Republic Foods Signs 10-Year Lease at Tower Building

Apr 23, 2013, 08:15 ET from The Tower Companies

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 headquarters at The Tower Building, the commercial multi-tenant office building, recently USGBC Re-Certified LEED® Gold EBOM and rated ENERGY STAR® for the last three years. The deal marks the company's move from Bethesda to Rockville, Maryland.

"We selected The Tower Building for its' energy efficient design and service distinctions, qualities aligned with our company values," stated Republic Foods President and Chief Operating Officer, Carl H. Oppenheim

Republic Foods, Inc. is a franchise of Burger King Corporation, established in 1982, which owns and operates over twenty restaurants in downtown Washington, D.C., Prince Georges, Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties.

Steve Hubberman of Serten Advisors represented Republic Foods and Andrea "Andy" Regan, Kevin McGloon and Peter Rosen of Cushman Wakefield represented the owners.

About The Tower Building

The Tower Building is a ten-story, 276,000 square-foot commercial office building, owned and managed by The Tower Companies. The building was the DC area's first green building when delivered in 2001 and was the subject of a ULI Case Study in 2004.  Its' iconic design can be seen rising above the I-270 high-tech corridor, ten miles northwest of Washington, DC.  Building amenities include health-food cafe, a state of the art fitness center, onsite parking and electric vehicle charging station, bicycle storage, lockers, showers, a meditation/yoga room, and ATM. Building grounds feature open fields and tree-lined walking areas and biking trails.  Bus routes provide easy access to two metro train stations.                        

About The Tower Companies

The Tower Companies is an award winning, family-owned real estate development company, founded by Albert Abramson in1947 and located in Rockville, MD. Tower is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR Leader and Green Power Leader and has developed over 4.5 million square feet office buildings, office parks, 1,500 apartments, regional malls, residential communities, lifestyle centers, and hotels within the DC area.  90% of their portfolio is LEED certified.

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