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Toll Brothers to build 900 homes in D.C. suburb

Luxury home builder expands to West Virginia market

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Luxury home builder Toll Brothers on Monday said it plans to build nearly 900 homes in West Virginia's Martinsburg market, a suburb of Washington, D.C. The builder has plans to build 895 homes in five single-family and town home collections located off Delmar Orchard Road in Martinsburg, targeting those who work near D.C. The master-planned community of Martinsburg Station is slated to open in early 2006. The Horsham, Pa.-based company has been building homes in the Washington, D.C., area for more than a decade, Chairman and CEO Robert Toll said. West Virginia is linked to the major employment centers of the metro D.C. area, including the I-270 Technology Corridor in suburban Maryland and the Dulles Technology Corridor in suburban Virginia, by an excellent transportation network, including I-81 (north/south) and I-70 (east/west) and the MARC commuter train to downtown D.C. Toll Brothers serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult and second-home buyers and operates in 20 states....