22 Dec 2015

Martin Horn adaptively reuses factory for UVA Licensing and Ventures Group’s new office

  Occupying a prominent corner on Preston Avenue, the former Coca-Cola Bottling Works has a new lease on life as a hub of commercial activity. The newly-restored building is home to a bike shop, an organic market, a juice bar, a beer garden, and most recently, the University of Virginia’s Licensing and Ventures Group (LVG), formerly […]

1 Dec 2015

the next generation of [French] sustainable designers

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Charles Hendricks from The Gaines Group led a group of 15 visiting French students on a tour of green building design in Charlottesville. These students, many of them still in high school and a few beginning their first years at university, are exploring construction, architecture, engineering and interior design to decide which focus they will […]

25 Nov 2015

Violet Crown offers dinner at the movies

Ever since Regal Downtown closed its doors in November 2014, Charlottesville was left to wonder who could fill such a prominent space on the Downtown Mall. Now, Charlottesville can quell its curiosity: Violet Crown’s warmly lit two-story glass façade welcomes pedestrians in to watch a movie, drink or dine. While the café and mezzanine can easily […]

12 Nov 2015

The cutting EDGE of fitness studio

  Now you can have your cake donut and eat it too! EDGE is a new fitness studio located at the Shops at Stonefield, between Rocksalt restaurant and Duck Donuts. The 11,500 square-foot studio concept from ACAC features specialized yoga classes, boutique-style cycling classes, and sports performance training. The yoga studio has the ability to heat the room […]

9 Nov 2015

Martin Horn races against domestic violence

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This past Saturday, the Shelter for Help in Emergency held their annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter, a foot race aimed at fundraising and raising community awareness about domestic violence. Shelter for Help in Emergency provides services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. We support the work of the shelter: our own […]

2 Nov 2015

Martin Horn is elevating expectations on grounds at The University of Virginia

The University of Virginia maintains approximately 250 elevators in its 557 buildings. Over the course of two summer breaks and scheduled University holidays, Martin Horn successfully modernized 28 of those elevators with minimal disruptions to students, visitors, faculty and staff. Many parts of UVA’s grounds are historic and heavily trafficked. We are aware of what […]

26 Oct 2015

Martin Horn bids on “Home” to help end homelessness

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Martin Horn is currently showcasing “Home,” an art piece by Richmond artist, Matt Lively, which was recently won at auction to benefit Virginia Supportive Housing and Art On Wheels. Until it can be installed in a more permanent location, “Home” can be viewed in the Martin Horn lobby and is open to the public. Please stop […]

16 Oct 2015

The future is bright for solar powered vehicles in Charlottesville!

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The future is bright for solar powered vehicles in Charlottesville!

With the help of Altenergy, we installed a grid-tied solar photovoltaic alternative energy system on the roof of our office headquarters. This 82-panel system provides power to charge the company’s Nissan Leaf as well as provide electric energy for the entire office. If you’re in the Belmont area, our charging station is free to the […]

13 Oct 2015

Electric feel: City powers ahead with charging stations (updated)

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Electric feel: City powers ahead with charging stations (updated)

Via:  C-ville By Samantha Baars   General contractor Martin Horn has been generating its own energy for months with an array of rooftop solar panels, and the company just gave passersby a new energy-saver to ogle. Martin Horn had already installed 82 grid-tied solar panels that produce 260 watts each, enough to run the office […]

15 Sep 2015

Martin Horn Installs Sprinkler System at Charlottesville High School

Facilities Development project manager, Tim Breitenbach muses: “this project did turn out well. It was the one that I worried most about [due to the constrained timeline], and it’s the one that has been pulled off most successfully.”