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Tri Pointe Group Named 2019 Builder of the Year by Builder and Developer Magazine

DEC 2019

IRVINE, CALIF. (December 4, 2019) – TRI Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH), one of the top 10 largest public homebuilding companies in the United States based on revenue, has won the Builder of the Year Award from Builder and Developer magazine, the management resource for professional homebuilders nationwide. Based on voting by readers of the influential building magazine, TRI Pointe Group was nominated and selected for its impressive growth, community building and LivingSmart® program.

“TRI Pointe Group is honored to win this award from Builder and Developer and its readers,” said CEO Doug Bauer. “The company’s premium lifestyle brand strategy at all price points focuses on design, innovation and the customer experience. And while that strategy is critical to our success, it would not be possible without our talented and dedicated team members who, coast to coast, day in and day out, are committed to and demonstrate their passion for providing a world-class experience for our homebuying customers.”

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KTGY Receives 2019 SAGE Honors for Regency Palms in Long Beach

DEC 2019

IRVINE, Calif. – KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that the firm’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association of Southern California’s Council on Shaping Advancements in Generational Environments (SAGE)’s 2019 SAGE Awards program. Celebrating its 25th year, these annual awards honor the innovative professionals, projects and programs that have contributed to the enhancement of life for residents age 55+ in the western United States. Winners were celebrated on November 21ST in a gala ceremony in Costa Mesa, California. Regency Palms in Long Beach, California received the 2019 SAGE Award for the Best 55+ Remodeled Project, and Sun Bay Senior Club in Los Angeles received the 2019 SAGE Award for the Best 55+ Indoor Common or Amenity Space.

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TRI Pointe Homes Announces Canvas, Upcoming Community in Anaheim, CA

OCT 2019

Irvine, CA, October 21, 2019 – TRI Pointe Homes® Southern California, a premium West Coast homebuilder, is excited to unveil Canvas, a new planned community coming to Anaheim, Calif. Located at 916 E. Santa Ana St., Canvas will consist of 232 residences in three (3) collections. Canvas will join the burgeoning arts, music, entertainment and culinary scene in Anaheim, which is quickly becoming a top cultural hotspot in Orange County.

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HomeAid Orange County has a NEW Executive Director!

OCT 2019

HomeAid Orange County is pleased to announce the appointment of Gina Scott as Executive Director.

“I am incredibly humbled and honored to be appointed as the Executive Director of HomeAid Orange County - the organization that has fueled my passion to end homelessness for the past two decades. It is with deep gratitude as I now step into this role, to work alongside my friend and mentor, Scott Larson, as he leads HomeAid America as their Chief Executive Officer.”Gina Scott said. “I am committed to advancing the mission of HomeAid Orange County, and I will not rest until enough housing is developed so homelessness ceases to exist in our community.” ...

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Don Neff Donates $10k to CHF's BITA Program!

OCT 2019

During the Little Black Dress and Tie Social event on October 16, 2019, the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF)’s Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) high school workforce training program received a $10,000 donation, generously contributed by Don Neff, founder of JLP Construction Services.

Don Neff has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of the construction and homebuilding industry and recognizes the need for a trained homebuilding workforce in California and has generously donated to the BITA program to make lasting change in our industry...

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Rick Engineering Company Hires Brooke Peterson, AICP as Planning Director

OCT 2019

San Diego, CA – Rick Engineering Company (RICK) is pleased to announce Brooke Peterson, AICP has joined the firm’s Community Planning and Landscape Architecture Department as the Director of Planning. Brooke has more than 19 years of experience managing complex planning and development projects throughout Southern California. This key hire enhances RICK’s leadership capacity, expertise, and ability to provide diverse public and private clients with unique, thoughtful, and advanced planning solutions.

 

“RICK has built a tremendous legacy of planning and development work here in San Diego and beyond,” Brooke said. “As the company advances into a new paradigm focused on growth and innovation, I’m excited to join the team and lead the growth and expansion of RICK’s Community Planning and Landscape Architecture practice.” ...

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Murow|CM Announces Rebrand to Murow Development Consultants

OCT 2019

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Murow|CM, a leading provider of land development consulting services, today announced the business rebranded to Murow Development Consultants. The comprehensive rebrand further elevates the focus on servicing the land development industry and as part of this rebrand includes a new logo, positioning, and website. Branding research determined that evolving its brand identity, rather than completely changing its name, was the optimal decision.

CEO Greg Perrine states, "Murow Development Consultants reflects and better aligns with the suite of services we offer while maintaining our high level of service to be consistent with our core competencies. While our commitment to our existing clients and channels we serve will not change, we feel this rebranding better communicates our value proposition to our industry. This is an exciting change for us and marks a strategic pivot in our future direction as a land development consulting group." ...

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