Creating value at every turn.

Positively impacting the communities we serve.

Value. Community. Impact.

With over 50 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 Hires Bob Bilicki as Construction Project Executive 

    October 18, 2022

    Norfolk, VA – October 18, 2022 – Lawson is pleased to announce the hire of Bob Bilicki as Construction Project Executive.  Bilicki is a leader in the industry with over 35 years of experience in multifamily and commercial construction. In his new role he’s accountable for leadership and management of Lawson construction projects and onsite […]

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  • Lawson Names Gary Schwam Director of Finance 

    October 3, 2022

    Norfolk, VA – October 3, 2022 – Lawson is pleased to announce the hire of Gary Schwam as Director of Finance.  Schwam is a seasoned financial real estate professional with more than 20 years of experience including CFO, Asset Management, and Development and Acquisition roles. In his new role he’s accountable for the creation and […]

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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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