Cushman & Wakefield Represents Appian in 205,000-SF HQ Lease in Northern Virginia

Software Company to invest $28.4M

WASHINGTON, DC, April 19, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that it has secured a 205,000-square-foot lease for Appian, a software services company based in Virginia.

Appian will move into Valo Park at 7950 Jones Branch Drive in McLean, Va. The company will bring 600 additional jobs to the region while retaining approximately 600 positions already based in Northern Virginia. Paul Darr, Chaise Schmidt and Dale Powell represented Appian, while Betty McIntosh and Carol Henderson managed state and county incentives.

“We are excited to have successfully found new space for Appian’s headquarters,” said Dale Powell, Vice Chairman at Cushman & Wakefield. “I am proud of what our team has been able to accomplish on behalf of Appian and look forward to the positive impact they will continue to have in the region.”

Owned by Tamares, Valo Park is a 785,000-square-foot complex of Class-A trophy buildings, with amenities including conference facilities, a 20,000-square-foot fitness facility, athletic courts and an auditorium large enough to accommodate 300 people. The complex also provides tenants with a newly renovated lobby restaurant and coffee bar, a full service eatery and executive dining areas. Outdoor amenities include a lake, jogging trails, outdoor picnic areas, gardens and high-end art installations. Erik McLaughlin and Jeff Roman of CBRE represent ownership in leasing Valo Park.

About Appian

Appian provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables organizations to rapidly develop powerful and unique applications. The applications created on Appian’s platform help companies drive digital transformation and competitive differentiation. For more information, visit

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm with 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries helping occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.


2018-04-23T10:43:15-04:00 April 23rd, 2018|In the News, Press Release|