Political law group becomes first tenant of Capitol Crossing DC office building – Commercial Observer
Elias Legal Group, a newly formed law firm, signed a 54,000 square foot lease to 250 Massachusetts Avenue NO, a 559,000 square foot building in Washington, DC, part of Crossing the Capitol.
Developped by Partners of the real estate group, Capitol Crossing also includes the 414,000 square feet 200 Massachusetts Avenue, which was delivered in 2018; and when completed, it will include 1.9 million square feet of office space, 62,000 square feet of retail space and a 180,000 square foot hotel.
Elias Law Group, formed in September by former partners of a political law firm Perkins Coie, focuses on electing Democrats, helping progressives and supporting voting rights. The company will occupy the entire fourth floor of the building and is the first tenant engaged in the property.
“The main draw for us was the location – close to our customers on the Hill and easy enough for most people to get from the city and the suburbs. ” Hannah eavesElias Law Group managing partner told Commercial Observer. “We also appreciate the sustainability measures built into the construction. ”
She added that the company had considered several options, but was drawn to the architecture of Capitol Crossing, as well as its rooftop gathering space, which overlooks the United States Capitol.
“The fact that Elias Law Firm Group is launching 250 Mass with this lease confirms the impeccable quality of development and massive infrastructure that is Capitol Crossing, and secures it as a vibrant destination and neighborhood with the most efficient office space. and of the highest quality available in the city, ” Georges cantrell, an executive vice president of Property Group Partners, said in a statement.
The owner was represented by JLL‘s Evan behr, Doug Mueller and Nathan Beach, while Ella Cooper of Cushman and Wakefield represented the tenant. Brokers did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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