximately one block south of Menaul.  Over 200 feet frontage on Louisiana Boulevard.

Building Description :

Free standing, urban corporate style office building.  Steel frame structure with tinted glass windows, stucco finish.  The building is situated on the eastern portion of the site and is oriented with its main entrance to the west.  Main public entry is through double wide Access Controlled glass doors on the west side of the building.   It opens into a central lobby which spans the building from east to west.  Two smaller Access Controlled entrances are on the north and south sides of the building.

Footings and Foundation :

Concrete reinforced with steel.

Ground Level Subfloor :

Poured concrete slab reinforced with steel.

Upper Level Subfloor :

Poured light-weight concrete slabs supported on steel web joists and corrugated metal decking.

Exterior Walls/Windows :

Exterior walls are of steel construction.  There are rows of fixed tinted insulating glass windows in anodized aluminum casing on each level.  Exterior wall panels have a stucco exterior surface.

Exterior Doors :

Both main exterior doors are double wide and consist of fixed insulated glass in anodized aluminum casing.

Roof :

The building has a 20 year warranty flat roof, 60 mil EPDM, coated with Firestone Acryli-Top.

Interior Finishes :

Flooring is predominately ceramic tile.  The lobby floor on the ground level is marble and carpet.  Interior walls have painted and textured or wallpapered gypsum board surfaces.  Ceilings are predominately acoustical tiles recessed from the roof or subfloor framing systems or suspended in metal grids.  Interior doors are solid-core wood and laminated surfaces.  Interior lighting consists primarily of energy efficient electronic ballast T8 fluorescent fixtures recessed in ceilings.  There are recessed incandescent light fixtures in the lobby and in some office suites.

Interior Walls : Interior walls are of steel stud construction.  The framing allows for flexibility in the sizing of office suites.
Heating and Cooling :

The entire chiller and building HVAC Automation have been replaced with new Johnson Control system and Metasys 5 automation, completed in February 2010, described in detail below.

Plumbing : There are 14 handicap compliant common restrooms, two on each floor.  Each includes three fixtures and two sinks per restroom.  
Security :

The Building offers a Hirsch electronic controlled access system.  Main doors electronically open each weekday per the building hours.  Tenants access the Building after hours via an electronic keypad. Parking areas, including covered structures are well lit.  

Fire Protection :

Fully sprinklered.

 

AMENITIES

The property is located across the street from Coronado Mall and the new ABQ Uptown (www.abquptown.com). There are many dining establishments within walking distance of the Building.   

The Building has recently undergone significant renovations since 2007, with a capital expenditure of approximately $2.5 million over the past 4 years, to include:

 
Uptown Tower provides a total of 4.4 parking spaces per 1,000 rentable square feet (one of the highest parking ratios in the uptown sector), including 131 covered spaces; pavement sealed and re-striped in 2008.
   
New paint on exterior of building
   
New lobby design, improvements, plants & furniture
   
  Extensive renovations to common areas, to include new finishes, fire suppression and energy management system
   
Signage upgrade with two new monument signage available on the Louisiana Blvd.
   
Walking distance to shopping, dining, entertainment
   
Close proximity to Interstate 40
   
The entire chiller and building HVAC Automation have been replaced with new Johnson Control system and Metasys 5 automation, completed in February 2010, to include:
 
A York 235 ton centrifugal chiller
Variable speed drives installed on all HVAC related fan motors.
New sound attenuator and air damper system.
New wireless web-based control system installed to maximize efficient airflow to occupied suites and remote access by tenants and Building Management.
Old system air washer system removed to improve air quality.
Air filters are completely changed every 90 days.
   
Efficiency of the new HVAC system is resulting in lower operating costs for the Building and significant savings to tenants in CAM pass thrus.