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03/28/16Liberty Property Trust Becomes the First Developer to Receive the EPA ENERGY STAR "Sustained Excellence Award" Three Consecutive Years
Malvern, PA – March 28, 2016 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Liberty Property Trust with its highest honor, the 2016 Sustained Excellence Award. The award – the third consecutive win for the company - acknowledges Liberty’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. In addition, the company has earned the designation “ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year” for the fifth consecutive year.   Since 2003, Liberty has re... 
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10/15/15Liberty Property Trust Adds Billy Grayson as Director of Sustainability
Liberty Property Trust Adds Billy Grayson as Director of Sustainability     Malvern, PA – October 15, 2015 – Liberty Property Trust announced today that it has named Billy Grayson as director of sustainability. Mr. Grayson will be responsible for developing and executing sustainability strategy across Liberty’s 105 million square foot portfolio.   “Billy’s expertise and experience integrating high-performance practices across a number of industries will be valuable in further... 
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06/24/15Liberty Property Trust Completes Sale of Hampton Roads Office Portfolio
MALVERN, Pa., June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) today announced that it has closed on the sale of its entire office and flex portfolio of 22 properties in the Hampton Roads region totaling 1.3 million square feet of space and 3.099 acres of land, for proceeds of $110.3 million. The portfolio was purchased by Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners, and was 89.1% leased at closing. The assets that were sold are the following: Property Address ... 
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04/30/15Liberty Property Trust Leases More Than 117,000 Square Feet of Space in Hampton Roads During the First Quarter of 2015
Hampton Roads, VA – April 30, 2015– Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has executed sixteen leases during the first quarter of the year for a total of 117,088 square feet of space.   “This past quarter was dominated by lease renewals within our Hampton Roads portfolio, a continuing testament to our team’s hard work of providing superior tenant relations and customer service,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Virginia region.   ... 
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04/06/15Liberty Property Trust Receives Fourth Consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
Also receives coveted “Sustained Excellence Award” for second year in a row   Malvern, PA – April 6, 2015 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Liberty Property Trust with an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year designation for the fourth consecutive year – and bestowed the organization’s highest honor, the Sustained Excellence Award, for a second year.   “Through their sustained participation with ENERGY STAR, Liberty Property Trust is helping Amer... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Sort, Price and Organize for Habitat for Humanity on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
RICHMOND, VA – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, the company’s offices in Richmond and Hampton Roads joined forces to work at the Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, a retail outlet offering donated building and home improvement supplies for sale to the general public at greatly reduced prices.   “This year we are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity on Bill Rouse Day of Caring,” s... 
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02/18/14Liberty Property Trust Unveils its New Visual Identity
Logo, color palette, tagline showcase Liberty’s national strengths MALVERN, PA – February 18, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust, a leader in the development and management of high performance  industrial and office properties, today unveiled a new visual identity including a new logo, tagline, color palette and updated positioning. The new identity is designed to better align Liberty’s visual presentation with its national operating platform, cutting-edge development capabilities, fina... 
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11/01/13Liberty Property Trust Leases 71,468 Square Feet of Space in Hampton Roads During the Third Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – October 30, 2013 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has executed fourteen leases during the third quarter of the year for a total of 71,468 square feet of space. “This past quarter was again dominated by a high volume of lease renewals, a trend we have experienced throughout the year,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Virginia region. “Our focus on customer service is crucial to tenant retention and this past quarter’s renewal ... 
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08/19/13Liberty Property Trust Promotes Kristina Townsend to Senior Property Manager in Hampton Roads
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – August 19, 2013 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Kristina Townsend has been promoted to senior property manager. In her new role, Townsend will be responsible for overseeing all property management operations in Hampton Roads and Richmond.   “Kristina has been a tremendous asset to our property management team so it was a natural fit for her to advance into the senior property management position,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manag... 
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04/26/13Liberty Property Trust Earns First LEED® Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance™ Gold Certification in Hampton Roads
Continuous increases in operational savings from sustainable programs benefit tenants by stabilizing – even lowering – operating expenses HAMPTON ROADS, VA – April 25, 2013– Liberty Property Trust has been awarded the region’s first, for a commercial office building, LEEDÒ Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance™ (EBOM) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its newly renovated Reflections II Class A office building at 200 Golden Oak Court in Virginia Beach. The award ... 
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03/13/13Liberty Property Trust's 14th Annual 'Tribute to Excellence' Broker Dinner Held In Virginia Beach
HAMPTON ROADS, VA– March 1, 2013 –Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has honored 21 of the region’s top commercial real estate brokers at its annual ‘Tribute to Excellence’ Broker Dinner, held on Friday, February 22, 2013 in Virginia Beach. This is the fourteenth consecutive year that the company has hosted the event, which is arranged in order to recognize the commercial real estate brokers who worked with Liberty on significant deals in the preceding year. Craig Cope, vice pre... 
