Bell Atlantic has leased four floors of Courthouse Tower, an office building under construction here at 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. Bell Atlantic will take 85,606 sf of the 248,580-sf building. With Bell taking the bottom four office floors, the 12-story building is now fully occupied. It joins other technology-related businesses, including Sapient Corp. and Washington Newsweek Interactive Inc. Some retail space remains on the first floor.

Grubb & Ellis represented the landlord, The Holladay Corp. Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant in the 10-year deal. The building is scheduled for completion in October.

The leases to Bell Atlantic reflects how high-tech tenants are moving into Arlington, a market better known for Washington’s traditional tenants: associations and professional organizations such as accounting and law firms.

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