Galium Capital, LLC, a Miami-based private equity group, has announced the acquisition of 1333 Main St. in Columbia, SC. 1333 Main St. is a premier office building and assemblage in the Downtown CBD of Columbia. The transaction closed for $29,350,000 on February 27, 2020.
“1333 Main is a premier office building in the heart of Main Street in an irreplaceable location in Downtown Columbia. The asset is stabilized and consists of a diverse high-credit tenant mix from both public and private sectors. We see strong potential for the building’s long-term performance as well as the growth of the Downtown Columbia market, specifically on Main Street, over time, and are excited about this latest acquisition,” said Jonathan Slomianski, Acquisitions Associate at Galium Capital.
1333 Main St. was originally built in 1983. Today, the property spans 224,315 SF on 1.83 acres of land on Main Street, a main office corridor. 1333 Main St. was 92% leased at acquisition with a high-credit tenant mix including PWC, CBRE, South Carolina Education Lottery, South Carolina Workers Compensation Commission and Ameris Bank, amongst others.
In addition to the main office building, the total assemblage at 1333 Main St. includes the neighboring developed Vista Garage parking garage across the street with ground floor retail; as well as the adjacent service lot. Tenants in the retail component include the South Carolina Education Lottery, The United States Government and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, amongst others.
“1333 Main Street presented a rare opportunity to acquire a true, Downtown Central Business District office asset just down the road from the state capital of South Carolina. South Carolina is a business-friendly market with a growing economy and population. We are proud to have some of the best tenants in the market,” said Jacques Bessoudo, Managing Partner of Galium Capital.
Huston Green from JLL represented the seller, Albany Road Real Estate Partners, a Boston-based private investment group. Jonathan Zilber from Meridian Capital secured the debt for buyer. The buyer, Galium Capital, manages over $350 million of commercial property comprising of multifamily, office, and retail assets across different national markets. 1333 Main St. is their first acquisition of 2020 and first acquisition in Columbia, SC.