By Barbra Murray, Contributing Editor
1200 SeventeenthAt 1200 17th St., N.W. in Washington, D.C., a new state-of-the-art office destination now holds court where a stodgy 1960s era office structure once stood. Akridge and Mitsui Fudosan America have just opened the doors of the new 1200 Seventeenth Street, a 170,000-square-foot model of sustainability and modern accommodations.
The partners haven’t disclosed the total development cost, but Balfour Beatty Construction had the $38 million...
The office sector may be sluggish in general, but high-end offerings keep on coming—and seem popular. Once the site where presidential candidate Herman Cain held court as head of the National Restaurant Association, 1200 17th St has officially delivered. Last night, we stopped by to see what owners Akridge and Mitsui Fudosan are calling "a jewel box."
On the building's rooftop, we snapped (top) Akridge's Wil Pace and Ben Meisel and...
You might recall that for a weekend last year, the corner of 17th Street and Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest, was briefly transformed into the District’s largest pool, thanks to an epic water-main break. But at the ribbon-cutting Tuesday afternoon for 1200 17th Street—a 170,000-square-foot building developed by Akridge and Mitsui Fudosan America—everything was nice and dry.
The law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman will take over five of the 11 floors,...