Charlotte, NC (October 2007) – Baja Broadband, owner and operator of broadband cable systems serving over 67,000 residential and commercial customers, leased 17,107 SF inside The Rutledge Building at 521 Corporate Center, a Crosland project developed by Merrifield Partners.

“Lancaster County is excited about Baja Broadband’s decision to locate in the Indian Land area. We look forward to having Baja join our growing list of corporate headquarters that have discovered that locating in Lancaster County is a sound business decision. This is a growing company that we look forward to partnering with for years to come.”

Keith Tunnell, President of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corporation

521 Corporate Center is a 67-acre office park located three miles south of Ballantyne along the SC / NC state line. Michael Bilodeau of Merrifield Partners represented the Landlord and Charles Jonas of Trinity Partners represented the Tenant.

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,