Tag Archives: Virginia

Virginia – MercerTrigiani Tracks Changes to Law through new Website

MercerTrigiani – 2012 Virginia Legislative News and InformationMercerTrigiani provides legislative counsel to the Virginia Legislative Action Committee of Community Associations Institute (“VALAC”). MercerTrigiani is registered to lobby on behalf of VALAC and has a long history of devoting time and resources to the improvement of the laws affecting common interest community associations in Virginia.

Virginia – Hampton’s H2O developer pays $1.5 million to city

Hampton’s H2O developer pays $1.5 million to cityNOTE: Comments area is for meaningful discussion. Readers are reminded to post comments that are germane to the article and write in a common language that steers clear of personal attacks and/or vulgarities. Readers may report comments by clicking report abuse. Once a comment has been flagged, a Daily Press staffer will investigate.

Virginia – Homeowners associations to build final piece of Route 15 project

Homeowners associations to build final piece of Route 15 projectThe final piece of construction for the multimillion-dollar Route 15 project in Prince William County won’t be contracted out by county officials. Instead, two private homeowners associations will receive taxpayer funding to build sound walls to help diminish highway noise in their communities.

Virginia – OpenBand files suit against Loudoun County Board of Supervisors

OpenBand files suit against Loudoun County Board of SupervisorsIn the latest development in the lengthy saga involving Loudoun County and OpenBand, the cable and broadband provider filed a complaint against the Board of Supervisors on Dec. 2 – a retort to the board’s Nov. 2 vote to deny the renewal of a franchise agreement with the Dulles-based firm.

Virginia: $3.5 million lawsuit against Hollymead Town Center developers may grow

C-Ville: Development – $3.5 million lawsuit against Hollymead Town Center developers may growA $3.5 million lawsuit filed by the Forest Lakes Community Association (FLCA) and the Hollymead Citizens Association against some of Albemarle County’s most prominent developers may grow in scope and cost.

Virginia/Maryland: Organizations can help in housing disputes

Organizations can help in housing disputesLet’s say that your condominium association has not had an election for board of directors in two years, contrary to the requirements of your legal documents. Or let’s say your homeowner association held an election but refused to show you the actual ballots, claiming that voting was by secret ballot.

Virginia: Bar Association President Leading a Successful Practice in Community Law

Bar association president leading a successful practice in community lawWhen Pia Trigiani arrived at the University of Richmond law school, the resident of Big Stone Gap was looking for a part-time job to help pay the bills. So she took a position at the Virginia Real Estate Board, the state agency that regulates businesses and individuals who work on property transactions, including condominiums, cooperatives and time-shares.

Virginia: CMS Services, Inc. and Sentry Management, Inc. Announce Merger

Alexandria, Virginia – CMS Services, Inc., a condominium and homeowner association management company based in Northern Virginia and Sentry Management, Inc., a national leader in community association management, recently announced their merger.

In the 27th year of operating, CMS Services will continue to serve their clientele with the same superior customer service and association management and expand Sentry’s national presence to the Washington DC metropolitan region.

Sentry Management, with local offices spanning across nine states and servicing thousands of unit owners, provides additional resources to expand the innovative and efficient services on which CMS Services’ customers rely. Sentry has one of the highest operating and financial standards in the industry.

Both CMS Services and Sentry Management understand that personal attention and a committed focus create a long-term relationship that builds better communities.

“Together we plan to continue providing consistent management, innovative services and expertise value to the owners in the communities that we serve,” stated Thomas S. Patti, President of CMS Services, and Regional Vice President of Sentry Management. “Please continue to call the same local number and deal with our local staff. With this merger, we look forward to the continued opportunity to serve you and to supply all of your management and accounting needs.”

The Sentry Management office is located at 6395 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA 22312. The phone number is 703-642-3246.

Sentry Management is a full-service community management company. Sentry’s business is the day-to-day operation of communities, homeowner associations and condominiums. Sentry is accredited as an AMO® (Accredited Management Organization) by the Institute of Real Estate Management, providing independent evaluation that Sentry has one of the highest operating and financial standards in the industry. Sentry operates in dozens of localities in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.