News release

JLL hired to catapult leasing efforts at 1399 New York Avenue

Rare opportunity at East End boutique trophy building

November 02, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 2, 2020 - JLL announces today it has been retained on behalf of ownership by EXAN Capital to manage the office leasing efforts at 1399 New York Avenue, also known as Executive Tower. The 132,000-square-foot boutique trophy office building in the heart of DC’s East End submarket now has a rare full-floor leasing opportunity.

“1399 New York Avenue - Executive Tower is an exciting and prominent addition to our office leasing portfolio,” stated Amy Bowser, Executive Managing Director, JLL. “It has long been one of the top trophy assets in the city offering incredible 360-degree monument and White House views, approximately 13,000 square foot floor plates, 9-foot finished ceilings and top tier tenancy. With close proximity to the White House, US Treasury and City Center, it’s an unmatched opportunity and we’re thrilled to be representing Exan Capital on this leasing assignment.”

Executive Tower offers tenants robust set of amenities including a roof top terrace with dramatic views for entertaining as well as a modern tenant-only fitness center, private parking garage as well as secure and abundant bicycle storage. Current availabilities include approximately 3,300 – 5,400 RSF on the third floor as well as a unique 12,766 RSF full floor opportunity on the 9th floor.

“1399 New York is a very special building,” remarked Amy Lind, Director of Asset Management, Exan Capital. “We have some of Washington’s most prominent tenants who call the property home and we know that JLL will be able to tap into their broad network to introduce tenants that will appreciate all it has to offer in the East End.”

JLL’s Amy Bowser, Brooks Brown, Melissa Byrd and Will Donohue will oversee the leasing for Exan Capital. For more information about Executive Tower or JLL’s DC Agency Leasing offerings, visit

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion in 2019, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 92,000 as of September 30, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit