Cassidy Turley Announces that SES World Skies has Completed a 16,953 Square Foot Lease at The Liberty Building in Washington, DC

Published on May 13, 2010


Washington, DC – Cassidy Turley today announced that SES World Skies has signed a lease to take the entire top floor of The Liberty Building at 1129 20th Street, NW.  SES World Skies provides customers with tailored solutions for their satellite communication needs and currently serves around 500 customers in 100 countries.  Cassidy Turley’s Phillip Thomas, Eli Barnes and Will Stern handle the leasing effort for the property.  Glenn Meltzer and Diana Davis of the Ezra Company represented SES World Skies on the 16,953 square foot transaction.   

“Liberty Property Trust is proud to welcome SES World Skies to The Liberty Building and would like to thank the Ezra Company and Cassidy Turley in assisting in the lease transaction,” commented Ben O’Neil, Head of DC Leasing for Liberty Property Trust. 

The Liberty Building is owned by Liberty Property Trust and located in the heart of the Central Business District.  This Class A, 176,000 square foot office building was completely renovated in 2009 and has received LEED Gold Certification.  Tenants of The Liberty Building are able to enjoy a variety of onsite amenities and a convenient location allowing access to numerous restaurants, hotels and shops as well as Washington, DC’s Metrorail system. 

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., with 420 million square feet of managed space, 58 locations and $13 billion in completed transactions for 2009. Cassidy Turley is comprised of industry-leading firms in their respective markets that share a common vision and strategy.  The former firms and affiliations are:  Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers in Washington, DC, Colliers Turley Martin Tucker in the Midwest, Colliers ABR in New York City and Colliers Pinkard in Baltimore, Charlotte and Raleigh, along with the addition of NAI BT Commercial and CPS CORFAC in Northern California, Grubb & Ellis | BRE Commercial in Southern California and Phoenix, Colliers Houston & Co. in New Jersey and Colliers Barry in Wisconsin.  Outside of North America, Cassidy Turley partners with GVA Grimley, the founder and majority shareholder of GVA Worldwide. GVA Worldwide is a global service company with more than 70 locations. Collectively, the Cassidy Turley firms have over 360 shareholders.  Through its team of experienced service professionals, Cassidy Turley focuses on the needs of its clients, offering end-to-end services delivered across a full spectrum of commercial real estate including Capital Markets, Corporate Services (which supports more than 25,000 locations), Landlord and Tenant Representation and Property and Project Management. The firm also offers specialty services and industry focused practice groups as well as first class market research. In addition, Cassidy Turley is a leader in assisting clients to create more sustainable workplace environments.  The firm recently ranked in the Top 10 on the Lipsey Co.’s Commercial Real Estate Top Brands Survey. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information about the company.

Maureen Wheeler                                                                                                                                  202.463.1138

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