Fancypants "consultancy" Accenture is moving its Northern Virginia offices from Reston Town Center to a former car dealership in Arlington. Clearly you can see the appeal, right?
Accenture PLC is moving its Northern Virginia office from Reston Town Center to The JBG Cos.’s 800 N. Glebe Road project, the developer confirmed Tuesday.Meanwhile, at Lake Anne Plaza, Millennium Bank is sending its customers letters via uniformed federal agents saying it plans on closing its branch there in December, leaving it branches in Herndon and Sterling. A few years back, Millennium had moved to a smaller space at Lake Anne, further back from the parking lot, but this news took our Confidential Restonian Operatives by surprise.
“We are very pleased that Accenture has chosen 800 North Glebe for its new Washington D.C. headquarters.” JBG said in a statement to the Washington Business Journal . “The global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company plans to relocate to this Ballston property in spring of 2012.”
Accenture will take about 100,000 square feet in the project, brokers in the deal said, about half of what it currently has at Boston Properties ’ 11951 Freedom Drive in Reston.
While a small bank branch closing is obviously a much smaller move than Accenture's departure, the potential impact on Lake Anne may wind up being more significant than at RTC, where high-profile