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Pardee Homes Earns 18 Honors in SoCal Awards

Multi-regional Pardee Homes earns recognition for its new home neighborhoods and communities, in Southern California awards program. Honors highlight Pardee’s sustainable community development, flexible plan designs and effective marketing.

Los Angeles, September 24, 2009 –Pardee Homes has earned 18 finalist honors in the 2009 SoCal Awards program, the awards competition of Sales and Marketing Councils throughout Southern California.  “As always, Pardee Homes demonstrates excellence in all elements of bringing new homes to its markets,” said Lisa Parrish, judging chairman of the SoCal Awards. “I join the judges in congratulating this company on a job well done!”

“These honors reflect our commitment to quality homes and communities across a range of price points and regions,” said Bob Clauser, senior vice president of marketing for Pardee Homes. “In diverse and desirable locales, our finalists address first-time homebuyers, move-up families and empty nesters.”

Pardee Homes earned finalist nods for Community of the Year for new home communities in Los Angeles, Ventura and San Diego counties: Oak Crest at Fair Oaks Ranch in Santa Clarita, as Detached Community; Waverly Place in Moorpark Highlands in Moorpark, as Attached Suburban Community; and Manzanita Trail at Pacific Highlands Ranch in San Diego, as Detached Community. Additionally, Manzanita Trail is a finalist for the coveted Sustainable Community of the Year title, for green and sustainable design, construction and land use.

Manzanita Trail earned eight honors, including architectural design; model complex landscape design; interior merchandising; sales office design; and print advertisement. Oak Crest is a finalist for two of its flex spaces, both noted for unique space design.  Waverly Place earned finalist kudos for both home and landscape design.

Pardee Homes was also noted for its company-wide LivingSmart® program of green and sustainable standards and options, in the Special Promotion category. Also a finalist is the company’s “Open Letter” ad campaign. Canyon Hills at Lake Elsinore and Bridle Ridge at Carmel Country Highlands, are finalists for interactive design of their sales centers.

“We thank the judges,” said Joyce Mason, vice president of marketing for Pardee Homes. “We also congratulate our project teams for their contributions to Pardee Homes’ ongoing achievements in creating new homes and communities.”

The SoCal Awards program honors superior achievement in sales, marketing and merchandising excellence and the Sales & Marketing Councils it represents are part of the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Inc.  Judges represent a cross section of homebuilding’s professional disciplines, and they toured all eligible communities.  Finalists and grand winners will be celebrated October 10 at the Grand Californian Hotel in Disneyland.

Pardee is recognized for its superior master-planning concepts, quality homes, responsive customer service and dedication to the educational and civic goals of the communities in which it builds. Visit


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