VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – September 2, 2020 – Lawson is proud to have placed as a finalist in the 2020 Viridiant Building Sustainability Awards in the Builder or Developer category.

Viridiant, one of the largest regional green building programs in the United States hosts the Building Sustainability Awards annually to recognize leaders in delivering high-performance, efficient, and sustainable buildings. Criteria for the award selections involved several factors including energy efficiency, integrated design, resource efficiency or conservation, resiliency, innovation, and community impact.

A long-term Viridiant partner, Lawson has made considerable strides in improving energy-efficiency and sustainability for multifamily buildings in the Hampton Roads region over the past eight years.  Lawson currently has over 1,200 multifamily apartment units in development or under construction that will achieve EnergyStar Certifications, and most will seek an EarthCraft Gold certification.

About Lawson

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 apartments in Virginia and South Carolina and are continuing to grow by developing more apartment communities each year throughout Virginia. 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 for over 45 years. For more information, visit