Rockville, MD (July 1, 2019) — Lerner Enterprises (Lerner), one of Washington, D.C.’s largest private real estate developers, and The Tower Companies, a real estate developer mindful of environmental impact and sustainability, are pleased to announce today Samek, Werther & Mills, LLC will occupy 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard. The law firm, specializing in business, corporate, litigation and dispute resolutions will inhabit a 5,500-square foot space at the Rockville property.
“After an extensive search, Samek, Werther & Mills chose 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard based on location, quality and the Ownership/management of the project,” said Mark D. Lerner, Principal, Lerner. “The firm joins NIKA Technologies Inc, the Tower Companies and Lerner Enterprises as major Tenants in the award winning building.”
2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard is a nine-story, commercial office building, located just 12 miles northwest of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Recognized as one of the world’s greenest buildings, it was designed under the highest principles of sustainable and Vastu architecture and was the first LEED Platinum office building in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Far exceeding industry standards in the built environment, the building uses cutting-edge design and operational best practices to optimize health and productivity in the workplace, while minimizing impact on the environment. This past month, the property received the Highest Recycling Achievement by Businesses award.
“The foundation this property was built on responsibility to the body, mind and the environment. Designed on the strictest principles of green architecture, the goal has remained rooted in promoting harmony and corporate success,” said Jeffrey Abramson, Managing Partner, Tower Companies. “We are thrilled to welcome such a prestigious law firm to 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, known as the healthiest building in Montgomery County.”
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 companies 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 throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The award-winning 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 notable LEED® Certified portfolio that includes Washington Square (LEED® Silver Certification), 20 M Street (LEED® Gold Certification), 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard (Lerner’s Corporate Headquarters and the first LEED® Platinum office building in the entire Mid-Atlantic Region), and 1775 Tysons Boulevard (the first office building to achieve LEED® Platinum Certification in the Tysons market).
For more information, please visit LernerOffice.com or follow Lerner on Twitter @LernerDC.
About The Tower Companies
For three generations, the family-owned Tower Companies has maintained a commitment to responsible development and continues to envision a world where buildings inspire and enrich the lives of their occupants and create positive social change. The sustainable building leader owns, develops, and manages over 5 million square feet in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area consisting of office buildings, office parks, lifestyle centers, regional malls, eco-progressive live-work-play communities and hotels, with an additional 8 million square feet in the development pipeline. In 2004, The Tower Companies was the first, in the United States, to LEED® certified a multi-family community, and since then, 95% of commercial and multi-family residential properties are LEED® certified and 80% are ENERGY STAR® certified. In addition, Tower is committed to 100% renewable energy through on-site Solar PV and strategic procurement, and publically reports greenhouse gas emissions to The Climate Registry. Through a partnership with the Department of Energy, The Tower Companies has achieved over 20% energy and water reductions since 2010. The Tower Companies has been acknowledged as an international authority in the industry, and has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and energy independence by numerous national organizations and federal agencies, including US Green Building Council, US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Environmental Protection Agency and more.
For more information, visit TowerCompanies.com.
Lisa B. Wood | 301.692.2396 | LWood@Lerner.com
Brian F. Tucker | 703.485.8883 | Brian.Tucker@am.jll.com