Sinclair Television Group renews 100,000-square-foot lease in Rosslyn
Sinclair Television Group Inc. is renewing a 100,000-square-foot lease in Monday Properties Twin Towers in Rosslyn for the company’s regional WJLA and News Channel 8 platforms.
According to Monday Properties, Sinclair’s renewal continues an extensive occupancy history at the Towers. In July 2014, Sinclair acquired WJLA and News Channel 8 from Allbritton Communications which had been a Towers tenant for over 15 years. The towers are located at 1000 and 1100 Wilson Boulevard.
Monday Properties President Tim Helmig, whose firm’s regional headquarters resides at 1000 Wilson Boulevard, said in a statement, “WJLA and News Channel 8 have been valued tenants in the Towers for over 15 years and we’re pleased to continue our special partnership with Sinclair. … The Towers proximity to the D.C. region provides Sinclair’s media outlets the ability to cover stories quickly in an unencumbered location that is free from transportation inefficiencies.”
Joe Judge, Mike Rodan, Wendy Blue and Robb Johnson of JLL represented Sinclair Television Group in the transaction. Monday Properties was represented in-house by Helmig, John Wharton and Deniz Yener.
Monday Properties has invested in the towers and recently reopened a renovated 8,000-square-foot fitness facility in the buildings and is offering free access to tower tenants.
That amenity follows infrastructure investment of more than $50 million in improvements that include lobbies, elevators and escalator modernizations, HVAC system and parking garage upgrades in recent years and a planned rooftop deck, The project offers more than one million square feet of LEED gold certified trophy office space.
“This recent robust leasing activity in the Towers is a reflection of the investments we’ve made into providing the modern amenities tenants want,” said Helmig.