NEWS - 2014


Law Media Group Leases Ultimate Suite at Washington Square

Washington, D.C., June 24, 2014 - Lerner Enterprises, one of Washington, D.C.'s largest private real estate developers, and The Tower Companies, the largest Green Builders in the nation’s capital, both of Rockville, Maryland, are proud to announce that Law Media Group, has leased one of the four Ultimate Suites within Washington Square located at 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. The Ultimate Suites are turn-key office suites that feature premium finishes such as exotic woods, imported stone, full height glass office fronts and efficient lighting. They vary in size from 5,600 to 7,300 square feet with flexible terms available.

"We are pleased to welcome the Law Media Group to Washington Square. Our two remaining luxuriously appointed Ultimate Suites are available for immediate occupancy in one of the most sought after business corridors in the country," stated Mark D. Lerner, a principal of Lerner, co-developer of Washington Square. "With a location five blocks from The White House, world-class amenities, and an on-site Metro station, Washington Square remains one of the most desired buildings within Washington, D.C.," he added.

Lerner and The Tower Companies were represented by Brian F. Tucker of the Virginia office, Brian R. Raher and Michael B. Katcher of the Washington office of Cushman & Wakefield and Law Media Group was represented by Ganon S. Rich of West, Lane & Schlager. Washington Square has 70,000 square feet and two Ultimate Suites of approximately 5,600 and 7,300 rentable square feet available.

Law Media Group (LMG) is a public affairs firm redefining the art of corporate and political campaigning. LMG consists of attorneys with expertise in public policy, communications specialists, and experts in coalition-building and campaign organization. LMG has played a leading role in numerous federal and state public policy campaigns on behalf of Fortune 100 companies in the media, telecommunications, financial services, defense, and aerospace industries, among others.

About Washington Square

Washington Square, located at 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Central Business District, is an award-winning 1,000,000 square foot landmark office building. Washington Square recently completed a $14-million dollar renovation inclusive of extensive exterior, lobby and atrium refurbishments. The building perfectly blends business with pleasure with premier office tenants such as the American Bar Association, Baker Hostetler, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and premium retail choices including The Art of Shaving, SARAR, Morton’s – The Steakhouse, Au Bon Pain, Lou Lou Boutique, Starbucks, Victoria’s Secret and others. The building recently added four luxurious Ultimate Suites, which provide potential tenants a turn-key flexible office space with high-end finishes. The suites feature premium wood, stone and decorative accents and vary in size from 3,700 to 7,300 square feet. The building is a co-development of Lerner Enterprises and The Tower Companies, both of Rockville, Maryland. Washington Square currently has 15,000 square feet up to 103,000 square feet available on the fifth and sixth floors. Brian R. Raher of the Washington office and Brian F. Tucker of the Virginia office of Cushman and Wakefield handle the building’s office leasing. Lerner Enterprises and The Tower Companies have collaborated on numerous landmark developments for over 40 years including: White Flint Mall, Washington Square, White Flint North, Beaumeade Corporate Park, Residence Inn – Dulles Airport @ Dulles 28 Centre, 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, Dulles 28 Centre, and numerous other projects in the Washington, D.C. area.

About Lerner Enterprises

Lerner Enterprises (Lerner.com) of Rockville, Maryland, founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, is one of Washington, D.C.'s largest private real estate developers and is involved in all phases of commercial, residential, retail, hotel and mixed-use real estate. This includes planning, development, construction, leasing and asset and property management. Lerner has developed and currently manages more than 20 million square feet of office buildings, retail centers and residential communities. Lerner's office portfolio is comprised of many well-known developments including: The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II (Tysons2.com), Tysons VA; 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard (TowerOaks.com) with LEED® Platinum Certification, Rockville, MD; The Corporate Office Park at Dulles Town Center (DullesTownCenter.com), Dulles, VA; Washington Square (WashingtonSquareDC.com), Washington, D.C.; Fallsgrove Village Office Center (FallsgroveOffice.com), Rockville, MD; White Flint North, North Bethesda, MD; 20 M Street, SE (20MStreetSE.com) with LEED® Gold Certification, Washington, D.C.; 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.; Flint Hill Park (FlintHillPark.com), Fairfax, VA; and 7799 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, among many others. 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, Lerner’s corporate headquarters, was recently internationally recognized in the World’s Greenest Book by Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer.

Lerner’s newest developments include:

  • The construction of 1775 Tysons Boulevard, a LEED® Platinum designed 476,000-square foot, Class ‘A’ office tower that will deliver in late 2015 in Tysons, Virginia.
  • The completion of a major interior and exterior renovation of One Flint Hill (FlintHillPark.com), a 132,000 square foot 6-story medical and commercial office building within Flint Hill Park in Fairfax, Virginia.
  • The construction of Windmill Parc at Dulles Town Center (WindmillParcDTC.com), a 437-unit luxury apartment home community in Dulles, Virginia.  Phase one of the project is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014.
  • The construction of Nokes Plaza at Dulles Town Center, a one-story 56,000 square foot retail | office | medical development.  Occupancy is scheduled for the fall of 2015.

About The Tower Companies

The Tower Companies is a family-owned, award winning real estate development company founded by Albert Abramson in 1947. Tower pioneered the building of USGBC LEED® certified residential and commercial properties. Tower’s portfolio includes over 5 million square feet of office buildings, office parks, lifestyle centers, regional malls, eco-progressive live-work-play communities and hotels in the Washington, DC Area. Additionally, a 3.8 million square feet Blair Master Plan redevelopment is in progress for vibrant urban living in Downtown Silver Spring, MD, including 5 acres of public parks, and 5.4 million square feet White Flint mixed-use lifestyle center redevelopment is in progress in North Bethesda, MD. Among their signature properties are Blair Towns, Washington Square, 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, River Creek Club and Bethesda Place Office and Apartments. 90% of the company’s properties are LEED® certified, 60% of its office building portfolio is ENERGY STAR® certified and 100% GHG Building Emissions are offset with wind power and carbon credit purchases. The Tower Companies has received numerous awards and recognition for their commitment to sustainability, energy independence and building some of the healthiest buildings in the region by national organizations, Federal and State agencies, including US Green Building Council, Urban Land Institute, Harvard University, US Department of Energy, US Environmental Protection Agency and State of Maryland. In 2013, Tower became the first, two-time winner of Washington, DC Mayor’s Sustainability Award and 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard was internationally recognized in World’s Greenest Building Book by Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer. For more information, please visit: TowerCompanies.com.

For more info visit: Lerner.com

Washington Square
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202.296.2800   Facsimile: 202.452.1946
WashingtonSquare@Lerner.com


Disclaimer: All property descriptions and related information are for illustrative purposes only.

Access | Building Information | Features/Amenities | Retail, Services & Restaurants | Floor Plans | Space Availability | Contact Us | News