WTOP News: Heavy timber hasn’t been used as a major new office building construction material in D.C. for a century, but a shiny glass and brick office building at Capitol Riverfront will get two additional stories constructed of environmentally-friendly mass timber.
Commercial Observer: Columbia is plotting a 105,000 sf vertical expansion at 80 M Street in the Capitol Riverfront District and has already pre-leased about half of the new space. The expansion will become the first property in the area to utilize mass timber in a commercial office setting.
Washington Business Journal: The American Trucking Associations Inc. is hitting the road again, but this time, it has chosen wood over concrete and steel. The largest trade association representing the trucking industry has signed a pre-lease for 60,000 square feet atop 80 M Street.