Columbia Property Trust (CXP) is embarking on a series of renovations at 80 M Street, a 286,000-square-foot office building in Washington, D.C.
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.
ABC-WJLA was onsite in March for the delivery of the large CLT timber beams that will form the new glass and timber expansion space at 80 M Street. The ABC affiliate interviewed several key contributors to the project, including Jesse Stephens, project manager for Columbia.
Press Release: Columbia is commencing construction at 80 M Street of an expansion space that will consist of two new floors and a habitable penthouse to be built atop the existing 286,000 square-foot building located in the Capitol Riverfront District of Washington, D.C.
Bisnow: The pandemic has created a host of challenges for the office market, but it has also allowed one D.C. developer to move forward on a redevelopment faster than initially projected.
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.