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May 11, 2009

Tysons Corner Office Building Receives Energy Star Award

(Vienna, Virginia) Tysons Office Center, a distinctive commercial asset located at 8133 Leesburg Pike in Tysons Corner, Virginia, recently earned the prestigious ENERGY STAR for outstanding energy performance. The building, which is owned by Garrett Development Corporation and managed by Lincoln Property Company, received the ENERGY STAR from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its commitment to energy efficiency and cost savings.

The energy performance of commercial buildings is scored on a 1-100 scale and those facilities that achieve a score of 75 or higher are eligible for the ENERGY STARĀ® designation, indicating that they are among the top 25% of facilities in the country for energy performance. With this award, Tysons Office Center joins approximately 3,200buildings nationwide that have earned the ENERGY STAR by achieving cost effective improvements and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Lincoln Property Company has worked with Garrett Development Corporation over the past several months to perform an in-house lighting retrofit, establish an aggressive preventative maintenance plan, upgrade to a new energy management system, and install water saving devices at Tysons Office Center. Since 2007, the management and facilities teams at Lincoln have successfully qualified six (6) buildings located in their Northern Virginia portfolio for ENERGY STAR.

For more information about ENERGY STAR, please visit www.energystar.gov.