NC DMV Leasing The Legacy Project for New Rocky Mount Headquarters

The Legacy Project, new Rocky Mount location for the NC DMV. Source: Angela Connor, Change Agent Communications
The Legacy Project, new Rocky Mount location for the NC DMV. Source: Angela Connor, Change Agent Communications

The 216,000 Square Foot Office and Warehouse Campus is the Original Home of Hardee’s Restaurant Company

Supporting the ongoing resurgence of Nash and Edgecombe Counties, NAI Carolantic Realty, the Triangle’s leading commercial real estate firm, is pleased to have represented Prime Properties RMT, LLC in the leasing of The Legacy Project in Rocky Mount to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for its new headquarters.

Built in 1960, the iconic campus was the home of the locally born and bred Hardee’s Restaurant Company and consists of six buildings, totaling 216,906 square feet. It includes a six-story office building and five single story office and warehouse structures located at 1405-1625 N Church Street (at NC Hwy 64), Rocky Mount, North Carolina — near the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

Said David Farris, President and CEO of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce:

“Everyone above the age of 14 understands what the DMV is. It’s a very important function for the state and we feel like this is symbolic of the growth and future prosperity of the Twin Counties. When we’re recruiting other businesses to the area, this will be the proverbial Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.”

NAI Carolantic Chairman Steve Stroud, SIOR and brokers, Robin Roseberry Anders, SIOR, Jordan Williams, MBA, and Michael Wallace worked closely with the owners for more than two years on what is being deemed one of the most important moves to Rocky Mount in more than a decade. Said Stroud:

“This is history in the making, especially for the residents of Rocky Mount. This location is ideal for the new DMV headquarters and we’re thrilled to continue to build upon our legacy of contributing to the fabric and growth of the state.”

Owners Scott McLaughin and David Hicks are pleased to contribute to the growing momentum of the Nash/Edgecombe County region and have been impressed with its business and community leaders. Said McLaughlin, CEO of Strategic Connections:

“They have a can-do attitude. A lot of good folks from Eastern North Carolina and throughout the state had a handshake in getting this deal done.”

Said Hicks:

“The governor officially signing off on the DMV move to Rocky Mount is great news. I have to thank the great people at NAI Carolantic Realty for their hard work and persistence.”

The lease will begin in 2020.

The Legacy Project building, part of the new NC DMV Rocky Mount headquarters. Source: Angela Connor, Change Agent Communications
The Legacy Project building, part of the new NC DMV Rocky Mount headquarters. Source: Angela Connor, Change Agent Communications

 

A building interior photo from The Legacy Project, part of the new NC DMV Rocky Mount headquarters. Source: Angela Connor, Change Agent Communications
A building interior photo from The Legacy Project, part of the new NC DMV Rocky Mount headquarters. Source: Angela Connor, Change Agent Communications

NAI Carolantic is the area’s leading commercial real estate firm with 16 brokers, a full-service property management division, and an experienced marketing and research division. Established in 1972, NAI Carolantic is a local office of NAI Global, one of the largest real estate service providers worldwide.  See www.naicarolantic.com.

 

Source: Tri Properties; NAI Carolantic Realty

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