Nonprofit achieves over 20% savings

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives & Farm Credit Council
Client
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives & Farm Credit Council
Space
  • 18,416 sq. ft.
Industry
  • Nonprofit
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Locations
  • Washington DC
Services Provided
  • Transaction Management
Cresa Team
  • Jonathan Harms
  • Christopher Feehley

Client Objectives

With similar missions of advancing interests for America’s farmer-owned enterprises, National Council of Farmers Cooperatives (NCFC) and Farm Credit Council (FCC) have been co-located for over two decades. The groups hired Cresa nearly five years before their lease expiration to evaluate several real estate options, including a lease restructure at 50 F Street, NW, and several relocation options. 

Results

Cresa’s strategic real estate planning revealed all available relocation options required full tenant interior construction work. Because of this, NCFC and FCC decided they would prefer to stay in the current building while consolidating from the 6th and 9th floors to solely the entire 9th floor.
 
Cresa negotiated with the ownership of 50 F Street on behalf of NCFC and FCC to secure:
  • Reduction in base rental rate by $2.50 per square foot 
  • Lease extension of 10 years
  • Termination option after the 7th lease year
  • 10 months of free rent
  • Tenant Improvement Allowance of $70.00 per square foot

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