WASHINGTON, DC – April 22, 2013:  Douglas Development Corporation is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease renewal with architect firm Hickok Cole (www.hickokcole.com).  The new seven-year lease will take effect in April 2014 and will continue through 2021.

Hickock Cole Architects first moved into the Douglas Development office building at 1023 31st Street in June of 2001 occupying 24,015 square feet of office space on the first through fourth floors of the five-story building. The building overlooks the Ritz in Georgetown and features balconies with sweeping views.

Norman Jemal , Principal  of Douglas Development commented on the renewal, “Hickok Cole has been an outstanding long-term tenant of our building on 31st Street and we are proud to have such a wonderful group of people that make up this outstanding firm in our property, our relationship is more than that of landlord and tenant.”

About Douglas Development Corporation

Douglas Development Corporation is among largest private property owners in the Washington, DC region and offers a fully integrated real estate company featuring a portfolio of commercial office, retail and residential mixed used properties.  The company has completed more than 180 successful redevelopment projects and is a leading force in the revitalization of the District of Columbia.  Currently, Douglas Development owns and manages more than 8 million square feel of real estate and has more than 4 million square fee of developable property in the pipeline.  Founded by Douglas Jemal in 1985, the company has a passion to preserve and redevelop historic buildings including iconic properties like the Woodward & Lothrop flagship building and Chinatown’s historic row across from the VerizonCenter.  For more information about the company visit us online at:  www.DouglasDevelopment.com


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