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10/17/12Liberty Property Trust Leases More Than 53,000 Square Feet of Space in Hampton Roads During the Third Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – October 12, 2012 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has executed 14 leases during the third quarter of the year for a total of 53,965 square feet of space. “The importance of tenant relations and customer service cannot be underestimated, as evidenced this quarter by the volume of lease renewals in our portfolio,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Virginia region. The quarter was marked by six new leases totaling 23,207 square fee... 
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07/18/12Liberty Property Trust Continues Strong Leasing Momentum In Hampton Roads During The Second Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – July 18, 2012 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it completed 19 lease transactions during the second quarter totaling 95,567 square feet of space in Hampton Roads. Combined, the region has completed 33 leases totaling more than 180,000 square feet in Hampton Roads during the first two quarters of the year. “Leasing momentum has remained strong throughout the second quarter, and we are excited about the continued level of activity in the market,” said Cr... 
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04/12/12Liberty Property Trust Completes More Than A Dozen Leases Totaling 86,892 Square Feet In The First Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – April 11, 2012 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it finalized 13 lease transactions in the first quarter 2012 for a total of 86,892 square feet of space. “We are seeing very good momentum in the market right now, which is continuing into the second quarter,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Virginia region. The quarter was marked by two expansions (totaling 13,327 square feet), five new leases (totaling 48,728 square feet), ... 
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04/02/12Liberty Property Trust's 13th Annual 'Tribute To Excellence' Broker Dinner Held In Virginia Beach
HAMPTON ROADS, VA– March 27, 2012 – For the thirteenth consecutive year, Liberty Property Trust has honored 22 of the region’s top commercial real estate brokers at its annual ‘Tribute to Excellence’ Broker Dinner on Friday, March 16, 2012 in Virginia Beach. Craig Cope, vice president and city manager and Brian Devlin, director of leasing and development for the Virginia region, along with the Hampton Roads Liberty team and the leasing department from the Richmond office, hosted this year’s ev... 
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02/21/12Liberty Property Trust Promotes Michelle Swain To Property Manager In Hampton Roads
HAMPTON ROADS, VA– February 17, 2012 –Liberty Property Trust today announced that Michelle Swain has been promoted to property manager. In her new role, Swain will be responsible for overseeing the property management of 13 buildings in Liberty’s Hampton Roads portfolio, focusing on tenant retention and portfolio growth. “Michelle has been a valued member of our property management team so it was a natural fit for her to advance into the property manager position,” said Craig Cope, vice pres... 
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02/09/12Liberty Property Trust To Break Ground On A New Single Story Building
126,000 Square Foot Facility Marks the Completion of Bridgeway Commerce Center II HAMPTON ROADS, VA– February 9, 2012 –Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) today announced that it plans to break ground on a 126,000 square foot class A warehouse and distribution building in Suffolk. Liberty will begin development of the $7.8 million facility in March. Upon completion, expected in the third quarter of 2012, Dana Corporation will lease the entire building. “Liberty is excited able t... 
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12/13/11Liberty Property Trust Named One Of The Top Commercial Real Estate Firms In The Americas For Its Leadership In Environmental Practices
Virginia Region’s Commitment to Sustainable Property Management Contributes to National Recognition HAMPTON ROADS, VA– December 12, 2011 – For the second year in a row, Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) has ranked in the top three among 64 North and South America-based commercial real estate companies and funds for its environmental and social performance. The international study – “GRESB 2011 Research Report” – was completed by the GRESB Foundation... 
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10/07/11Liberty Property Trust Hampton Roads Leases 145,527 Square Feet Of Space In Third Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – October 6, 2011 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has executed leases totaling 145,527 square feet of space during the third quarter of 2011. “It’s been a very active summer in the Hampton Roads region,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager for Liberty in Virginia. “We are encouraged by nearly a dozen new, expanded and renewed leases and look forward to the momentum continuing in the fourth quarter.” New & Extended Leases Some of the new lea... 
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07/14/11Liberty Property Trust Leasing Agreements Totaling 101,925 Square Feet In Hampton Roads In The Second Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – July 12, 2011 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced that it has signed 6,726 square feet of new leases and 95,199 square feet in lease renewals and expansions for office and warehouse space in Hampton Roads during the past quarter. “Tenant retention was the anchor of our leasing activity this past quarter,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager at Liberty Property Trust. “We are pleased to accommodate growth requirements for several of ... 
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05/04/11Liberty Property Trust Completes More Than A Dozen Leases For 58,636 SF In The First Quarter
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – May 4, 2011 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced that it finalized 14 new and renewed leases in the first quarter for a total of 58,636 square feet of space. The quarter was marked by one expansion, six new leases and seven renewals. Several buildings reached 95-100% occupancy and the region’s overall occupancy rate remains at 92%. A few of Liberty’s new tenants in the region include Battelle (that has signed lease for 10,844 square feet of office spac... 
