The CREBA Awards ceremony, typically a huge event where D.C.’s commercial real estate industry comes together to celebrate the year’s best performers, was held virtually last week for the second consecutive year.
Think Wood released a full profile of the timber overbuild project at 80 M Street and how it provides a valuable differentiator for the property. Interviews from multiple key contributors to the project highlight the collaborative nature of the teams involved and how special the project is to them.
Civil & Structural Engineer: It’s no secret that buildings are a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions, but the design community have taken measures to reduce the industry’s impact on climate change. Enter: the resurgence of wood construction.
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.