|3.19.13||Preview our new Groundbreaking magazine, due out April 1st!
Piedmont Realty & Construction and Stanley Martin Homes have joined forces to offer Green Living townhome, single-family and villa homes inspired by your life in Charlottesville, VA's most desirable neighborhoods.
Our 24-page, full-color Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Groundbreaking magazine highlights the latest Piedmont innovations to create an unmatched product. Piedmont now offers Move-In-Ready homes to motivated buyers and has expanded our main-level living homes to suit the unique wants and needs our homebuyers request.
|2.12.13||Stanley Martin Homes Merges with Piedmont Realty & Construction
by Theresa Burney, Builder 2013
|2.11.13||Stanley Martin Homes and Piedmont Realty & Construction Join Forces
for Increased New Home Sales in the Washington D.C. and Charlottesville Markets
Reston, VA (February 11, 2013)—Stanley Martin Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in the Washington, D.C. market and Piedmont Realty & Construction, one of the largest homebuilders in the Charlottesville, VA market, today announced a definitive merger agreement of the two companies. The merger is part of Stanley Martin’s growth plan to complement its five consecutive years of increased new home sales.
|1.23.13||Piedmont Realty & Construction - Contractors / Trade Partners Testimonials
Piedmont contractors and trade partners weigh in on the Piedmont Realty & Construction home. These industry professionals talk about the relationship with Piedmont Realty & Construction and how all the teams, partners and contractors work together to make it easy for a Piedmont customer to get exactly what they want with their new home. Watch the video
|12.12.12||Piedmont Recognized as One of the Top Builders in Charlottesville
by the Readers of Charlottesville Family Magazine
Over 1,500 dedicated readers of Charlottesville Family Magazine recognized Piedmont Realty & Construction as one of the top builders and Nest Realty as the top real estate company in Charlottesville in the fourth annual Charlottesville Family Favorite Awards. A special thanks to the Charlottesville Family readers for your recognition and vote of confidence in our product. Read more
|11.29.12||New Piedmont Realty & Construction Video! The Piedmont - Earth Friendly Home
A new Piedmont Realty & Construction Video. When we partner with buyers to create their dream homes, our singular focus is to deliver a new home with the most lifelong energy cost savings, the highest level of craftsmanship and the greatest comfort.
|10.29.12||New Piedmont Realty & Construction Video - The Piedmont Experience
Drew Holzwarth, Principal of Piedmont Realty and Construction, discusses Piedmonts custom home building process with commentary from current Piedmont homeowners. Click here to watch
|10.24.12||Piedmont Realty & Construction Proudly Sponsors Charlottesville Retreads
The Charlottesville Retreads offers men 55+ and women 40+ the opportunity to play seniors’ softball with a great bunch of guys and gals from all walks of life. The league’s season runs from March to mid-October. For more information, visit www.charlottesvilleretreads.org
|10.15.12||FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The intent of the agreement is to raise consumers’ knowledge of new home energy performance by using RESNET’s HERS Index. Use of the HERS Index will differentiate homes built by Piedmont Realty & Construction from other homes for sale in the Charlottesville, VA housing market. Read more (Printable PDF)
|9.10.12||Check out our NEW Piedmont Realty & Construction Groundbreaking Magazine - Fall/Winter 2012 Issue - Our 24-page, full color Fall/Winter Groundbreaking magazine highlights the latest Piedmont innovations and the partnerships we've fostered to create an unmatched product. Piedmont Realty & Construction offers custom earth friendly homes for every discerning buyer in Charlottesville, VA's most desired neighborhoods.
June -July 2012
|7.15.12||Q2 2012 Charlottesville Nest Report
The Charlottesville market continues to show signs of stabilization with positive indicators both in the direction of numbers of sales and number of homes on the market.
|7.9.12||We have entered 5 homes in this year's BRHBA Parade of Homes. It's a week early this year, starting on September 29th-30th and ending on October 6th-7th.|
|6.18.12||Piedmont's new Sheffield model in Glenmore breaks ground this week.|
|4.26.12||Preview our new Groundbreaking magazine, due out May 10th! 24 full color pages highlight the latest Piedmont innovations and the partnerships we've fostered to create an unmatched product.|
|4.18.12||View our new Photo Gallery with over 80 photos and more on the way. Gallery includes Exteriors, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Living Spaces and Outdoor Living.|
|3.9.12|| The Piedmont Difference: Customer Perspective -
3 new videos published on our Piedmont TV YouTube channel called: The Piedmont Difference: Customer Perspective. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Some of our customers provide details on their experience and perspective on working with Piedmont Realty & Construction in Charlottesville VA. Customers sit down and share the process and give feedback on the overall Piedmont Difference.
|2.28.12||We have posted a new updated version of the Piedmont Difference video on our Piedmont TV channel called: The Piedmont Difference|
|2.8.12||Our Realtor Marketing Representative, Greg Slater REALTOR, and all of our Sales Managers are now affiliated with Nest Realty Group. Look for a new logo on our marketing materials!|
|1.20.12||A Bottom in Housing?
