One of Washington's Largest Private Real Estate Developers and the Leading Electric Car Charging Service Provider Expand Workplace EV Charging
MIAMI BEACH, FL--Oct. 4, 2013: Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is pleased to announce its partnership with Lerner Enterprises ("Lerner"), one of the largest private real estate developers in the Greater Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Through this partnership, EV charging services are now available at five office buildings in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. Tenants and guests can now conveniently charge their electric cars at the following locations:
Washington Square; 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW; Washington, DC Washington Square is located in the heart of Washington's Central Business District and footsteps from the White House. Washington Square encompasses one million square feet of elegant office and prime retail space. The property recently received a multi-million dollar remodel and received the prestigious LEED® Silver Certification. 20 M Street; 20 M Street, SE; Washington, DC 20 M. Street, SE is a 10-story, 190,00 square foot Class A office building within the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood and located directly across M Street from the Navy Yard Metro Station, as well as one block from Nationals Park, the home of the Washington Nationals. The building is LEED® Gold certified. The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II; Tysons Corner, VA 1650 Tysons Boulevard - 395,000 sq. ft. office building and one block to future Tysons Corner Metro Station. 1750 Tysons Boulevard - 405,000 sq. ft. office building and one block to future Tysons Corner Metro Station. Fallsgrove Village Office Center; 14955 Shady Grove Road; Rockville, MD Fallsgrove Village Office Center is a 75,000 square foot three-story Class A office building located in the Life Sciences Corridor of Rockville, Maryland. The building is located adjacent to Fallsgrove Village Center, The Fallsgrove Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton, and Fallsgrove Plaza, a LEED® Gold Certified building, which is currently under construction and is projected to open in late 2013.
"In order to continue to expand our EV charging infrastructure and support EV drivers, CarCharging continues to identify and partner with companies that offer convenient and accessible locations," said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of CarCharging. "Given its portfolio of commercial and retail properties, we are proud to partner with Lerner and to offer EV charging services at their properties."
"As part of our mission, Lerner embraces new technology and innovative thinking to create dynamic places to live, work and play," said Mark D. Lerner, a principal of Lerner. "By partnering with CarCharging, we are able to support a cleaner source of energy, to provide additional amenities to our tenants, and to provide electric car drivers in the metropolitan Washington, DC metro area with EV charging services."
The EV charging services at these locations utilize Level II EV charging stations, which provide 240 volts with 32 amps of power to quickly recharge an electric vehicle's battery. EV drivers can easily request CarCharging's evCharge card online, and attach the small card to their keychain to initiate use and payment at these locations. CarCharging's evCharge card also allows drivers to use charging locations on the ChargePoint® Network, the largest national cloud-based network connecting EV drivers to EV charging stations. CarCharging's EV charging stations also accept direct payment via credit card.
Users can pinpoint additional EV charging station locations using the CarCharging map at Car Charging.