C&W to Manage 142,000 Square Foot Renovation/Expansion for Morrison & Foerster
15 Aug, 2007, Washington, DC
Cushman & Wakefield has been retained by Morrison & Foerster to provide project management and brokerage services for the renovation and expansion of their current headquarters space at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.
The total project encompasses approximately 142,000 square feet. Cushman & Wakefield’s Michael Solomon will lead a project management team responsible for the design and construction process; coordination with the landlord; and integration of security, audio visual and technology. The new space will include a conference center, offices and an internal staircase. Audrey Cramer of Cushman & Wakefield will serve as real estate advisor to Morrison & Foerster and will assist in subletting portions of the new space.
The renovation project is expected to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2008. The Class-A building is located at the corner of 20th and 21st Streets at the George Washington University Campus. Built in the late 1980s, the building features numerous shops and dining establishments. The architects are Mancini Duffy and general contracting services will be conducted by HITT Contracting.
Founded in 1979, Morrison & Foerster has 84 attorneys serving clients in the financial services, technology, transportation, energy and telecommunications industries. The firm was named the third best place to work in 2007 by the Washington Business Journal and ranked second out of 59 Washington, DC law firms in the “Best Places to Work” section of The American Lawyer in 2006. The firm has also been recognized as one of the top 20 law firms in the country for four consecutive years by The American Lawyer A-List.
For further information, contact Michael Solomon of Cushman & Wakefield at 202-467-0700.
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