Crown Castle USA Signs 15,000 Square Foot Lease with St. John Properties at BWI Technology Park in Anne Arundel County

BALTIMORE (August 24, 2015) – Crown Castle USA has signed a lease with St. John Properties for 15,000 square feet of space at 513 Progress Drive, a single-story, 42,000 square foot R&D/flex building contained in BWI Technology Park I, a 586,000 square foot business community located in the Linthicum Heights section of Anne Arundel County. The 97-acre project, situated off West Nursery Road and MD Route 295 near BWI Airport, currently contains fourteen buildings featuring a mixture of office and R&D/flex space. Lacey Johansson of St. John Properties represented the landlord and Gary Applestein and Melanie Carrera of Colliers International represented the tenant in this transaction.

Crown Castle USA constructs and maintains infrastructure systems to support wireless carriers, and is recognized as among the largest company of its kind in the country with a presence in the top 100 markets. Based in Houston, Crown Castle has constructed more than 40,000 wireless towers and 14,000 small cell nodes that is supported by more than 7,000 miles of fiber. Founded in 1994, the company works with local communities, government entities and property owners to expands its wireless network.

“BWI Technology is the business community of choice for a variety of end-users that require a strategic corporate position in middle of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, as well as immediate access to an international airport,” explained Richard Williamson, Senior Vice President, Leasing for St. John Properties. “We continue to attract companies from different industries to this park, including professional services, healthcare, high technology and defense contractors. Crown Castle is a high-visibility organization that represents a major win for our company.”

St. John Properties, Inc., founded in 1971, owns and has developed more than 17 million square feet of R&D/flex, office, retail and warehouse space in Virginia, Maryland, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wisconsin. For more information about the company, visit

For more information, contact:
Al Cunniff, Director of Marketing, St. John Properties, Inc.