For Immediate Release:
This month, the Windy Hill Foundation and Flatiron Partners announce the official opening of Heronview Apartments, an affordable housing development located in the new Kincora planned community conveniently located where Route 28 meets Route 7 in Sterling, Virginia.
A joint-partnership between Windy Hill Foundation and Flatiron Partners, Heronview will provide 96 units of affordable and workforce housing in the heart of Loudoun County. Heronview will offer spacious, energy efficient one, two-and three-bedroom apartment homes. Floorplans include both garden style and townhomes. Heronview amenities will include a smoke-free community, 24-hour fitness center, social gathering spaces, a community laundry room, computer lab, and on-site property management. In addition to the onsite amenities, Heronview residents will have access to all Kincora has to offer including miles of winding nature trails along the Broad Run.
Windy Hill Executive Director Bob Dale states “We are very excited to add another 96 units of affordable housing to Loudoun County. Heronview will be an important asset for the County by providing quality, sustainable, affordable housing in such a centralized location.”
“Heronview Apartments is the first residential building to be completed in the Kincora development and has acted as a catalyst to generate new economic activity to Loudoun County”, explains Hollis Fitch, Flatiron Partner’s Managing Principal. “Heronview demonstrates that affordable housing can be both high quality and a changing force for positive economic growth.”
Leasing is underway and has been met with a robust response. GEM Management has opened a leasing office at 21335 Signal Hill Plaza, Sterling, VA, and potential residents can call 571-926-8440 for application information. Occupancy is currently slated for April 2019. GEM Management is committed to fair housing, providing an equal opportunity for all people, in compliance with all federal, state and local fair housing laws.
About Windy Hill Foundation: Windy Hill Foundation provides safe, decent affordable housing to low-and-lower income families and older adults in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties, and encourages self-improvement and self-sufficiency of its residents. Windy Hill Foundation is a 501c3 organization located in Middleburg Virginia
About Flatiron Partners: Flatiron Partners is an industry-leading real estate developer of affordable housing with development projects located throughout the southeast. Over the past five years, the company has been responsible for developing and rehabilitating more than 1800 units across 25 properties. The company has been successful by working strategically with local government partners and nonprofits to bring award-winning affordable housing properties to communities which meet their affordable housing objectives. Flatiron Partners is based in Charlotte, NC and has active development projects in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
About GEM Management: GEM Management is a full-service property management services provider that specializes in multifamily affordable housing properties. GEM has more than 27 years of experience managing affordable housing communities with multiple layers of programs and funding sources throughout the southeastern United States. GEM currently has approximately 250 properties hosting more than 10,000 units under management. GEM Management is based in Charlotte, NC.
About Kincora: Kincora will hold a 6.7 million-square-foot mixed-use development in keeping with the Keynote Employment master plan for the area, which is intended to stimulate the development of high-quality employment settings and transform the Route 28 corridor to one of greater density, with a synergistic mix of uses, that is more pedestrian and transit friendly, and is sustainable in design and function. Kincora will also add significantly to the transportation infrastructure that is being developed for Loudoun County’s crossroads of commerce and knowledge.
The Windy Hill Foundation, P.O. Box 1593 Middleburg, VA 20118
Robert B. Dale, III, Executive Director