Signature Associates

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About Us / Case Studies / Autoliv


  • Location
  • Soutfield, MI / Auburn Hills, MI
  • Size
  • 418670 square feet
  • Assignment Type
  • Site Selection / Transaction Management


  • Signature Associates helped establish an electronics engineering and research presence in Southfield.
  • Accommodate growth needs and achieved lowest possible occupancy cost.
  • Maintained leverage with current landlord and exposed Autoliv to market opportunities.
  • Assistance with other assignments as needed.


  • 2002-2005: Below market subleases.
  • 2008-2010: full building control plus building addition below market rates.
  • 2013: Leveraged control over adjacent building to accommodate further expansion- license agreement below $9.00/SF NNN.
  • 2014: Coterminous transaction on expansion building matching favorable rates and conditions of original building.
  • 2015: Current project to accommodate 80 new employees in nearby facility – coterminous, below building average rate, buildout.
  • Other assignments throughout this time based on relationship built on trust and results.