Tag Archives: Alexandria

BOWA Welcomes Alexandria Native to Growing Project Leader Team

Caroline Goree joins award-winning home remodeling firm to lead Alexandria projects McLean, Va. – BOWA, bowa.com, an award-winning residential design and construction firm specializing in renovations ranging from master suites and kitchens to whole-house and whole-condo remodels, announces Caroline Goree has joined the team as its newest Project Leader. An Alexandria resident, Caroline brings a diverse background in high-end interior design and real estate, and will be focusing on developing our client base in that community. “Caroline’s background and knowledge of the Alexandria market will make her a valuable team member,” said Josh Baker, co-founder of BOWA.  “Her experience in… Read More >

BOWA Sponsors 21st Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta Charity Event in Alexandria, VA

Once again this year, BOWA is proud to be a local sponsor for the 21st Annual Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta charity event in Alexandria, VA. The event occurs on September 6th, 2014 on the Potomac River within site of the Washington DC monuments. Jim Little, BOWA’s Chief Knowledge Officer, will be fundraising and racing aboard the sailboat “Paradiso” for the fifth year in a row.  Over the past four years Team Paradiso has raised over $30,000 in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in what is always a fun and meaningful event that raises awareness and money in the… Read More >

Luxury Remodeling on the Rise for Condo Experts like BOWA

Dubbed by some as “the largest social trend of the early 21st century,” the shift toward urban living has made national headlines in recent months. In increasing numbers, empty nesters are shedding their large homes and yards in the suburbs in favor of condominiums nestled in among Gen Xers and all the conveniences, arts and culture city life has to offer. BOWA’s own work substantiates this trend. Not long ago, condominium remodeling was a very small piece of BOWA’s business, but today it is a significant and growing portion. With projects ranging from pull-and-replace kitchens to whole-unit renovations, in buildings… Read More >

BOWA Sponsors 20th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta in Alexandria, VA

Once again this year, BOWA is proud to be a local sponsor for the 20th Annual Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta in Alexandria, VA. The event occurs on September 7th, 2013 on the Potomac River within site of the Washington DC monuments. Jim Little, BOWA’s Chief Knowledge Officer, will be fundraising and racing aboard the sailboat “Paradiso” for the fourth year in a row in what is always a fun and meaningful event that raises awareness and money in the fight against cancer. The proceeds from the 2013 Leukemia Cup help advance The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission: cure leukemia, lymphoma,… Read More >

Award-Winning Home Remodeling Firm, BOWA, Welcomes Experienced Home Renovation Expert to Serve Virginia Clients

McLean, Va. – BOWA, www.bowa.com, an award-winning residential remodel and construction firm specializing in luxury additions and renovations, announces Jim Harris as its newest Project Leader. Harris is a skilled home remodeling professional who has been an owner and later a partner of two design/build companies throughout his 13 years of home renovation experience in Northern Virginia. “Jim brings with him a lot of high-level experience in home remodeling work and a dedication to providing exceptional customer service,” said Josh Baker, founder of BOWA. “Jim’s standards and approach to providing clients with expert advice and delivering an exceptional customer experience… Read More >

Donating Home Goods to Good Causes

This time of year many of us make an effort to help those in our community who are less fortunate through the donation of goods, dollars or service. Whether it’s the spirit of the season that motivates you or a year-end push for tax purposes, consider the following organizations that will gladly accept your donation of home-related items. A Wider Circle   This organization provides basic-need items to families transitioning out of shelters and those living without life’s necessities. A Wider Circle furnishes the homes of more than 1,000 children and adults each month. If you wish to donate furniture and… Read More >

Holiday Home Cleanup Day – Coming Soon!

As a thank you to the neighbors in the Alexandria community where we have recently worked, BOWA will host a Holiday Home Cleanup Day. Home Cleanup Day is a great opportunity to donate and recycle gently used household items, toys and clothing, and dispose of any holiday debris or other unwanted clutter.  A BOWA employee will help folks unload their items and a Goodwill representative will be on hand to accept donations and provide receipts. Date:  Saturday, January 5, 2013Time:  9:00 am – 11:00 amWhere:  Wolfe Street at the Harborside Community entrance, Alexandria, VAWhat:  Donate gently used household goods, clothing… Read More >

BOWA Sponsors 19th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta Charity Event in Alexandria, VA

Once again this year, BOWA is proud to be a local sponsor for the 19th Annual Leukemia Cup Sailing Regatta charity event in Alexandria, VA. The event occurs on September 8th, 2012 on the Potomac River within site of the Washington DC monuments. Jim Little, BOWA’s Chief Knowledge Officer will be fundraising and racing aboard the sailboat “Paradiso” for the third year in a row in what is always a fun and meaningful event that raises awareness and money in the fight against cancer. The proceeds from the 2012 Leukemia Cup charity event help advance The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s… 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 >

Case Study – Thomas French Architect partners with BOWA on a conservatory and pool house project in Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia

Featured in: Home & Design Sourcebook Excerpt:  Architect Thomas French lets in the light in a spacious Fairfax County pool house.  The challenge was to bring in light without roasting the occupants,” says Thomas French of the bright, airy pool house he recently completed in the sought-after enclave of Belle Haven in Northern Virginia. Tapped to create a structure that would mirror the residents’ main house and look at home in their traditional neighborhood, French paid close attention to the placement of windows. …The result is a two-bedroom cottage with a kitchenette, a large main gathering area with vaulted ceilings… Read More >