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New Decade, New Principals at Cavinac
Cavignac & Associates  is starting off the new decade with two new principals, including Kelly Potter, CIC, PWCA, and Preston Cavignac, CPCU, CIC, CRM. They join six existing principals in part ownership of the firm, participating on the company’s executive board of management and helping to drive the future growth and direction of the 60-member risk management and insurance brokerage firm.
Poway Approves New Community
After 29 months of working with the city planners, Meridian Development received approval from the City of Poway to build 97 for-sale, market-rate condominiums; 44 units of affordable senior housing and 584 square feet of commercial space on lots on both sides of Poway Road west of Tarascan Drive/Civic Center Drive. Poway Mayor Steve Vaus and the Council members all voted for approval of the new project.
Successful Sales Brings Close-Out
Just one home remains at Willow Ridge Estates , a new home community in Ramona by KirE Builders Inc. The single-level home sits on over ½ acre homesite with room for an RV. The 17 home community will be construction complete and welcome its final homeowners in February.
Pinnacle, New Urban Homes in South County
Known for their award-winning and innovative homes, Meridian Communities presents  Pinnacle at Millenia . Opening in February, this new community offers contemporary living and chic, modern design, with six unique floorplans that feature meticulous detailing and wide-open living spaces . Meridian Communities recently celebrated their final sales in December for the sold-out communities of Evo, Metro & Trio, also within Millenia .
New Company Launched
Lori Asaro announced the grand opening of her new company, New Homes Now Selling Inc , a sales and marketing firm that specializes in partnering with new home builders and developers to create sales results for their new home communities. The company serves San Diego and Imperial Counties and offers special programs specifically designed to create sales success for entire projects, large or small, and builder close-outs.
Introducing Alia, a New Coastal Community
Shea Homes  is celebrating the model grand opening of  Alia   on Saturday January 25th. The community, located in Encinitas, showcases 13 single family detached homes, offering 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2.5 to 4.5 baths and range from approx. 2,430-3,842 sq.ft. with prices starting from $1.5M. 
Sierra, a Unique Collection of Townhomes in Vista
Sierra , a gated community of 60 homes built by  KB Home , has released its final phase. Sierra is located in Vista and features 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths, starting from the mid $400,000's.
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