Hines REIT gains 550,000 square feet

Buildings leased to Raytheon, DIRECTV at closing

Hines REIT has purchased a two-building office complex in El Segundo, Calif., for an undisclosed price. Sold by Newkirk Segair LP, the complex comprises two 11-story, class A office buildings situated on a 6.1-acre site. Totaling 550,579 square feet, the buildings include two levels of office space on top of the 10-story parking garage. The buildings were completed in 1976. At the time of purchase, the complex was anchored by two tenants, Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems, a U.S. defense contractor; and DIRECTV Group Inc., a U.S.-based direct broadcast satellite (DBS) provider. *** What's your opinion? Leave your comments below or send a letter to the editor. ...