Pontiac-based United Wholesale Mortgage is buying the Ultimate Soccer Arenas property near its headquarters for yet another expansion of its corporate campus in the Oakland County seat.
The company, formerly known as United Shore Financial Services LLC, said Thursday that an affiliate is paying $23.3 million for the 378,400-square-foot building at 867 South Blvd., part of which will turned into office space for its growing staff and the remainder of which will be kept as indoor soccer fields.
It’s another big real estate move for UWM, which said in September that it intends to go public in a deal expected to be worth about $16 billion, not long after crosstown rival Rocket Companies Inc. (NYSE: RKT) announced its IPO.
UWM said it has added nearly 3,000 employees in 2020 alone, bringing its current workforce in Pontiac to more than 7,000. An estimated 2,000 people would work in the western portion