Saturday, January 28, 2012

BRAMBLETON ANNOUNCES 14 DAYS OF GIVING PROMOTION

Brambleton Town Center retailers and restaurants share the love in February

Brambleton, an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia and the 6th top-selling community in the US, announces today the “14 Days of Giving” promotion at Brambleton Town Center. From February 1-14, select retailers and restaurants will offer daily giveaways in celebration of the Valentine’s Day holiday. Customers can participate by visiting the Brambleton Facebook page and entering the daily giveaway of their choice. The promotion will wrap up on February 14th with live musical entertainment from 6-9pm at Brambleton Town Center for visitors to enjoy while they shop and dine.

What: 14 Days of Giving Promotion

When: February 1, 2012 – February 14, 2012

Where: Brambleton Town Center, 42395 Ryan Road, Brambleton, VA 20148

Info: To participate in the giveaways, visit Brambleton on Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrambletonView



About Brambleton:

Brambleton is an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Brambleton encompasses nearly 2,000 acres and 8,181 single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Brambleton is owned and operated by Soave Real Estate.  For information about the community, please call (703) 722-2864 or visit www.brambleton.com.  Follow Brambleton on Facebook and Twitter.

About Soave Enterprises:

Soave Enterprises is a diversified management and investment company founded by Detroit businessman Anthony L. Soave. Soave Enterprises provides strategic planning, financial and other management resources to its affiliated business ventures.  Recently, Forbes Magazine ranked Soave Enterprises as the 251st largest privately held company in the United States. For more information visit www.soave.com

BRAMBLETON TOWN CENTER AWARDS $1,000 TO STONE HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Ashburn, Va.The merchants of the Brambleton Town Center donated $1,000 to Stone Hill Middle School as part of the shopping center’s “Holiday Shopping Spree” promotion.  The school received the donation thanks to Cathy Cozens, who listed Stone Hill Middle School as her favorite school on the entry form she filled out for a shopping spree drawing.  Cozens is a sixth grade Language Arts teacher at Stone Hill Middle School.  In addition to a $1,000 donation to the school, Cozens won a $1,000 shopping spree to Brambleton Town Center for herself.

Brambleton Town Center merchants presented the $1,000 check to Rodney Moore, principal of Stone Hill Middle School during a ceremony at the school, “The donation will go to the school landscape beautification project,” Stone explained.


This is the fifth year Brambleton Town Center merchants have donated funds to a local school.  Prior winners include Creighton’s Corner Elementary School, Legacy Elementary and Briarwood High school.  This is the second time Stone Hill Middle has received a donation from the center.

Brambleton Town Center is located at the intersection of Ryan Road and Olympia Drive in Ashburn.   The shopping center includes Harris Teeter, Caribou Coffee and Regal Fox Cinema.  The shopping center is owned by Brambleton Group, LLC and is managed by The Rappaport Companies of McLean, Va.  The Rappaport Companies owns and develops shopping centers and provides retail leasing, tenant representation, property management, construction management, development and consulting services for retail space in shopping centers and mixed-use properties throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.  Headquartered in McLean, Va., The Rappaport Companies’ portfolio totals approximately 13 million square feet of existing and future retail space in urban and suburban locations owned by affiliates of Rappaport and by many local and institutional clients. 
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Pictured (left to right): Cathy Cozens, holiday shopping spree winner; Rodney Moore, principal of Stone Hill Middle School; Meera Sutari, O.D., Insight Eye Optique; Steve Kellam, The UPS Store, Brambleton. 

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Happy New Year - Welcome 2012!

