Dulles, Virginia, March 8, 2011 - Dulles Town Center announced today that it has secured a lease for 6,000 square feet with The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille within The Restaurant Park at Dulles Town Center in Dulles, Loudoun County, Virginia. The 11th full-service restaurant at Dulles Town Center is projected to open in the summer of 2011.
The Dulles Town Center restaurant will mark the second location within Loudoun County for The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille. The restaurant, which will include a seasonal al fresco dining area, will be located at the Nokes & Atlantic Boulevards entrance of the master planned Dulles Town Center development. Dulles Town Center features a wide variety of dining and entertainment choices including P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory, Benihana, Romano’s Macaroni Grill and Red Robin among many others.
“The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille is an ideal tenant at Dulles Town Center as it adds a first-class high-energy sports destination that enhances the lifestyle for the residents, businesses and visitors of Loudoun County, Virginia,” stated, William J. Winterburn, Vice President of Retail Leasing for Lerner. “We will continue to seek out additional entertainment and dining options to provide the very best restaurant and retail mix for our consumers at Dulles Town Center and are pleased to add The Greene Turtle as our 11th full-service restaurant”, he concluded.
Dulles Town Center mall is a joint venture development by Lerner Enterprises and CIGNA.
About The Greene Turtle and The Greene Turtle Franchising Corp.
First opened in Ocean City, Maryland in 1976, The Greene Turtle today includes 25 locations in markets across Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Delaware. Combining comfort food, a casual atmosphere and a sports bar theme marked by big screen TVs broadcasting local and national events, “The Turtle” has become a popular year-round destination for families and friends of all ages. Information on locations, hours, menus, catering, special events and more is available at TheGreeneTurtle.com.
About Dulles Town Center
Dulles Town Center (ShopDullesTownCenter.com) is a 554-acre master planned commercial, retail and office park in Dulles, Virginia. Within the planned development, Dulles Town Center mall, developed by Lerner Enterprises and CIGNA and managed by the Lerner organization, is a two-level regional shopping center comprised of approximately 1.4 million square feet of retail space that includes Nordstrom, Macy’s, Banana Republic, Cache, Swarovski, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Lord and Taylor and JCPenney in addition to approximately 185 specialty stores and restaurants. The mall is located at the intersection of Virginia Routes 7 and 28 in Dulles, Virginia, five miles from Washington Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County, one of the wealthiest counties in the nation.
About Lerner Enterprises
Lerner Enterprises (Lerner.com) of Rockville, Maryland, founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, is Washington, D.C.'s largest private real estate developer and is involved in all phases of commercial, residential, retail, hotel and mixed-use real estate. This includes planning, development, construction, leasing, asset and property management. Lerner has developed and currently manages more than 15 million square feet of office buildings, retail centers and residential communities. Lerner's retail portfolio includes: White Flint (ShopWhiteFlint.com), North Bethesda, MD.; Fallsgrove Village Center (FallsgroveVillageCtr.com), Rockville, MD; Dulles 28 Centre (Dulles28Centre), Dulles, VA; Annapolis Harbour Center (AnnapolisHarbourCenter.com), Annapolis, MD; North Point Village Center (NorthPointVillage.com) and The Spectrum at Reston Town Center (TheSpectrumatRTC.com), both in Reston, VA; among many others. Lerner was also the original developer of Tysons Corner Center and Tysons Galleria in McLean, VA; and Wheaton Plaza in Wheaton, MD.
Lerner has been the recipient of numerous industry awards (Lerner.com/Awards.html) in its 59-year history including the Honor Award for Design Excellence in the Fairfax County 2009 Exceptional Design Awards Program for 1800 Tysons Boulevard in The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II. Lerner has also received several ICSC MAXI Merit awards and other various marketing and design awards for their retail centers.