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Ami Samuel Interiors Announces Multiple Award Winners
Congratulations to Ami Samuel Interiors . Honored with two Icon Awards for  Best Interior Design : Lake Ridge Plan 3 by Pardee Homes (pictured) & Strata by Shea Homes for  Multi-family Residence.  At SoCal Awards, Avalon Plan Perugia by Toll Brothers won for  Best Interior Merchandising $600,000-$900,000  category and most recently, at the Tribute Awards in Bellevue, Washington, Dawson Square by Toll Brothers won for Best Interiors Under 2,500 SF  and also for  Community of the Year-Multi Family.
Grand Opening of Monterra at Otay Ranch
Cornerstone is excited to announce the grand opening of Monterra at Otay Ranch . These well-crafted townhomes range from 1,573 - 1,828 sq.ft. with 3-4 Bedrooms and up to 3.5 bathrooms. Monterra is superbly located right across the street from a new elementary school. Pricing starts at $442,990.
Diana Longoria Joins Sudberry Properties as VP
Sudberry Properties has appointed Diana Longoria as Vice President of Asset Management – Residential. A highly regarded asset manager, Longoria has managed portfolios consisting of nearly 20,000 multifamily units during her 25-year career.  She will be responsible for Sudberry’s growing portfolio of multifamily apartment communities, which includes 1,350 units and more than 500 opening by 2020.
Fuscoe Engineering Celebrates 25 Acts of Giving
Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. celebrated its 25 th  year with a campaign of 25 Acts of Giving in lieu of an anniversary party. Throughout the year, employees contributed their time and effort to benefit 25 charitable organizations (over 700 hours total) including La Jolla Shores Beach Clean-up, furniture set up for HomeAid LA/WomenShelter of Long Beach, food packaging/pantry stocking for Second Harvest Food Bank and Inland Hope Partners Food Bank, butterfly garden planting for Orange County Parks & Rec, and HomeAid OC Family CareCenter’s Spectacular Saturday Night. Fuscoe Engineering’s brand,  full circle thinking ®   serves to remind staff of their commitment to support local communities.
BIA Political Leaders Reception
BIA recognized a few important individuals who are helping to make a difference within our association and our industry. The recipient of this year’s Housing Leadership Award was Mary Casillas Salas, Mayor of Chula Vista. The Legislative Affairs Award was presented to Jeff O’Connor with HomeFed Corp. and the Political Achievement Award was given to the entire Political Communications Committee. Our 2018 BIA Chair, Rita Brandin with Newland Real Estate Group, presented the Chair Award to Lori Asaro with Ultimate New Home Sales & Marketing for her tremendous dedication and commitment to the association and fabulous work as chair of SMC. Check out the BIA Facebook page to see the awards presentation!
Jingle & Mingle:
SMC's Final Event of 2018!
The Sales & Marketing Council of the BIA has welcomed many new members over this past year. We are hosting our final SMC event and we invite all members to attend, and if you are curious about the nationally award-winning SMC, you should join us! We roll out special membership pricing for 2019... only $95 (includes local & national membership) thru 12/31. Remember all SMC members attend our events for free ! Jingle & Mingle: Dec 5 at Westroot Tavern from 5-7 pm. Be sure to RSVP online !
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