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BIA Recognized at Nationals
A sold-out room of building industry enthusiasts enjoyed a night of celebration of achievements at "The Nationals", held at Caesar's Palace during IBS. Among the many San Diego BIA member companies that were award winners are Davidson Communities for Best Detached Community of the Year, Micah Ross with Shea Homes for Sales Professional of the Year-Silver Award, April Gingras with Pardee Homes for Sales Manager of the Year-Silver Award, and BIA San Diego Sales & Marketing Council for Best Council of the Year (200-300 Members)-Silver Award. View the winners book to see all the   Gold & Silver Winners !  
New Luxury at Delta Cove
Known for winning top honors at the International Builders Show,  Davidson Communities i ntroduces  Davidson Collection at  Delta Coves . These new luxury homes are located on the shores of the California Delta with their own private dock, and a range of two story floor plans.

Sales Success at Grand Opening
Pinnacle at Millenia by Meridian Communities , sold 7 of the first 12 homes released for sale on it's opening weekend. The community features City Towns floorplans that include a popular multi-gen suite, and Elevator Penthouses that showcase rooftop decks with private residence elevators. The sales office and model complex are now open 7 days a week.  
National Sales & Marketing Council Appointment
Lori Asaro, President of New Homes Now Selling has been slated to serve a second term on NAHB's National Sales & Marketing Council (NSMC) on the Board of Trustees.  Builders, new-homes sales or marketing professionals, real estate agents, etc. can all find a home with the NSMC to keep their businesses thriving. The council connects people and builds careers through education, information, resources and networking. It also publishes  Sales and Marketing Ideas Magazine  and sponsors the annual new home sales and design awards,  The Nationals .

Grand Opening in El Cajon
New Homes Now Selling Inc . announced the grand opening  McNeil Ranch Estates in El Cajon. The community showcases two, single level floorplans, with 5 bedrooms, up to 4 baths, 3 car garages and 3,700+ square feet on nearly 1/2 acre homesites, with prices starting at $1M.  Learn more.  
S eniors Welcome Affordable New Home Community
Bella Vita , by Affirmed Housing , has been awarded by NAHB 55+ Affordable Rental Community of the year. It offers 65 one and two-bedroom affordable apartment homes for seniors age 55 and older. This beautiful new community has brightened the local community offering not only housing, but also 3,000 square feet of commercial space. The 24-million-dollar community offers common gathering space, community gardens, and terraces.   
Grand Opening of New Affordable Apartments
Introducing Bluewater and  Stella , two new communities in the Grantville neighborhood by Affirmed Housing . Bluewater offers 80 one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes for families.  Stella offers 80 studio and one-bedroom supportive housing units for those who have experienced homelessness or who may have special needs. The two new communities are located within a half mile of the Grantville Trolley, restaurants, and healthcare services.      
Hill Construction Wins Platinum BALA Award!
Hill Construction attended the NAHB’s Best in American Living Awards show (BALA) in Las Vegas January 22, 2020 during the annual International Builders’ Show and brought home the Platinum Award for Best Custom Home 3,001 to 4,000 sq. ft. Now in its 36th year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry.
HechtSolberg Names New Partners and Welcomes Associates
HechtSolberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley LLP has named Jennifer Chang and Márcia Loeffelholz senior partners at the real estate and business law firm and named Talon Powers a partner. The firm also announced the addition of three new associates: Beth Abramson, Sadaf Behdin and Pooja Pujara. 

Now Leasing Paseo Village Townhomes
Sunrise Management has completed the lease up at  Paseo Village , a luxury development located in the heart of Ramona in northeast San Diego County. Sunrise recently took over management of the new, 31-unit, nine-building community which features three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, Craftsman-style homes - each with a two-car, direct access garage - and are 1,577 to 1,632 square feet. 
Pardee Homes Strikes Gold and Silver at National Awards
Pardee Homes came out on top with a Gold Award for “Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Priced over $1 Million” and Silver Awards for April Gingras (SMC's past president) for “Sales Manager of the Year”, “Best Single-Family Detached Model Home - 2,501 to 3,000 square feet” and “Detached Community of the Year - defined as a single neighborhood and collection of plans by one builder.”
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