CNBC’s Squawk on the Street. Insight on why she believes the housing market has bottomed and is a very early stages of recovery, with Ivy Zelman, Zelman and Associates, and CNBC's Diana Olick.
|1.18.12||2012 New Home Prices...Going Up? Greg Slater
If I’ve said it once, I have said it 1000 times. Follow the new home market for insight on the overall market. Understanding what is being spent on a new homes is valuable information. There is a relationship between the value of new homes and resale homes. Read more
|12.15.11||View our new Model Home brochures which are now listed on the Home and Neighborhood pages. They are in PDF format to make it easy to view, download and/or print.|
|12.13.11||Real Estate III TV Feature Home:
The Ashford at 1113 Cambridge Hill Lane built by Piedmont Realty & Construction.
Click to view video interview Greg Slater
|12.12.11||If you haven't already, please visit our Facebook page to view recent activities, information and some new photos!|
|12.9.11||The Piedmont Team, their trade partners and families celebrated the holidays at the Piedmont holiday party. It was a terrific opportunity to enjoy a great group of people and their families with amazing food. Happy Holidays from our family to yours. "A great company!!!" - Bud Wilson|
|11.16.11||New Video published on Piedmont TV - YouTube channel. Click here to view
The Piedmont Team take a break and relax together this weekend at The Tides Inn in Irvington, VA.
Photo description: The Piedmont team after we dined at Nate's Trick Dog Cafe. We had a lot of fun and recharged to get back to work!
"What a great team!!! Thanks for lots of laughter and such good memories…" - Jodi Mills
|10.25.11||Piedmont Realtor Luncheon
The Ashford at Glenmore, MLS#491062
Tuesday, October 25th, 11am - 2pm
1113 Cambridge Hill Ln. Keswick, VA 22947
Lunch Served by Hot Cakes & Drawings for Door Prizes View Flyer (PDF: 1.39MB)
|10.10.11||Piedmont Realty & Construction Makes the news in National HVAC Trade Magazine!|
|10.10.11||The Chatham at Avinity Makes the News!
Homes on Display in Charlottesville
Channel 19 Newsplex.com
|09.29.11||Please be sure to keep an eye out for Groundbreaking, Piedmont Realty & Construction's full color, 16-page magazine inserted into this week's issue of Real Estate Weekly. The publication features all Piedmont has to offer Charlottesville, VA home buyers hoping to purchase a custom home that suits their budget and lifestyle--and is not only a value when purchased but a value to operate over its lifetime. You asked. We listened.
Didn't receive your copy or want an extra copy for a friend? Stop by one of our model homes, contact a Piedmont sales rep, or call 434.975.7445. Look forward to seeing you at the Parade of Homes October 1st & 2nd and 8th & 9th!
|09.28.11||2011 Blue Ridge Home Builders Association Parade of Homes
The Blue Ridge Home Builders Association have produced short videos on each Parade home this year. Here's our Spring Creek entry. The Parade of Homes is this weekend and next!
56 Bear Island Parkway by Piedmont Realty & Construction - View video on YouTube.
|09.15.11||Five (5) Piedmont Realty & Construction homes featured in the 2011 BRHBA Parade of Homes
October 1st & 2nd and 8th & 9th. Open Noon to 5pm. Parade FREE to public.
|09.8.11||Invest with Confidence! - Piedmont Realty & Construction Long-term Investor Program offers Attractive 2-year Leaseback Agreement. Click here for details|
FREE Upgrade! - For a limited time, Piedmont home buyers will receive upgraded ENERGY STAR® Rated Kitchen Aid® Architect® Series II appliances — at no additional cost! Click here for details
|08.29.11||New Slideshow Video published to our YouTube channel. Piedmont Realty & Construction's portfolio of homes includes a wide variety of home styles, types and sizes.|
|08.25.11||NOW FINISHED in Spring Creek, The Fairview is our newest one level plan and model home. There is a lot of buzz around this one and we look forward to your feedback. Now open Tuesday-Sunday 11-5 and entered in the 2011 Blue Ridge Home Builder Association's Parade of Homes. (First two weekends October)|
|08.25.11||Updated Piedmont Neighborhoods Listing - view, download or print the updated PDF brochure!|
|08.22.11||5 Piedmont Realty & Construction Models Featured in 2011 BRHBA Parade of Homes - The 2011 Blue Ridge Home Builders Association's (BRHBA) Parade of Homes, October 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th, will feature the newest Piedmont model, The Fairview at Spring Creek, The Rivanna at Old Trail, The Chatham at Avinity, The Chatham at Poplar Square, and The Ashford at Glenmore.|
|08.09.11||Home Energy Costs The "Earth Friendly" Comparison, by Greg Slater - Greg Slater offers an update at the 7th month into his full calendar year comparison of a 2010 Piedmont Realty & Construction Earth Friendly Home and a home built in 2000, prior to energy efficiency becoming a trend in home building. And, the difference is substantial.|
|7.24.11||The results are in! After tabulating 40,000+ votes received, Piedmont Realty & Construction was voted a winner in the category of Favorite Builder in The Daily Progress 2011 Readers' Choice poll. A special thank you to our Charlottesville neighbors for their continued support and recognition of our commitment to being Charlottesville's trusted custom homebuilder. View our online AD|
