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DULLES, Virginia (June 3, 2016) — Nokes Plaza, Lerner’s new 56,000 square foot mixed-use retail | medical | office development at Dulles Town Center, is excited to announce the opening of Bassett Furniture. The 13,000 square foot showroom is located at the corner of Nokes and City Center Boulevards.

“We are pleased that Bassett Furniture is now open as the anchor of Nokes Plaza, our newest mixed-use development in Loudoun County, Virginia,” said William J. Winterburn, Vice President of Retail Leasing at Lerner. “With a location adjacent to Dulles Town Center mall that is within walking distance of nearly 1,300 apartment homes and townhomes, Nokes Plaza will provide an appealing mix of retail, office and medical uses within our 554-acre Dulles Town Center master-planned development,” he added.

Bassett is the first store to open in Nokes Plaza and will soon be joined by fast-casual eatery Burger 21, Italian and Mediterranean restaurant Cafesano, gourmet sandwich shop Jimmy John’s, and Magnolia’s Natural Nail Care.

Bassett (Nasdaq: BSET; is a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, mid-priced home furnishings. Bassett’s blend of style, comfort and value has been trusted for more than a century and made it one of the most recognizable brands in America. With a network of over 90 stores, Bassett focuses on providing consumers with a friendly environment for buying furniture and accessories.


About Nokes Plaza at Dulles Town Center

Designed by the renowned Polleo Group of Reston, Virginia, Nokes Plaza is a 56,000 square foot retail | office | medical mixed-use commercial development located in Dulles Town Center in Loudoun County, Virginia. The project will be comprised of dining, service and medical tenants serving the needs of residents and office users throughout
Dulles Town Center and the surrounding areas. Nokes Plaza is located adjacent to Dulles Town Center, Loudoun County’s only super-regional shopping mall totaling over 1.4 million square feet, and anchored by Nordstrom, Macy’s, Sears, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, LA Fitness, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Regal Theaters.

For further details on Nokes Plaza, visit or  


About Lerner

Founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, Lerner Enterprises is a respected leader in Washington, D.C. area real estate development, investment and management.  Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Lerner is one of the largest and most diversified private real estate developers in the region, with expertise in all phases of commercial real estate – including planning, development, construction, leasing, asset management and property management. Lerner has developed and managed more than 20 million square feet of commercial, retail, hospitality and residential real estate, including a retail portfolio comprised of a wide range of landmark developments throughout the Washington metropolitan area including Dulles Town Center, Annapolis Harbour Center, Dulles 28 Centre and The Spectrum at Reston Town Center, among many others.

The company is also a pioneer in sustainable development, with a noteworthy LEED® Certified portfolio that includes Washington Square (LEED® Silver Certification), 20 M Street (LEED® Gold Certification), 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard (Lerner’s Corporate Headquarters and the first LEED® Platinum office building in the Mid-Atlantic Region), and 1775 Tysons Boulevard (the first office building designed to achieve LEED® Platinum Certification in the Tysons market).

For more information, visit or follow Lerner on Twitter @LernerDC.



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Eugene Buot | 301.692.2253 |
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