TYSONS, Virginia (July 30, 2015) — Lerner Enterprises, one of Washington, D.C.’s largest private real estate developers, is proud to announce that Ernst & Young U.S. LLP (EY) has signed a lease to be the first major tenant at1775 Tysons Boulevard in The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II in Tysons, Virginia. EY will relocate its Greater Washington office to a 125,000 square foot premises that will accommodate its current requirements and plans for future growth.
1775 Tysons Boulevard (1775Tysons.com), a 476,000 square foot 17-story trophy office tower, is currently under construction. Lerner’s newest building is designed with the certification goal of LEED® Platinum – the first office building in Tysons planned to do so – and is slated for completion in late 2015. Lerner was represented by Brian F. Tucker, Moe H. Hamilton, and John B. Dragelin of Cushman & Wakefield’s Virginia office.
"We are honored to welcome EY as an iconic tenant to 1775 Tysons Boulevard at The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II,” stated Mark D. Lerner, a principal of Lerner. “We trust EY’s many employees and guests will enjoy 1775 Tysons Boulevard’s prime location adjacent to a Metro station, its many in-building amenities, proximity to Founding Farmers, the Palm Restaurant and Tysons Galleria, and a LEED® Platinum design promoting a healthy and sustainable workplace.”
"At EY, we are committed to investing in great people and developing future leaders. In order to create an environment that supports our people and fosters high performance teaming, we need state of the art offices that bring our people together. Relocating to The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II will provide EY with a dynamic workspace that will allow our people to thrive and provide exceptional client service,” said Kevin C. Virostek, Greater Washington Managing Partner of EY.
Please see 1775Tysons.com/tour for a video tour of 1775 Tysons Boulevard.
About The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II
The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II (Tysons2.com) is recognized as the most prestigious commercial address in the Washington D.C. Metro region. Tysons II is a master planned development containing high-end retail, office, hotel and residential projects footsteps from the on-site Tysons Corner Metro Station. Within the 117 acre development is Tysons Galleria (an 800,000 square foot luxury shopping destination featuring Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and dozens of boutique shops), 1600 Tysons Boulevard (a 305,000 square foot LEED® Certified office tower), 1650 Tysons Boulevard (a 395,000 square foot office tower), 1750 Tysons Boulevard (a 405,000 square foot office tower), 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. The Ritz-Carlton • Tysons, also within Tysons II, 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.
Among its numerous dining choices, Tysons II is home to the Palm Restaurant, Founding Farmers Tysons, Jose Andres’s America Eats Tavern, a planned signature restaurant at 1775 Tysons Boulevard and additional popular food destinations within the Tysons Galleria.
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.
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Dan B. Cook | 703.404.7100 | DCook@Lerner.com
Brian F. Tucker | 703.847.2757 | Brian.Tucker@cushwake.com