Carr Properties Wins NAIOP Northern Virginia Award of Excellence “Best Speculative Office Building” for 2311 Wilson Boulevard
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2018--Carr Properties, a leading owner, operator and developer of high-quality office properties, announced today that NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, awarded 2311 Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, VA the Award of Excellence in the Best Speculative Office Building (7-14 Stories) Category at The Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards Gala on November 15, 2018. The Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards recognize and celebrate significant new contributions to Northern Virginia by the commercial, industrial and mixed-use real estate community. The award gala was held at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
Commenting on the win, Carr Properties’ CEO, Oliver Carr stated, “We are honored to be recognized by NAIOP for this award. 2311 Wilson Boulevard was designed to meet the needs of today’s customer and we are proud to receive recognition for this concept. We would like to thank our partner and project architect Michael Foster from MTFA Architecture for his dynamic design and execution.”
2311 Wilson Boulevard is an eight-story, free-standing office building with street-level retail designed by acclaimed MTFA Architecture. MTFA designed the building to exceed the standards of USGBC LEED Gold certification making it a model of sustainable development that accommodates changes in the evolving workplace. This new landmark, located one block from the Courthouse Metro Station, features a dramatic, full-height glass curtainwall and an elegant two-story lobby outfitted with premium finishes, and offers access to a newly-landscaped public park area. Expansive 25,000 SF floor plates with column-free spacing and light-filled interiors provide customers with optimum flexibility with the highest quality of office environments. The building offers unique amenities such as an on-site daycare for the neighborhood and customers’ convenience, and access to a dog park adjacent to the property for four-legged friends to use while at work with their humans in the dog-friendly building.
About Carr Properties
Carr Properties is a privately held real estate investment trust that owns, manages, acquires and develops high-quality office properties in Washington, D.C., and Boston, Massachusetts. The company currently owns a portfolio of 18 commercial office properties totaling approximately 4.8 million square feet, as well as, a pipeline of five development projects that include: The Wilson and The Elm Development in Bethesda, MD; Signal House in the Union Market area of Washington, DC; and One Congress in Boston, MA. Upon completion, these projects will add 2.4 million SF of trophy-quality office space to the company’s portfolio. The company is continuing to expand its portfolio through strategic investments in the Washington, D.C., and Boston, Massachusetts areas.
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CONTACT: Emily York, Carr Properties
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