Viracon Project Wins Office Building of the Year Award

800 North Glebe Road Honored in ‘4 Stories and Above’ Category

Publish Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – 800 North Glebe Road in Arlington, VA has been named the 2012 Speculative Office Building of the Year by the NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) Northern Virginia in the ‘4 Stories and Above’ category. The award was presented to developer and owner The JBG Companies, and the building features over 78,000 square feet of Viracon glass.

Designed by Cooper Carry, the 10-story, mixed-use office building has 316,000 square feet of Class A space and features a sweeping 10-story curtainwall façade. For the façade and other parts of the building, Viracon supplied its VRE15-59 and VRE1-46 vision and spandrel glass, allowing beautiful views down North Glebe Road and Wilson Boulevard.

800 North Glebe Road earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for utilizing a variety of sustainable materials and meeting high-performance criteria, such as maximized daylighting and views.

“From the beginning, we knew that 800 North Glebe would be special,” says Kevin Anez, Director of Marketing for Viracon. “It is an honor to see so much of our glass on such an innovative, responsibly-designed building.”

The project team for 800 North Glebe includes owner and developer The JBG Companies, Chevy Chase, MD, architect Cooper Carry, Alexandria, VA, and general contractor Clark Construction Group, LLC, Bethesda, MD.

The NAIOP Northern Virginia (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) was created to enhance the northern Virginia commercial real estate community through a wide variety of professional and public initiatives. For more information, visit