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04/26/11Liberty Property Trust Announces Senior Management Appointments, Market Realignment
MALVERN, Pa., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) announced the following management appointments: Joe Trinkle has been promoted to senior vice president and named regional director of the company's newly-aligned Central Region. As regional director, Trinkle will oversee development, leasing, property management, acquisitions and dispositions for Liberty's operations in Arizona, Illinois, Minnesota, Houston and Wisconsin. He will maintain his office in ... 
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04/15/11Liberty Property Trust's 12th Annual 'Tribute To Excellence" Broker Dinner Held In Virginia Beach
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – April 12, 2010 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it honored 23 of the region’s top commercial real estate brokers at its 12th Annual ‘Tribute to Excellence’ Broker Dinner on Friday, March 25, 2011 in Virginia Beach. Craig Cope, vice president and city manager for the Virginia region, along with the Hampton Roads Liberty team, hosted this year’s event at One Fish-Two Fish in Virginia Beach. Each broker received an award and gift honoring their work with Liber... 
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01/31/11Liberty Property Trust Leases 66,779 Square Feet in Hampton Roads in the Fourth Quarter of 2010
HAMPTON ROADS, VA - January 31, 2011 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY), today announced that it finalized 12 lease transactions in the fourth quarter of 2010 totaling 66,779 square feet of space. “New leases represented the bulk of our leasing during the fourth quarter, which we see as a very positive sign,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager at Liberty.” The quarter was marked by five new leases and seven renewals. Several buildings reached 95-100% occupancy and the r... 
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09/21/10Liberty Property Trust Receives Energy Star Certifications At Five Buildings In Its Hampton Roads Portfolio
HAMPTON ROADS, VA - September 21, 2010- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced that it has received Energy Star certifications for five of its office buildings - Reflections I (2809 S. Lynnhaven Road); Reflections III (208 Golden Oak Court); Westmoreland (5700 Cleveland Street); Oxford Plaza (1 Enterprise Parkway); and Olympia Place (22 Enterprise Parkway). The Energy Star logo is familiar to most consumers as it marks items such as refrigerators, light bulbs and washing machines as ... 
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08/06/10Liberty's Kristina Townsend Receives RPA Designation From BOMA International
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE General Inquiries: Craig Cope, Liberty Property Trust, 757/498-4800 Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653     LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST’S KRISTINA TOWNSEND RECEIVES RPA DESIGNATION FROM BOMA INTERNATIONAL   HAMPTON ROADS, VA – August 4, 2010 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) today announced that Kristina Townsend has earned the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation from BOMA International.   The Real Property A... 
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07/23/10Liberty Signs Four New Leases In Hampton Roads
HAMPTON ROADS, VA - July 22, 2010- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced that it has recently signed four new lease agreements totaling 106,654 square feet within its Hampton Roads portfolio. Cobham has signed a long-term lease at Bridgeway III, located at 6900 Harbour View in Suffolk. The company has leased 73,500 square feet of space and has already moved into its new warehouse location. Strategically located between the ports of Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, Bri... 
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06/25/10The Legacy Of Founder Bill Rouse Lives On Through Day Of Caring Program
HAMPTON ROADS, VA – June 21, 2010 – On Friday, June 18, Liberty Property Trust employees from the Hampton Roads regional office traded in their suits and Blackberrys for t-shirts, shovels and paint brushes to participate in the 7th annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring. Liberty closed its 20+ offices for a full day so that teams of employees could work on community service projects in memory of the company’s founder, Willard G. Rouse III. Bill Rouse was as committed to community service and involve... 
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06/16/10Liberty Continues Its Long Standing Relationship With Two Tenants In Hampton Roads
Office Lease Renewals Total 94,521 Square Feet HAMPTON ROADS, VA – June 14, 2010 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced that it has recently renewed lease agreements with Dendrite International , a tenant for ten years, and NCO, a tenant for seven years, both in Hampton Roads. The combined leases total more than 94,500 square feet of office space. “We are committed to providing outstanding customer service to each of our tenants and we are pleased to continue our partner... 
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05/04/10Liberty Ranks First In Environmental Policy Implementation & Measurement In International Study
Hampton Roads Region’s Commitment to Sustainable Property Management Contributes to National Recognition and One Million Dollars in Savings HAMPTON ROADS, VA– April 26, 2010 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) has ranked first among US commercial real estate developers for its implementation and measurement of its sustainable property management policy. The international study – Environmental Performance: A Global Perspective on Commercial Real Es... 
