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WASHINGTON, D.C. LAWFUEL – Law firm, law, legal, attorney news – Foley & Lardner LLP executed a new 15-year lease extension and expansion for a total of 200,000 square feet of office space at Washington Harbour, 3000 K St., in Georgetown. The lease was executed with owner Broadway Real Estate Partners, LLC.

“Washington is one of the firm’s fastest-growing markets, and we are aggressive with our plans to expand our presence,” said Richard Weiss, managing partner of Foley & Lardner’s Washington, D.C. Office. “The new lease will accommodate our expansion.”

The Jones Lang LaSalle team of Philip Leibow, Executive Vice President, and Gay Shackelford, Senior Vice President, of the D.C. office, and Melissa Copley, Managing Director, and Steve Steinmeyer, Senior Vice President, of the Chicago office represented Foley in the transaction. Melissa Copley and Steve Steinmeyer lead the Foley relationship nationwide. Broadway Real Estate Partners, LLC represented themselves.

“We conducted an extensive search throughout the Washington, D.C. area,” said Leibow. “Ultimately, Foley decided to remain in their existing space due to the favorable terms and flexibility we were able to negotiate on their behalf.”

“We are very pleased that this prestigious law firm chose to remain at Washington Harbour and sign an early lease renewal for another 15 years,” stated Scott Lawlor, chief executive officer of Broadway Real Estate Partners.

Under the terms of the new lease, Foley will occupy the top four contiguous floors in Washington Harbour, with expansion rights on other floors of the building. The firm currently occupies approximately 125,000 square feet in the building.

About Foley & Lardner LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP is a provider of legal counsel to global companies. The firm’s attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, merger and acquisitions, intellectual property and IP litigation, public affairs, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers services in the automotive, e-business and information technology, energy, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, entertainment and media, and sports industries. Foley’s Web site can be found at www.foley.com.

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle is the world’s leading real estate services and money management firm, operating across more than 100 markets around the globe. The company provides comprehensive integrated expertise, including management services, implementation services and investment management services on a local, regional and global level to owners, occupiers and investors. Jones Lang LaSalle is also the industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 725 million square feet (67 million square meters) under management worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse real estate money management firms, with approximately $23 billion of assets under management. For more information, visit www.joneslanglasalle.com.

About Broadway Real Estate Partners, LLC
Founded in 1999, Broadway Real Estate Partners, LLC is a private real estate investment and management firm headquartered in New York. Its partners represent a cross section of domestic and international private and institutional investors. The firm invests in high quality office properties in select markets nationwide. Since 2000, Broadway Partners has purchased approximately 4 million square feet of office space with a value in excess of $1 billion.

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