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Marketing & Advertising, Merit: Sedona | Slate

The two luxury high-rise towers that compose Sedona | Slate in Arlington, Va., have a lot to boast: The community is eco-friendly; close to retail, dining, and public transit; and stacked with deluxe amenities. However, the highly competitive market meant that developer JBG Cos. couldn’t afford to take the project’s advertising for granted. More

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Developer Plans 2,200 Units in Resilient DC

So far, D.C. has withstood the amount of new apartments that have opened over the past couple of years. But with more units in the pipeline, including 2,200 units near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro, the future still looks murky. More

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Chicago Launches Energy-Saving Competition

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces energy-saving competition in two neighborhoods. More

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10 Cutting-Edge Electronic Faucets You Don’t Have to Touch

The troubles that plagued the clunky products of the past are now history, manufacturers say. More

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New + Notable

20 products for green-built homes, including an electric-vehicle charging station, an energy management system, and insulated framing. More

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WaterSense Standards Bring Low-Flow Faucets, Showerheads to the Forefront

Water-conserving bath fixtures enter the mainstream as the EPA’s WaterSense standards take effect. More

Going Where the Jobs Are

Washington, D.C.—It used to be a neighborhood of seedy nightclubs and old warehouses, but D.C.’s powerful real estate market has made the land around the planned baseball stadium for the Washington Nationals, just south of the Capitol, into a massive development site. More

Racing to Rent

Reston, Va.—The leasing agents at the Metropolitan at Reston Town Center don’t even have a model apartment to sell from. More

Ground zero on the delta

Apartment manager Sandy Feraci is living these days in a cramped portable trailer with family members while her house sits heavily damaged by the 2005 storms. More

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