Brambleton Town Center News – 14 Days of Giving Valentine’s Day Promotion
The Brambleton Town Center kicks off the New Year with their “14 Days of Giving” Facebook promotion beginning February 1st. Follow Brambleton on Facebook for a chance to win UGGs from The Next Step, IMAX tickets, jewelry from Misguided Angels and more. Bring your sweetheart over to the Town Center on Valentine’s Day to be serenaded by strolling musicians from 6-9 PM. www.facebook.com/brambletonview


Brambleton Sells 454 New Homes in 2011 Equaling a 29% Increase in Total Sales
Brambleton reported on January 7th, that it has exceeded its own sales record with a total of 454 new homes sold in 2011 representing a 29% increase over its 2010 sales of 352. Read more here: http://ht.ly/8vydc


Ringing in Hope Race Draws Large Crowd & Hope for Area Charities
More than 2,000 participants took to the streets of Brambleton on the morning of New Year’s Eve in a race that helped to raise funding for participating area charities. The second annual Ringing In Hope Walk, Run & Fun (10K & 5K Race, 1K walk) winter race drew in more than double the crowd of its inaugural December 2010 race, starting at Brambleton Town Center in Brambleton, Va. The race kick off was signaled by the Hogettes and runners took off on a 5K or 10K course enjoying near record-high weather. Read more here: http://ht.ly/8vqtu


Brambleton Realtor Treasure Hunt* - March 20th!
Realtors, please save the date – Tuesday, March 20th 12-3pm for our 2nd Annual Brambleton Realtor Treasure Hunt. Set sail on a treasure hunt to discover Brambleton’s model home community using a Treasure Map &; List of Clues as your guide. Then, join us on Tuesday, March 20th from 12-3 PM at the Brambleton Welcome Center for lunch and a chance to unlock the Brambleton Treasure Chest full of great prizes!


2012 Calendar of Events
Let Brambleton entertain you - the much anticipated 2012 Brambleton Community Events Calendar is here! If you are looking for a community that comes together for fun, then this is the place for you. Please note the next public event will be the Brambleton Step Sisters Ribbon Run for Breast Cancer on Saturday, April 14th – register here www.brambleton.com/towncenter. View the 2012 Brambleton Calendar of Events here: http://ht.ly/8vyTO


Brambleton Site Plan
The latest Brambleton Site Plan is available – it now includes the Future Hanson Regional Park location and the Brambleton Public Safety Center location. View the Brambleton Site Plan here: http://ht.ly/8vySg


2012 Brambleton Information Packet
Looking for a new home – then this is the packet for you! It includes Builder information, the Dulles Metro map, HOA information, the 2012 Calendar of Events, the Sport & Health free membership information and more. View the entire Brambleton Information Packet here: http://ht.ly/8vyQW


Builder News

  • Beazer has now begun sales for their new Emerald Ridge Townhome Section from their existing model which is now open.
  • A brand new Pulte Homes Luxury Townhome section is planning to also open early 2012 in Brambleton.

For more information, please go to www.brambleton.com/homesales.


2012 Brambleton Model Home Map
The Brambleton Model Home Map has been updated to include all the new sections and model home locations. View the 2012 Brambleton Model Home Map here: http://ht.ly/8wXTY


2012 New Resident Packet
The New Resident Packet is now available from the Brambleton Community Association. This packet includes a Welcome Letter, Association Information, Events, Verizon FiOS, Amenities, Contact information and much more. View the entire New Resident Packet here: http://ht.ly/8wSVk


Brambleton Community Association’s January Newsletter
This is latest monthly Community news from the Brambleton Community Association– this month’s edition includes the BCA Manager’s New Year’s Message, BCA Meeting Highlights, FAQs, Meet the Team, Winter Programs, 2012 Calendar of Events, Think Green, Verizon Smart Home, Developer Update & more. View the entire January BCA Community Newsletter here: http://ht.ly/8vyzR


Brand New Dulles Metro Site Plan
Stop by the Brambleton Welcome Center to view the brand new Dulles Metro Map, now showing the new alignment of Phase 2 with the above ground station.
Latest Dulles Metro News here: http://is.gd/ewvOw7
Anticipated Travel Time for the Silver Line: http://is.gd/dYkpQc

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Brambleton Sells 454 New Homes in 2011 Equaling a 29% Increase in Total Sales

Brambleton, an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia and the 8th top-selling community in the US, reports today that it has exceeded its own sales record with a total of 454 new homes sold in 2011 representing a 29% increase over its 2010 sales of 352.  

