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FCC Officially Signs Lease For New Headquarters

Commission expected to move to D.C.’s NoMa area by November 2019
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WASHINGTON—The ink is now dry on the FCC��s new lease for its new headquarters at 45 L St. N.E. in Washington’s NoMa district, according to Rebusiness Online. The U.S. General Services Administration signed the lease on behalf of the FCC with Trammell Crow Co., the new building’s owner, the website reported.

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The FCC has been in the process of finalizing plans to move its headquarters since last year. The commission’s current landlord filed a lawsuit against the potential move, as reported by Bisnow, but in December a federal court dismissed the landlord’s bid, allowing the FCC to move forward with Trammell Crow.

The new building, called Sentinel Square III, is an 11-story, 545,000 square foot office building. The FCC will occupy 473,000 square feet of the space, per Rebusiness, including a portion of the first two floors, and the entirety of floors three through 10. The FCC is expected to complete its move by November 2019. NoMa is becoming something of a communications hub; the FCC will be neighbors with the new NPR headquarters.