CASSIDY TURLEY BROKERS RELOCATION OF WASHINGTON DESIGN CENTER
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Cassidy Turley has negotiated 21 coterminous leases for the relocation of the Washington Design Center, a collection of showrooms featuring interior design architectural firms in Washington, D.C. The Washington Design Center will relocate to 120,000 square feet of space at Franklin Court, a 440,874-square-foot office building located at 1099 14 St. N.W. in downtown Washington, near the new CityCenterDC development. Starting in mid-2014, the following showrooms will be featured in the new Washington Design Center: AmericanEye, Arc-Com Fabrics, Century Showrooms, Cowtan & Tout, Doris Leslie Blau, Duralee Fabrics, F. Schumacher & Co., Fabricut, Galleria International, Hines & Co., Holland & Sherry, Holly Hunt, J. Lambeth & Co., Kravet, Michael Cleary, Osborne & Little, Pindler & Pindler, Robert Allen, Romo, Scalamandre and Stark Carpet. The new space will occupy the second, third and fourth floors, with additional retail offered on the ground level. Each showroom will feature a glass storefront and access to the plaza level of Franklin Court for product displays and events. Art Santry, Kurt Richter, Richard Bernstein, Jared Thal, and Steve Braun of Cassidy Turley represented the tenants in the transaction. Richard Tonner, Laurie McMahon and Zeke Dodson, also of Cassidy Turley, represented Franklin Court’s landlord, L&B Realty Advisors on behalf of the State of Florida.