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Davidson Communities Unveils New Models
Davidson Communities and Design Line Interiors have partnered together in this once in a lifetime project,  Delta Coves at Bethel Island. Designed to maximize waterfront living, this destination community embodies all that the Delta lifestyle has to offer. These beautifully designed models showcase a contemporary resort style, perfectly inspired for entertaining.
Pardee Homes Debuts New Neighborhood
Solmar , a community of 74 townhomes released its first 12 homes with prices starting in the high $300s. Located at Playa Del Sol in south San Diego, the neighborhood offers five floor plans, ranging from 1,310 to 1,915 sq. ft. Solmar is the first neighborhood in Playa Del Sol to feature Pardee’s smart home technology through their HomeSmart® program allowing homeowners to utilize smart technology for lights, garage doors, thermostats and more. 
HRI Design Welcomes New Director of Business Development
Melissa Auten has over 25 years of marketing and business development experience at multiple companies that have radically impacted the trajectory of her career. Working at the Building Industry Association of Southern California, she gained interest in home building, eventually working for member companies Sub-Zero, Wolf and most recently Fisher & Paykel appliances. Melissa’s broad design knowledge, leadership skills, professional acumen and engaging personality have made her a perfect fit for HRI Design .
Sip & Swap Success for BIA Cares
SMC launched a new event, “Sip and Swap” to raise funds to support BIA Cares. The team garnered gently used cocktail and formal attire from fellow BIA & SMC members and gained donations from businesses at One Paseo, Del Mar Highlands Town Center and the Villages at Pacific Highlands Ranch to raffle at the event. Attendees were able to buy the donated dress wear at bargain prices while enjoying beverages and tasty bites. Due to the contributions and support of many, SMC collected $1,242 for BIA Cares! Unsold dresses were donated to The Princess Project, supplying young ladies with prom/party dresses, who otherwise could not afford them.
Buy New Homes San Diego Welcomes Olimon
Stephanie Olimon has joined Buy New Homes San Diego. In her role as Marketing and Communications Assistant, Stephanie engages builders and their teams in the new homes listing service. Buy New Homes San Diego is scheduled to launch it's builder program in late 2019.
Kudos to These Second Quarter Sales Professional Award Winners!
Derek Cruz, Nyla Sterling,
Mathew Green & Justin Taylor
Pardee Homes Inland Empire
Mark Patterson
Boulevard at Millenia
Clint McKinnon
UNHS For KirE Builders
Willow Ridge Estates
Katie Hansen
Jeanette Kagan
Sterling Heights
Bonnie Kralovec
Julie Ozanich
Loan Depot/Gaylord Hanson
Most Valuable Team Player
Congrats to the ICON 2019 winners! And — SMC's Presidents Rock!
April Gingras, SMC's current President with Lori Asaro, SMC's immediate past President at ICON 2019. Ms. Gingras's firm, Pardee Homes walked with five awards and Ms. Asaro received two professional awards and one community award for Best Promotion at Millenia .

Click here for the full list of winners.
Click here for photos on BIA's Facebook page.
TRIO Honored as BIA ICON Finalist
With a newly established location in San Diego, TRIO, a Denver-based design firm focused on market-driven design is honored as an ICON finalist for Best Website!  TRIO West Coast , led by Ericka Moody, Tina Villa and Theresa Granados, collaborates with builders and developers coast to coast on model homes, clubhouses, sales centers, commercial, hospitality, and multifamily projects.
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