In the largest new lease of the year, international law firm Crowell & Moring inked a 15-year, 198,877-square-foot lease to anchor half of 600 Fifth Street NW, a $300 million redevelopment of the former headquarters of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The redevelopment is a joint venture between the Rockefeller Group and Stonebridge.
Designed by Pickard Chilton, the redevelopment will add three stories to the current property to make it an 11-story, 399,617-square-foot office building with ground-floor retail.
Avocet is a distinguished pioneer in the market, introducing state-of-the-art technology such as View Smart Windows, Destination Dispatch elevators and a DOAS HVAC system. In addition, Avocet Tower will boast best-in-class amenities focused on offering light, airy views, and outdoor options to its tenants.