LOS ANGELES, CA, October 16, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Pardee Homes's Alta Del Mar
in San Diego's Del Mar Mesa has been named Community of the Year in the SoCal Awards, which honor superior achievement in new home sales, marketing and merchandising throughout Southern California. Winners in the 2013 competition were celebrated October 5 at The Grove in Anaheim, in a gala presentation attended by more than 500 homebuilding professionals.
Alta Del Mar's Community of the Year Award was for detached homes priced over $1 million. The designation is a jewel in the crown for Alta Del Mar, which also took SoCal Awards for its sales center and for Residence Three's architectural design and model home interior merchandising. The community also earned multiple top honors in the 2013 Gold Nugget Awards and the 2013 Icon Awards, including the coveted "best project" designations.
judges commended Alta Del Mar for the comprehensive quality and design distinction it delivers, according to Judging Chair Lisa Parrish of Peter M. Mayer Productions. She also noted the luxury home community's Finalist honors for signage, landscape design, indoor/outdoor living concepts (Residence Three), model home merchandising (Residence Four) and architectural design (Residence Two).
"We are proud of Alta Del Mar, and delighted that the excellence we pursued with these homes has been matched by resounding buyer response," said Matt Sauls, Marketing Director for Pardee Homes' San Diego and Inland Empire divisions. "The honors bestowed on Alta Del Mar in the SoCal, Icon and Gold Nugget programs reflect an outstanding project team of Pardee Homes personnel and truly expert consultants; all of us are sincerely pleased to be part of this amazing success story."
Alta Del Mar's project consultants include architects Bassenian/Lagoni Architects of Irvine; land planners Latitude 33 of San Diego; sales office designers LunaPearl Studio of Westlake Village; sign company Outdoor Dimensions of Fullerton; landscape architects SJA Landscape Architects of San Juan Capistrano and interior design company Pacific Dimensions, Inc. of El Segundo. Ad agency is Greenhaus of San Diego and photographer is Eric Figge Photography.
"The total attention to quality here is just remarkable, and the judges were very impressed with every detail,"said Parrish. "The saying is that 'they just don't build houses like this anymore,' except that at Alta Del Mar, they did."
Pardee Homes President and CEO Mike McGee said the recognition for Alta Del Mar is a testament to the company's commitment to excellence at every price point. "These honors are a great validation of the exceptional efforts our workforce makes every day for young buyers, growing families and maturing households," he said. "All of us at Pardee Homes thank the judges."
The SoCal Awards is an annual competition sponsored by Sales and Marketing Councils that are part of the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Inc. Judges represent a cross section of home building's professional disciplines, and toured all eligible communities.
Pardee Homes is recognized for its superior master-planning concepts, quality construction, responsive customer service and dedication to the educational and civic goals of the communities in which it builds. The company's many awards honor its commitment to superior design and planning and to greener and more sustainable new home development. Visit www.pardeehomes.com