Sarosh Olpadwala from the Office of the Deputy Mayor Joined Carr in
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carr Properties and Avison Young, together with Sarosh Olpadwala,
Director of Real Estate from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning
and Economic Development, Gensler, and John Moriarty & Associates, broke
ground at Carr Properties’ Signal House project at 350 Morse Street in
Northeast Washington, D.C. on May 14, 2019. Other attendees included
project team members and distinguished guests.
“We’re excited to deliver a new creative office development into the
historic Union Market neighborhood. Signal House will be the first new
office development in Union Market and will add to the revitalization of
an area that is becoming one of the most dynamic creative and retail
destinations in the city,” said Oliver Carr, CEO of Carr Properties.
Signal House, a planned 225,000 RSF building designed by Gensler and
winner of the Gensler Design Excellence Award in “Workplace: Unbuilt”
Category, will be a landmark in the rapidly growing Union Market area.
Signal House offers a revolutionary design for the modern workforce;
when completed, it will include a 10-story trophy office building that
pays tribute to its historic industrial surroundings with a terracotta,
metal, and glass exterior. Signal House’s amenities are consistent with
the needs of today’s workforce with exceptional offerings such as a
penthouse boasting a demonstration kitchen, bar, recording studio, DJ
booth, karaoke room, conference center, and breathtaking views of the
Capitol. Other unique features will include 10,000 SF of private
terraces, 12 unfinished ceilings, state-of-the-art fitness facilities,
below-grade parking, secure bike storage, and 12,500 RSF of premium
Construction is underway and slated for completion in Q1 2021. More
information about Signal House can be found on our website: https://www.carrprop.com/properties/signal-house.
About Carr Properties
Carr Properties is a privately held real estate investment trust focused
on creating value for its shareholders through the ownership,
acquisition, and development of high-quality office properties in
Washington, D.C. and Boston, MA. The company currently owns a portfolio
of 16 commercial office properties totaling approximately 4.3 Million SF
as well as a pipeline of five development projects that include: The
Wilson and Elm Development in Bethesda, MD; Signal House in the Union
Market area of Washington, D.C.; and One Congress in Boston, MA. Upon
completion, these projects will add 2.4 Million SF of trophy-quality
office space to the company’s portfolio. The company is continuing to
expand its portfolio through strategic investments in the Washington,
D.C. and Boston, MA areas.
Ravi Yemane, Carr Properties