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The Metropolitan at Lorton Station Reveals High-End Amenities at Grand Opening

Tiffany & Co. and Apple MacBook Housewarming Gifts Presented to Residents

February 8, 2007

Kettler (formerly KSI Services, Inc.), one of the Washington area’s leaders in diversified real estate development and property management, will offer residents, potential residents and guests an opportunity to mingle with the Washington Capitals, as well as representatives from Tiffany and Co. and American Express at the grand opening of Lorton’s first upscale rental community, The Metropolitan at Lorton Station, on Sunday, February 11 from Noon-5pm.

Attendees will also have a chance to participate in significant giveaways, such as a gift basket from the 24-hour virtual concierge service, VIPdesk; a $100 American Express gift card; a Tiffany & Co. bracelet; and a hockey stick signed by Washington Capitals players.

“Lorton is one of the best-kept secrets in the region,” said Karen Kossow, assistant vice president of sales and marketing for Kettler Management. “We wanted to create a community that would enhance Lorton’s appeal and marry upscale living with convenience for our residents.”

The Metropolitan at Lorton Station is ideally located within walking distance of the VRE and the new restaurants and shops of Lorton Town Center. It will offer 251 apartments with six apartment types and over 14 floor plans. In addition to their luxury amenities, each lease will be accompanied by an Apple MacBook computer.

Upscale amenities include 24-hour virtual concierge service by VIPdesk, the convenience of automatic rent payments via American Express which allow residents to earn redeemable reward points, 24-hour business and fitness centers, attached controlled-access garage parking and elevators. Additional amenities will include a billiards room, residents’ lounge with coffee bar and swimming pool and sundeck.

The Metropolitan at Lorton Station apartments are finished comparably to high-end condominiums. Unique finishes include built-in computer desks in select homes, ceramic tile in kitchen and baths, garden-style soaking tubs, granite countertops, hardwood floors, a variety of cabinet types, and GE Profile ™ Stainless Steel appliances.

About Kettler

Based in Northern Virginia, Kettler (formerly known as KSI) is a leading developer of award-winning, mixed-use residential and commercial properties across the Washington Metropolitan area. In 2006, Kettler was named one of the area’s largest private companies by the Washington Business Journal and is one of the nation’s top 15 multifamily developers. Kettler has developed more than five million square feet of commercial space and more than 50,000 homes. Current projects include urban and transit-oriented developments, multifamily housing, commercial and mixed-use developments and resort communities. Robert C. Kettler, a third-generation builder and developer, founded Kettler in 1977.