Welcome to Kalorama View

Published in The Georgetown Dish


“We're setting a new standard for the neighborhood,” says developer Mike Cassar as he enthusiastically praises architect KC PriceAkseizer Design Group, and the Kimberly & Daryl Team of Washington Fine Properties. “I don’t think there’s anything like this in the area."

"We created beautiful tall ceilings, and from the penthouse, that amazing rooftop view," continues Ceasar. Incidentally, other developers were eagerly photographing that view when The Georgetown Dish was there for a sneak preview. "When we first purchased the property, it was full of water, totally flooded. It took almost a year." 

From the 9-11 foot ceilings throughout and 5-inch-wide plank hardwood floors to elegantly appointed kitchens with Calcutta countertops and backsplashes and spa baths.

Three homes (One, Two and Penthouse), priced from $639,000 to $1,499,000, have been thoughtfully designed to incorporate environmentally friendly features in addition to gorgeous, modern finishes.And there are those Jeff Akseizer's signature yellow doors. Unit one carries that 'sunshine' touch into the living room.

Each unit at Kalorama View is wired with speakers, Nest thermostats, and Verizon Fios optic cable wiring. Number two has a private terrace off the owner’s bedroom suite, and the penthouse has two private balconies and a massive, private roof deck.

This Saturday and Sunday, April 9 & 10, there's an open house from 1:00 to 4:00 pm when all three units will be open to the public for the first time. 

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Work Begins on Suburban DC Community

Published in Multi-Housing News. By Dees Stribling

The Altaire will be composed of two towers with views of D.C.’s monumental core and the Potomac River.

Crystal City, Va.—LCOR has obtained a $100.3 million construction loan from Wells Fargo for the development of The Altaire in Crystal City, Va., a suburb of Washington, D.C. Now that financing is in place, construction is under way, for a completion in the second quarter of 2018.

The project will be built on the site of an office building originally built in the late 1960s. LCOR acquired the property from Lerner Enterprises in 2012 for $39 million, and the building was vacated by its former government tenants as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure process, with demolition of the structure occurring last year.

As a residential property, The Altaire will be composed of two towers with views of D.C.’s monumental core and the Potomac River. The first tower will include 150 rental units, while the second tower will offer 300 units; all of the units will be high-end market rate. Each building will feature floor-to-ceiling glass façades and several balconies.

Common amenities will include a landscaped courtyard, outdoor pool area with fire pits, a fitness center, a club room and sky lounge. Both buildings will also come with roof top terraces overlooking D.C., and the project is within a half-mile of the Pentagon and Pentagon City Metro stations.

Balfour Betty is the development’s general contractor, while SK & I is the architect and Akseizer Design Group is the interior designer. The building is slated for LEED Gold certification.

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