February, 2001 – Washington, DC, Weihe Design Group, PLLC (WDG) has been selected to serve as architect for the Fallsgrove Corporate Center, an eight-story, 208,000-square foot, Class 'A', speculative office building with a 126,000-square foot structured parking garage. It will be the first office component of a planned 257-acre mixed-use development in Rockville, Maryland, which includes additional office buildings, single-family and multi-family residential units and retail space.
Fallsgrove Corporate Center includes a two-story entry wrapped in glass and steel, a lobby with granite and terrazzo flooring, custom wood wall panels and long-span structural system that minimizes columns allowing for easy accommodation of open-plan office furniture systems. Its facade combines precast concrete and glass with earth-toned masonry and cool-tinted glazing. Fallsgrove's location in the center of the I-270 Technology Corridor provides easy access to the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and all of the region's three major airports.
Construction is scheduled to begin later this year.
The developer of the project is Lerner Enterprises of North Bethesda, Maryland.
The WDG project team includes:
Principal-in-Charge: Marc Nathanson, AIA
Design Principal: Eric J. Liebmann, AIA
Project Manager: Eric P. Schlegel, AIA
Project Architect: Douglas F. James
Project Designers: Willy E. Bermudez, Hisashi Matsui
Head of specifications and Project Manual: William C. Pegues, CSI, CCS
WDG provides architectural, planning and interior design services to regional and national clients from its offices in Washington, DC, and Dallas, Texas. Additional office building projects include 1600 Tysons Boulevard at The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II in McLean, Virginia; Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia; and The Centura in Dallas, Texas.
Lerner Enterprises, founded by Theodore N. Lerner, is one of Washington, D. C.'s largest real estate developers and is involved in all phases of commercial and residential real estate including planning, development, construction, leasing, asset and property management.
Lerner's extensive office portfolio includes: The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, Flint Hill Office Park, 7799 Leesburg Pike and 400 Army Navy drive in Northern Virginia, White Flint North in Maryland, in addition to Washington Square and 1133 Connecticut Avenue, N. W. in Washington, D. C.