The development’s challenges echo those of other suburban office parks around the country. Over the past decade, younger workers have come to favor urban environments that contain a variety of services and transportation options, a shift that has reduced the popularity of large, cloistered office settings.

“We’ve noticed a trend of a lot of office tenants moving to more urban, highly amenitized markets to attract talent,” said Jonathan Chambers, a vice president at Delta Associates, a real estate research firm in Washington. “They want to be closer to entertainment, transit, retail.”