The New Home Company’s Year of Milestones Continues...

The New Home Company’s Year of Milestones Continues with Top Honors at California’s Homebuilding Awards Shows
The New Home Company’s Year of Milestones Continues with Top Honors at California’s Homebuilding Awards Shows

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (September 29, 2014) – In the two awards shows honoring the homebuilding industry’s best in design, marketing and professional achievement, The New Home Company (NEW HOME, NYSE: NWHM) earned top honors at last weekend’s Northern California MAME Awards and the SoCal Awards.

The 2014 MAME Awards, presented by the North State Building Industry Association, were held on Friday, September 26, 2014. NEW HOME received top recognition in a variety of categories, including one of the most prestigious awards of the program: “Community of the Year” for The Grove in Granite Bay. Additional MAME Awards presented to NEW HOME and its marketing and design consultants include:

  • Best Corporate Print Ad – “Build a Better Life” (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Print Ad for a Master-Planned Community – The Cannery in Davis (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Website for a Builder (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Signage Program – The Grove  (Outdoor Dimensions)
  • Best Collateral – The Grove (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Interior Design – Meadows, Plan 2, in Folsom (Meridian Interiors)
  • Best Interior Design – The Grove, Plan 2 (Meridian Interiors)
  • Best Direct Mail – The Grove (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Website for a Master-Planned Community – The Cannery (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Architectural Design – Meadows, Plan 1 (JZMK Partners)
  • Best Landscape Architecture – The Grove, Plan 2 (ValleyCrest Landscape Companies)

NEW HOME’s success at the MAME Awards carried over to the following evening at the 2014 SoCal Awards, presented by the Greater Sales & Marketing Council and the BIA of Southern California. During this exclusive event, NEW HOME, along with its marketing and design consultants, received the following awards:

  • Best Brochure for a Community Priced Over $1 Million – Meridian in Newport Beach (Paolucci Communication Arts)
  • Best Digital Sales Tool – Meridian (Focus 360)
  • Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home Priced Over $1 Million – Trevi at Orchard Hills, Plan 3, in Irvine (Robert Hidey Architecture)
  • Marketing Director of the Year – Megan Eltringham
  • Million-Dollar Sales Awards – Elayne Jay, Jose Prado, Kathy Mallory, Nancy Lewis and Shannon Price

“This has been a year of milestones and awards for our company,” said NEW HOME Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Design, Joan Marcus-Colvin. “We started 2014 by becoming a publicly traded company in January. We won several BIA Bay Area Excellence Awards, including “Community of the Year,” in the spring and were named one of the Best Places to Work by the Orange County Business Journal over the summer. We then celebrated our 5th Anniversary in August. We’re still a young company, so to be recognized with many MAME and SoCal Awards from our industry peers is especially gratifying. We’re very proud of our entire team.”

About The New Home Company

NEW HOME, one of California’s most active homebuilders, became a publicly traded company in early 2014. It is now trading stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “NWHM.” It is a new generation homebuilder focused on the design, construction and sale of innovative and consumer-driven homes in major metropolitan areas within select growth markets in California, including coastal Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area and metro Sacramento. In 2013 and 2014, NEW HOME was the recipient of “The Eliant” for Best Overall Customer Experience in the Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Award’s multi-divisional builder segment. Most recently, NEW HOME was recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal. For more information about the company or its current new-home offerings, visit