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Dear Danielle,

As we approach the end of 2023, we have many things to celebrate. As you enjoy our last PPP of 2023, please keep in mind what you might share with us in 2024. We celebrate your wins, a new project, a fresh addition to your team, or a well-deserved accolade. Submissions are due January 15, 2024.

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It's a marshmallow world!

The SMC Seasonal Celebration was a great way to end the year on a high note at Cork & Craft in Rancho Bernardo. The SMC celebrated 2023 with members old and new, gave a huge Thank You to exiting SMC Chair Melissa Auten with Unscripted Interiors, and as always, there were games and prizes. The hit of the evening…the Marshmallow Stacking Game (who can stack the most marshmallows using chopsticks?). Big winner of the evening was Leif Tollefson of US Bank!

Shea Homes Closes Out Townsend at Mission Circle

Blending an urban setting with a small-town feel, Townsend by Shea Homes sold and closed out strictly via a Priority List. Located in the booming city of San Marcos, Townsend attracted many local residents, including first-time buyers and move-up buyers, seeking the style and amenities of a brand new Shea Homes community.

Two Neighborhoods Sell Out at Citro in Fallbrook

Fragrant citrus groves, scenic valley vistas and hundreds of acres of nearby open space have made Tri Pointe Homes’ Citro community one of the fastest-selling developments in San Diego County. Both Avo & Castello, featuring detached homes, are now sold out. Avo recently closed out all 57 residences, welcoming their happy homeowners to this award-winning community!

First Closing Happens at the Eagerly Anticipated Fox Point Farms in Encinitas!

Shea Homes has celebrated its first closing at Fox Point Farms in Encinitas, San Diego’s first “Agrihood” community featuring edible landscaping, a farm-to-table restaurant and other amenities adjoining an organic farm. Shea is building 250 residences including townhomes, flats, cottages and carriages.  

McCullough announces four new team members in San Diego.

The entire team is excited to embark on this new chapter, with fresh talent on board and a collective determination to push the boundaries of landscape architecture. McCullough looks forward to contributing to the vibrant, ever-evolving Californian design scene, and we can't wait to see what incredible projects lie ahead. New to the team: Olivia Wax - Junior Associate, Bianca Zeto - Project Accountant, Lindsey Bonjean - Office Administrator, Haya Abboodi - Student Intern.

Mary Chaparro & Team Achieves Top 100 Status

Chaparro and Associates was recently recognized by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties (BHHSCP) for achieving the Top 100 in San Diego County for both Production and Transactions. Chaparro attributes this recent honor to her dynamic team: Kacey Smith, Dave Long and Cheryl Chen. Mary Chaparro began her real estate career working for home builders and has been an active member of the BIA since 1985. As a Broker and CSP, Chaparro and Associates provides an array of support services for builders in addition to traditional resale services.  

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People, Props and Properties is accepting submissions for the next edition, please send material by the 15th of the month. All BIA members are welcome to submit for this publication.
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