TYSONS, Virginia (February 3, 2017) — Lerner Enterprises, is pleased to announce the opening of upscale Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão in 1775 Tysons Boulevard, a state-of-the-art building in Lerner’s master-planned development Tysons II, located in the heart of Tysons, Virginia.
“We are excited to welcome Fogo de Chão as the signature restaurant at 1775 Tysons Boulevard,” stated Mark D. Lerner, a principal of Lerner. “Fogo is an exceptional complement to the restaurant collection on Tysons Boulevard in Tysons II. With the addition of Fogo de Chão, Lerner continues to develop a restaurant row in Tysons II, as well as develop iconic business addresses in Northern Virginia and the Metro area,” he added.
Fogo de Chão is the latest addition to the impressive list of world-class dining choices available within Tysons II and Tysons Galleria, including Founding Farmers, the Palm Restaurant, Wildfire, The Cheesecake Factory, and many others.
“Tysons is such an exciting and dynamic city, attracting guests from all over the world,” said Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Fogo de Chão. “We are thrilled to become part of this community and introduce our passion for Southern Brazilian culture and cuisine to residents and visitors alike.” This will be Fogo de Chão’s second location in the D.C. area.
1775 Tysons Boulevard also saw recent openings of WeWork, One Medical Group and The Atrium Café, who will be joined by EY (Ernst & Young) and CSC.
About 1775 and Tysons II
1775 Tysons Boulevard (1775Tysons.com) – a 476,000 square foot, 17-story trophy office tower that represents the ultimate expression of innovation and sophistication. Lerner’s newest building in the Tysons II master plan, 1775 Tysons Boulevard is designed to achieve LEED Platinum Certification – the first office building in Tysons to do so. The building features a state-of-the-art fitness center, flexible tenant conference center, both indoor and outdoor social areas.
Tysons II (Tysons2.com) is a master-planned development comprised of quality office towers, luxury retail, concept dining, hotel and residential towers, 500 feet from the Tysons Corner Metro Station. Within the 117 acre development are Tysons Galleria (an 800,000 square foot luxury shopping destination featuring Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, dozens of boutique shops and numerous destination restaurants), 1600 Tysons Boulevard (a 305,000 square foot LEED® Silver office tower), 1650 Tysons Boulevard (a 395,000 square foot office tower), 1750 Tysons Boulevard (a 405,000 square foot office tower), 1775 Tysons Boulevard (a 476,000 square foot office tower designed for LEED® Platinum), 1800 Tysons Boulevard (a 320,000 square foot office tower) and Lillian Court at Tysons II (a 286 unit award-winning luxury condominium project). All of these projects were originally developed by Lerner. Also within Tysons II is The Ritz-Carlton • Tysons, which was previously named one of the Top 50 Hotels in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and offers elegant accommodations and superior personal service.
Founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, Lerner Enterprises is a respected leader in Washington, D.C. area real estate development, investment and management. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Lerner is one of the largest and most diversified private real estate developers in the region, with expertise in all phases of commercial real estate – including planning, development, construction, leasing, asset management and property management. Lerner has developed and managed more than 20 million square feet of commercial, retail, hospitality and residential real estate, including an award-winning office portfolio comprised of a wide range of landmark developments throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The office portfolio features such iconic properties as Washington Square, 20 M Street SE, Two White Flint North, The Corporate Office Park at Dulles Town Center and The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, among many others.
The company is also a pioneer in sustainable development, with a noteworthy LEED® Certified portfolio that includes Washington Square (LEED® Silver Certification), 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard (Lerner’s Corporate Headquarters and the first LEED® Platinum office building in Maryland), and 1775 Tysons Boulevard (the first office building designed to achieve LEED® Platinum Certification in the Tysons market).
For more information, please visit Lerner.com or follow Lerner on Twitter @LernerDC.
About Fogo de Chão
Fogo de Chão is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized for more than 37 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. The company was founded in 1979 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and expanded into the U.S. in 1997. There are currently 46 locations throughout Brazil, the United States, and Mexico, including locations in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago and Mexico City.
For more information, visit Fogo.com or Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Lerner Media Contact:
Cheryl Garver | 301.692.2396 | CGarver@Lerner.com
Fogo de Chão Contact:
Josh Wood | 972.361.6268 | JWood@fogodechao.com