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Seward & Kissel Relocates to 11,000 SF at 901 K Street in Northwest D.C.

Jones Lang LaSalle represents Carr Properties in lease

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 7, 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) represented Carr Properties in an 11,000-square-foot lease with Seward & Kissel at 901 K Street, NW in Washington, D.C.  Seward & Kissel, a leading U.S. law firm, is moving to the new location from 1200 G Street, NW.

Trip Howell, Amy Bowser and Kate Griffin of Jones Lang LaSalle represented Carr Properties. Bruce Pascal and Lewis Miller of CB Richard Ellis represented Seward & Kissel.
“901 K Street’s efficient floor plates, spectacular views, floor to ceiling glass windows and numerous building amenities were all major selling points in Seward & Kissel’s decision to move to this new location,” said Kate Griffin, Senior Associate, Jones Lang LaSalle.

A 12-story, 261,051-square-foot new trophy office building, 901 K Street NW is an elegant tower featuring a curved terracotta façade and a glass curtainwall that provides natural light and stunning views of the city. Amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, conference center and a penthouse terrace offering views of the Nation’s Capitol, Washington Monument, National Cathedral and Mount Vernon Square.

901 K Street is a LEED-CS Gold certified building offering sustainable features that include high efficiency low e-energy glass, glass sunshades, a roof that is 50 percent green to help retain and filter rain water, and low flow plumbing fixtures and toilets.

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About Carr Properties
Carr Properties is a privately held real estate investment trust focused on creating value for its shareholders through its investment and development activity in the greater Washington area.    The company owns and operates a portfolio of approximately $1.2 billion of commercial office properties in the Washington area totaling 3.9 million square feet and is currently developing over 500,000 square feet of trophy quality office projects in the region including notable projects such as 1700 New York Avenue in Washington’s central business district and 4500 East West Highway in Bethesda, MD.  Carr Properties was formed in March of 2007 as the successor entity to Columbia Equity Trust, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed office REIT.  For more information, please visit our website at

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.7 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,