Four Essential Cyber Safety Tips Every Business Should Know

In today’s digital world, cybersecurity has become a critical aspect of any business or organization. Cyber-attacks can cause significant financial loss, reputational damage, and loss of sensitive data. Here are four recommended measures that any organization/business can take to defend itself against cyber security risks…

Art and Creative Placemaking in Mount Vernon Plaza

Visitors to Mount Vernon Plaza may have noticed the murals of birds and paint life at the shopping center. We recently contracted with BCT Design Group to create the murals, which provide a unique photo background for guests to Mount Vernon Plaza and add to the community-focused environment of the property. The art was inspired by the notion of living outside the hustle and bustle of everyday life, with birds and florals serving as the underlying theme.

Benefits of Borrowing from a Community Bank

When it comes to business banking needs, small businesses have been underserved by big banks. Those who have come to expect more from their banking relationships are discovering considerable gaps in the service experience. The most significant gap is the lack of a tangible personal connection, which typically translates into a transactional-based relationship. 

What is a Fix & Flip Loan from a Hard Money Lender?

Unlike conventional mortgages, hard money Fix and Flip loans are specifically structured to allow real estate investors to quickly purchase, renovate, and sell or refinance properties. For example, a conventional loan will take 45 to 60 days to close. A Hard Money Fix & Flip loan will take 10 to 25 days to close. Further, unlike bank loans, hard money Fix and Flip loans are underwritten to future value and normally include a renovation reserve. The renovation funds are disbursed to the Borrower over the course of the project. Once the renovations are complete, the loans are either paid off through the sale of the property or a refinance of the loan.

Recap: Economic Outlook 2023

Close to 100 people gathered this past Thursday at Belle Haven Country Club for Economic Outlook 2023, an annual event produced by The Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation. The event was presented by Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, P.C…

Assignments vs. Subleases: What are the Differences?

A tenant who no longer needs its space may want to assign or sublet their premises. Or a business who needs space, may consider subleasing a space, or having that tenant assign its lease to them. Although assignments and subleases are similar, they have distinct legal consequences. Some of the key issues are set out below.

Get Ready for Spring: Start Planning Your Outdoor Living Space Now

Submitted By: Miles Campbell, Marketing Director | Campbell Ferrara | | Alexandria VA Spring is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start thinking about transforming your backyard into an outdoor living and entertainment...