Saturday, June 22, 2013

Signatures of Loudoun Award Winners Announced

Brambleton Town Center, an award-winning shopping and dining destination located in Loudoun County, Virginia, was recognized by the Loudoun County Government with a 2013 Signatures of Loudoun award. This annual award acknowledges excellence and diversity in architecture and design in Loudoun County, and was presented to the winners during the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ business meeting on June 5, 2013.

The Loudoun County Design Cabinet, which is supported by the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, formed the Signatures of Loudoun Design Excellence Program nine years ago to recognize outstanding projects and architectural elements countywide. The Design Cabinet promotes high-quality ecological, urban, architectural and landscape design in Loudoun County, and its members include engineers, architects, planners and designers who come together in a fusion of creative community problem solving.
“Having an aesthetically pleasing and memorable community contributes to Loudoun’s high quality of life, which is one of the factors executives consider when deciding where to locate their companies,” explained Economic Development Director, Tom Flynn.

The group recruits for public nominations each winter, and this year the Design Cabinet selected twelve commercial, residential and public-sector winners, including Brambleton Town Center.
“We’re honored to be recognized among the best in architecture and design in Loudoun County,” says Kim Adams, Director of Marketing for Brambleton. “We are proud to offer to our residents and the community a state-of-the-art and walkable destination for shopping, dining, services and entertainment.”

Brambleton Town Center boasts close to 50 specialty shops, services and restaurants in the center of Brambleton, an award-winning master planned community that currently includes approximately 4,000 single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Homes are nestled among lakes, wooded areas and open space.

About Brambleton Town Center:
Brambleton Town Center is a shopping plaza in Ashburn, VA consisting of 48 specialty stores, services and restaurants, including Harris Teeter and Regal Fox 16 Cinemas & IMAX.

About Brambleton:
Brambleton is an award-winning master-planned community located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Brambleton encompasses nearly 2,000 acres and, upon completion, 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

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

June Edition


Brambleton Receives Distinguished 2013 Environmental Preservation Award 
Individual efforts of Steve Schulte, Vice President; Ric Spencer, Construction Manager; and Jeannie Kimble, Bond Coordinator for Brambleton Group L.L.C. were recognized by Loudoun County Building and Development  for their outstanding efforts preserving the natural resources of Loudoun County.

Loudoun County Building and Development implemented this award to recognize local building and development projects/companies that have achieved the highest standard of performance for the preservation of the County’s natural resources through erosion and sediment control, constant attention to detail, and commitment every day to ensuring the surrounding environment is protected.  For full Press Release, please click here.


Signatures of Loudoun Award Winners Announced 

On June 5, 2013, The Loudoun Department of Economic Development held the Signatures of Loudoun Design Excellence awards. This annual event honors Loudoun's diverse architectural achievements. The Brambleton Town Center was one of 12 winners - thank you to The Loudoun County Design Cabinet (supported by the Loudoun County Economic Development) for this recent honor! More information can be found on our website.


Bike Month Giveaways
The Brambleton Group donated new bikes from Bicycle Outfitters to each of the public schools in our community. The schools then raffled off the bikes right before summer vacation. Pictured here is rising 3rd grader, Kailey Oh and family, winner of Legacy Elementary's bike! Congratulations also to Shannon Farley of Ms. Moreno's 4th grade class at Creighton's Corner Elementary School. Enjoy your new bikes!

Brambleton Welcome Bag for New Homeowners
If you purchase a new or resale home in Brambleton, you will be receiving an exclusive Welcome Bag packed full of goodies.  Just one more benefit to buying in Brambleton. Click here to view more.


“Northern Virginia Magazine’s” Wagfest: Top 10 Dogs
On July 20th, the Brambleton Town Center will be the backdrop to “Northern Virginia Magazine’s” Wagfest: Top 10 Dogs.  This will be the 2nd scheduled event of their Dog Days of Summer contest (for more details click here).  The event is expected to draw large crowds from the northern Virginia area and will feature sponsors, vendors, live music, dog games, a mobile vet, and of course LOTS of dogs and their families! Think your dog is leading the pack? Submit your entry now! Enter your dog in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Cutest Dog Contest no later than  June 21 by filling out the form here

Memorial Day Ringing In Hope

Nearly 1,600 runners and walkers turned out to show their support for the nation’s military service men and women during the Memorial Day Ringing In Hope Run/Walk at Brambleton Town Center.  Proceeds from the 5K/10K race and 1K walk benefit charitable organizations that help men and women in the military and their families.  Click here to read the full Ashburn Patch article and click here to view all the photos.

Loudoun’s Teens Got Their "Loud On" at YouthFest 2013

Another success for Loudoun Teens at the 8th annual YouthFest in Brambleton. The sounds of the Battle of the Bands' top performers reverberated off the walls at the Brambleton Town Center as hundreds of teens mingled with friends, checked out the offerings at vendor booths or pushed their way forward for a front row space at the concert stage. A performance by Florida’s Mayday Parade capped the festival. Click here to view all the photos and click here to view the concert video.

Regal Fox Cinemas' Fast and the Furious 6 Cruisin' Car Show

Patrons of the Brambleton Town Center came out on Friday, May 24th, and helped support Regal Fox Stadium 16 & IMAX's Fast and the Furious 6 Cruisin' Car Show for Stars of Hope (St. Jude’s, Variety, Toys for Tots, March of Dimes, Feeding America, and the United Way). Thank you to our Sponsors Dragon Yong-In, Sport&Health at Brambleton, Nick's Corner Grill,Bloo Dental, Mid Atlantic Motor Club, Quickstyle Motorsports & Freed Engineering, with special thanks to Leslie Rhianna.  Click here to view all the photos.

