Republic Foods Signs 10-Year Lease at Tower Building

             Republic Foods Signs 10-Year Lease at Tower Building

PR Newswire

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 23, 2013

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Tower Companies
announced that Republic Foods, Inc. has signed a 10-year, six month, 3,345
square foot lease to house their new corporate headquarters at The Tower
Building, the commercial multi-tenant office building, recently USGBC
Re-Certified LEED® Gold EBOM and rated ENERGY STAR® for the last three years.
The deal marks the company's move from Bethesda to Rockville, Maryland.

"We selected The Tower Building for its' energy efficient design and service
distinctions, qualities aligned with our company values," stated Republic
Foods President and Chief Operating Officer, Carl H. Oppenheim.

Republic Foods, Inc. is a franchise of Burger King Corporation, established in
1982, which owns and operates over twenty restaurants in downtown Washington,
D.C., Prince Georges, Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties.

Steve Hubberman of Serten Advisors represented Republic Foods and Andrea
"Andy" Regan, Kevin McGloon and Peter Rosen of Cushman Wakefield represented
the owners.

About The Tower Building

The Tower Building is a ten-story, 276,000 square-foot commercial office
building, owned and managed by The Tower Companies. The building was the DC
area's first green building when delivered in 2001 and was the subject of a
ULI Case Study in 2004. Its' iconic design can be seen rising above the I-270
high-tech corridor, ten miles northwest of Washington, DC. Building amenities
include health-food cafe, a state of the art fitness center, onsite parking
and electric vehicle charging station, bicycle storage, lockers, showers, a
meditation/yoga room, and ATM. Building grounds feature open fields and
tree-lined walking areas and biking trails. Bus routes provide easy access to
two metro train stations.

About The Tower Companies

The Tower Companies is an award winning, family-owned real estate development
company, founded by Albert Abramson in1947 and located in Rockville, MD. Tower
is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR Leader and Green Power
Leader and has developed over 4.5 million square feet office buildings, office
parks, 1,500 apartments, regional malls, residential communities, lifestyle
centers, and hotels within the DC area. 90% of their portfolio is LEED

Contact: Elizabeth Oliver-Farrow
Direct: 202.494.1977

SOURCE The Tower Companies

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