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How rooftop decks are becoming the must-have amenity for 2016

When Conrad Lifsey and his partner, Derek Loftin, who own a luxury RV rental company in Palm Springs, bought a house 2015 in a property development called Sol, what sealed the deal for them wasn’t inside, but up on the roof. “No other property in Palm Springs had a rooftop deck and it really set things apart,” said Lifsey, 52. “...
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The Washington Business Journal names the delivery of 1200 Seventeenth Street as one of its Top 25 Best Real Estate Deals of 2014

Within the density of downtown Washington, it’s rare to find a freestanding office building with unobstructed views. But the new structure at the intersection of 17th and M Streets and Rhode Island Avenue NW in the District’s Golden Triangle neighborhood is the exception to the city’s infill rule, offering impressive vistas from all sides. Visible from its windows and rooftop terrace are the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, St. Matthew’s Cathedral...
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1200 Seventeenth Street Achieves LEED Platinum certification

1200 Seventeenth received its LEED Platinum certification. The building includes a number of sustainable design features, including water-saving fixtures that reduce water use by 35 percent, low-emitting materials and ample ventilation that increase air quality, and a state-of-the-art, dedicated outside air system (DOAS) with VAV controls. ...
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PILLSBURY RELOCATES WASHINGTON, DC OFFICE

Moves to New LEED® Platinum Targeted Trophy-Class Building in Heart of Downtown WASHINGTON, DC— Effective today, Pillsbury has moved its Washington, DC office from 2300 N Street, NW in the West End to a newly constructed building at 1200 Seventeenth Street, NW in the Golden Triangle district. Pillsbury occupies 101,000 of the 168,000 leasable square feet, consisting of the majority of the first floor as well as the top six floors...
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Why bigger isn’t always better when it comes to D.C. trophy office space

Akridge came to the proverbial party with one partner and left with another. Its prime catch, marquee law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, almost got away — twice. And the project, a nearly 170,000-square-foot building by M and 17th streets NW, temporarily became one of D.C.’s largest outdoor swimming pools in May when a water main ruptured and flooded the site that was, at the time, being excavated. Nevertheless, Akridge...
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