Author Archives: Columbia Uptown Team

Green Your Apartment

As climate change and environmental issues continue to be hot topics on a global scale, more and more people are trying to do their small part at home. Here are some easy lifestyle tips on how to “green” your apartment from a NYC-based zero-waste expert and an eco-conscious interior designer who writes about eliminating single-use…

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Cheers to 65 Years!

At Van Metre, we believe the strength of a community is determined by the people who call it home. So for 65 years, we have been building new homes, offices, apartments and retail centers in the greater Washington region. Our portfolio of companies combines and connects to support each other’s success and enrich the lives…

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Filling your Apartment with Fall Decor

With the dog days of summer in our rearview mirror, it’s time to embrace all that fall has to offer—vibrant leaves, crisp apples, chunky knits, a piping hot cup of cider. There’s a definite shift in our interiors as well, with windows closed up and darker hours descending. Here are just a few ways to fill your living…

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