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July 23, 2013

EMMES Corporation Signs 10-Year Lease For Nearly 100,000 Square Feet

Rockville, MD – The EMMES Corporation recently announced the signing of a 10-year lease at its current headquarters at 401 North Washington Street in Rockville. Located in Rockville’s Town Center, the 97,000 square foot space nearly triples the size of their current headquarters.

“Our new lease signals the next chapter of success for the company,” said Dr. Anne Lindblad, executive vice president of EMMES. “We have built a reputation as a trusted partner to researchers who are dedicated to developing better treatments for patients. We’re proud of our 35-year history, and we’re optimistic about our future opportunities.”

Brian Hochheimer, EMMES vice president and chief financial officer, added, “The new lease supports our growth and hiring plans. It gives us four full floors and represents nearly a three-fold expansion compared to the square footage of our original lease. We love being right in the center of Rockville, and we’re pleased to continue the relationship with our landlord, 401 North Washington LLC.”

“Obviously, it’s great news that EMMES chose to stay and expand in Rockville,” noted Laurie Boyer, Executive Director, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. “We are looking forward to their continued growth and success.”

“We are delighted that EMMES, one of our major employers, has elected not only to remain in our city, but to enlarge and upgrade its space,” commented Phyllis Marcuccio, Rockville mayor. “The City of Rockville looks forward to working with and supporting the company as it continues to contribute to the life sciences industry cluster here.”

“We are thrilled that we kept EMMES in Rockville because it’s a great company with great jobs,” added Rockville City Councilmember, Mark Pierzchala.

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About The EMMES Corporation

EMMES is a professional partner to clinicians, scientists, and program leaders around the world. Founded in 1977, the company provides scientific and technical support for clinical research studies funded by industry, foundations and government agencies. EMMES has more than 300 employees whose specialties range from biomedical research to biostatistics to information technology. Its staff is committed to the highest quality of research, evidenced by numerous major scientific publications and presentations. In addition to its headquarters in Rockville, MD, the company has offices in Canada and India. For more information, visit www.emmes.com.

About Rockville Economic Development, Inc.

REDI is a non-profit public-private partnership funded by the City of Rockville to strengthen and broaden the city’s economic base through business recruitment, retention, and expansion programs. From accessing funding sources to workforce development; educational programming to market intelligence; advisory services to introductions to key decision-makers; REDI helps companies grow by providing knowledge, access, resources, and direction to companies at all stages of growth. REDI offers its resources to the community free-of-charge, and welcomes inquiries and referrals. For more information, contact (301) 315-8096 or visit www.RockvilleREDI.org.



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