PEOPLE, PROPS & PROPERTIES
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Boulevard at Millenia Sets High Sales Pace
Lennar's new community of upscale rowhomes, Boulevard at Millenia, has sold more than one half of the 78 homes in the development in just 5 months! The homes showcase modern architecture with stylish exterior detailing and offer three distinctive floor plans ranging from 1,681 to 2,046 sq. ft. The Boulevard at Millenia sales office and models are open daily. 
Hinz & Kollman in Top 1%
Chaz Hinz & Justin Kollman, SVP of Mortgage Lending at bemortgage have won the  Mortgage Executive Magazine   Top 1% Mortgage Originator Award They are part of an elite group of leading mortgage originators from across the country that have won for their 2018 total closed loan volume. This award recognizes the service, dedication and hard work that Chaz and Justin put into serving their clients during the home loan process. Contact Chaz Hinz to find out more about this award winning team.
National CORE Opens Vista del Puente
With the assistance of various State and Federal financing sources, including the HCD Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Program, HUD HOME Investment Partnership Program and Low-Income Housing Tax credits, National CORE opened Vista Del Puente in December of 2018. The 52 unit complex includes 26 set asides for homeless veterans and 12 for households previously experiencing homelessness.
“This is a perfect example of what it means to actually build units that will be housing our Veterans, that are going to be housing our family members,” said San Diego City Council President Georgette Gomez, who represents Council District 9, where Vista del Puente is located.  “So, I’m ecstatic; I’m excited. And we definitely need more.”
Fuscoe Engineering Wins Top Workplaces List
Fuscoe Engineering , Inc., an Irvine-based civil engineering firm, is pleased to announce that it ranked in the Top 20 Midsize Firms in Orange County Register’s 2018 Top Workplaces List. Opportunities for growth abound at Fuscoe. Over 65% of its employees have moved up through the ranks, as Fuscoe passionately supports ongoing professional development. Also, the firm has a much higher percentage of women in leadership and management roles than almost all other engineering firms. To learn more about open career opportunities at Fuscoe Engineering, please contact Pamela Fleming , Director of Human Resources, or Human Resources Specialist, Jessica Lopez , or call 949.474.1960.
2019 BIA SD SMC President
April Gingras , Sales Manager for Pardee Homes San Diego, is the 2019 President of the Sales & Marketing Council of BIA San Diego. April has served on the SMC for numerous years, most recently on the Executive Board as Vice President in 2018.  The two-time nationally awarded Council is thrilled to welcome April as their President and looks forward to continuing to thrive under her leadership.  “I’m confident April will be able to continue to assist the Sales and Marketing Council to greater success in this new role,” said Jimmy Ayala, division president of Pardee Homes San Diego. “Gingras’ sales expertise and keen passion to lead will help further the organization’s aim to engage the community to pursue individual excellence, expand knowledge and skills, and inspire creativity throughout the San Diego region.”
Sudberry Properties Announces Creation of Residential Management Division
Sudberry Properties has established a new Residential Management Division and hired a staff of more than 20 property management professionals to manage the company’s growing portfolio of multifamily apartment communities that consists of 1,350 existing apartments and 525 more under construction that will open by 2020.
New Fire Station in South County
Meridian Development announced that construction for Fire Station #10 will soon be underway at Millenia . The official ground-breaking ceremony is slated for late March and will be hosted by the City of Chula Vista Fire Department at the site. The Millenia Fire Station project will consist of a two-story structure of approximately 12,500 square feet and will include three double deep, drive through, apparatus bays.
First Time Gold Award Winners at The Nationals at IBS
The Sales & Marketing Council of BIA San Diego County was awarded top honors by the National Sales & Marketing Council (NAHB/NSMC) as Best Council of the Year. Dozens of San Diego SMC members attended the International Builders Show and The Nationals Awards gala, held in Las Vegas. The Nationals, NAHB’s largest and most prestigious awards competition, was established in 1982, and celebrates North America’s best new-home sales and marketing, and recognizes outstanding achievements in dozens of categories. The Award marks the second for the Council; first time Silver Award for 2017 and first time Gold Award for 2018! Take a look at the Winner's Book to view all Silver and Gold Winners.
Hamilton Takes New Role at Cavignac & Associates
Jase Hamilton, AFSB, CPCU, has been promoted to Surety Department Manager at Cavignac & Associates , a San Diego-based risk management and insurance brokerage firm specializing in the design and construction industry. Hamilton joined Cavignac & Associates in 2013 and will oversee the department’s operations, set standard operating procedures, head and manage all servicing and processing of department personnel, and maintain and expand insurance carrier relationships.
Ryan Young Interiors Pairs with ColRich

Sara Kilburn, Vice President of Client Relations for Ryan Young Interiors , announced their recent model home installation at ColRich’s latest attached home project, “Anden” in San Marcos. The photo showcases the sophisticated small space design demonstrated in the Plan 3 at the community.
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