Clark Realty Builders Completes Archstone Van Dorn in Virginia
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Clark Realty Builders (CRB)* recently completed Archstone Van Dorn, its fourth multifamily development for Archstone Communities, McLean, Va., a national Real Estate Investment Trust. CRB has worked with Archstone on more than 1,500 multifamily homes in Virginia and Maryland, including a fifth project currently under construction in Rockville, Md.
Archstone Van Dorn, a $22 million apartment community, is located just outside the Capital Beltway on South Van Dorn Street in Alexandria. The community's 285 apartments are divided between two groups of four buildings each. Each three- to four-story building group is connected by covered breezeways or corridors and unified by landscaped formal courtyards. The garden-style buildings feature an attractive stone and vinyl siding exterior and gable roofs with decorative cupolas.
Inside, residents enjoy spaciously designed kitchens, balconies or patios with every unit, and optional fireplaces. A variety of floor plans are also being offered, including one bed/one bath, two beds/two baths with optional lofts, and three beds/two baths. In addition, residents have two covered parking options, including attached garages integral to the apartment buildings or detached garages located throughout the community.
This Class A gated community is partially surrounded by a natural wooded conservation area and provides many recreational amenities. Residents have access to a large clubhouse with a pool and cardio theater fitness center, tot lots, and adjoining soccer fields.
The community began leasing its first apartments in the summer of 2002. For more information about Archstone Community rental opportunities, please visit www.archstonecommunities.com.
The wood-frame apartment homes were designed by Niles Bolton Associates of Alexandria, Va. The project's civil engineering duties are being performed by Bowman Consulting Group; MEP Engineering is by Schwartz Engineering; and landscape design is by Land Design, Inc.
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* Clark Realty Builders (CRB) is a national, multifamily general contractor recently ranked as the sixth largest such firm in the U.S. by Builder Magazine.