Lowe, USAA Deliver 700,000 SF Office Building for National Science Foundation in Metro D.C.

by Camren Skelton

ALEXANDRIA, VA. — Los Angeles-based Lowe (formerly Lowe Enterprises) and San Antonio-based USAA Real Estate have completed construction on a 19-story, 700,000-square-foot office building located at 2415 Eisenhower Ave. in Alexandria, eight miles south of Washington, D.C. The new building will serve as the headquarters for the National Science Foundation (NSF), a U.S. government agency that supports research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Balfour Beatty Construction and WDG Architecture led the design team for the project, which is LEED Silver-certified. The building includes two interconnected towers with 19,000 square feet of ground floor retail space and three levels of below-grade parking. The NSF headquarters building features 36 conference rooms, a fitness center, health center, bike storage and electric vehicle charging stations. In addition, the property is located adjacent to the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station.

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