Martinsville Lofts wins J. Timothy Anderson award

September 26, 2012

Media Release: For Immediate Release: 09/26/2012

Media Information, contact Richard Angino, Landmark Assets:  904-616-2643 Community Planner Susan McCulloch:  403-5156

NH&RA Announces Martinsville Lofts as a winner in its 2012 Historic Rehabilitation Awards


The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) has announced the winners in this year's J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.   Among the winners is Martinsville Lofts, Developer: Landmark Asset Services, Inc., Winston Salem, NC; Architect: CJMW Architecture, Lynchburg, VA.

Winners were selected based on overall design & quality, interpretation & respect of historic elements, innovative approach to construction & use of building materials, impact on the community, financial & market success of the project, and sustainability. Martinsville Lofts stood out as a particularly exceptional development, gaining full support from our esteemed panel of judges to be selected as a category winner.

The "Timmy Awards" will be presented at an awards luncheon and ceremony on Tuesday, October 30 at the Langham Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, held in conjunction with the association's Annual Fall Developers Forum. The winners and finalists represent fourteen different communities in ten states-Connecticut, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia-as well as the District of Columbia.

"You can't help but be awestruck by the high level of creativity that goes into re-thinking these historic structures," says Thom Amdur, Executive Director of NH&RA. "This year's Timmy nominees illustrate the incredible potential and community impact generated through the revitalization of our historic infrastructure."

The "Timmy Awards" were created to honor outstanding real estate projects that involve rehabilitation of older, historic buildings, primarily using state or federal historic rehabilitation tax credits. Scoring is based on overall design and quality, interpretation and respect of historic elements, innovative approach to construction and use of building materials, impact on the community, sustainability and financial and market success of the project. 

About HPDC

Since its inception in 1971, NH&RA has been devoted to historic rehabilitation development and finance issues.  Our Historic Preservation Development Council (HPDC), a joint effort between NH&RA and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, focuses primarily on the utilization of the historic rehabilitation tax credit as a financing source to renovate aging properties. HPDC brings together active participants in certified historic rehabilitation transactions including developers, investors, lenders, government officials, consultants, as well as legal and accounting professionals to discuss the most pressing legislative, regulatory, financial and transactional issues facing the industry and build consensus on solutions.  We believe that you would find participation in the Historic Preservation Development Council to be beneficial to your business, and that the Council would be stronger as a result of your participation.  To learn more about the Council, contact Thom Amdur at 202-939-1753 or