Morrison & Foerster Chooses 2100 L Street for DC Headquarters

Law firm to move into over 80,000 square feet in new Akridge developement

(Washington, DC)— Akridge announced today that it, along with joint venture partner Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) (NYSE: OFC), and Argos Group, has executed a lease with global law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP for 81,300 square feet at 2100 L Street. The trophy office building will be 190,000 square feet and is now 43 percent preleased. 2100 L Street will feature multiple façades of floor-to-ceiling glass and a beautifully designed, sculptural embellishment designed by renowned artist Jan Hendrix. Construction is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2018, with delivery in the first quarter of 2020. Morrison & Foerster will move into the trophy office building in January 2021.

Morrison & Foerster’s new home will feature an impressive list of building amenities, including a landscaped rooftop terrace and rooftop lounge, penthouse conference center, fitness center, art gallery with outdoor terraces, and more. 2100 L Street will boast 20,000-square-feet floorplates, which were designed to maximize efficiency. The project’s highly-desirable location provides easy access to a number of increasing neighborhood amenities and four bustling Metro lines (Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines).

“Akridge is honored to announce Morrison & Foerster as the lead Client at 2100 L Street,” said Akridge President Matt Klein. “Akridge, COPT, and Argos have worked hard to create a project with a sophisticated design, an efficient floor plate, and an excellent mix of building amenities. It is gratifying that a firm as prestigious as Morrison & Foerster has chosen 2100 L Street as its new home.”

Cushman and Wakefield’s Audrey Cramer and Malcolm Marshall represented Morrison & Foerster, while Ben Meisel, Wil Pace, Tim McCarty, and McKay Elliott of Akridge provided landlord representation for the property.