Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal — October 10 - 23, 2014 — 5A


Real Estate Journal — October 10 - 23, 2014 — 5A


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C Located at 4600 West Ox Road in Fairfax, VA Manekin Construction finalizes $7.6 million reno. OLUMBIA, MD — Manekin Construc- tion, LLC has com-

Dannenfelser & Kousouris broker deal Collierscompletes$5.5m SC sale in Bel Air, MD

pleted comprehensive renova- tion and improvements on the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Academy, located at 4600 West Ox Road in Fairfax, VA. The $7.6 mil- lion construction project was designed by Dewberry . The scope of the work in- cluded adding a 27,000 s/f two-story structure to the ex- isting facility, as well as the complete renovation of 4,000 s/f of existing space. The new space provides the space for new offices to be used for Emer- gency Medical Services (EMS) training; driver and field train- ing classrooms, apartment and ambulance simulation rooms; two 11,000 s/f recruit classrooms; male and female recruit locker room facilities; a state-of-the-art fitness center; gear storage and wash down areas; lunchroom; and space for operations simulation training. A new surface parking lot was also constructed adjacent to the facility. Customized design features integrated into the design of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Academy to meet LEED-certified stan- dards included the use of high albido/high solar reflective ma- terials on the roof; a building envelope that provides a 26% TYSONS, VA — Beacon Capital Partners has leased 82,758 s/f to Alarm.com at Tysons Metro Center III, lo- cated at 8281 Greensboro Dr. in Tysons. Tysons Metro Center III will become Alarm.com’s new headquarters as they relocate within the Tysons market. Beacon Capital Partners, through an affiliate, is the owner of Tysons Metro Center (TMC). TMC is a four-building, 768,000 s/f urban office des- tination adjacent to the new Greensboro Station on the METRO Silver Line. The

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Academy

designed new space and the more generic administrative support functions were back filled into the existing building. The resultant design trans- formed the current educational facility into a state of the art Fire Rescue training academy while fully leveraging the as- sets of the pre-existing campus. “The state-of-the-art facil- ity, equipped with modern equipment and technology, is designed to service the needs of Fairfax County residents and businesses for the fore- seeable future,” said Craig Wess , president of Manekin Construction. “The surrounding region continues to expand and was in need of a high-quality and ful- ly-functional facility that sup- ports the day-to-day life-saving and emergency response efforts of early responders. This build- ing enables firefighters and EMS personnel to perform at their highest levels.” n Virginia workforces via mass transit. As the leasing agent, Cassidy Turley has done an exceptional job showcasing the opportunities this prop- erty and market have to offer innovative technology compa- nies like Alarm.com. ” Cassidy Turley was engaged by Beacon Capital Partners as the leasing agent on the property. The Cassidy Turley team on this project includ- ed Spencer Stouffer, Tim Summers, Todd Brinkman, Scott Goldberg , and Shaun Collins . Alarm.com was represented by Bill Evans of DTZ . n

energy savings; water efficient plumbing fixtures that reduces water consumption by 35% and rooftop exhaust fans for locker room, toilet and janitor exhaust. Dewberry Architects was challenged with expanding the highly-specialized fire and res- cue training functions required for the continued viable use of the current facility. Given a very tight site in which to ac- commodate the program, the designers utilized a two-story structure addition to the exist- ing one-story classroom and ad- ministration building to house the new classroom, training functions and specialty spaces of the training facility. They then reapportioned the existing space in the current building to provide additional administra- tive support for the facility. In this manner, the new and highly function-driven components of the training facility were housed in custom- property is within walking distance to the area’s premier retail and lifestyle destina- tion, Tysons Galleria mall, plus over 30 restaurants and Five hotels. “It is a pleasure to welcome Alarm.com to the vibrant Tysons Metro Center,” said Jeffrey Kovach , managing director of Beacon Capital Partners. “Given TMC’s direct access to the newly opened METRO station and our trans- formation of the property, we are seeing significant demand from growing, innovation- based companies eager to tap the highly-educated DC and

Thomas Run Station

BEL AIR, MD — Colliers International in Baltimore- was the sole broker in the sale of Thomas Run Station for $5.5 million. Thomas Run Station consists of three retail buildings totalling 28,500 s/f at 2217, 2219 and 2225 Church- ville Rd. in Bel Air. “The continued growth of Bel Air and Harford County as a whole made Thomas Run Sta- tion an attractive investment, in addition to the shopping center’s high visibility and ASHLAND, VA —Ashland’s landmark Henry Clay Inn building, with thirteen guest rooms, 12,000 s/f with exercise area and business center, to be auctioned by Tranzon Pre- mier Properties . The historic reproduction inn located in the heart of Ashland, Virginia will be sold at auction in early Fall 2014. The current inn building recently appraised at $1,100,000 and has had a long and vibrant history with the town. The current structure will be marketed as a building with a clean slate, not as a going concern. The Henry Clay Inn will close to guests after the

proximity to Harford Commu- nity College across the street,” said Dave Dannenfelser , managing director and prin- cipal for Colliers. Dannenfelser brokered the deal with Lou Kousouris , president and principal for Col- liers. They represented Lamb- din Development Co., which sold the property to investor Sidhu Management. Dannen- felser previously represented Lambdin Development in leas- ing the shopping center. n Thanksgiving weekend. Some spaces on the first and third floor are currently leased to businesses, offering ongoing cash flow. At this writing, downtown Ashland is propos- ing a new “B-1D” zoning, for the historic district. This zon- ing encourages retail space on the first level. The Henry Clay Inn property is excluded and will remain zoned B-1, regard- less of the change. The auction will be held in Oc- tober; previews are by appoint- ment only to qualified buyers. Full details of the property and auction will soon be posted to the Premier Properties section of www.tranzon.com. n

Tranzon Premier Properties to auctionHenry Clay Inn in VA

Beacon Capital Partners leases 82,758 s/f at Tysons Metro Center III to Alarm.com

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