• PA-StatePolice

    FD Stonewater recently completed the development of a 46,000 SF ground-up build-to-suit facility to house the Pennsylvania State Police in Skippack, PA. The three-building facility is located northwest of Philadelphia and consists of a police station, state-of-the-art training center, task areas, and an indoor firing range. After the lease award, FD Stonewater acquired the previously undeveloped land from the owner to subdivide a portion of the l...

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  • New VA Clinic in Toms River

    On May 16, 2022, members of our development team joined elected officials, representatives from VA Central Office, VA NJHCS, Ocean County, and local Veteran groups to participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Toms River VA Clinic. The new 68,000-square-foot clinic will serve the area’s Veteran population and will offer comprehensive medical care including primary health care, dental care, women’s health care, mental health cou...

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  • Manufacturing Facility in Yuma AZ

    FD Stonewater has completed the acquisition of the Alside Distribution Center at 7550 East 30th Street in Yuma, Arizona. The 222,554 square foot, single-tenant manufacturing and distribution facility is 100% leased to Associated Materials, LLC, the parent company to the user Alside Window Company. The property was built-to-suit for Alside in 2005, and the long tenure at ...

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  • FD Stonewater recently completed the phased redevelopment of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) headquarters on behalf of ownership. The two-building complex at 600-700 Army Navy Drive, also known as Lincoln Place, is a Class A, 511,000 square foot, highly-secure facility located in Arlington County’s Pentagon City neighborhood. FD Stonewater also represented ownership on the 15-year lease renewal for Lincoln Place in what was the l...

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  • FD Stonewater has completed the acquisition of 6000 Spine Road in Boulder, Colorado. The fully leased, 60,000-square foot, office building is located in Gunbarrel Business Park and surrounded by numerous Fortune 500 companies in the life science and technology industries. Despite market uncertainty caused by the pandemic, Boulder’s office market has remained resilient, largely due to stable and diverse economic drivers, high barriers to entr...

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  • FD Stonewater has completed the acquisition of the Harvey | Harvey-Cleary headquarters, a 55,624-square foot, Class A suburban office building in Houston’s Westchase submarket. The headquarters property is 100% leased to Harvey | Harvey-Cleary, a privately held, full-service general contractor with offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Washington, DC. The 15-year sale-leaseback was completed as...

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  • By Norman Dong | Managing Director at FD Stonewater

    Federal agencies are facing significant uncertainty about their space and facilities needs in the aftermath of the pandemic. Does the recent increase in telework reflect a temporary accommodation to get through the current public health crisis, or a more permanent way of doing business? After a decade of reducing agency space utilization, has the time come to rev...

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  • FD Stonewaterhas been recognized in the 2020 Greater Washington Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the Washington Business Journal. FD Stonewater landed at number four on the list of mid-sized companies in the region.

    Select employers from the Greater Washington Area were named winners of the awards program and were honored during a virtual ev...

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  • Portland, ME – July 22, 2020 – FD Stonewater, J.B. Brown & Sons, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently held an official groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), located at 141 West Commercial Street in Portland, Maine.

    Once opened, the clinic will replace and consolidate the ...

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  • By Norman Dong | Managing Director at FD Stonewater

    As the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, and with much of the country on lockdown, it may seem like we are living in unprecedented times. There are many open questions about the current public health situation, the outlook on the U.S. economy, and the capacity of the Federal Government to address these challenges. But there is some historical prec...

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  • FD Stonewater has been recognized as a winner of the 2019 Greater Washington Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the Washington Business Journal.   Select employers from the Greater Washington Area were named winners of the awards program and were honored during an event held on May 16, 2019. The winning organizations were recognized for their exceptional workplaces, comprehensive and creative benefits, and commitm...

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  • FD Stonewater announced today that the company recently completed the disposition of a single-tenant property located on the grounds of the Grand Junction Regional Airport in Grand Junction, CO. The company acquired the property in a joint venture along with P&L Properties and Lynxs Group in April 2015 as part of the firm’s single-tenant strategy. The facility was fully leased at the time of acquisition on a long-term net basis.   ...

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  • FD Stonewater announced today it has completed the acquisition of Aramark’s Global Business Center, an 89,000-square foot office building in Nashville, TN. The building is 100% leased to Aramark, (NYSE: ARMK) a publicly-traded global food services, facilities management, and uniform services provider and full-building occupant since 2013. The acquisition was completed within FD Stonewater’s stabilized asset, secondary market investment strate...

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  • Until Friday's temporary fix for the partial federal government shutdown, the General Services Administration, the government's in-house real estate services/design and construction/facilities management/bill payer was on the verge of freaking out. I imagine some lessors were about to lose it, too. The GSA pays the rent for government agencies, including the FBI, which leases its whole 110,000-square-foot Oklahoma City field office building...

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  • By Norman Dong Managing Director at FD Stonewater, NFDA Board Member   At Day 33 of the Federal Shutdown, which is now the longest shutdown in U.S. history, owners and investors of property leased to the Federal Government continue to wonder whether the Government will be able to pay its January rent payments that are due in early February. This concern is not lost on GSA, as reflected in a recent statement posted on its website: ...

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  • By Norman Dong Managing Director at FD Stonewater, NFDA Board Member   Annual funding for a significant part of the Federal Government, including GSA, expired on December 21, 2018, resulting in the current government shutdown. Because the GSA Public Building Service receives funding that can be carried over from one year to the next, GSA was able to utilize carryover funds to continue its real estate functions beyond December 21 ...

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  • Arlington, VA – November 20, 2018 – FD Stonewater announced today that the firm will once again represent ownership, this time as a development manager, for the redevelopment of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Headquarters complex at Lincoln Place. The DEA recently committed to a 15-year follow on lease at the two-building complex, a highly secure facility situated in Arlington County’s Pentagon City neighborhood. DEA remains...

