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TYSONS, Virginia (July 12, 2016) — Lerner Enterprises, one of Washington, D.C.’s largest private real estate developers, is pleased to announce that law firm Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino (VLMG) has signed a lease for 12,282 square feet at 1600 Tysons Boulevard in Tysons, Virginia. The building is located in Lerner's renowned master-planned development, The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, located in the heart of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia.

"We are pleased to welcome VLMG to our premier tenant roster at 1600 Tysons Boulevard," stated Mark D. Lerner, a principal of Lerner. "VLMG is a highly respected law firm, and we are thrilled that they will enjoy this amenity-rich destination, with its unmatched accessibility and world-class facilities – all of which are located just footsteps from the Tysons Corner Metro Station. With the addition of VLMG, the Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II continues to solidify its position as the iconic business destination of Northern Virginia," he added.

VLMG was represented by Bill Quinby of Savills Studley. Tysons II and Lerner were represented by Brian F. Tucker, Moe H. Hamilton, and John B. Dragelin of the Virginia office of Cushman & Wakefield.

The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II has leasing opportunities with flexible floor plans and rate structures to accommodate a broad range of tenants seeking trophy office space moments from world-class shopping and dining, the Tysons Corner Metro Station and other premium amenities in the award-winning Tysons II development.  At 1600 Tysons Boulevard, suites from 5,263 square feet up to multi-floor opportunities are available within this award-winning LEED® Silver office building.


About The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II

The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II ( is recognized as the most prestigious commercial address in the Washington D.C. Metro region. Tysons II is a master-planned development containing high-end retail, office, hotel and residential projects footsteps from the on-site Tysons Corner Metro Station. Within the 117 acre development are Tysons Galleria (an 800,000 square foot luxury shopping destination featuring Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, dozens of boutique shops and numerous destination restaurants), 1600 Tysons Boulevard (a 305,000 square foot LEED® Silver office tower), 1650 Tysons Boulevard (a 395,000 square foot office tower), 1750 Tysons Boulevard (a 405,000 square foot office tower), 1775 Tysons Boulevard (a 476,000 square foot office tower designed for LEED® Platinum – the first in Tysons), 1800 Tysons Boulevard (a 320,000 square foot office tower) and Lillian Court at Tysons II (a 286 unit award-winning luxury condominium project). All of these projects were originally developed by Lerner. Also within Tysons II is The Ritz-Carlton • Tysons, which was previously named one of the Top 50 Hotels in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and offers elegant accommodations and superior personal service.


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 companies 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 throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The award-winning office portfolio features such iconic properties as Washington Square, 20 M Street SE, Two White Flint North, The Corporate Office Park at Dulles Town Center and The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, among many others.

The company is also a pioneer in sustainable development, with a notable 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 entire Mid-Atlantic Region), and 1775 Tysons Boulevard (the first office building designed to achieve LEED® Platinum Certification in the Tysons market).

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About VLMG

Founded in 2014 with the opening of offices in Northern Virginia and San Francisco, Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino (VLMG) represents clients spanning the breadth of the construction industry, including owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, sureties, and public agencies. VLMG’s attorneys have handled litigation and arbitration across the United States and around the world involving a diverse spectrum of construction projects, including civil, industrial, power, commercial, and military/government projects, among many others. The four name partners in VLMG boast over 80 years of total experience serving clients in this unique industry, and are regularly included in rankings of the top lawyers in the field. 

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