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Herndon Commerce Center Ground Breaking Ceremony
Monday, December 15th at Noon

Tetra Partnerships
11529 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, Virginia 20191
703.620.2500 Tel • 703.860.8196 Fax

Herndon, VA - Tetra Partnerships held the official Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Herndon Commerce Center in the historic district of downtown Herndon. The Ground Breaking took place on the original site of the abandoned gas station (corner of Elden and Spring Streets) at noon on Monday, December 15th. A brief ceremony included remarks by Town of Herndon Mayor Richard C. Thoesen, Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce President, Eileen Curtis, and Tetra Partnerships President and CEO, Bill Lauer.

On the site, Tetra Partnerships will be constructing a 3-story, 26,000-square-foot office/retail condominium, incorporating 8,000 square feet of retail space on the street level. The building will be a replica of a 1910 Lewis Sullivan design. Sullivan was an internationally acclaimed turn-of-the-century architect, best know for his Clock Tower bank designs built all over the western United States. “We felt that this design would be an appropriate complement for the historic District of Herndon,” stated Bill Lauer, President/CEO of Tetra partnerships. “The inclusion of a retail component will help add foot traffic and vitality to the District”.

Attendees included: Mayor of the Town of Herndon, Richard C. Thoesen; members of the Herndon Town Council; members Board of Directors of the Herndon/Dulles Chamber of Commerce; key members of Town of Herndon staff; Tetra Partnerships President and CEO, Bill Lauer; Dietze Construction Group President, Ralph Dietze; Dietze Construction Group Vice President of Construction, Adam Stewart; Dietze Construction Group Vice President of Operations, Robert Nicols.

Tetra Partnerships is a Reston (Virginia) based family-owned full service real estate development company. Tetra is committed to developing, brokering, managing, marketing and owning first class real estate properties and providing outstanding real estate services to its clients and tenants in the Washington metropolitan area. Tetra has over 700,000 square feet of office, retail and residential properties under management and development and brokered over two billion dollars in transactions on behalf of its clients. For more information contact Bang Trinh at 703-620-2500 or visit

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