Creating value at every turn.

Positively impacting the communities we serve.

Value. Community. Impact.

With over 45 years of experience, Lawson is vertically integrated in professional real estate development, construction management and property management for multifamily properties. We have established a strong track record for recognizing, pursuing, and converting opportunities as a leading real estate developer in the state of Virginia. Our team adds value at every stage, providing comprehensive expertise that few property development companies can match.

We believe that our success must include having a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Virginia residential real estate developments enhance their surroundings and are models for best-in-class living environments and experiences for their residents.

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  • Lawson Wins NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Award

    January 21, 2020

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – January 21, 2020 – Lawson is proud to announce that Seaside Harbor Apartments has won the 2019 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Award for Best Affordable Apartment Community (up to 100 units).  Seaside Harbor competed with a multitude of affordable properties throughout the country for […]

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  • Steve Lawson Honored at The City of Virginia Beach’s 25th Annual Human Rights Award Ceremony

    October 17, 2019

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – October 17, 2019 – The Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission honored Steve Lawson, along with seven other recipients, at its 25th Annual Human Rights Award Ceremony. Lawson was selected for his vision and efforts developing Seaside Harbor Apartments, a one-of-a-kind affordable housing community in the resort area of Virginia Beach. Lawson, […]

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I love living in a Lawson community in Virginia Beach. Our apartment is so spacious and the staff is wonderful! Any time we have called with an issue, maintenance comes right over to address it.
Rachel T.
Virginia Beach Property Resident
HRDC has made many business decisions since being created in 1988 but partnering with Lawson to plan, develop, build and manage our LIHTC properties was one of our best!
H. Scott Hardison
Managing Director
Hampton Roads Development Corporation
11 years ago, I started employment with Lawson and I’m beyond grateful! Instantly after joining the company I experienced the passion and drive the employees have for our residents. Today, I am still amazed by the compassionate and considerate attitude Lawson has towards their employees and residents.
Christina Montgomery, RAM, HCCP, ARM®
Senior Property Manager
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