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February 8, 2018

Quartz Master Leases 12,208 SF at Ackerman’s Lavista Business Park

Quartz surfaces manufacturer to establish Atlanta-area distribution center

Atlanta, February 8, 2018 – Ackerman & Co. has signed a 12,208-square-foot lease with Quartz Master at Lavista Business Park, a 4-building, 217,089-square-foot business center in Tucker, Ga., northeast of downtown Atlanta.

Bayonne, N.J.-based Quartz Master, a leading manufacturer of quartz surfaces, will use the space for its Atlanta-area distribution operations, furthering the company’s plan to make its Quartz Master products available in every state by 2021.

Ackerman & Co. Senior Vice President Frank Farrell represented the landlord in the transaction and Tarkenton Thompson of Richard Bowers & Co. represented Quartz Master. The lease takes effect March 1, 2018.

“We’re pleased to be able to accommodate Quartz Master’s ongoing U.S. expansion with this long-term lease at Lavista Business Park,” said Farrell.

Ackerman purchased Lavista Business Park for $12.7 million in August 2017. The new lease signing brings Lavista Building B to 100%. Ackerman & Co.’s leasing efforts have boosted overall occupancy at the business park from 87% at the time of purchase to 97% today.

Lavista Business Park is located 1/4 mile from the I-285 loop highway and provides convenient access to I-85, I-20, U.S. Highway 78, Buford Highway and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. The business park’s diverse tenant roster includes Sonnen, a German energy firm that established its 26,000-square-foot U.S. headquarters and innovation center in the park last year, as well as the Veterans Administration, Pure Red Marketing and WaveGuide Studios.

About Ackerman & Co.

 Headquartered in Atlanta, Ackerman & Co. is a privately held, full-service commercial real estate firm focused on providing quality investment, brokerage, management and development services in the Southeast. The company, founded in 1967, retains an expert team of more than 100 real estate professionals. To date, Ackerman & Co. has developed and acquired nearly 35 million square feet of office, medical, industrial, retail and mixed-use space, has 8 million square feet under management, and maintains an investment portfolio valued at $1 billion. For more information, visit www.ackermanco.com

About Quartz Master

Quartz Master, headquartered in Bayonne, N.J., with warehouses throughout the U.S. and Canada, sells its products to distributors and fabricators. The company’s quartz slabs are larger than industry standards at 120” x 64”. The material is composed of 93% natural quartz and 7% resin, making it the hardest and most durable, non- precious stone on the market today. As one of the largest suppliers of quartz stone, the company also sells high-quality marble, granite, mosaics and engineered marble.