Mission-critical office complex in D.C. area trades
JLL Capital Markets led sales and financing efforts for the fully leased Plaza East complex in Chantilly, Virginia
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Apr. 8, 2021 – JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has closed the sale of Plaza East, a two-building, approximately 247,000-square-foot office complex located in Chantilly, Virginia.
JLL represented the seller, a venture between affiliates of Rockpoint Group and MRP Realty, and procured the buyer, The Meridian Group. Additionally, JLL worked on behalf of the buyer to secure acquisition financing.
Plaza East was built in 2007 and is fully leased to seven tenants with approximately nine years of weighted average lease term. The largest tenant in the complex is Perspecta, Inc.
Located at 14291 and 14295 Park Meadow Dr., the complex is in the heart of the cyber-intelligence hub of the Westfields submarket. This location offers immediate proximity to numerous federal demand drivers, including the National Reconnaissance Office, the FBI Cyber Division and CIA. Additionally, the area boasts a robust amenity base of retail, dining and entertainment options along the Route 28 corridor.
The JLL Capital Markets team representing the seller was led by Matt Nicholson, Jim Meisel, Andrew Weir and Dave Baker. Financing efforts for the buyer were led by JLL Capital Markets’ Paul Spellman and Dan McIntyre.
JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether investment sales advisory, debt placement, equity placement or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.
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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 $16.6 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 91,000 as of December 31, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.
Rockpoint Group, L.L.C. (“Rockpoint”) is a real estate private equity firm and Registered Investment Adviser headquartered in Boston and with additional primary offices in San Francisco, Dallas and London. Rockpoint employs a fundamental value approach to investing and targets select product types located in major markets in the United States. Rockpoint utilizes a consistent strategy across distinct return profiles through its opportunistic and growth and income investment programs. Rockpoint targets assets with intrinsic long-term value, at attractive prices relative to replacement cost and stabilized cash flows, and with particular emphasis on value creation opportunities and complex situations. Since 1994, Rockpoint’s co-founders with others have sponsored 15 commingled funds and related co-investment vehicles through Rockpoint and a predecessor firm. In total, they have raised approximately $25 billion in capital commitments and invested or committed to invest in 426 transactions with a total peak capitalization of approximately $64 billion (inclusive of fund equity, co-investor equity and debt). To learn more about Rockpoint Group, visit rockpoint.com.
About MRP Realty
MRP Realty delivers a full array of real estate services, including acquisition and disposition, development and construction management, property management, asset management and financial reporting services. Since its inception in 2005, MRP has deployed $4.9 billion in total capitalization, an average of over $330 million per year. Its combined development assets total more than 25 million square feet, with an additional 10+ million square feet under management. For more, please visit: mrprealty.com.
About The Meridian Group
Over its 26-year history, Meridian has acquired over 14 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and mixed-use space as well as over 800 acres for development - primarily in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. This local focus, together with extensive industry experience and an unparalleled perspective, has resulted in Meridian's powerful record of value creation. For more information, please visit: tmgdc.com.