NORFOLK, VA – June 15, 2023 – Lawson Director of Marketing, Dan Hankin will serve a three-year term on the Downtown Norfolk Council Board of Directors. Officers and board members were announced at the council’s annual meeting today.

The Downtown Norfolk Council is an award-winning urban place management organization (UPMO) comprised of more than 350 businesses and individual members dedicated to promoting and enhancing business, cultural, retail, and residential initiatives in Downtown Norfolk. The DNC also manages the Downtown Improvement District, a 50-block district ordained by Norfolk City Council in February 1999.

“I’ve worked the majority of my career in downtown Norfolk since moving to Hampton Roads in 1996.”, said Hankin. “I’ve enjoyed watching the evolution of downtown over that time and look forward to being a small part of its continued progress.”

Lawson moved their company headquarters from Virginia Beach to downtown Norfolk a little more than a year ago. The company was founded in Norfolk in 1972.

Dan Hankin, Director of Marketing

ABOUT LAWSON

At Lawson, we understand that what we do – and how we do it – affects the everyday lives of people we care about. For more than 50 years we’ve focused on positively impacting people, from team members and residents to investors and business partners. We manage and own approximately 5,000 apartment units and continue to grow with nearly 1,200 units in development. Our business model provides vertical integration of 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 since 1972. For more information, please visit www.lawsoncompanies.com.  

ABOUT DOWNTOWN NORFOLK COUNCIL

The Downtown Norfolk Council is an award-winning urban place management organization (UPMO) comprised of more than 350 businesses and individual members dedicated to promoting and enhancing business, cultural, retail and residential initiatives in Downtown Norfolk. For more information, please visit www.downtownnorfolk.org.