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3G Studios, Inc. expands business in Basin Street Properties’ 300 E. Second St. building



Sept. 13, 2010 – 3G Studios, Inc., an independent video game development studio based in Reno, Nev., has expanded its offices and design studio in Basin Street Properties’ 300 E. Second St. facility in downtown Reno, immediately adjacent to the Reno Aces baseball stadium. 3G Studios will go from occupying 6,800 square feet to taking 9,540 square feet of space in the 136,497 square foot building. Basin Street Properties (www.basin-street.com) is a prominent West coast real estate investor in commercial and mixed-use properties and the largest office landlord in downtown Reno.

3G Studios, Inc. is an accomplished game development studio that designs and develops interactive entertainment products for personal computers (PC), next generation consoles, iPhone, mobile and handheld devices. They recently launched the company’s first-ever Facebook game, Brave Arms. 3G Studios, Inc. provides a creative work environment utilizing its own proprietary cross-platform tools, technology and processes. 3G Studio, Inc.’s published works include the hit title “Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009,” a collaboration with Harmonix to release “Rock Band” in 2007, “SWAT: Target Liberty” for the Play Station Portable (PSP) released in 2007, and “Stacked with Daniel Negreanu” released in 2006. 3G Studios has also just released “Zombeat” and “The Deep” iPhone game applications.  Since the successful releases of past projects, 3G Studios is currently focused on its “free-2-Play” Razor Online Service, product creativity and Intellectual Property (IP) development.

“With the launch of our latest game Brave Arms available on Facebook, we have been successful and it has allowed us to expand our vision,” said James Kosta, chief executive officer of 3G. “This expansion means more employees, new test labs and ultimately, more space.  From day one, Basin Street Properties has been responsive to our needs and has helped us accommodate our recent growth.  The tenants Basin Street Properties has attracted have helped us expand our business and we are proud to count ourselves among them. Our employees have embraced the downtown location by frequenting Aces games and lunches over at the Freight House District, and with the opening of Slice of the Peak recently, good food is just a few flights of stairs away.  The success of the property continues to impress us and we’re happy to say that we’ll be with Basin Street Properties for the long term.”

300 E. Second is a 15-story tower with four floors of Class A office space with 11 floors of parking totaling 977 parking stalls. The facility is located in downtown Reno and in immediate proximity to restaurants/services, on-site security and on-site management. Centrally located immediately across the street of the Reno Aces baseball stadium and within walking distance of City Hall, the County Courthouse and the Federal Court Building, Park Center Tower features panoramic views of the surrounding Sierra Mountains, Truckee Meadows and downtown Reno. The facility also offers direct access to Interstate-80, the Amtrak station and all major bus lines

“We are thrilled with the growth of 3G together with the opening of The Slice,” said Scott Stranzl, Basin Street’s vice president of leasing. “Cities either move forward or backwards, and it is exciting to be a part of the City of Reno which continues to move forward despite the tough economic times we continue face.”

About Basin Street Properties: Basin Street Properties, headquartered in Reno, Nev., is one of northern California’s and northern Nevada’s prominent developers, investors and managers of commercial properties.  Basin Street has become widely recognized for its office, retail and mixed-use developments.  Founded more than 30 years ago, the company offers a broad range of real estate services, including development, property management, construction management, financial and asset management, and property acquisition and disposition.  For more information, visit www.basin-street.com.

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