"Educational Controversies: Integration, Neighborhood Schools and Racially Imbalanced Neighborhoods: Where is the Balance?" will be the topic for a panel presented by Suburban Maryland Fair Housing at Cedar Lane Unitarian Church at 8 p.m., March 31. It is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Montgomery County Education Association and offered by the George Washington University Library under a grant from the Maryland Committee on the Humanities and Public Policy.
The southern "Sunbelt" area of this country is agressively courting businesses to move there, while the Northeast is creating an "anti-business" climate, the former chairman of the National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives said recently. Stanley V. Tabor, vice president of real estate for Genreal Mills. Inc., whose corporate realty group was meeting in New Orleans, said Western states have no-growth policies and other state shave a "wati-and-see" attitude.
Williamsburg-styled townhouses developers Douglas Rosenbaum and George P. Shafran are building at The Tallwoods in west Springfield, Va., are nearly ready for sale, the developers said. Better Homes Realty, Inc., is handling sales of the houses on Hillside Road. The builders said they also plan to put up 127 townhouses, with prices starting at about $44,000.
Burr, Morris & Pardoe has been named sales agent for the Fountains, a 314-unit, high-rise condominium building in the Landmark area of ALexandria. The Fountains was built in 1971 by the Gelman Co. and converted into a condominium in 1974.
Thomas C. May has been named director and vice president of property management for the Braedon Companies. He will be responsible for the 3 million square feet of office space managed by Braedon. The firm also recently named Joyce E. HIlton as comptroller.
The J.F. Begg realty firm has opened its fourth branch, at 5101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Elaine White is The District of Columbia Builders Association will meet March 30 at the National Housing Center to talk about the real estate transaction tax act, sewers, moderate income housing, business opportunities, residential development and city planning.
William M. Kroll Jr. has been named manager of the Silver Spring office of Town & Country Properties. An Air Force veteran and a native of Washington, Kroll was graduated from the University of Maryland.