Rockefeller Group and Stonebridge have begun construction on 600 Fifth, a 400,000-square-foot redevelopment office project in Washington, D.C. The groundbreaking marks the closing of a 99-year ground lease with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro), which remains the ground lessor of the property.
At a recent event that included a traditional Japanese purification ceremony, ground broke on the Pickard Chilton-designed Y2 Project, a mixed-use development in Tokyo. The 3.3 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art high-rise marks the architectural firm’s first commission in Japan.
The Arlington County Board just announced the approval of a 25-year, five-phase redevelopment plan that will completely transform Rosslyn’s east end. Proposed by Vornado Realty Trust/Charles E Smith and Gould Property, the project plans the redevelopment of a 7 65-acre superblock into a five-block mixed-use complex overlooking the Potomac River.
Owned by KBS REIT II and managed by Hines, 300 North LaSalle has earned Platinum and Gold LEED certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council – Platinum for Existing Buildings and Gold for its Core & Shell.