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Minkoff Development and South Duvall have signed a lease with Hughes Network Systems, LLC for a build-to-suit industrial project in Germantown, MD.

Build-to-Suit Project in Germantown Includes STEM Commitment to Montgomery College

A joint-venture between Minkoff Development and South Duvall has signed a lease with Hughes Network Systems, LLC to build a 140,000-square-foot build-to-suit project on Montgomery College’s Germantown Campus in Germantown, MD.

As part of the arrangement, Hughes and Montgomery College will continue to collaborate on training and educational initiatives.

Henry Bernstein, Matt Brady and Aaron Gambini with Scheer Partners led the building’s leasing efforts while Kevin Wille, Nadia Kahler and Brad Wilner with CBRE represented Hughes.

The campus currently is home to the Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology at Montgomery College with Holy Cross Germantown Hospital as its anchor tenant. The new high-tech manufacturing building will house production of Hughes satellite broadband and networking equipment and sit adjacent to the Hughes headquarters complex

Minkoff Development and South Duvall responded to an RFP from PIC MC in 2018 and the joint venture was awarded the exclusive development rights and long-term ground lease for the 5.67-acre parcel on the Montgomery College Germantown campus and located within a RISE & Opportunity zone.


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Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.

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