Tag Archives: Loudoun County

Plan an Outdoor Renovation in Loudoun, VA

Loudoun County is one of the most incredible places in Virginia with its rolling countryside and beautiful views. This is truly the perfect place to create an amazing outdoor living space for entertaining or simply relaxing in your down time.  If your outdoor space isn’t doing much living these days, consider these inspiring ideas for an outdoor renovation in Loudoun. Screened Porch Screened porches are a traditional go-to for homeowners who want to enjoy a bug-free time outdoors. Screen walls allow you to breathe in the fresh air and take in the scenery without worrying about pesky mosquitoes or other… Read More >

BOWA NAMED 2017 REGIONAL CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR BY NARI

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry Names Winners of Annual Competition McLean, Va. – BOWA (bowa.com), a residential design and construction firm specializing in luxury additions and renovations, is pleased to announce that the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has named BOWA the 2017 Southeast Regional CotY TM winner in the Entire House Over $1,000,000 category. “With projects ranging from master suites and kitchens to whole-home renovations such as this one, it’s an honor to be recognized by our industry leaders for our work at this and all levels,” said Josh Baker, Founder and Co-Chairman at BOWA.… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to Middleburg Tennis Club!

As a thank you to our neighbors in Middleburg, BOWA will be holding a  Home Cleanup Day this Saturday, April 9th at Middleburg Tennis Club.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we have worked and a great opportunity for you to get a jump start on your spring cleaning! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. On Home Cleanup Day, please… Read More >

Spectacular Kitchen-Family Room Renovation in Leesburg, Virginia

project profile Spectacular Kitchen-Family Room Renovation in Leesburg, Virginia

Homeowner Challenge: The homeowners envisioned an updated, bright and open kitchen renovation that would incorporate the existing family room and sunroom spaces as well as improve views and access to their beautiful backyard pool and neighboring pond.   The BOWA Solution: Several structural challenges existed in opening up all the interior rooms while maintaining adequate roof support and required creative, expert design and engineering solutions by the BOWA architecture and construction teams.  The result is a stunning kitchen/family room/sunroom space for gracious entertaining and family gatherings. Project Highlights: Custom kitchen cabinetry in… Read More >

Coming soon to Middleburg – BOWA Home Cleanup Day!

As a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Middleburg on Tuesday, September 15th.  Let us help you dispose of your unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items. Date:  Tuesday, September 15, 2015Time:  8:00 am – 11:00 amWhere:  34627 Atoka Chase Lane, Middleburg, VAWhat:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials. For more information:  call Tim Burch at 540-687-6771 Guest Blog byTim Burch, Jr.,… Read More >

Middleburg Life – Three Day Event McQuillan and BOWA

Featured In: Middleburg Life Excerpt: “Sean McQuillan started riding at age 12 in Maryland.  Now, 27 years later, he has a stable full of horses in Upperville and is aiming toward major international competition as a Three Day Event rider…Under a program approved by the United States Equestrian Federation, he formed a syndicate.  With prices for such horses reaching anywhere from $100,000 to $800,000, it’s a way to grow the sport. Tim Burch, who lives in Fauquier County, was intrigued by that approach…BOWA, with offices in Middleburg, is now a shareholder in Casalino….’Sean told his story and it was his… Read More >

Raising Funds, Awareness for Autism

Featured in: The Potomac Almanac Excerpt: “BOWA has been a sponsor for the Autism Speaks race for 10 years and the presenting sponsor for the past four years, including this year. The team draws more than 60 volunteers who race both at the Potomac run and in Dewey, Rehobeth and Middleburg. Over the years this team has raised more than $100,000 for Autism Speaks…Kirstein explains what the race means to him and his team members: ‘This event is the most important day of my year, as autism is such a growing and concerning issue. Anything we can do to help… Read More >

BOWA Holiday Home Cleanup Day – Coming Soon To Middleburg!

As a thank you to our neighbors in Middleburg, BOWA will be holding a Holiday Home Cleanup Day on Tuesday, January 7th at our office on E Washington Street.  Let us help you fulfill your New Year’s resolution for a tidy, organized home as we assist in the disposal of your holiday debris and unwanted clutter!  We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. Date:  Tuesday, January 7thTime: … Read More >

Join BOWA for the 13th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk

With one week to go, I am running full speed ahead as Sponsorship Chair for the Autism Speaks July 4th 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk, presented by BOWA.  This year marks the 13th Anniversary of the Autism Speaks 5K, and BOWA’s 10th year as a key sponsor.  Thanks to the ongoing support of all the generous sponsors, donors and participants, the race has contributed over $2.5 million to Autism Speaks. This community oriented event is for both competitive runners and families with children of all ages, and is a wonderful start to Independence Day. Consider joining the Richie’s Racers… Read More >

