A Creative and
Innovative Team

American Real Estate Partners

Owner & Manager

Headquartered in the Greater Washington metropolitan area, American Real Estate Partners (AREP) is an institutional fund manager, and operating partner focused on office and mixed-use repositioning and development throughout the Greater Mid-Atlantic Region. Since the company’s founding in 2003, AREP has deployed over $4 billion across targeted geographies, acquired more than 17 million square feet of class-A real estate, and currently oversees over 10 million square feet of assets. AREP's vertically integrated real estate platform provides best-in-class expertise in all ownership disciplines, from property management and building operations to investment strategy, market research, and acquisitions. By leveraging this expertise AREP remains at the leading edge of real estate innovation maximizing building performance to provide real value. For more, please visit: americanrepartners.com.


Collective Architecture is a CBE Certified firm headquartered in the City Center neighborhood of Washington, DC. Charles Plymale and Alex Hurtado created Collective Architecture in 2010 with the goal of cultivating a creative and innovative environment that would continuously meet and surpass clients’ expectations. Our mission is to craft environments that inspire for companies in the hospitality, workplace design, government facilities and financial institution sectors. At Collective Architecture, we believe that a cohesive team and an environment that fosters learning and growth is the key to success.


JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion in 2020, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 91,000 as of March 31, 2021. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit http://jll.com.
Friction Design


Friction Design is a full-service branding and marketing agency with over 30 years of combined experience in the real estate industry. Boutique by design but with big company know-how, the Friction Design team ignites ideas through a collaborative and transparent creative process ensuring a product that is both memorable and effective.