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Penzance Secures Office Park Near Future Herndon, Virginia, Metrorail Station

DC Firm Buys Campus Down the Road From its Proposed Mixed-Use Project

Penzance is buying up property around the future Herndon, Virginia, Metrorail station, this time closing on a low-rise office park down the road from where the company received approval earlier this year to develop a mixed-use development.

The company paid $71.5 million for Spring Park, a campus comprised of 10 single-story office and flex buildings constructed in the mid-1980s near Dulles International Airport. Penzance negotiated the deal with RREEF Management, a real estate investment trust.

The complex sits off Fairfax County Parkway, minutes from 555 Herndon Parkway where Penzance, after zoning and design issues held up the project for years, received unanimous approval in April from the Herndon Town Council to redevelop the 4.3-acre site into a mixed-use development.

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Real Estate Rumors: Ytech, Penzance, Crescent Heights

September 25th, 2019|Andrew McIntyre|Law360|

Law360 (September 25, 2019, 5:37 PM EDT) — Florida real estate firm Ytech has sold a shuttered Belle Glade, Florida, apartment complex for $7.4 million, The Real Deal reported Wednesday. The deal is for Grand Lake Apartments, which has 384 units and is at 2000 S. Main St., The Real Deal said. The buyer is an entity managed by Florida investor Irvin Pena, according to the report.

Washington, D.C., developer Penzance has picked up a Virginia office complex for $71.5 million, Commercial Observer reported Wednesday. The deal is for 10 buildings in Herndon, Virginia, that have a combined 422,000 square feet, […]

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Penzance Buys Office Complex in Herndon, Va., for $72M

September 25th, 2019|Christina Sturdivant-Sani|Commercial Observer|

Penzance has purchased a 10-building office complex totaling 422,000 square feet in Herndon, Va., according to the Washington, D.C.-based developer.

The firm purchased the complex called Spring Park for $71.5 million from seller RREEF America REIT II CORP VVV, according to Fairfax County public land records.

Spring Park is comprised of single-story office buildings ranging from 19,216 to 63,912 square feet located at 450-485 Spring Park Place, 380 Herndon Parkway and 400 Herndon Parkway, according to a statement from Penzance.

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Penzance Acquires Herndon Office Park For $72M

September 23rd, 2019|Jon Banister|Bisnow Washington, DC|

Penzance has acquired an office park within a mile of the major Herndon Parkway mixed-use development it has planned.

The real estate firm announced Friday it acquired Spring Park, consisting of 10 single-story buildings totaling 422K SF. Penzance bought the properties from RREEF America REIT II for $71.5M, property records show.

JLL’s Bruce Strasburg and Dek Potts brokered the deal. Penzance acquired the property through its Penzance D.C. Real Estate Fund LP, its first private equity fund, which closed in October with $255M raised.

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Washington DC’s 25 Most Powerful Real Estate Players

September 17th, 2019|The Editors|Commercial Observer|

Julia Springer, Victor Tolkan, John Kusturiss

Co-Founders and Managing Partners; Senior Vice President Development, Penzance

Founded in 1996 by husband-and-wife duo Julia Springer and Victor Tolkan, Penzance has grown into one of the better-known real estate owners and operators in the D.C. area. 

In the early years, the Penzance portfolio was primarily focused on commercial office (including the Watergate), but in recent years, the company has expanded into multifamily and development as well. Starting in 2013, the company began adding multifamily assets, and now owns close to 2,000 residential units. 

In addition […]

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