Tim Burch Leaves Television Stardom to Serve Hunt Country Clients

Featured on: Middleburg Eccentric Excerpt: “Fortunately for Hunt Country homeowners, Tim Burch tired of the pace of being a television star on ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ and returned to Virginia to settle back into a geographic area he loves. Today, as project leader with BOWA, he is thoroughly engaged in the renovation of projects large and small for clients who understand that they have found a partner without peer to help them improve their Arcadia. Whether your ideal residence is an impeccably restored Palladian villa or a 1950’s Hunt Box that simply requires more closets and a few additions, the… Read More >

Executive Profile: Tim Burch, BOWA Project Leader

Featured on: Washington Business Journal Excerpt: “Burch, 44, a third-generation builder, has been in the home-remodeling industry for a quarter century. For two years, as lead project manager of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” he oversaw 4,000 people who built houses within a week. Earlier this year, Burch left the reality show for real life, joining Bowa…” For More Information: Click here to view the full article in a new window… Read More >

BOWA Presents 12th Annual Autism Speaks 5K

July 4th Fundraiser Encourages Participants to Walk, Jog, Run in Potomac, Md. or Wherever They’re Celebrating Independence Day BOWA (https://www.bowa.com), a home transformation company specializing in the design and construction of luxury renovations and additions will once again serve as the presenting sponsor for the 12th annual Autism Speaks 5K Run and One-Mile Walk on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in Potomac, Md. “New statistics are out and show that one in every 88 children is affected by autism,” said Steve Kirstein, BOWA principal, sponsorship chair for the Autism Speaks 5K and Run and One-Mile Walk and board member with the… Read More >

Highlights of BOWA’s Recent Community Involvement

BOWA, the Greater Washington area’s leader in the design and construction of luxury renovations and additions and a fixture in the community for more than 23 years, believes strongly in supporting the organizations that touch our employees, clients and business partners. Following are a few examples of our recent community involvement.  Autism Speaks July 4th 5K: BOWA’s Steve Kirstein is pleased to again be Sponsorship Chair for the Autism Speaks 5K race, and BOWA will again be Presenting Sponsor. Autism Speaks is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization devoted to the cause. New Dominion Women’s Club Spring Fling: BOWA’s Pat Tetro… Read More >

Top Real Estate Professionals Cautiously Optimistic Toward 2011

Featured in: Middleburg Life As is the case with many aspects of the economy, both locally and nationally, the new year often brings questions about what‟s ahead. One question of big interest always regards the real estate markets, including one right here in and around Middleburg. Will the high-end market go up, down or stay the same in 2011? With that in mind, Middleburg Life asked some local real estate experts where they think the Middleburg market is going in 2011. Click here to read the full article… Read More >

Greetings from Middleburg from all of us at BOWA

Each year, as the weather turns colder and the decorations start to appear, all of us at BOWA look forward to sponsoring and participating in the Christmas in Middleburg festivities.  This year’s event occurred Saturday, December 4th, 2010, and was attended by thousands who lined Washington Street in downtown Middleburg, VA, a charming historic town in Loudoun County.  As is tradition, the event was kicked off by the Middleburg Hunt as their approximately 100 horses, riders in red coats and dozens of hounds came through the center of town.  The parade which followed included local schools, businesses, organizations and social… Read More >

The Old Becomes New Again

Featured in: The Piedmont Virginian  Excerpt: Embracing the new while preserving the old is never an easy task. BOWA project leader Joe Burke was faced with this challenge two years ago, when Loudoun-estate homeowners enlisted his help with transforming their home just outside Leesburg. When originally built, the estate had been inspired by historic Carter’s Grove Plantation near Williamsburg — a classic example of Georgian architecture and a national historic landmark. As such, the Loudoun house featured distinguished architectural characteristics involving an even, symmetrical shape made out of bricks with rows of white-trimmed windows, ornamental columns, Palladian windows above the… Read More >

BOWA Builders Opens Middleburg Office

Nationally Ranked Builder’s Satellite will Service Loudoun and Fauquier Counties McLean, Va. — BOWA Builders, Inc., one of the nation’s largest whole-house remodelers, today announces the opening of a new office on East Washington Street in Middleburg, Va. “Obviously, there’s a growing market for custom home and large-scale remodeling in Fauquier and Loudoun Counties,” says Joe Burke, division manager for the expanded area. “But we’re not interested in being residential developers. We want to help new clients in these markets to improve upon what’s already there.” Under Burke’s direction, BOWA Builders’ expansion west comes in response to numerous requests from… Read More >

Georgian-Style Leesburg, Virginia Home Renovation

project profile Georgian-Style Home Renovation in Leesburg, Virginia 

Homeowner Challenge: The homeowners of this breathtaking Loudoun County, Virginia estate had a distinct vision for the updates to their home, originally built in 1988. They wanted to integrate new spaces that fit in seamlessly with the existing classic architecture. An upstairs living space and entertainment room and separate accommodations for three Wheaton Terriers was desired by the family. The BOWA Solution: The design build team at BOWA created a private upper-level living room from an existing rooftop terrace. It features a wall of glass windows and a new balcony with vistas… Read More >