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Avoiding the Homeowners Association Disclosure Packet Pitfall

by on September 15, 2016
Avoiding the Homeowners Association Disclosure Packet Pitfall

If you are a builder, management company, or HOA in need of updating an incomplete or outdated disclosure packet, The Land Lawyers can help you prepare the proper documentation and avoid any difficulty that might arise prior to a residential closing. Residential builders and sellers often find themselves scrambling just before a residential real estate […]

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Employee Spotlight – Antonia Miller

by on September 15, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Antonia Miller

It wasn’t until Antonia Miller spent a summer working with The Land Lawyers that she realized her interest in real estate transactions and commercial business transactions was like solving complex puzzles. She admits she was fortunate to have found a fitting and agreeable career opportunity and today is grateful to be cultivating her Midwestern values […]

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LARRY & THE LAND LAWYERS TO PERFORM AT THE SECOND ANNUAL LAW ROCKS CONCERT

by on September 15, 2016
LARRY & THE LAND LAWYERS TO PERFORM AT THE SECOND ANNUAL LAW ROCKS CONCERT

Arlington, VA – On September 22, Larry & The Landlawyers take the stage at the 9:30 Club for an epic battle-of-the-bands fundraising concert. Larry Clark, Mike Kieffer, Mark Goetzman, and John Rinaldi, a/k/a Larry & The Landlawyers, will perform on behalf of HomeAid Northern Virginia, a volunteer-run organization that provides essential clothing and winter items for […]

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2400 Columbia Pike Approved for Development

by on July 6, 2016
2400 Columbia Pike Approved for Development

On June 18, the Arlington County Board voted unanimously to approve a special exception use permit for a new mixed-use building at 2400 Columbia Pike, pursuant to the Columbia Pike Commercial Centers Form Based Code. Located at the corner of Columbia Pike and South Barton Street, the site of the approved building is currently home […]

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City of Alexandria Approves Renovation and Expansion of Old Town’s Colony Inn

by on July 6, 2016
City of Alexandria Approves Renovation and Expansion of Old Town’s Colony Inn

On May 14, after more than 18 months of City, Board of Architectural Review, Urban Design Advisory Committee, and community meetings, Land Lawyer Cathy Puskar and Land Use Planner Amy Friedlander obtained approval of a Development Special Use Permit for the renovation and expansion of the Colony Inn in Old Town North. The project’s gateway […]

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The Land Lawyers Make Their Mark at the 2016 Legal Mushball Classic

by on July 6, 2016
The Land Lawyers Make Their Mark at the 2016 Legal Mushball Classic

                    “Do you believe in miracles?” was the famous saying when the 1980 U.S. hockey team beat Russia. And it was almost the case on Saturday, June 25, when The Land Lawyers took to the field at the 2016 Legal Mushball Classic to benefit the Washington […]

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New Metro Station Paves Way for North Potomac Yard Development

by on July 6, 2016

Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh is pleased to announce that Cathy Puskar and Amy Friedlander are representing The JBG Companies in their pursuit of approvals for the first phase of development in North Potomac Yard, which will coincide with the construction of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station on the Yellow and Blue Lines. The new Metro […]

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Alexandria City Council Approves Major Retail-Focused Mixed-Use Project in Old Town North

by on July 6, 2016
Alexandria City Council Approves Major Retail-Focused Mixed-Use Project in Old Town North

In March 2016, the Alexandria City Council approved a master plan amendment rezoning, and development special use permit to redevelop a two-acre city block in Old Town North. The 51,000-square-foot project consisting of ground-floor retail and 232 apartments will replace the existing 1950s-era Giant grocery store and Virginia ABC store. Cathy Puskar and Amy Friedlander […]

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Employee Spotlight – Kim Follin

by on July 6, 2016
Employee Spotlight – Kim Follin

A number of Land Lawyers employees grew up in Pittsburgh, and legal assistant Kim Follin happens to be one of them. If it wasn’t for a childhood friend, another Pittsburgh transplant, who suggested she might be happier working for a group of great land use attorneys and planners, Kim might still be working for the […]

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AHC to Redevelop and Increase Affordable Housing at The Berkeley Apartments

by on June 13, 2016
AHC to Redevelop and Increase Affordable Housing at The Berkeley Apartments

On May 17, the Arlington County Board approved nonprofit affordable housing developer AHC’s redevelopment proposal to replace the two existing residential buildings, which would otherwise require massive infrastructure and structural improvements, with two new buildings containing a total of 257 units. Shareholders Evan Pritchard and Art Walsh worked closely with AHC and County Staff to […]

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