THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS — The J. Beard Real Estate Co. has brokered the sale of a 74,940-square-foot office building located at 2700 Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands, about 30 miles north of Houston. The property was 100 percent leased at the time of sale to eight tenants. SJBC Commercial XIX LLC purchased the property from Dallas-based Novel Office Systems/Soft-Tech SM for an undisclosed price. Jeff Beard of J. Beard brokered the sale.