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At 104,844 square feet, this Class A office building also serves as a plug-and-play call center.

Tower Place - 1500 North 19th Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201

Overview

With its 600 parking spaces situated on 6.22 acres in the heart of Monroe’s business district, the seven story Tower Place has served as a call center for more than 20 years. The granite and glass building is an iconic structure, built in 1985 with the principle of passive survivability: redundant mechanical systems including back-up power and state-of-art telecommunications infrastructure with its own back-up power source. The fully furnished facility offers 755 pre-wired cubicles, 12 conference rooms, 7 local LAN rooms, a central data management/server room, multiple training rooms, telephone rooms, and an 18-wheeler loading dock. Tower Place is accessible to I-20 and the Monroe Regional Airport.

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Amenities

  • 755 pre-wired cubicles
  • 12 furnished conference rooms
  • At least two furnished training rooms with AV capabilities
  • Cafeteria with a fully equipped kitchen
  • Break or coffee room on each floor
  • Handicap accessible bathrooms on each floor
  • Newly remodeled elevators: two main elevators; one service elevator
  • Fire protection room
  • Loading Dock: One elevated 18-wheeler loading dock
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Technology

  • Telecommunications:
  • Each floor is completely networked with overhead CAT 6 copper cabling. Cable troughs are also available.
  • All cubicles are terminated and labeled to an existing switch rack in the LAN room on each floor
  • 7 LAN and 7 telephone rooms - one on each floor sharing a self-contained 1.5 ton Stulz A/C unit
  • All LAN rooms are on UPS dedicated circuits with Generator back-up.
  • Wired with high speed fiber optic cables
  • Data Management Room on the 5th floor has an extensive IT workshop area with raised flooring for cabling and maintenance:
    • Two 15 ton Stulz
    • One 15 ton Liebert A/C units
    • One 75 Kva UPS system with a backup generator
    • Multiple switch and patch panel racks already installed
  • Supplier: AT&T or CenturyLink
  • Fiber Optics Supplier: AT&T or CenturyLink
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Building

  • Size: 104,844 Total ft2
  • Parking Spaces: 621 surface level, paved parking spaces
  • Date of Construction: 1985
  • Floor Sizes:
    • Floor 1- 16,022 ft2
    • Floor 2- 16,757 ft2
    • Floor 3- 17,294 ft2
    • Floor 4- 17,283 ft2
    • Floor 5- 13,563 ft2
    • Floor 6- 13,566 ft2
    • Floor 7- 10,409 ft2
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Construction

  • Type of Construction: irregularly shaped rectangle with varying floor sizes, reducing in size as it ascends; constructed of steel and masonry
    • Exterior Walls: granite and glass facade
    • Roof: membrane ballasted with stones
    • Interior Walls: drywall
    • Flooring: carpet and tile
    • Ceiling: acoustical tile ceiling
  • Architectural style: central atrium

Utilities

  • Lighting: florescent and LED lighting
    • Metal halide fixtures in paved parking lot
  • Water/Sewer Supplier: City of Monroe
  • Electricity: obtained though low voltage power lines;
    • Metered through master meter
    • Emergency Power: 75KVA UPS with 300KVA backup generator for redundancy
    • Supplier: Entergy
  • Heat: electric VAV controlled, perimeter heating
  • Heating System: electric duct heaters and VAV controlled boxes
  • Cooling System: central AHU per floor supplied by 2 -320 ton centrifugal chillers
  • Cooling Equipment: ground mounted 375 ton cooling tower
  • Plumbing: combination of PVC, steel, copper, and cast iron piping throughout the building
    • Low water volume restrooms
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A picture of the Tower Place bathroom fixtures.

Safety & Security

  • Sprinkler: 100% sprinklered, newly installed fire panels, fire protection room
  • Security: card readers and magnetic lock capabilities on each floor for compartmentalized security
    • Security cameras on every floor
    • Two security gates
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Amenities

Centrally located in the thriving Tower District, Tower Place Plug-and-Play Call Center is minutes away from I20 and the Monroe Regional Airport. The location of choice for companies like CenturyLink and IBM, Monroe offers a perfect blend of work and pleasure; ensuring the health of your business and your workforce.

Local amenities include:

  • St Francis Community Health Center
  • Veteran's Affairs Outpatient Clinic
  • Monroe Surgical Hospital
  • ULM College of Pharmacy
  • Chase Bank
  • Progressive Bank
  • Iberia Bank
  • Wal-Mart
  • Walgreens
  • Office Depot
  • Books-A-Million
  • Tower Storage
  • Newk’s Express Café
  • Portico Bar and Grill
  • Pie Works
  • Orange Leaf Yogurt
  • Fitness Together
  • Blue Sky Yoga
  • Sun Tan City
  • Beauty Nails
  • Spoiled Rotten
  • River Outfitters
  • Bayou Gypsy Boutique