ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - December 22, 2010) - McWilliams|Ballard announced today that the firm has been chosen by Abdo Development as the sales and marketing firm of record for Abdo's new Gaslight Square development. Located in the Rosslyn Neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, Gaslight Square will be comprised of 3 separate four-story buildings totaling 117 private residences, each with direct elevator or ground level access.

Developed by Washington, DC-based Abdo Development, Gaslight Square is located on Clarendon Boulevard just blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station and Georgetown, and is slated to begin construction in January of 2011, with the first building and residences expected for delivery by the end of 2011. Blending contemporary and traditional styles, unique to the Arlington market, Gaslight Square will feature a mixture of lofts, flats, and two-level penthouses, ranging in size from 1,150 to over 1,900 square feet. All condominium homes have been designed to provide private outdoor space, private elevator or ground floor access, and full windows on the front and rear of every unit.

"We are delighted to be working with McWilliams|Ballard on this exciting new condominium development," said Jim Abdo, President of Abdo Development, adding, "This project brings together all of the best features of our developments over the last 15 years and we believe that McWilliams|Ballard is well-suited to help us tell this story." 

"Having long been an admirer of Abdo's work, we are excited about the opportunity to partner with Jim and his team on Gaslight Square," says Chris Ballard, Principal at McWilliams|Ballard. "With a strong success in high-end projects such as Waterview and recently at 2501 Pennsylvania, we are looking forward to similar successes at Gaslight Square over the coming year."

McWilliams|Ballard, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a sales and marketing firm specializing in the sales and marketing of condominiums and townhomes. While based in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, McWilliams|Ballard has clients nationwide, creating partnerships with developers and builders to provide sales and marketing solutions from project inception to the final closed sale. In addition to start-to-finish sales and marketing, the firm also provides consultation and market research used by some of the largest development firms in the country. Founded in 1996, the firm's expertise now spans more than ten states nationwide including Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Florida and the District of Columbia. As one of the most successful project development real estate and marketing firms in the country, McWilliams|Ballard has sold and settled more new homes than any other firm in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and is consistently ranked in the top 5 of national firms with a focus on for sale multi-family product.

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