|7.14.11||Grand Opening at Village Commons in Old Trail Thursday, July 14th from 4pm - 6pm
Featuring Single Family Homes Priced from the Lower $300s with 1st Floor Owner's Suites
|7.13.11||New YouTube Video: Piedmont Realty & Construction:
The Earth Friendly Home (Part 3)
|6.23.11||New Video: Piedmont Realty & Construction: The Earth Friendly Home (Part 2)|
|6.16.11||New Video:Piedmont Realty & Construction: The Earth Friendly Home (Part 1)
|04.20.11||Video Update on Charlottesville's Newest Townhome Community - Avinity, Greg Slater|
|04.16.11||Thoughts on the Market - End of the First Quarter, Greg Slater
|04.14.11||The Best Places to Make Your Next Move Clair Easley, Builder Magazine|
Big Builder Online News
Buying Clout: The Advantages of Big Vs. the Advantages of Trust
Drew Holzwarth spent over a decade with NVR. Drew was there as NVR successfully drove vendor prices down; Drew knows it can be done and NVR is one of the best at doing so. Today, Drew is one of the principals of Piedmont Realty and Construction, a home building company based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more
Real Estate III Gears Up for the Future with Better Homes and Gardens Greg Slater
Daily Progress - April 11, 2010
The Real Estate III brand is strong in Central Virginia and has been for over three decades. As an independent broker with over 200 agents, Real Estate III has been a market leader helping thousands of buyers & sellers over the years. Read more
Belvedere 2010: A Brief Update Greg Slater
Daily Progress - March 21, 2010
I was lucky to be involved with Belvedere as development began in 2007 and I was a part of several of the first home sales in the community. The economic conditions in 2008 and 2009 were very hard years for new communities like this in their early stages. Now, representing Piedmont Realty & Construction, I am excited to be back in Belvedere. Read more
Won't You Be My Neighbor: Spring Creek
Home Style - March 2010
Welcome to Spring Creek with its luscious 850 residential acres on Route 15 in Zion Crossroads. This gated-community is approved for 1,200 single family and attached homes. It also contains about 250 commercial acres in the Spring Creek Business Park. Read more
A Few Thoughts on the New Home Construction Market Greg Slater
Daily Progress - February 21, 2010
Representing a local homebuilder, I try and stay on top of what's going on in our local new home market. I've always found that if you follow the new home sales , it will give you valuable insight into the overall real estate market. There are two builders that have had some really solid results in the last 6 months in the Crozet area, as reported to the CAAR MLS. Read more
Won't You Be My Neighbor: Belvedere
Home Style - February 2010
Finding the elusive utopia in which to live has kept many hopping from neighborhood to neighborhood and city to city, but with the careful design of Belvedere, homebuyers may just find their home sweet home. Read more
Parade of Homes Awards:
During the 2009 Parade of Homes, Piedmont Realty & Construction won 5 awards for their 3 model homes that were entered. The Riverton model at Old Trail won Best Kitchen, Best Exterior, and Best Overall. The Maybeck model at Spring Creek won Best Exterior and Best Overall!
Big Builder Magazine Article:
PR&C was featured in an article found in the November 2009 edition of Big Builder magazine.
Beth On The Bright Side:
On November 16th, 2009 PR&C was featured on the local news in a segment known as Beth On the Bright Side.
September 21, 2009
Piedmont Realty & Construction recognized nationally for its strategic and eco-friendly building business model:
HousingCrisis.com - Another Home Builder Outlook—Two Scoops with No Frills—and What to Do About it
August 28, 2009
Piedmonth Realty & Construction made some national news during the past week. Drew Holzwarth was interviewed by Big Builder Magazine last Tuesday and the Editor placed a short story from the interview in the Big Builder Blog.
Big Builder Magazine - A Day in the Life of Home Building's Next Generation
June 26, 2009
Piedmont Realty & Construction is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Slater of Real Estate III as their exclusive listing agent in all of their Albemarle County neighborhoods. “Greg has an excellent reputation in the real estate community and is a terrific addition to the Piedmont Sales Team.
We are very fortunate to add Greg’s knowledge to our highly experienced management team,” says Piedmont Realty & Construction’s Owner, Drew Holzwarth. Slater’s career in real estate began in 1997, when he became a licensed REALTOR® working for a local homebuilder. By 2000, he was a managing broker of a private firm in the area, with expertise in new construction and development marketing. In 2003, he joined Real Estate III to focus on representing a major local homebuilder, several condominium projects, new construction sales, and development marketing. These specialties have provided him with experience in marketing, market analysis, sales training and recruiting, project management, mortgage financing, and negotiations.
Slater has also been involved with CAAR since the late 1990s and has been part of CAAR’s Board of Directors since 2001. In 2009, he was elected CAAR President Elect and will serve the association as President in 2010. Slater is a graduate of Virginia Tech, Class of '92 and lives in Albemarle County with his wife and son.