This is the highest number of new homes sold in the community’s 10-year history. Brambleton accomplished this impressive milestone by selling 209 single-family residences and 245 townhomes, averaging approximately nine homes per week.   

“Brambleton appeals to a variety of individuals seeking a quality life-style, good schools and a strong sense of community amidst the beautiful ambiance of Loudoun County,” remarks Kim Adams, Marketing Director for Brambleton. “This extraordinary sales pace validates Brambleton as the preferred choice in the greater Washington, DC market for a vibrant master-planned community.” Brambleton celebrated its 10-Year Anniversary in 2011 with a series of marketing promotions, special events and community celebrations that also contributed to the overall sales pace.

Encompassing nearly 2,000 acres and 8,181 single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums, Brambleton features six homebuilders including Beazer Homes, Camberley Homes, Miller & Smith, Pulte Homes, Van Metre Homes and Winchester Homes. In the heart of the community is Brambleton Town Center a mixed-use development consisting of more than 50 specialty stores, services and restaurants, as well as Harris Teeter and Regal Fox 16 Cinemas.

Brambleton is owned and operated by Soave Real Estate.  For information about the community, please call (703) 722-2864 or visit www.brambleton.com. Follow Brambleton on Facebook and Twitter.

About Soave Enterprises:

Soave Enterprises is a diversified management and investment company founded by Detroit businessman Anthony L. Soave. Soave Enterprises provides strategic planning, financial and other management resources to its affiliated business ventures.  Recently, Forbes Magazine ranked Soave Enterprises as the 251st largest privately held company in the United States. For more information visit www.soave.com.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Ringing in Hope Race Draws Large Crowd & Hope for Area Charities

Germani Photography

January 2, 2012More than 2,000 participants took to the streets of Brambleton on the morning of New Year’s Eve in a race that helped to raise funding for participating area charities.  The second annual Ringing In Hope Walk, Run & Fun (10K & 5K Race, 1K walk) winter race drew in more than double the crowd of its inaugural December 2010 race, starting at Brambleton Town Center in Brambleton, Va.  The race kick off was signaled by the Hogettes and runners took off on a 5K or 10K course enjoying near record-high weather.

Joshua Hardin of Potomac Falls, VA, finished in first place for the men in the 10K, in at 33:32, along with Melissa Saunders for the women, also from Potomac Falls, at 41:00.  Ry Hu of Ashburn, Va., took top honors for the men in the 5K in at 17:08, as did Amy Passauer of Ashburn, Va., for the women in at 20:22.  In a post-race awards ceremony, awards were handed out to the top three overall male and female finishers in both races, as well as the top three finisher in each of the following categories: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 & over. Complete results can be found at: http://www.runwashington.com/results.htm.

In true Ringing In Hope style, racers enjoyed hors d'oeuvres served at finish line and 1K walkers received bells to ring in the new year. Children and their families joined in on the festivities enjoying family fun activities such as pony rides, a barrel train ride, face painting, tattoos, music, moonbounces, complementary family portraits and more.  

This year’s race beneficiaries include: Loudoun Habitat for Humanity, Loudoun Interfaith Relief, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid Atlantic, La Voz of Loudoun, Life Line, Inc., Joshua’s Hands and Jill’s House. Upon registering for the races/walk, participants were given the opportunity to designate their race proceeds to the participating charity of their choice. 

The race could not have been made possible without the generosity of race sponsors including title sponsors, Brambleton Town Center & 92.5 WINC FM, as well as the following sponsors: Tetra Partners, Water To Go, Potomac River Running, Miller & Smith, Pulte Homes, Van Metre Homes, Sport & Health Club, Germani Photography, O & O All Occasion Catering, Leesburg/Ashburn Today, Medifast Weight Control Centers, Act of Light Photography, Big D’s Pony Rides and the Dulles Greenway.

To learn more about Ringing In Hope races, visit www.ringinginhope.com.  You can view more photos from the race here.