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  • Arlington, VA – September 24, 2018 – FD Stonewater announced today that it successfully represented building ownership in securing a long-term lease renewal with the General Services Administration (GSA) for 511,000 square feet, in what is the largest Northern Virginia federal leasing deal this year. The transaction was completed for a two-building complex, known as Lincoln Place; a highly secure facility situated in Arlington County’s Pent...

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  • Arlington, VA – July 23, 2018: FD Stonewater announced that it has recently been awarded two new development deals, both for specialized healthcare facilities housing federal tenants. The new projects represent the most recent successes for the firm’s expanding federal development and construction management platform. The first award was for a 15-year lease by the General Services Administration (GSA) to house the United States Air Force in B...

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  • Arlington-based real estate firm FD Stonewater has long been known for leasing government-occupied properties in the Washington area and purchasing office portfolios that offer potential for significant reinvestment.   But over the past two years, the company has turned its attention to buying office buildings it considers "stabilized" — think properties with high-profile tenants under long-term leases that generate steady rents. ...

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  • Arlington, VA – May 24, 2018 – FD Stonewater announced today it has completed the acquisition of SunTrust Center I & II, a 420,000-square foot, Class A suburban office campus located in Richmond, VA. The buildings are 100% leased and benefit from the successes of the Innsbrook office submarket and the nearby Short Pump retail corridor. The acquisition was completed within FD Stonewater’s stabilized asset, secondary market investment str...

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  • The FD Stonewater development team, along with Maine Governor Paul LePage, helped ceremonially break ground for a new office building for more than 500 state employees in the Department of Health and Human Services. The building is the first major addition to Maine’s State House complex since the 1970s and is slated for completion in summer 2019.   Learn morearrow-right
  • Norman Dong, managing director at FD Stonewater, discusses evolving trends and potential practices in federal government real estate with Government Matters host Francis Rose   Click here to watch the video...

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  • Arlington, VA – September 26, 2017 – FD Stonewater announced today it has recently completed construction of an 151,066-square foot build-to-suit facility which is under a long-term lease to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for use by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The lease contract total value is $101M. The project was completed on time and on budget and is situated on 13 acres of land ground-leased from Mercer Uni...

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  • A San Francisco real estate investor has paid $80 million for a State Street office building, betting it can find new tenants to fill a large vacancy. Shorenstein Properties today said it has acquired the 533,000-square-foot office portion of 1 N. State St., connected towers of 11 and 16 stories. The statement did not name a sale price, which someone familiar with the deal said is almost $80 million.   The sale does not include retail ...

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  • FD Stonewater announced today that effective July 17, 2017, Norman Dong, the former Commissioner for the United States General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service, will be joining the firm as Managing Director. Mr. Dong will assume a leading role within the firm’s Federal Government real estate third-party advisory and principal development platforms. Mr. Dong has a distinguished history working in both the private sector and as a...

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  • Arlington, VA – Tim Lenahan has joined FD Stonewater as a Managing Director of Government Leasing. At FD Stonewater, Tim will bring his 13 years of experience in the government real estate sector to advising the firm’s 3rd party landlord clients on transacting business with government entities and will also support the company’s own principal development efforts in the government arena. Prior to joining FD Stonewater, Tim was a First Vice P...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater announced today it has completed the acquisition of a Class A, 164,845-square foot multi-tenant office building located at 1007 Church Street in downtown Evanston, Illinois. The iconic building was designed by world-class architect Helmut Jahn and is located less than one block from the Davis Street Station (Metra and CTA) and approximately 13 miles from Chicago’s CBD. The property – 79% leased upon acquisition...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater announced that it has been awarded the exclusive rights to negotiate a 30-year lease contract with the State of Maine Bureau of General Services (BGS) for the purchase and redevelopment of the Maine DOT 109 Capitol Street in Augusta, ME. The parcel consists of 9.2± acres with eight connecting buildings and other out-buildings situated two blocks from the State Capitol. The existing structures on site would be demo...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater announced today that effective January 1, 2016 William Magner joined the firm’s Board of Advisors and will be actively involved in the organization’s continued expansion. In particular, Bill will assist with growing the investor base within the firm’s nationwide principal investment and development platforms. Mr. Magner has a distinguished history in the commercial real estate industry having most recently se...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater announced today the sale of a four-building portfolio, each fully leased by the Federal Government. The portfolio consists of two Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) facilities located in Jacksonville and Riviera Beach, Florida; a U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command (MEPS) facility in Nashville, Tennessee; and an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Cary, NC. The portfolio was purchased by Boyd W...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater announced today it has completed the acquisition of a single-tenant property located in Cantera, a 650-acre mixed-use commercial development in Warrenville, IL. The Class A building consists of 136,000 square feet of office space on 19 acres of land with an above-market parking ratio. The building is fully leased to a subsidiary of a top Global Fortune 500 company and is replete with a high-tech creative office bui...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater and Lynxs Group announced today they had completed the acquisition of a single-tenant property located in Grand Junction, Colorado. The multi-purpose industrial hangar and office facility is located within the airport grounds of the Grand Junction Regional Airport, and is fully leased to a single-tenant with a long-term lease. The transaction exemplifies FD Stonewater’s strategy of acquiring single-tenant, missio...

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  • Arlington, VA – FD Stonewater announced today it has closed on the acquisition of a single-tenant property located in Nashville, TN. The transaction exemplifies one of FD Stonewater’s platform strategies; namely, acquiring single-tenant, mission-critical facilities nationwide. The company has acquired and developed in excess of $275 million of these types of assets encompassing more than 2.8 million square feet. The 123,000-square foot bui...

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