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New projects, new hires, new promotions! So much to celebrate!

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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Pre-Sales Begin at Orchard Knolls 
Warmington Residential is pleased to announce that pre-sales have begun at Orchard Knolls in San Marcos. This enclave of 20 luxury homes has been well-received by visitors and more than half of the homes released in Phase 1 are already sold! Orchard Knolls offers both single-story and 2-story homes on large lots in a picturesque neighborhood. Grand Opening anticipated in June. Prices start in the $1.2M’s.  
Meridian Communities Starts Pre-Sales at Poway Commons
Meridian Communities announces that pre-sales are underway and the first townhomes were offered for sale in April at Poway Commons, a mixed-use community in the historic Poway Town Center District. Model homes will open in June and homes will be available for occupancy in late summer. The pedestrian-friendly community will feature 97 market-rate townhomes and flats by Meridian Communities, 44 affordable apartments for seniors by Chelsea Investment Corporation, and 2.2 acres for future mixed-use. 
Chuck Brenkus Celebrates 30 Years with Taylor Trim
Taylor Trim & Supply, Inc. celebrates Chuck Brenkus for his 30 years of service with the company. Chuck has been an integral part of Taylor Trim nearly since its inception. He started as a Foreman, then became a Field Superintendent, and over the years, his role continued to grow. Chuck now heads the Single-Family department, where his vast experience and industry knowledge are well-recognized and respected by his peers.
Introducing Bridge Corps – Working to Bridge the Gap from Education to a Career
One year ago, a group of highly passionate industry leaders came together for one special purpose: to help bridge the gap between education and employment, with an emphasis on creating opportunities for diversity, equity, and inclusion for the future leaders of the development, building and construction industries. Bridge Corps is committed to paving paths for the young people of the BITA program and the CHF Scholarship program, providing opportunities for mentorships, internships, and ultimately employment possibilities within the building and construction industry.
Sudberry Properties Announces First Retail Leases at Civita
Sudberry Properties announces that it has leased, or is in negotiation, on nearly half of the 18,000-square-foot first phase of retail at The Row at Civita in Mission Valley. New tenants expected to move in by year-end include El Tianguis Rolled Taquitos, Southpaw Veterinary, and Cork & Barrel, an upscale bottle shop. 
Patty Austin Joins CBI Finished Home Design
CBI Finished Home Design is thrilled to announce that Patty Austin has joined their team with over 35 years serving the new home building industry. Patty is passionate about working with new homebuyers online, at the models, at the design center, and in their new homes, to help homebuyers personalize their homes to reflect their personal tastes and enhance their lifestyle.
SB&O, Inc. congratulates Aaron Parker on his promotion to President, San Diego
Aaron has been with SB&O since 2001. He has demonstrated exemplary growth in the fields of Civil Engineering and Business Development, which has led to his promotion to President of SB&O San Diego Office.  Aaron holds a BSCE from OSU and an MBM from CSU San Marcos. His skillset and experience, coupled with his vision for the future of SB&O, will serve our company, our clients, and our industry well. 
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