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Atlanta firm buys two Arlington residential towers, expects return to ‘core markets’

Cortland, a big Atlanta-based real estate firm, closed on two big multifamily acquisitions in Arlington Tuesday, completing the first phase of its plans to invest $1 billion in local real estate.

The company is seeing “return migration to core markets” such as the D.C. area and “this demand shift is expected to continue over the coming years, enhancing our outlook for multifamily communities in the region,” Dan Irvin, a regional director of investments with Cortland, told the Washington Business Journal.

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As Interest in Luxury DC Apartments Soars, Developers Are Competing to Offer the Most Extravagant Amenities Possible

August 2nd, 2021|Mimi Montgomery|Washingtonian.com|

This development in Rosslyn consists of three separate residence towers: two apartment buildings, Aubrey and Evo, and the condominium tower Pierce. While Aubrey and Pierce are currently open, Evo is expected to be ready for move-ins next month. One-bedrooms at Pierce are on the market in the $900,00 range, while one-bedrooms at Aubrey and Evo start around $2,300 a month.

Aubrey has many of the amenities one would expect at a luxury apartment—a rooftop pool, an exhibition kitchen, a coworking area, a high-end gym—and Pierce has a two-story fitness center. But Evo’s amenities are especially bougie. Think a 65-foot-long rooftop pool […]

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New Rossyln Development Marks Construction Milestone

September 18th, 2020|Arlington Now|

A project that is changing the skyline of Arlington has just celebrated its “topping out.”

The massive Highlands residential development in Rosslyn recently reached its full height. Construction, which has continued through the pandemic and some notable challenges, is expected to wrap up in the second half of 2021.

The Highlands, when completed, will consist of nearly 800 luxury rental apartments, just over 100 condos, 40,000 square feet or retail space, a renovated park, and a new ACFD Fire Station 10.

It’s located at 1555 Wilson Blvd, at a high point in the Rosslyn neighborhood, adjacent to H-B Woodlawn’s new building known as […]

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Penzance Offers Peek into Herndon Office Park Revitalization

August 11th, 2020|Fatimah Waseem|Reston Now|

Penzance, a DC-based real-estate firm, is offering a peek into its revitalization plans for Spring Park, an office park located at 455 and 475 Springpark Place.

The office park is located within a mile of the company’s planned major mixed-use neighborhood near the future Herndon Metro Station. The firm acquired 10 single-story buildings for $75 million nearly one year ago.

In an Aug. 5 presentation to the Town of Herndon’s Architectural Review Board, Penzance indicated it is looking into “revitalizing the whole site” and improving its connection to the Washington & Old Dominion Trail.

So […]

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DC Investment Firm Adds to Silver Line Portfolio With $50.5 Million Purchase

December 30th, 2019|Bryce Meyers|CoStar|

Penzance has snapped up a mixed-use complex near the Innovation Center Metro station in Herndon, Virginia, as the rollout of the Silver Line Metrorail extension continues to draw new development interest.

The D.C.-based real estate investment company paid $50.5 million to BET Investments to buy The Mark at Dulles Station in an off-market deal, Penzance confirmed. BET, a commercial real estate owner, developer and manager led by Toll Brothers co-founder Bruce Toll, had owned the 169-unit apartment and retail building since 2014 after acquiring it for nearly $39.3 million.

Penzance had been targeting investments around the future Herndon station before heading one […]

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