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January 4th, 2012
EUGENE SMITH JOINS FD STONEWATER AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LEASING
Arlington, VA – January 4, 2012 – Eugene D. Smith has joined FD Stonewater from Lincoln Property Company where he served as a Vice President for the past 5 years. FD Stonewater’s recruitment of Mr. Smith, a talented and seasoned real estate veteran with more than two decades of industry experience, is a strategic hire that will continue the expansion of the rapidly growing company’s leasing platform. “Eugene is as well-respected of a person and professional that one will find in the marketplace.” said Joe Delogu, a principal at FD Stonewater who worked with Mr. Smith at the General Services Administration in the early 1990s, where Mr. Smith began his career. “His capabilities and track record in brokering both private sector and federal government related transactions will be a key force in our ability to effectively service our valued clients.”

Mr. Smith’s tenure with FD Stonewater formally commenced on January 3 when he began his post as a Managing Director of Leasing for the firm’s brokerage division. Mr. Smith, who started his career inside Government, has spent the last 12 years in the private sector where he has successfully completed over 5 million square feet of transactions. Along with expanding the FD Stonewater’s private and public leasing capabilities, Mr. Smith will be charged with creating new, diverse opportunities for the brokerage platform both in the Washington, DC metro area and nationwide.

FD Stonewater was formed through the recent merger of two boutique real estate firms, FD Partners based in Arlington, Virginia and Stonewater Partners of New York and Los Angeles. The merger brings together a combined track record of more than $10 billion in investment and acquisitions and over 37 million square feet of lease transactions, to offer a fully-integrated, national real estate platform with capabilities in Principal Investment, Development, Advisory and Brokerage activities.

For further information:

Joe Delogu
571-451-0016 phone
jdelogu@fdstonewater.com

David Alperstein
571-451-0018 phone
dalperstein@fdstonewater.com
March 20th, 2012
FD STONEWATER RECEIVES TOP HONORS IN DC BROKERAGE
Both the Washington Business Journal and Costar recognize boutique firm’s leasing team Arlington, VA – March 20, 2012 – FD Stonewater brokers closed five of the top ten largest lease transactions in the Washington, DC market in 2011 according to the Washington Business Journal. In addition, Costar has named FD Stonewater and three of its brokers, David Alperstein, Joseph Delogu and Robert Hines, as 2011 Power Brokers.

About FD Stonewater

FD Stonewater was formed through the recent merger of two boutique real estate firms, FD Partners based in Arlington, Virginia and Stonewater Partners of New York and Los Angeles. The merger brings together a combined track record of more than $10 billion in investment, advisory, development and acquisitions and over 40 million square feet of lease transactions, to offer afully-integrated, national real estate platform with capabilities in Principal Investment, Development, Advisory and Brokerage activities.

For further information:

David Alperstein
571-451-0018 phone
dalperstein@fdstonewater.com
September 14th, 2012
RESTON CORNER I ACHIEVES STABILIZED OCCUPANCY OF 95%, RESTON CORNER II WILL BE REDELIVERED TO MARKET DECEMBER 2012
Arlington, VA – September 14, 2012 – FD Stonewater, asset manager for the 500,000 square foot Reston Corner and Parkridge portfolio owned by Garrison Investment Group, announced today that Reston Corner I, located at 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive in Reston, VA, has achieved a stabilized occupancy rate of 95% and that, on the heels of this success, building renovations at Reston Corner II have commenced and are scheduled to be completed by year-end 2012.

“In less than one year after taking over the project, the portfolio has seen a dramatic repositioning with the completion of the state-of-the-art fitness center, conference facilities and spec suites at RC1,” commented Jeffrey Toporek, Principal of FD Stonewater. “This has been an absolute collaborative team effort with Cassidy Turley’s leasing, marketing and property management team along with FD Stonewater’s asset management, construction management and federal leasing team. Collectively, the team has completed 10 transactions totaling over 75,000 square feet and have over 100,000 square feet of deals (including renewals) pending,” he continued.

Claiborne Williams, Principal and Director of Development/Construction Management for FD Stonewater, further commented, “Ownership is committed to expanding upon the success of RC1’s capital improvement and leasing program. The Reston Corner II renovation will be completed by December 2012 and include a full lobby redesign, elevator upgrades and core restroom renovation. To address market demand, spec suites will be built out at both Reston Corner II and Parkridge V; along with a conference facility for Parkridge V” he continued.