Town Center Tidbits

www.brambleton.com/towncenter

  • Coming Soon - The Brambleton Town Center Associates is pleased to announce that Shane Costa, DDS will be expanding his current practice as well as opening Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry in the Town Center in August 2013! You can learn more about Dr. Costa and his current practice at www.smilegreatfalls.com. Be on the lookout for grand opening information soon!
  • Blue Ridge Grill – Summer’s here, why not come and enjoy the nice weather with us on our patio?  We are dog friendly!  The seating is limited though, so call ahead to minimize your wait.  Also, keep in mind that Sunday night is BBQ night at Blue Ridge Grill.  Enjoy our Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Shrimp and BBQ Chicken for $14 every Sunday after 3 pm.  We’re also featuring our J. Lohr Merlot as the wine of the week.  Come treat yourself to a bottle for half off while supplies last.
  • Northern Virginia Orthodontics Center for Invisalign – Northern Virginia Orthodontics and Dr. Zach Casagrande are excited to announce the OPENING of the DC area's first adult-only Invisalign practice.  Attached to NVO, the state-of-the-art facility allows us to offer our patients first-class care unlike any other orthodontic office.  Dr. Casagrande continues to be the leading Invisalign provider and speaker in the Northern Virginia area utilizing innovative Invisalign techniques to treat almost any malocclusion.  The Northern Virginia Orthodontics Center for Invisalign will offer efficient treatment plans with your budget in mind.  Please give us a call today at 703-327-1718 to learn more.
  • The latest issue of Cinema Clips has arrived at the Welcome Center! Stop by to pick up your coupon booklet for great savings at the Brambleton Town Center.  Click here to view.
Builder Buzz
http://www.brambleton.com/
  • Pulte Homes' new Hathaway townhome model is anticipated to open Saturday, July 13th; so stay tuned for more details.
  • Winchester Homes' new Newport model is under construction and is anticipated to open late summer/fall.
  • Meet the Builder - Jerry from Van Metre Homes - We recently asked Jerry Catron of Van Metre Homes to share his thoughts on Brambleton and why he thinks this Ashburn, Virginia community is such a desirable place to live.  Click here to find out why!
  • Below are the changes in the base pricing & builder incentives for this month:
Single-Families
•         All Beazer models have increased $4-$12k
•         M&S Noble Pointe has increased $8-$10k
•         M&S Noble Pointe incentives have been reduced
•         Also, for referring homeowners, M&S now gives a $250 gift card
•         The M&S Taymouth model home remains for sale, priced at $769,125
•         All Van Metre Northstar models have increased by $12,500
Townhomes
•         Beazer Brandt is now completely sold out
•         M&S Brownstones have increased $7-$9K

Why Brambleton? www.issuu.com/brambleton

New Home Information Packet: www.issuu.com/brambleton
Model Home Map: www.issuu.com/brambleton

UPCOMING EVENTS

6/18 - Regal Summer Movie Express begins, 10 am
6/27 - Sizzlin' Summer Concert, 6:30-9:30 pm
6/29 – Red, White and BRAM, 4-10 pm
7/11 - Sizzlin' Summer Concert, 6:30-9:30 pm
7/20 - Dog Days of Summer Wagfest 1-3pm
7/25 - Sizzlin' Summer Concert, 6:30-9:30 pm
8/8 - Sizzlin' Summer Concert, 6:30-9:30 pm
8/11 - Red Hot Triathlon by Bicycle Outfitters
8/22 - Sizzlin' Summer Concert, 6:30-9:30 pm

Full 2013 Calendar: http://issuu.com/brambleton/

Brambleton Community Association’s June 2013 Newsletter

This is the latest monthly community news from the Brambleton Community Association. Click here to view the June Newsletter (iPad friendly). You can also follow their latest news on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brambletoncommunityassociation.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Brambleton Community Association is currently looking for area businesses who would like some exposure and advertising.  A great way to do this is through event sponsorship.  There are a lot of options available, including customizing packages to make them work best for your business.  Click here to download the sponsorship form.

MWAA Finalizes Award of Metro Silver Line Contract
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has selected Capital Rail Constructors as the official contractor for the second phase of Metro’s Silver Line project.

“This is the first of many milestones to come for the second phase of the Silver Line,” said Jack Potter, President and CEO. “The Phase 2 contract, awarded through a competitive bid process, and with the coordination and collaboration of our project partners, is moving forward to construction. Its completion will improve the transportation options for those traveling through the region and serve as a major driver for the local economy.”  Click here for the full Ashburn Patch article.

Dulles Metro Construction News - http://www.dullesmetro.com/


Monday, June 3, 2013

Brambleton Receives 2013 Environmental Preservation Award

Brambleton was recognized by the Loudoun County Government with a 2013 Environmental Preservation Award. This distinguished award acknowledges developers and builders in Loudoun County who achieve the highest standards of performance for the preservation of the county's natural resources through erosion and sediment control.


Kevin Hale, Environmental Program Manager for Loudoun County, presented Brambleton with the 2013 Environmental Preservation Award during a ceremony on May 22.  Bill Fox, Chief Operating Officer for Brambleton, accepted the award on behalf of the community. The individual efforts of Steve Schulte, Vice President, Ric Spencer, Construction Manager, and Jeannie Kimble, Bond Coordinator for Brambleton Group L.L.C., were also recognized by Loudoun County Building and Development for their outstanding efforts preserving the natural resources of Loudoun County.

Loudoun County Government works with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy to form the Energy Star Partnership, a joint program designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect the environment through energy efficiency and recognize development projects in Loudoun County that have achieved the highest standards of performance for the preservation of the county's natural resources.  The award is given out annually by the Loudoun County Building and Development.

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