PRESS RELEASE: Cushman & Wakefield and Sperry Van Ness Lease More Than 147,000 Square Feet to Growing Jewelry Company, Origami Owl, in Two Leases at 10 Chandler Business Park

CHANDLER, AZ – Growing custom jewelry firm, Origami Owl (, has leased 147,486 square feet of space at 10 Chandler Business Park, located along the east side of Interstate 10 between Chandler Boulevard and Ray Road.

Origami Owl leased all of Building 9 this past summer, totaling 81,238 square feet of distribution/warehouse and office space at 500 N. 54th St.  This past week the company executed another lease for all of Building 7 at 450 N. 54th St. totaling 66,248 square feet of flex/office space, which will be used as the corporate headquarters. 10 Chandler consists of nine industrial/flex buildings totaling approximately 553,000 square feet. These leases brought the park to 62 percent occupancy. 

“10 Chandler offered the ideal location for this tenant, providing multi-purpose space in a prestigious corporate environment,” says Jackie Orcutt, Director with Cushman & Wakefield.  “While these landlords are best known for their relationships with national and international corporations, this property is now home to multiple dynamically growing local corporations that operate throughout Arizona and beyond.”  10 Chandler also houses such corporations as Paradise Bakery, Toshiba, Eaton Corporation and CloudBlue Technology.

10 Chandler Business Park is owned by a partnership between Alliance Commercial Properties and American Realty Advisors on behalf of their clients.  Alliance Commercial Partners is a privately held real estate operating and investment company that was founded in 1997.  The company has more than $2 billion invested and more than 21.7 million square feet of space.  Alliance has offices in Denver, Phoenix, Chicago and Irvine, CA.  American Realty Advisors is an investment advisor and a leading provider of real estate investment management services to institutional investors.  American has been operating for more than 25 years and has more than $5.7 billion in assets under management.

A 14-year-old entrepreneur named Isabella “Bella” Weems, who simply wanted to make enough money to buy a car when she turned 16, started the Origami Owl company approximately three years ago.  Origami Owl has grown into a significant social marketing jewelry corporation.  Origami Owl jewelry is known for its “Living Lockets” product that allows individuals to fill a clear locket with charms of personal choice.  Origami Owl jewelry is sold through parties coordinated by sales associates called Origami Owl Designers.

Orcutt of Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. represented ownership in the lease transaction.  Mary Ridberg of Sperry Van Ness represented Origami Owl. 

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