RALEIGH, NC, January 11, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh (http://www.ashtonwoodshomes.com), the North Carolina division of an award-winning national private home builder, has announced that it is a finalist in the Triangle Business Journal's 2013 Real Estate Awards. The company is a finalist in the residential development category for GlenLake South, located in the heart of Raleigh. The annual awards, previously known as the SPACE Awards, recognize the top commercial and residential real estate executives and companies in the Triangle region. This marks the first year the award recognition is available to local residential real estate developers and real estate agents. Previously the program focused solely on the commercial real estate sector. Winners in 18 categories will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Newcastle South Building in Durham, N.C.
The GlenLake South development, located in close proximity to Crabtree Valley Mall, is a low-maintenance community with architecture that exemplifies Old World elegance. The community features luxurious and maintenance-free living surrounded by 12 acres of open space, including lakes, numerous sidewalks and a rose garden. The neighborhood's model home received the Parade of Homes award for exceptional kitchen design for its beautiful hardwoods, gourmet kitchen appliances and granite countertops. Edward Grant of Ashton Woods Homes is the community sales manager for GlenLake South.
Since entering the North Carolina market in 2010, Ashton Woods Homes has expanded exponentially throughout the Triangle area. In just two years, the Raleigh division has met the Department of Energy Builder Challenge for its dedication to energy efficiency, was featured in the Builder 100 Private Top 10 list in 2010 and 2011, and was ranked No. 15 among the top 25 local residential home builders by Triangle Business Journal. The firm's strong commitment to green building, affordable living and high quality construction have played a key role in Ashton Woods Homes tremendous success in the Triangle, as the area continues to experience a large uptick in residential building needs. The company has established a strong presence in the Triangle with 14 neighborhoods located throughout Raleigh, Cary, Morrisville, Durham and Apex. Two Ashton Woods Homes' neighborhoods, Grace Park in Morrisville and Chessington in Raleigh, have sold out completely in a very short amount of time.
"We are honored to be considered finalists for the 2013 Real Estate Awards," said Hampton Pitts, division vice president of Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh. "Raleigh is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, and we are proud to be a finalist and listed among some of the top commercial and residential real estate executives and companies in the Triangle. This great honor serves as a validation of our efforts to provide local residents with new homes of the highest quality, with a continued commitment to energy efficient design."
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Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh is the North Carolina division of the award-winning national private home builder that has been a prominent member of the Triangle real estate market since 2010. Close to jobs, schools, shopping and transportation, Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh effectively balances healthy-house features with energy efficiency in their Power House Green and Environments for Living homes - which can save families as much as 45 percent per year on utility bills. A premier choice for new home buyers, the firm has received numerous industry honors, including the 2012 Marketing and Advertising Excellence Award from the Home Builders Association, the 2012, the 2011 Builder 100 Private Top 10 List, the 2009 Environments for Living Diamond Award for a commitment to energy efficiency, the 2008 Residential Warranty Company (RWC) Keystone Award, and the 2007 Professional Results in Sales and Marketing (PRISM) Award. For more information, visit http://www.ashtonwoodshomes.com.
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