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Jan 27

Trumark Homes Takes the Top Award at NAHB’s Nationals 2015 Awards Competition

Trumark Receives Three Gold Awards and Six Silver Awards, Including Community of the Year for SL70

January 27, 2015 6:57 PM EST

NEWPORT BEACH, CA —  01/27/15 — During The Nationals 2015 Awards ceremony,The National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC), a council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), honored Trumark Homes with three Gold Awards — including the prestigious national Community of the Year for SL70 in Silver Lake, Calif. — as well as six Silver Awards. The Nationals Awards ceremony, held on January 20 in Las Vegas, is one of the highlights for the NAHB’s annual International Builders’ Show (IBS), the premiere show for home building industry professionals for North America.

“Receiving this type of recognition from the nation’s largest competition for new home sales and marketing professionals and communities is truly an honor,” said Mark Higgins, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Trumark Companies, who also won a Silver Award for Marketing Director of the Year.

Trumark Homes’ SL70 community, a new development of 70 three-story single-family homes, won two Gold Awards for Detached Community of the Year and Best Architectural Design of a Single-Family Home Under 2,000 Square Feet. In addition, SL70 won three Silver Awards for Best Brochure, Best Interior Merchandising and Best Website for a Community.

“SL70 represents everything Trumark stands for as a new-generation builder,” said Michael Maples, principal and CEO of Trumark Homes. “This development, showcases Trumark’s ability to dive into a niche market and create a community that is uniquely designed for the target buyer. It’s gratifying to see SL70 get the recognition it deserves.”

Trumark also won a Gold Award for its sales center at the PACE community, an eight-acre residential development in Milpitas, Calif., offering 134 homes designed to appeal to Silicon Valley’s young professionals, couples and growing families. The development includes two communities, Velocity and Momentum, with a mix of detached single-family homes and attached townhomes.

Trumark teamed up with long-term equity partner The Resmark Companies in developing both design-centric developments: SL70 and PACE.

In addition, Trumark Urban’s AMERO project won a Silver Award for Best Outdoor Living Space/Landscaping Design Features. AMERO, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood, is a rare collection of two and three bedroom condominium residences offering spectacular views of the Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

“Thanks to all our Gold and Silver winners as you are the creative spirit that fuels our industry to move forward and innovate,” said NAHB Nationals Chair Christy Beck of the 2015 awards.

About The Trumark Group of Companies

The Trumark Group of Companies is a diversified real estate developer and builder with expertise in land acquisition, homebuilding, community design, entitlements and office, R&D and retail development. Trumark has raised more than $460 million of equity and funded 24 deals since the depth of the recession in 2009.

Trumark Homes is a new generation homebuilder that is nimble, focused and unburdened by broken projects of the past. Its pipeline exceeds 4,400 lots in core in-fill areas of California, representing more than $2.8 billion in future revenue., TruBlu Blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Trumark Urban develops condos in core urban neighborhoods close to jobs, transit and local businesses. Founded in San Francisco in 2011, the new division has expanded into Los Angeles and now has 10 high-density condominium communities in process with plans in the works for more than 1,200 units for a total projected revenue in excess of $1 billion.

Trumark Commercial, which builds, leases and sells commercial buildings, has entitled or developed approximately two million square feet of office, R&D, retail and hotel properties in the northern portion of the Golden State.

About The Resmark Companies Founded in 1995, Resmark is a leading national private equity firm focused on real estate and powered by core foundational discipline and focus. A fully integrated real estate investment group, The Resmark Companies’ divisions — Resmark Land and Housing, Resmark Apartment Living and Resmark Impact Ventures — finance, acquire, develop and manage real estate in the Western United States, including California, Washington and Arizona, as well as in other select major metropolitan markets nationwide. To date, Resmark has participated in over 180 projects encompassing more than 28,000 single-family and multifamily residential units. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Resmark also maintains offices in Irvine, San Diego and Chevy Chase, Maryland. For additional information, please

About The Nationals Awards Competition The Nationals — National Sales and Marketing Awards, is now in its 35th year. The Nationals pays tribute to superior sales and marketing achievements by individual professionals, homebuilders and associates, and sales and marketing councils. The nation’s largest competition for sales and marketing professionals and communities, The Nationals showcases winners in distinguished national, regional, and local publications. Additional information is available at