VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – February 3, 2020 – Lawson is proud to announce that Ghent Village, a Lawson community has been listed in the Elite 1% of ORA Power Rankings for 2019.  This is the second consecutive year Ghent Village has been recognized on the Elite 1% list of properties with the best online reputation in the nation.

Developed by J Turner Research, the ORA Power Rankings are a monthly, independent ranking of apartment properties and management companies based on their Online Reputation Assessment (ORA) scores. The rankings are published monthly by J Turner’s media partner Multifamily Executive.

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At Lawson, we understand that what we do – and how we do it – affects the everyday lives of people we care about. Since 1972, we’ve focused on positively impacting the communities we serve, from team members and residents to investors and business partners. We manage and own approximately 5,500 apartment units and are continuing to grow by developing more apartment communities each year throughout Virginia. Our business model vertically integrates development, construction, property management and asset management, which enables our team of experts to add value at every stage for our partners. When you act with integrity, focus on quality and work to find creative solutions, great things are possible. It’s how we’ve done business at Lawson for over 45 years. For more information, visit