Ashburn, Virginia, 3/3/14 — The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce honored Miller and Smith with the prestigious 2014 Community Leadership Award in the Large Organization category for their work on the One Loudoun development. The awards ceremony was held on February 27, 2014, at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia.
The Community Leadership Awards were created to honor members of the Loudoun business community, both organizations and individuals that have demonstrated exemplary leadership and community engagement to positively impact the quality of life in Loudoun County and to serve the needs of its citizens.
“It is an honor to receive this significant award,” said Bill May, Vice President of Miller & Smith and Managing Director of One Loudoun. “We not only strive to build great buildings, but also great communities. Serving the Loudoun community and its residents has been a goal of One Loudoun since its inception and we look forward to continuing our community leadership in the years to come.”
One Loudoun provides Loudoun County, Virginia with a sophisticated mixed-use environment, including residential, commercial and retail space. With more than 1,040 homes, three million square feet of Class A planned office space, and 702,000 square feet of retail space, One Loudoun provides a walkable new urban design with spaces for community gatherings and recreation.
“Miller and Smith earned this prestigious Community Leadership Award because the company has consistently and overwhelmingly demonstrated that they are committed, through the investment of resources and manpower, to the strength of our Loudoun community,” said Tony Howard, President & CEO, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, “This is evident in the world class quality of life that Miller and Smith is creating for residents, businesses and visitors at One Loudoun. It also is clearly evident in the company’s support for programs supporting the youth and economic vitality of our community.”
The winners of the 2014 Community Leadership Awards in each category have the opportunity to select one non-profit organization that will be the beneficiary of a $1,000 grant, courtesy of the Piedmont Community Foundation. This year, One Loudoun selected Loudoun Youth Inc. as the beneficiary of their $1,000 grant.
About One Loudoun:
One Loudoun is a premier 358-acre omni-use, masterplanned community in Loudoun County, Virginia, that will feature 1,040 homes, 702,000 square feet of retail including fine dining, upscale shopping and movie theater, a luxury hotel, nearly three million square feet of office space, a clubhouse with pool and an amphitheater – all surrounded by approximately 150 acres of public land with miles of walking trails. One Loudoun’s mixed-use Downtown district opened in Spring 2013 and continues to add new tenants. Visit www.oneloudoun.com to learn more, or follow the community on Facebook and Twitter.
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