Savills Studley Secures Financing for the United Unions Building

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Joint Owners to Continue Occupancy of Prime DC Location

Savills Studley, the leading commercial real estate services firm, announced today that it has secured $34 million in refinancing for the United Unions Building, a 192,000-square-foot Class A office building in Washington, DC.

Savills Studley’s Structured Finance group worked exclusively on behalf of the borrower, a joint ownership between the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers of America, the International Association of Fire Fighters and the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association. Despite a high level of competition, the Savills Studley team successfully secured an extremely attractive fifteen-year, fixed-rate permanent loan.

The United Unions Building, located at 1750 New York Ave. NW, is one block west of the White House and has unobstructed views of the Washington Monument to the south end of the White House and the South Lawn to the east. The owner occupied building is currently 100 percent leased and was recently renovated with an updated lobby. A new fitness center has also been added.

Savills Studley’s Senior Managing Directors Stephanie Lynch, Lindsay Stroud and Patricia Earnest represented the borrower.

“Numerous long term capital providers were attracted by the highly desirable and prestigious location, dedicated hands-on ownership/management, and high level building quality,” said Lynch.

About Savills Studley

Savills Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, the firm pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, supported by high quality market research and in-depth analysis, Savills Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to organizations across all industries. The firm’s comprehensive commercial real estate platform includes brokerage, project management, capital markets, consulting and corporate services. With 28 offices in the U.S. and a heritage of innovation, Savills Studley is well known for tenacious client advocacy and exceptional service.

The firm is part of London-headquartered Savills plc, the premier global real estate service provider with over 30,000 professionals in over 60 countries around the world. Savills plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SVS.L).

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