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New 370,000 SF Trophy Office High-Rise on Wisconsin Avenue

June 07, 2023

BETHESDA, Md. – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces it has been selected to lease Avocet Tower, a 370,000-square-foot, 22-story trophy office building at 7373 Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda, Maryland. Transwestern’s Phil McCarthy, Keith Foery, Mark Boyce, Karla Rivera and Chris Coccaro will provide Agency Leasing services for the asset on behalf of the owner, Stonebridge.

“Avocet Tower offers the upscale office qualities and amenities tenants seek post-pandemic, namely a premier workplace experience in an innovative, world-class setting,” said McCarthy, Transwestern’s Mid-Atlantic Executive Managing Co-Director. “We look forward to expanding our relationship with Stonebridge and leveraging our team’s extensive experience in Montgomery County to increase leasing velocity.”

Completed in 2022, Avocet Tower offers 22,500 square feet of public outdoor areas, a 7,500-square-foot rooftop terrace, a 5,000-square-foot fitness center and secure bike storage. Technology-driven features include touchless entry, a state-of-the-art DOAS HVAC system for cycling fresh air throughout the building and high-performance View Smart Windows. The office is LEED Platinum rated and WELL Health and Safety certified, appealing to tenants committed to achieving ESG and sustainability objectives.

Located in the heart of Bethesda, Avocet Tower is adjoined by a 220-room AC Hotel with shared access to Corella Café & Lounge, a full-service restaurant and bar with a street-level patio. Within walking distance of the Red Line Metro station and the forthcoming Purple Line, the office tower is three miles from downtown Washington and within 40 minutes of the region’s airports. The property is home to Long & Foster Real Estate, Global Medical REIT, Generate Capital, AGNC Investment Corp. and Stonebridge’s headquarters. 

“Avocet Tower’s efficient, responsive environment is designed to deliver an exceptional tenant experience,” said Kent Marquis, Principal at Stonebridge. “We’re confident in Transwestern’s impressive track record of success leasing trophy office properties in Montgomery County to attract forward-thinking companies who want to raise the bar on smart, sustainable design.” 

About Stonebridge
Stonebridge is a privately held real estate investment and development firm based in Bethesda, Maryland which focuses primarily on developing mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. During the past twenty years, the principals of Stonebridge have been involved in the acquisition, development, joint venture, financing and disposition of real estate assets in the Washington area exceeding $6.0 billion in value. 

About Transwestern Real Estate Services
Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management, and opportunistic endeavors for high-net-worth investors. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Jaime Luckey

Phillip McCarthy

Executive Managing Director - Market Leader

Washington, District of Columbia

(301) 896-9011

Keith Foery

Executive Managing Director - Market Leader

Washington, District of Columbia

(301) 896-9028

Mark Boyce

Senior Vice President

Bethesda, Maryland

(301) 896-9090

Karla Rivera

Assistant Vice President

Bethesda, Maryland

(301) 896-9016