VIENNA, Va., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DSF Group, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2011 Multifamily Development Firm of the Year, announced that The Lotus, the second phase of Halstead Square, a distinctive new apartment community located in the heart of Virginia's Vienna cultural district, has begun residential leasing.
The initial phase of Halstead Square, The Rockwell, achieved stabilization in eight months, and The Lotus is expected to achieve similar success due to its ideal location, unique design concept, extensive amenities and unmatched community features. Both Halstead Square properties are being managed by Bozzuto Management Company.
The Lotus contains 220 studio, one and two-bedroom residences complete with the finest finishes, including wide-plank wood flooring in Brazilian Cherry or African Hickory; 9-15 foot ceilings; in-wall iPod docking stations with built-in speakers; keyless entry; balconies and terraces; and imported granite countertops.
The Lotus' extensive amenities feature a multi-level fitness center with Arc Trainer, Nautilus and CYBEX iPod-ready cardio equipment and a stretching area, full-court indoor basketball court, the Halstead Club with a commercial demonstration kitchen and executive boardroom, business center equipped with 27" iMac computers, a media theater with cinema-quality projector and a 14"x9" projection screen, as well as Playland, an 11,500 square foot outdoor oasis complete with a 16"x9" movie theatre, beautiful terraces with outdoor fireplaces, a luxurious pool, horseshoe pit, commercial grilling areas and lounge seating throughout.
DSF Group has also signed on the Lost Dog Cafe. The gourmet pizza and brew destination will open late summer 2012.
Located on Merrilee Drive in Vienna, VA at the Dunn Loring Metro Station, The Lotus provides residents with numerous convenient transportation options, as well as bike storage, on-site Zipcars, and charging stations for electric cars.
"We are thrilled with the success of Halstead Square's first phase and anticipate The Lotus will continue to satisfy the significant demand for metro-centric luxury apartment communities," said Josh Solomon, President of the DSF Group.
The Lotus leasing center is now open and is located at 2729 Merrilee Drive, Vienna, VA.
For more information on The Lotus, visit www.HalsteadSquare.com or call 703.638.1495.
About DSF Group
Since 2000, DSF Group has invested more than $1.5 billion in 4 million square feet and has quietly become one of the most successful private real estate investment firms in the country. With offices in Boston and Washington DC, three decades of experience and a track record unrivalled in the industry, the DSF Group offers investors and communities the unique combination of expertise, vision and hands-on involvement, in both converting and redeveloping existing properties and in developing new properties from the ground up. Among numerous other industry recognitions, DSF Group was selected by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as the 2011 Multifamily Development Firm of the Year. For more information, visit www.thedsfgroup.com.
About Bozzuto Management Company
Voted Property Management Company of the Year in 2011 by Multi-Housing News, and in 2000 and 2009 by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Bozzuto Management Company offers the finest in apartment living and management services. With more than 115 properties in exceptional locations throughout the East Coast, Bozzuto Management provides a resident experience that is truly beyond compare. The company is a subsidiary of The Bozzuto Group, a full-service real estate firm headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland. For more information, visit www.bozzuto.com.
SOURCE DSF Group