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02/12/10Liberty Closes 4th Quarter 2009 With Strong Leasing Activity In Hampton Roads
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE General Inquiries: Craig Cope, Liberty Property Trust, 757/498-4800 Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653     LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST LEASES 139,903 SQUARE FEET IN HAMPTON ROADS IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2009     HAMPTON ROADS, VA – February 12, 2010 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) today announced that it has signed 16 new leases and renewals totaling nearly 140,000 square feet of office, flex and warehouse space. &nbs... 
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10/19/09Liberty Leases More Than 115,000 SF In Hampton Roads In Third Quarter
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE General Inquiries: Craig Cope, Liberty Property Trust, 757/498-4800 Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653 LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST LEASES MORE THAN 115,000 SQUARE FEET IN HAMPTON ROADS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2009 HAMPTON ROADS, VA – October 19, 2009 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), which owns and manages more than 1.8 million square feet of office and industrial space in the Hampton Roads area, today announced that it has sign... 
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08/26/09Liberty Brings RRMM Architects To Its Chesapeake Portfolio
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE General Inquiries: Craig Cope, Liberty Property Trust, 757/498-4800 Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653 LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST BRINGS RRMM ARCHITECTS TO ITS CHESAPEAKE PORTFOLIO HAMPTON ROADS, VA – August 24, 2009 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office space in Hampton Roads, announced that it has signed a lease with RRMM Architects PC in its Liberty Executive Park in Chesapea... 
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06/17/09Liberty's Hampton Roads Region To Work At Chesapeake Care Free Clinic In Honor Of Founder
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE General Inquiries: Craig Cope, Liberty Property Trust, 757/498-4800 Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653 LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST’S HAMPTON ROADS REGION TO WORK FOR THE CHESAPEAKE CARE FREE CLINIC ON BILL ROUSE DAY OF CARING, JUNE 19 Day of Service includes 20 Offices and 400 Employees in the US and UK MALVERN, PA – June 17, 2009 - On Friday, June 19, more than 400 Liberty Property Trust employees from across the country and in t... 
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03/19/09Liberty Receives LEED Gold Certification For Independence Place
Contact: Craig Cope 757/498-4800 Liberty Property Trust Media: Margo Hunt Winans a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653 LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST’S INDEPENDENCE PLACE IN CHESAPEAKE RECEIVES OFFICIAL LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION Award Marks the First Office Building in Hampton Roads to Receive Certification HAMPTON ROADS, VA – March 6, 2009 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office space in Hampton Roads, today announced tha... 
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03/18/09Liberty Signs 2 New Leases Within Its Battlefield Corporate Center Portfolio
Contact: Craig Cope Liberty Property Trust 757/498-4800 Media: Margo Hunt Winans a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653 LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST SIGNS TWO LEASE TRANSACTIONS WITHIN ITS BATTLEFIELD CORPORATE CENTER PORTFOLIO HAMPTON ROADS, VA – March 18, 2009 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office space in Hampton Roads, today announced that it has recently signed two leases within its Battlefield ... 
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01/30/09Liberty Property Trust Leased More Than 73,600 Square Feet In 4th Quarter 2008
HAMPTON ROADS, VA –January 30, 2009 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office space in Hampton Roads, today announced that it has signed 73,600 square feet in lease renewals and new leases in the fourth quarter of 2008. “Liberty had its best year ever in Hampton Roads,” said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager, Liberty Property Trust. “We are pleased with the level of renewals and new deal activity despite the slow economy.” ... 
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06/12/08Virginia Beach Office Celebrates 676 Independence Parkway Grand Opening
'Class A' building marks the company's second sustainable development in Chesapeake          HAMPTON ROADS, VA - June 12, 2008 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office and industrial space in Hampton Roads, today announced that it held a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the opening of Independence Place, located at 676 Independence Parkway in the Battlefield Corporate Center, Chesapeake, Virginia. On Wednesday Liberty held a Patriot... 
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04/04/08Liberty Property Trust Celebrates the Midway Point in the Construction of Independence Place
HAMPTON ROADS, VA - April 4, 2008 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office and industrial space in Hampton Roads, today announced that it has reached a critical milestone in the construction of Independence Place. The project, located in Battlefield Corporate Center, is a 75,000 square foot, three-story Class A office building designed to achieve LEED Gold certification. "As of today the shell of the building is in the process of being com... 
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03/17/08Liberty Property Trust's 9th Annual 'Tribute To Excellence' Broker Dinner Held In Virginia Beach
HAMPTON ROADS, VA - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY), one of the largest owners and managers of Class A office and industrial space in Hampton Roads, today announced that it honored 24 of the region's top commercial real estate brokers at its 9th Annual 'Tribute to Excellence' Broker Dinner on Friday, March 14 in Virginia Beach. "It has been very satisfying to watch this event thrive with a growing and very influential guest list," said Craig Cope, vice president and city manager, Liberty Pr... 
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