Akridge announced today that it, along with joint venture partner Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) (NYSE: OFC), and Argos Group, has executed a lease with global law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP for 81,300 square feet at 2100 L Street. The trophy office building will be 190,000 square feet and is now 43 percent preleased. 2100 L Street will feature multiple façades of floor-to-ceiling glass and a beautifully designed, sculptural embellishment designed by renowned artist Jan Hendrix. Construction is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2018, with delivery in the first quarter of 2020. Morrison & Foerster will move into the trophy office building in January 2021.
Morrison & Foerster’s new home will feature an impressive list of building amenities, including a landscaped rooftop terrace and rooftop lounge, penthouse conference center, fitness center, art gallery with outdoor terraces, and more. 2100 L Street will boast 20,000-square-feet floorplates, which were designed to maximize efficiency. The project’s highly-desirable location provides easy access to a number of increasing neighborhood amenities and four bustling Metro lines (Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines).
“Akridge is honored to announce Morrison & Foerster as the lead Client at 2100 L Street,” said Akridge President Matt Klein. “Akridge, COPT, and Argos have worked hard to create a project with a sophisticated design, an efficient floor plate, and an excellent mix of building amenities. It is gratifying that a firm as prestigious as Morrison & Foerster has chosen 2100 L Street as its new home.”
Cushman and Wakefield’s Audrey Cramer and Malcolm Marshall represented Morrison & Foerster, while Ben Meisel, Wil Pace, Tim McCarty, and McKay Elliott of Akridge provided landlord representation for the property.