North Fork gets three new tenants
By Charlotte Crystal
University of Virginia Foundation has leased space to three new
tenants in the U.Va. Research Park at North Fork TIAA-CREF,
a financial management company; Northrop Grumman Corp., a global
defense enterprise; and Padows Hams & Deli, a sandwich
and Northrop Grumman will occupy space on the third floor of North
Forks Town Center One Building, while Padows will
be on the first floor of the same building.
are pleased to welcome these new tenants to North Fork,
said Tim Rose, chief executive officer of the U.Va. Foundation,
which manages real estate for the University. This deepens
the Universitys long-standing relationship with TIAA-CREF,
and we hope to further expand our ties with Northrop Grumman.
The opening of Padows brings us a step closer to our Town
Center vision for the research park.
the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement
Equities Fund, based in New York, has signed a five-year lease
for 6,400 square feet of space, as of June 1. Initially, the company
will transfer about five employees to the new office, said Russell
C. Sykes, assistant vice president and director of TIAA-CREFs
mid-Atlantic-South division. In the future, the company expects
to increase the number of employees in the North Fork office to
a dozen or so.
to Sykes, TIAA-CREF serves about 12,000 clients in the Charlottesville
wanted to be closer to our clients to better serve their needs,
A software business unit of Northrop Grumman Corp. became an official
North Fork tenant on May 1, signing a two-year lease for approximately
4,000 square feet of space.
Grumman is a $25 billion global defense group headquartered in
Los Angeles, Calif., that employs about 120,000 people in all
50 states and 25 countries.
Charlottesville, employees of the companys Information Technology
sector are developing software solutions for its Defense Missions
Hams & Deli has taken 1,500 square feet of space under a five-year
lease, and its sandwich shop is the first on-site food-service
provider open to all the North Fork tenants and their employees.
partners Desiree Dawson; her brother, Michael Sanders;
and their uncle, Buzz Kennell have operated the Charlottesville
franchise of Padows Hams & Deli in the North Wing of
the Barracks Road Shopping Center since 1996.