(Dallas, Texas) August 22, 2014 –Encore Office, LLC, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Encore Enterprises, Inc., in conjunction with the City of Frisco, Gearbox Software, and Wolverine Interests have broken ground on The Tower at Frisco Square, a midrise, 166,051 square foot office building in Frisco, Texas. The mixed-use building will serve as the headquarters for Gearbox Software on two of the five floors, and offer retail, office and restaurant space on the other three, including the XP Bar and Restaurant. The XP Bar and Restaurant will feature cuisine from executive chef David Michael themed around video games and information technology.

“This is a project that has been over three years in the making,” said Patrick Barber, CEO of Encore Enterprises. “It has taken tremendous dedication and perseverance on behalf of everyone at Encore, the City of Frisco, Wolverine Interests, and Gearbox Software.”

Construction for the project is being directed by Andres Construction and the building is slated for completion by the second quarter of 2015.

“As of today we are over 51% leased and we are moving forward with great momentum,” said Mark Cypert, President of Encore Office. “We expect to be fully leased by the first quarter of 2015.”

Featured speakers at the event consisted of Mark Cypert, President of Encore Office, Patrick Barber, CEO of Encore Enterprises, Randy Pitchford, President of Gearbox Software, Jim Leslie, managing partner at Wolverine Interests, and Mayor of Frisco, Maher Maso.

About Encore Office, LLC.
Encore Office, LLC is a privately held commercial real estate company focused on the acquisition, ownership, redevelopment and asset management of class “A” commercial office buildings across the United States. For more information about Encore Enterprises, Inc., visit www.encore.bz, or call (214) 259-7000.

About Encore Enterprises, Inc.
Encore Enterprises, Inc. is a privately owned national real estate investment company founded in 1999 with corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Encore develops, acquires, and manages hotels, multi-family communities, retail shopping centers, commercial offices, and public-private mixed use developments. For more information about Encore Enterprises, Inc., visit www.encore.bz, or call (214) 259-7000.