Meridian Group Sells Majority Stake in Northern Virginia Office Complex to MetLife for $244M
TYSONS, VA. — The Meridian Group has secured MetLife Investment Management as a joint venture partner for Boro Station, a three-building office complex in Tysons. MetLife acquired a 95 percent stake in the property for $244 million, according to local media reports. Meridian will retain a minority interest and continue day-to-day property management. Boro Station serves as the gateway to The Boro, Meridian’s planned 4.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development that will feature office, retail, entertainment and open park space upon completion. Meridian acquired Boro Station from Science Applications International Corp. in 2013 and invested more than $60 million to renovate the property. Capital improvements included an upgraded lobby, improved fitness center, new entrance, new conference center and the addition of a two-story café and a Starbucks Coffee. The property features a 1,602-car parking garage and is located within walking distance to the Greensboro Metro station. Collins Ege, Nicolas Seidenberg, Sean McDermott, Bradley Allen and Axel Azcue of Eastdil Secured arranged the transaction on behalf of Meridian.