By Juan Pedro Tomás
ExteNet Systems announced the deployment of its advanced mobility network at 1515 Market Street in Philadelphia.
The 20-story Class A office building totaling 502,236 sq. ft. is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s commercial office district and sits above the city’s main transportation hub. The building’s amenities include an art conference center and three retail bank branches on the ground floor. It is owned by commercial real estate company Accesso.
“Accesso has made significant investments in 1515 Market Street, and mobile connectivity is on top of their list,” said SVP of Real Estate solutions at ExteNet Systems, Greg Spraetz. “ExteNet adopts a shared communications infrastructure approach, with mobility and high-capacity fiber as key components, in the design and build of our networks. As we focus on delivering secure, reliable and seamless connectivity, our neutral-host networks enable different services including 4G, 5G, broadband, IoT and public safety in a variety of settings including outdoor locales, in-building and campuses. We are extremely pleased to work with Accesso and JLL in addressing the advanced mobile connectivity needs for the building and tenants.”
“As part of the renovation of 1515 Market Street, we invested significantly in upgrading our lobby, elevator system, exterior plaza and conference center,” said director of asset management for Accesso, which owns 1515 Market Street, Mark Yacovetta. “Seamless mobile connectivity improves the building experience, and we are extremely pleased with ExteNet Systems for the design and build of our network, engagement with the wireless carriers, and the network monitoring services it provides for our tenants.”
The firm’s customers include mobile network operators, real estate owners, property managers, wholesale carriers, enterprises, municipalities and rural carriers. ExteNet’s indoor networks are typically deployed in property verticals like commercial office buildings, sports and entertainment venues, hotels and convention centers, healthcare facilities and transit systems.
Accesso is a commercial real estate investment manager. Accesso’s property portfolio includes 35 office properties covering 15.6 million square feet. The firm is headquartered in Hallandale Beach, Florida. and has offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Minneapolis.