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Oak Hill Properties Introduces ‘Green’ Houses of the Future

Rockville, Maryland, July 30, 2010 - Oak Hill Properties of Rockville, Maryland, a residential and community developer of single family homes and an affiliate of Lerner Enterprises also of Rockville, Washington, D.C.’s largest private real estate developer, has introduced their first energy star new construction homes in Royal Oaks, a master planned community in New Market, Frederick County, Maryland, and Round Hill, a master-planned development in Purcellville, Loudoun County, Virginia.  The first single family home in Royal Oaks passed with a value of 98.

The houses were designed as part of the Lerner and Oak Hill Green Initiative Program that, in addition to being environmentally friendly, focuses special attention on energy and resource conservation.  The homes include low “e” windows, reflective roofing materials, increased insulation made of earth friendly products in the walls and roof, advanced construction techniques to reduce air infiltration, reinforced caulking and flashing around windows and doors among installing Energy Star appliances and lighting to reduce carbon footprints.

“These modifications to our luxurious homes at Royal Oaks and Round Hill afford our new home owners the opportunity to save on future energy costs and reduce their carbon footprint,” stated Kevin B. Rogers, President of Oak Hill Properties.  “Energy Star has become the standard for which homes in the Greater Washington Metropolitan area are being built, and we are proud to offer it,” he added.

About Oak Hill Properties

Oak Hill Properties (OakHillProperties.com) of Leesburg, Virginia, is a single family home community developer founded in 1995. Oak Hill Properties has built or are currently building award winning communities including: Colonnade at Dulles Town Center, Dulles, VA; The Villages at Round Hill, Round Hill, VA; Carriage Mill Farms; Woodbine, MD; Sand Hill Estate Homes, Marriottsville, MD; Royal Oaks in Historical New Market, MD; and Essex Estates in Laytonsville, MD.

About Lerner Enterprises

Lerner Enterprises (Lerner.com) of Rockville, Maryland, founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, is Washington, D.C.'s largest private real estate developer and is involved in all phases of commercial, residential, retail, hotel and mixed-use real estate.  This includes planning, development, construction, leasing, asset and property management.  Lerner has developed and currently manages more than 15 million square feet of office buildings, retail centers and residential communities.  Lerner’s residential portfolio includes the award-winning Lillian Court at Tysons II condominiums in McLean, VA; The Falls at Flint Hill (TheFallsatFlintHill.com) in Oakton, VA; Parc Dulles (ParcDullesatDTC.com) and Remington at Dulles Town Center (RemingtonatDTC.com) in Dulles, VA; Tower 2000 (Tower2000Apartments.com) in Alexandria, VA; and Oxford Square at White Flint (OxfordSquare.com) in Rockville, MD, among many others.  Lerner has developed over 7,000 apartment units in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area; Richmond and Newport News, Virginia.

Lerner has been the recipient of numerous industry awards (Lerner.com/Awards.html) in its 58-year history including the Honor Award for Design Excellence in the Fairfax County 2009 Exceptional Design Awards Program for 1800 Tysons Boulevard in The Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II.  Lerner has also received several ICSC MAXI Merit awards and other various marketing and design awards for their shopping centers.