Haworth Signs 13,154 SF Lease at 600 Massachusetts Avenue

Cushman & Wakefield’s Phillip Thomas, Kerri Mulligan and Stephanie Heffernan Represent 600 Mass Ownership

Published on July 12, 2016

Cushman & Wakefield today announced that Haworth, the award-winning business furniture, interior architecture and technology solutions firm, has leased a total of 13,154 square feet of office space at 600 Massachusetts Avenue, a new trophy office building delivering in September 2016 in Northwest Washington, DC. Founded in 1948, Haworth remains family owned and privately held, serving markets in more than 120 countries through a global network of 650 dealers and over 6,000 employees.

Cushman & Wakefield Vice Chairman Phillip Thomas, Managing Director Kerri Mulligan and Associate Vice President Stephanie Heffernan represented building co-developers and co-owners Gould Property Company and Oxford Properties Group. Special thanks to Audra Cunningham, Patt Marr, Sally Wilson and Jennifer Tatum of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank who represented Haworth.

600 Mass, a prime East End location between 6th and 7th streets, is only one block away from CityCenterDC and is within proximity to DC’s best restaurants, retail, entertainment venues, hotels, museums and public transportation, including the Gallery Place (Red, Green and Yellow lines) and Metro Center (Red, Orange, Blue and Silver lines) Metro Stations.
“We are thrilled to be working on such an exceptional project with owners such as Gould | Oxford,” said Mr. Thomas. “Our success in pre-leasing to such a high-quality and sophisticated tenant roster speaks for the building’s exceptional attributes, its market-leading on-site amenities and the incomparable neighborhood offerings. 600 Mass truly represents the very best of what this city has to offer tenants today.”

600 Mass is a next-generation, high-performance office building designed to achieve LEED Platinum certification. In addition, 600 Mass will feature a full-service, fully landscaped rooftop garden with both indoor and outdoor spaces; five private terraces; a state-of-the-art fitness facility; a secure bicycle facility; dual parking ingress/egress with over 300 available spaces; car charging stations; and a car wash, in addition to exemplary on-site services including a full-service concierge and property management. The building also features a new-concept Founding Farmers restaurant, Farmers & Distillers, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016.

About Gould Property Company

Since 1952, we have quietly built a diverse real estate portfolio, as well as one of the Washington, DC’s largest parking companies. Family owned and operated since inception, the firm’s success is founded on a traditional, detailed approach to first-class development, management and investment. Our longstanding relationships are paramount to the successes we have achieved. For more than half a century, we have delivered value to our tenants, residents, partners and the communities we serve.

About Oxford Properties Group

Oxford is the real estate arm of OMERS. Our team of 1,700 driven individuals takes a hands-on approach to investment, development and management of our global property portfolio. Oxford is divided into three geographic regions: Canada, the US and Europe, each of which operates a vertically integrated platform. The executives who lead each region are all members of Oxford’s executive management team and its investment committee.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries help investors and occupiers optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.