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Hoping you had a great February — Please enjoy all of the fantastic PPP announcements below and share your good news with us! As a member of the BIA SD, this benefit is great PR for you and your firm. If you have something to 'brag' about, please send it our way! New project, new job, new hire, an award??? - it's noteworthy!
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Millenia selected for OH! San Diego Tours on March 5th-12th
Millenia is proud to have been selected for the annual walk/web OH! San Diego tour on March 5th-12th. This new urban village brings more density and walkability to the suburbs and covers 80 walkable city blocks which will include 6 parks when complete. Millenia’s billing as a “pedestrian paradise” isn’t overstated, and you’ll see that during your OH! San Diego (which celebrates architecture, urban design and the built environment) self-guided tour. > LEARN MORE
Chris Brown - The New San Diego Sales Manager at Tri Pointe Homes
Tri Pointe Homes is proud to announce Chris Brown as their new Sales Manager in San Diego. He has an extensive background in new home sales management and focuses on delivering an outstanding consumer experience while maximizing profitability. Chris has a proven track record for meeting and surpassing sales goals. Chris is an SDSU graduate and fluent in Spanish. His skill set and experience will serve the San Diego team well as he leads the Tri Ponte Homes’ team of New Home Advisors and Specialists.
Procopio Partner Justine Nielsen Named Governance Chair of ULI San Diego-Tijuana
The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) San Diego-Tijuana District Council has named Justine Nielsen Governance Chair of the 700-member bi-national council. She will provide guidance and leadership to the district council in compliance with ULI policies and practices. Nielsen is a partner at Procopio, where she leads the firm’s Land Use Practice Group. An active civic leader, she is on numerous boards and on the City of San Diego’s Redistricting Commission.
The Harlow by ColRich sells out!
ColRich is pleased to announce their last 2 phases have sold out! All 58 homes are now sold at The Harlow. This was a 3-story townhome community on the corner of San Diego Mission & Rancho Mission Roads in Mission Valley, featuring contemporary finishes/architecture. “People went crazy for our unique features, such as the “car-porch”, backyards and a cool, split-level, open-concept living space in our largest units”, commented Sylvia Rose, the Sales Representative for ColRich. 
Lennar Opens New Models in South County

Cleo, a community of 6 distinctive floorplans that range from approximately 1,182 to 1,675 sf. and offer 2-4 bedrooms with 2 1/2 to 31/2 baths, has just opened its model homes, Lennar announced. Located in South County's Millenia development, Cleo residents will have exclusive access to amenities such as a swimming pool, spa, barbecue area, and tot lot. The six model homes are now available to view by appointment only via private tours with a New Home Consultant or self-guided tours.  Call 619-684-2702
Shea Homes ZOOMS into 2021
Shea Homes has begun pre-model sales at its newest community Marquee at Civita and reports that 11 homes were reserved at its initial release- which was conducted on ZOOM! Marquee at Civita features three-story townhomes that are contemporary in style and sustainable in design. The floorplans range from ~903 to 1,570 square feet, with one to three bedrooms and 1.5 to 2.5 baths. Prices range from the mid-$400's to the low $700's.
Stormwater Pros Wins City of Encinitas Project

Coming up on their 1 year anniversary, Stormwater Pros and their clients will be celebrating the successes of their partnerships. One of the many victories includes the commencement of the Leucadia Streetscape Phase 1 project, located along North Coast Highway 101 in the City of Encinitas. Stormwater Pros prepared the project's Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), helping their client receive the necessary permit coverage prior to construction and providing guidance on how to maintain compliance. Stormwater Pros is looking forward to another year of many SWPPP successes and new partnerships. 
Don't Miss the Nationals!
Get your FREE virtual ticket to this year's Nationals' winners. As a BIA SD member, you can watch this event 1-3 PM PST on March 5th, 2021. Presented by the National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC), a council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), along with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, The Nationals showcase winners in distinguished national, regional, and local publications. > GET YOUR FREE TICKET
Meridian Communities Launches New Community in the heart of Poway

Poway Commons is an exciting mix of new 3 and 4-bedroom townhomes and stylish elevator penthouse flats, conveniently located in the up-and-coming Poway city center. Anticipated from the mid $600s, the project will begin selling in early spring 2021. Sales and Marketing through New Homes Now Selling, Branding and website by Capstone Studios Design and Marketing.
Chaz Hinz & Justin Kollman named “Mortgage Professional of the Year” at NAHB’s The Nationals
Chaz Hinz & Justin Kollman with CrossCountry Mortgage received Silver Award honors for “Mortgage Professional of the Year” at NAHB’s The Nationals for 2021. Through education, commitment, and grit they expanded their business to create one of their best years yet! In 2020 they started working with 6 new Builders and were part of the lending team for 44 new home communities. Chaz & Justin also continue to hone their craft in “affordable home” lending, working directly with attorneys and home builders to develop workable guidelines for affordable products.
Interest List Now Forming at 3Roots

With construction well underway on 3Roots in Mesa Sorrento, the first homes are planned to go to market with a pre-sales launch this spring. Developed by Mesa Canyon Community Partners (MCCP), a partnership of three San Diego builders - Lennar, Shea Homes and California West Communities, 3Roots is a new “welltopia” of healthy living designed to care for the people who will live there. Walkable neighborhoods have been thoughtfully designed to connect residents to an abundance of parks and trails, promoting a healthy & active lifestyle. 
Daltile has just reopened its showroom (Studio) after an extensive remodel. 

Daltile's new studio concept is a design center with an open floor plan that showcases: new flooring, wall tiles, grouted accent boards, large format tiles, and so on.  In addition to the showroom, there is also The Stone Center that contains natural stone slabs, One Quartz, and Panoramic Slabs (our porcelain slabs). Daltile’s Studio, Stone Center and Sales Service Center are located at 7484 Raytheon Road in the heart of Kearny Mesa.
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