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May 22, 2014, 11:56 ET

Tower Wins 2013 Service Excellence CEL Award Three Years in a Row

The Tower Companies announced that they have won CEL & Associates, Inc.'s National Commercial Real Estate 2013 Customer Service Award for...

Jan 20, 2014, 07:20 ET

Tower Companies' Borchardt to Speak at Qatar International Sustainable Built Environment Conference

 The Tower Companies' Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) David Borchardt is chairing a session on Management and Operations in Real Estate on...

Dec 18, 2013, 07:15 ET

Tower Companies Recognized as DOE Better Buildings Challenge Partner

 The Tower Companies announces that it has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its commitment to reduce energy by 20% by...

Dec 10, 2013, 16:00 ET

Tower Companies Selects Design Collective for Blairs Redevelopment

The Tower Companies has engaged Design Collective to design the first two residential towers of the 27-acre Blairs Redevelopment in Downtown Silver...

Nov 11, 2013, 07:15 ET

Tower Announces 3.8 MSF Iconic Blairs Urban Redevelopment Approval

The Tower Companies announced today that The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has approved the Preliminary Plan and Project...

Oct 25, 2013, 08:15 ET

The Blairs Wins 2013 PMA Pace Award for "Most Innovative Community"

 The Tower Companies announced today that The Blairs, their 27-acre LEED® Gold EBOM certified residential campus in Silver Spring has won...

Oct 23, 2013, 14:00 ET
The Lenkin Company and The Tower Companies Announce 1050 K Street Certified LEED EBOM Platinum.  (PRNewsFoto/The Tower Companies)

The Lenkin Company and The Tower Companies Announce 1050 K Street Certified LEED EBOM Platinum

 The Lenkin Company and The Tower Companies announced today that U.S. Green Building Council has certified 1050 K Street as a LEED® EBOM...

Sep 20, 2013, 08:20 ET
Tower Companies Hires Industry Expert Sri Velamati VP of Development. (PRNewsFoto/The Tower Companies)

Tower Companies Hires Industry Expert Sri Velamati VP of Development

 THE TOWER COMPANIES announced today that Sri Velamati, a 16-year real estate industry expert, was hired as Vice President of...

Jul 26, 2013, 14:53 ET

Tower Companies Wins 2013 DC Mayor's Sustainability Award; First Two-Time Winner

Also Wins 2013 USGBC NCR Sustainable Business of the Year Award  The Tower Companies, a family-owned pioneer builder and operator of USGBC...

Jun 17, 2013, 06:00 ET

The Tower Companies' Millennium Building and 1828 L Street Designated BOMA 360 Performance Buildings

 The Tower Companies announced today that 1909 K Street, known as The Millennium Building and 1828 L Street have been designated BOMA 360...

Jun 03, 2013, 06:00 ET

The Tower Companies Pledges Support For June's National Employee Wellness Month

THE TOWER COMPANIES today announced it has pledged support for, and will participate in, the fifth annual National Employee Wellness Month. This...

May 06, 2013, 08:20 ET

Tower Companies and Lerner Enterprises 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard Receives International Recognition

2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard highlighted in a new book about the value of sustainable design and environmentally friendly buildings The Tower...

Apr 23, 2013, 08:15 ET

Republic Foods Signs 10-Year Lease at Tower Building

 The Tower Companies announced that Republic Foods, Inc. has signed a 10-year, six month, 3,345 square foot lease to house their new corporate...

Apr 18, 2013, 07:30 ET

Tower Companies Wins Three 2012 AtSite Engineer Awards

 The Tower Companies won three of the 8 awards for their aggressive energy reduction plan at the 2nd Annual AtSite Engineer Awards, which...

Apr 17, 2013, 07:30 ET

Tower Companies' Tower Building and 1909 K Street Re-Certified LEED® Gold under U.S. Green Building Council EBOM Rating System

 The Tower Companies announced today that U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has Re-Certified The Tower Building and 1909 K Street LEED®...

Mar 11, 2013, 08:15 ET
Tower Companies wins 2012 CEL National Real Estate "A List" CEL Award for Service Excellence for entire portfolio of nearly 5 million square feet of USGBC LEED(R) certified properties two years in a row.  Below is the Tower Building, which was the Washington DC Region's first green building when built, before USGBC LEED(R) certifications existed. It is now LEED EBOM Silver certified. Other signature properties include 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard, 1909 K, known as The Millennium Building and The Blairs.  (PRNewsFoto/The Tower Companies)

Tower Companies Wins 2012 National Real Estate "A List" CEL Award For Service Excellence Two Years in a Row

Company Honored for Completing BOMA's 7-Point Challenge  The Tower Companies, a family-owned, award winning real estate Development...

Feb 14, 2013, 06:15 ET
Tower Companies Announces Master Plan For The Blairs In Silver Spring.  (PRNewsFoto/The Tower Companies)

Tower Companies Announces Master Plan For The Blairs In Silver Spring

Plan Maximizes Approved Zoning For Residential Community Across From Silver Spring Metro  The Tower Companies announced today that The...

Oct 03, 2012, 08:15 ET

Tower Companies' Tower Building and 1707 L Streets Designated BOMA 360 Performance Buildings

The Tower Companies announced today that the BOMA International 360 Performance Program Council has designated The Tower Building at Tower Oaks,...

Aug 07, 2012, 11:00 ET

Tower Companies' The Blairs First Multi-Family USGBC® Certified LEED® Gold under Residential Campus Program for EBOM

 The Tower Companies announced today that The Blairs Residential Campus is the First Multi-Family to receive LEED® Gold Certification...

Jul 25, 2012, 08:45 ET

USGBC NCR Names Tower Companies' Blair Towns 2012 LEED EB Project Of The Year

 The Tower Companies announced today that they are the recipient of the National Capital Region chapter of the US Green Building Council's 2012...