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Washinton, DC

Pepper Hamilton Moves to K Street With New DC Office Lease

JLL helps law firm secure 35,000 square feet of trophy office space in central business district


WASHINGTON, DC April 18, 2018 – JLL announced today that national law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP has signed a lease for its new DC office. The firm plans to move in the second quarter of 2019 from its longtime home at 600 14th Street, east of the White House, to 2000 K Street, a Tishman Speyer-owned trophy redevelopment. The move places Pepper Hamilton in the heart of the central business district, providing exciting new opportunities for the firm's lawyers and clients.  

Pepper Hamilton LLP, which has more than 425 attorneys in 13 offices nationwide, will occupy approximately 35,000 square feet of space spread across two floors in the trophy class building situated on the corner of K and 20th Streets in downtown DC.

"We are thrilled to move to K Street and be in the center of the action in DC," said Henry Liu, partner in charge of Pepper Hamilton's DC office. "Our new space at 2000 K Street brings us closer to our clients and provides a more collaborative office environment, which will enable us to continue to provide exceptional service across practices and industries."

The recently completed redevelopment of 2000 K Street has restored the building to once again become one of Washington DC's premier office addresses. In addition to the building's strategic location, Pepper Hamilton's attorneys and staff will enjoy an abundance of natural light made possible by a new glass curtain wall with 10-foot-wide window panes, a fully renovated lobby and other updated common areas and systems, a new state-of-the-art two-story fitness center, a rooftop terrace with views of various DC landmarks, and a tenant-only lounge and conference room facility.      

 "This is a very tenant favorable market right now, and we were able to leverage the market conditions for Pepper Hamilton in this deal," said the firm's broker, Elizabeth Cooper, Vice Chairman and Co-Chair of JLL's Global Law Firm Group. "It is easier for tenants to consider a relocation when they are being offered appealing incentive packages that do not require a significant capital expenditure, if any, by the tenant."

For more information on the tenant representation services from JLL's Law Firm Group, please visit their website.

 

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion; managed 4.6 billion square feet, or 423 million square meters; and completed investment sales, acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $170 billion. At the end of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 82,000. As of December 31, 2017, LaSalle had $58.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

 

About Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP counsels each client as if it were our only client. With more than 425 lawyers in 13 offices across the United States, we use the unique skills and talents of our people, the breadth of our practices, and the depth of our experience to deliver powerful solutions to clients' legal and business issues. The firm was founded in 1890.