Charlotte, NC (February 2006) – Liberty Property Limited Partnership has acquired a 9.119-acre site (sales price $813,160) at Brookfield South, a Crosland project developed by Merrifield Partners. The site will be developed as a continuation of Liberty’s current light industrial distribution buildings.

The Brookfield South office project is a 55-acre business park located on I-385 and Butler Road in Greenville, SC. Ken Chapman of Merrifield Partners is the project developer. Ron Johnson of Carolina Resources/Carolina Holdings represented Brookfield South in this transaction.

About Merrifield Partners

Merrifield Partners, an affiliate of Crosland, is one of Charlotte’s leading office and industrial development and brokerage firms. Operating as Crosland Commercial for many years, Merrifield Partners developed a portfolio of over 2,500 acres of land and 2.5 million square feet of commercial space. For more information, visit

About Crosland

Founded in 1937, Crosland is one of the Southeast’s leading diversified real estate companies. Its expertise in retail, multifamily, office, land development and general contracting enables it to be an innovator in multi- and mixed-use development.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Crosland has offices in Raleigh, Orlando, Tampa and Nashville, and develops, builds and manages properties in the Carolinas, Florida, Tennessee and Virginia. The privately held company’s current portfolio has a market value exceeding $1 billion. For more detail,