A modern office building that once housed a movie theater and offices is coming to life as the first tenants of a new home office space.
Hobart Place, at 8th and N. Washington streets, is located in the shadow of the historic Washington Monument.
It will be a home office and retail space that features the same iconic building’s facade as the current location.
Housing at Hobart Place will be offered as a mix of leased and sublease spaces.
It also will offer a variety of space for tenants, from a hotel to a home-improvement shop.
“Hobarts new home is a unique, mixed-use building with a unique blend of space,” said James Gorman, director of Hobart’s Office of Economic Development.
“We believe that this unique building will provide the opportunity to expand our business presence and continue to attract new talent.”
Hobas new home, which is the first building at the building’s former location, is one of four to open for business in the neighborhood.
Other tenants include a clothing boutique, a music venue, and an office building for a company called Hush.
Hobart is one block north of the Monument and sits across the street from the Lincoln Memorial, a popular destination for tourists.
“We’re excited to bring Hobart back to its former glory,” said Peter Gorman-Drake, president and CEO of the Hobart-based company.
“The historic and iconic building, with its iconic red brick exterior, has been an important part of our local community for over 150 years.
We’re pleased to be able to bring the Hobarts unique mix of modern and traditional retail to the neighborhood.”
Hobbyists are still looking to expand their presence in Hobart.
The latest to open is the new Hobart Building in Hobarts office tower, which will be available for lease starting this month.
Hobas second office, which also is coming online, is in the same building.
“With the addition of Hobarts first and second office buildings, we’re creating a new kind of office that combines modern retail with a classic building,” said Steve Seltzer, president of the Lincoln Square Group, which owns Hobart Tower.
“This is a big step for Hobarts brand and our city, and we look forward to welcoming our Hobart neighbors to the Lincolnshire neighborhood.”
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