Committed to DC’s Future

As part of our commitment to the community and to the legacy of Thaddeus Stevens, Akridge is proud to offer a $10,000 college scholarship to students from the District of Columbia. The scholarship is open to all DC students who meet the following criteria:

  • Student must provide proof of residency in the District of Columbia.
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree on a full-time basis.
  • Applicants must provide proof of college acceptance and/or enrollment.
  • Scholarship can be renewed after a successful reapplication up to two times, or until undergraduate degree has been achieved, whichever occurs fi rst.
  • Student must have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  • Preference will be given to students from ANC2A with special education needs.

Scholarship Application Guidelines
  • Applications are accepted online only.
  • Each applicant must supply two letters of recommendation, a current academic transcript, and a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Each applicant must submit a typed essay of no more than 500 words describing the history of the Thaddeus Stevens School and how this legacy impacts them as a District resident.
  • Applications that fail to meet the requirements or are incomplete will not be reviewed.
  • Scholarship applicants may be asked to provide additional information.
  • An e-mail will be sent to all students who submit a complete application, letting them know if they have been selected for an award.

Application Form

To apply for the Thaddeus Stevens School Scholarship, please email your application form, offi cial transcript, document verifying proof of college acceptance and/or enrollment, copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), letters of recommendation, and essay to by Friday, April 23.

Gateway Center Drive

Situated on Gateway Center Drive along the I-270 Corridor in suburban Maryland, Gateway 270 consists of four Class A flex/warehouse buildings totaling approximately 272,000 square feet. The buildings are located at 22513, 22527, 22601 and 22605 Gateway Center Drive and feature glass storefronts and skylights as well as the ceiling heights and mechanical systems today's occupants require. Akridge acquired the land, completed a venture structure with Prudential Real Estate Investors, and finished this project on time, under budget, and ahead of pro-forma in 2000. Gateway 270 received numerous awards including the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors Industrial Project of the Year award in 2000. Clients include Daly Computers, Thales Communications and Robotic Research.

SQ FOOTAGE: 250,468
USES: Flex/Industrial
PARKING:Surface lot
AKRIDGE SERVICES: Development, Property Management, Acquisitions, Finance and Asset Management
Vice President, Property Management Sharon Perera 202.624.8634
Project Accountant Christina Walker 202.624.8633
SERVICE REQUEST 202.638.3000 Access our web-based system

Property Management


To advise us of service requests, Clients may use our online service request system by clicking the link on the left side of this page, or simply call 202.638.3000 for a prompt and courteous response to any building need. After hours, please call Datawatch at 301.280.4321.


Responsible Contractor Policy


Gateway 270 is electronically monitored by Datawatch Systems. For more information visit or call 301.280.4321.

Service Providers



Building Services Staff

Our award-winning team members wear uniforms and carry identification to ensure a high level of security in our buildings. You can contact your building's engineers and porters using the information under Service Request on the right side of this page.

James Gross


Arnold Cook

Senior Chief Engineer

Property Management Staff

Should you have any questions or suggestions regarding building operations, please feel free to contact any member of your property management team.

Sharon Perera

Vice President, Property Management