The Garrison Reston Corner portfolio consists of Reston Corner I & II at Reston Corner office campus at the corner of Reston Parkway and Sunrise Valley Drive and Parkridge II and Parkridge V on Parkridge Blvd.

About FD Stonewater

FD Stonewater was formed through the recent merger of two boutique real estate firms, FD Partners based in Arlington, Virginia and Stonewater Partners of New York and Los Angeles. The merger brings together a combined track record of more than $10 billion in investment, advisory, development and acquisitions and over 40 million square feet of lease transactions, to offer afully-integrated, national real estate platform with capabilities in Principal Investment, Development, Advisory and Brokerage activities.

For further information:

David Alperstein
571-451-0018 phone
dalperstein@fdstonewater.com
October 15th, 2012
FD STONEWATER ACQUIRES THREE PROPERTIES LEASED TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Arlington, VA – October 15, 2012 – The FD Stonewater/Roseview Fund has purchased three properties, each 100% leased to the Federal Government. In Nashville, Tennessee the Fund purchased a United States Military Entrance Processing Command facility from the original developer with equity from the Fund and financing provided by Avenue Bank of Nashville.

Separately, two Customs and Border Patrol facilities located in Jacksonville and Riviera Beach, Florida were purchased as a portfolio from the original developer using Fund equity, and the assumption of the existing loans. Each of the three facilities had less than five years remaining on a government lease, one of the Fund’s defining acquisition target criteria. David Stade, a Principal at FD Stonewater and co-manager of the Fund, commented, “Each of these assets is integral to the overall mission of the Federal agency occupying, creating a high likelihood of renewal. The staggered rollover and geographic diversity provide a solid foundation for the Fund’s first acquisitions.” Jeffrey Toporek, also a Principal at FD Stonewater who co-manages the Fund with Mr. Stade, further commented, “With these transactions, we have invested 20% of our capital allocation for the first Fund in the series. The Fund has significant capital to continue expanding the portfolio for both existing building acquisitions and GSA development opportunities.”

About FD Stonewater

FD Stonewater was formed through the recent merger of two boutique real estate firms, FD Partners based in Arlington, Virginia and Stonewater Partners of New York and Los Angeles. The merger brings together a combined track record of more than $10 billion in investment, advisory, development and acquisitions and over 40 million square feet of lease transactions, to offer afully-integrated, national real estate platform with capabilities in Principal Investment, Development, Advisory and Brokerage activities.

For further information:

David Alperstein
571-451-0018 phone
dalperstein@fdstonewater.com
December 4th, 2012
FD STONEWATER COMPLETES OVER 500,000 SQUARE FEET OF LEASE TRANSACTIONS IN WASHINGTON, DC
Arlington, VA – December 3, 2012 – In the month of November, FD Stonewater closed two major lease transactions totaling over 500,000 square feet in downtown Washington, DC on behalf of David Nassif Associates (DNA) and Lehman Brothers, respectively. Managing Director of Leasing Robert Hines represented DNA in a new lease transaction totaling 372,299 square feet at Constitution Center located at 400 7th Street, SW. Under this new lease, the United States Federal Trade Commission will consolidate a number of existing offices into Constitution Center and the balance of space will be filled by other yet to be formally identified federal agencies. With Constitution Center now 100% leased, this brings a conclusion to Mr. Hines’ highly successful leasing and marketing effort on this 1.4 million square foot asset, Washington D.C.’s largest privately owned building.

Separately, FD Stonewater Principal Joseph Delogu represented Lehman Brothers in the renewal of The Department of Justice (DOJ) for 168,496 square feet at the Bond Building located at 1400 New York Ave. NW. The lease allows DOJ to remain in the building as the sole occupant for 15-years while meeting the investment objectives of the ownership.

Mr. Delogu stated, “In a year where very little leasing activity was seen in the city, FD Stonewater is grateful that our strategic approach to these two high-profile transactions resulted in successful outcomes on behalf of our valued clients.”

About FD Stonewater

FD Stonewater was formed through the recent merger of two boutique real estate firms, FD Partners based in Arlington, Virginia and Stonewater Partners of New York and Los Angeles. The merger brings together a combined track record of more than $10 billion in investment, advisory, development and acquisitions and over 40 million square feet of lease transactions, to offer afully-integrated, national real estate platform with capabilities in Principal Investment, Development, Advisory and Brokerage activities.

For further information:

David Alperstein
571-451-0018 phone
dalperstein@fdstonewater.com