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Each year, The Property Management Association recognizes the best apartment communities in the Washington, DC area. These award-winning apartments have been honored by their industry for outstanding resident services, management practices and providing superior living experiences. Van Metre is honored to have been awarded three “Distinguished Communities” in 2016 – Dulles Glen, Broadlands and Fairfax Square!

2016 PACE Awards – Distinguished Winners

Each year, the Washington Post identifies the best places to work in the greater Washington, DC area and for 2015, Van Metre made the list! The 150 organizations that made the cut this year scored the highest all-around when their employees were surveyed. Employees were asked people to evaluate their employers on a host of factors, including the quality of leadership, pay and benefit practices, and work-life balance issues. Van Metre is honored and humbled to be among the Top 150 Workplaces in DC for 2015.

Van Metre makes the 2015 Top Rated Workplaces in DC

The Van Metre Companies Foundation was formed in May of 2014. The Foundation is run by a group of employees who serve as the Board of Directors and the officers of the Foundation who have full discretion for the disbursement of funds held by the Foundation. The Van Metre Companies Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of people in the communities where Van Metre carries on its business. The Foundation will complement and support the interests, values and vision of the Van Metre Companies and its employees. It will provide financial support to qualified educational, medical, human welfare services, and other 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.

Since 1955, the Van Metre New Homes Division has delivered over 15,000 new homes and condominiums found in the many planned communities throughout Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties, and in the City of Alexandria. It seems only befitting that many of this region’s present day “villages” have been planned and created by​ one of the area’s most successful private multi-disciplinary real estate developers.

Best Builder in DC Suburbs

On Monday, September 26, 2016, Van Metre Companies attended the SmartCEO 2016 Healthiest Company Awards on behalf of Van Metre at the National Press Club. The Healthiest Company Awards program honors companies that have demonstrated a commitment to their employee populations through health and wellness programs. Through these programs, today’s health conscious companies are not only investing in the strength of their businesses’ futures but also the futures of employees and their families. Van Metre Companies was a top 5 finalist in the 400-999 employees category.

2016 Washington Finalists and Winners
Top Rated Apartment Ratings 2015 Van Metre

Each year, ApartmentRatings.com recognizes the best apartment communities in the nation, as ranked by actual residents. Only 7% of all communities listed qualify, and Van Metre is honored to have been awarded seven “Top Rated” communities in 2015 – Broadlands Apartments, Kensington Place, Fairfax Square, Woodland Park, Northlake Park, Park Georgetown and Saratoga Square!

Top Rated Community Awards

The 25th Annual Van Metre 5-Mile Run and One-Mile Fun Run/Walk benefits Children’s National Medical Center was held on Saturday, April 1st, 2016 at 8:30am. Serious runners, weekend and occasional joggers, walkers, and even strollers (for One-Mile Fun Run/Walk only) of all skill levels participated.
With your help and generosity, we surpassed our goal raising nearly $225,000 for Children's National!

Community Outreach

Capital Hospice

  • Capital Hospice is under construction! The 48,000 square foot, 21-bed inpatient care facility with a palliative care clinic, meeting space and clinical offices will open first quarter of 2014. It is located on a 5-acre parcel in our Stone Ridge community on Route 50 in Loudoun County that was donated by Mr. Van Metre.
  • An annual Polo Cup & Luncheon is chaired by Dea and Beau Van Metre to raise money for this organization.
  • To date, our support for Capital Hospice over the last 25 years has raised over $600,000 to help fund patient programs, education and research.

​Children's National Medical Center

  • In August 2013, Van Metre Companies donated funds raised at The 2 Young Foundation Annual Wiffle® Ball World Series to Children's National Medical Center
  • The Van Metre 5 Mile Run for Children's National Medical Center is a long-standing annual tradition, and to date has raised over $2.2 million dollars for the hospital
  • In 2010, Children's National Medical Center dedicated the Van Metre Companies Cardiovascular Surgery Operating Room, a state of the art cardiovascular surgery suite which was funded by monies raised by the Annual Van Metre 5 Mile Run. In the first year, approximately 1000 surgeries were performed in the surgery suite

Local Schools

  • Van Metre is the proud sponsor of the Stone Ridge 5K Race for Education, which attracts over 1,500 runners annually to raise money for Loudoun County schools that surround the community
  • To date, over $150,000 has been raised for local education
  • This year, Van Metre donated transplanted trees and services to the Old Mill School in our Broadlands Community