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Washington, D.C., June 27, 2012 - Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm, announced today that Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman (Pillsbury) has renewed its lease at 1650 Tysons Boulevard, a Class ‘A’ office building developed by Lerner Enterprises within The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

The lease was renewed early and included all of the firm’s current square footage on the 12th through 14th floors.  C&W’s Brian F. Tucker, Executive Managing Director, and John B. Dragelin, Associate, represented the Landlord, Lerner Enterprises. Pillsbury was represented by Rob Copito and Elizabeth Cooper of Jones Lang LaSalle.

“We’re thrilled to continue what has been a long and mutually beneficial relationship between Pillsbury and Lerner,” said Mr. Tucker. “We are pleased that the office project’s premier location and quality continue to be attractive to Pillsbury and its clients.”

Tysons II is a 6.8 million sq.ft. award-winning, mixed-use, multi-phased development containing retail, office, hotel and residential components in Tysons Corner. The Tysons Galleria shopping destination is at the heart of the Tysons II development.

Mr. Tucker added that “we look forward to the firm being part of the Tysons II community well into the future.”

About Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Pillsbury is a full-service law firm with a keen industry focus on energy & natural resources, financial services, real estate & construction, and technology. Based in the world's major financial, technology and energy centers, Pillsbury counsels clients on global regulatory, litigation and corporate matters. We work in multidisciplinary teams that allow us to anticipate trends and bring a 360-degree perspective to complex business and legal issues—helping clients to take greater advantage of new opportunities and better mitigate risk. This collaborative work style helps produce the results our clients seek.

About Lerner Enterprises

Celebrating 60 years in business, Lerner Enterprises ( 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 20 million square feet of office buildings, retail centers and residential communities.  Lerner's office portfolio is comprised of many  well-known developments including: 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard ( with LEED® Platinum Certification, Rockville, MD; The Corporate Office Park at Dulles Town Center (, Dulles, VA; Washington Square (,  Washington, D.C.; The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II (, Tysons Corner, VA; Fallsgrove Village Office Center (, Rockville, MD; White Flint North, North Bethesda, MD; 20 M Street, SE ( with LEED® Gold Certification, Washington, D.C.; 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.; Flint Hill Office Park (, Fairfax, VA; 7799 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, among many others.  Lerner’s newest office development includes 1775 Tysons Boulevard (, an 18-story, 476,000 square-foot Class ‘A’ office tower designed for LEED® Platinum Certification that is currently under construction within The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II.

About C&W

Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 243 offices in 60 countries and more than 14,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal. The firm has more than $4 billion in assets under management through its wholly owned subsidiary Cushman & Wakefield Investors. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online at


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