Charlotte, NC (January 2009) – Richard Tocado Companies, a leading mortgage and real estate company, leased 5,586 square feet inside the Pinckney Building at 521 Corporate Center. Mike Bilodeau of Merrifield Partners represented the Landlord in the above transaction.

521 Corporate Center, a Crosland project developed by Merrifield Partners, is a 67-acre office park located three miles south of Ballantyne along the SC / NC state line.

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,