Culture of Jiu-Jitsu Academy has signed a lease with commercial real estate firm Finmarc Management Inc. for 6,000 square feet of space within 220 Girard St., a two-story building containing approximately 55,000 square feet of light industrial and flex space in Gaithersburg.
The Brazilian concept, which combines principles that instill confidence and improves physical fitness among its participants, expects to open in mid-December. Kenneth Fellows and Robert Pugh, both partners with advisory services for Edge, represented the landlord in this transaction, who also oversaw the overall leasing strategy which elevated this asset to 100% occupancy. Craig Kates, Director of Tenant Advisory Services for Edge, represented the tenant and Emily Heppen, Senior Director of Leasing for Finmarc, was also involved in negotiations on behalf of the landlord.
Delivered in 1988, 220 Girard St. is part of the two-building Girard Business Center business community containing approximately 125,000 square feet of space. The building features 13-foot ceilings and is less than one mile from MD Route 355, two miles from Interstate 270, and three miles from the Intercounty Connector.