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    JZMK Partners, Fuscoe Engineering and The New Home Company team up to fight hunger in the OC see more



    Contact:    Jill Wood   


                       JZMK Partners  



    COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA – June 19, 2017 – JZMK Partners, Fuscoe Engineering and The New Home Company have joined forces as a CANSTRUCTION team in Orange County’s 10th Annual CANSTRUCTION® charity event, taking place at South Coast Plaza from September 4-24.


    CANSTRUCTION® Orange County combines the fun of a design-build competition with an imaginative way to feed hungry people. Local architects, engineers, builders and design firms create structures built entirely out of canned food. The structures go on view to the public during the month of September, and afterwards the cans will be donated to the Orange County Food Bank.


    JZMK Partners, Fuscoe Engineering and The New Home Company, aka team #CanCrusaders, will “CANstruct” a 9-foot-tall by 7-foot-wide Lego Batman. To build the structure, the #CanCrusaders need approximately 7,000 cans which could cost as much as $15,000. The team is seeking as many donations as possible. Companies and individuals who donate above $100 will receive special recognition on the Lego Batman display sign. Donors of $1000 or more will have their logo and company name prominently displayed. Even micro-donations from the community make a big difference. To donate directly, visit the online YouCaring page, Special shout outs and thanks for support will be promoted on all social media platforms. All donations are tax deductible and receipts can be provided at the close of the exhibit.


    For additional information please contact Jill Wood at 714-426-6900 or by email at


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    About JZMK Partners

    JZMK Partners, a dynamic and award winning international Architectural and Urban Planning firm that has built a reputation based on the premise that design solutions should be creative, inspirational, and provide long term value. Using collaborative processes and current technologies to develop timeless, environmentally sensitive and cost-effective solutions, fashioning us one of the most respected and sough-after Architectural and Urban Planning firms in the domestic and international marketplace today. The firm’s influence and geographic project experience spans globally from the United States to over fifteen countries worldwide. For more information about the company, visit or please contact Jill Wood at or 714.426.6900.


    About The New Home Company

    NEW HOME is a publicly traded company listed 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 and Arizona, including coastal Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, metro Sacramento and Phoenix. NEW HOME is a multi-year recipient of “The Eliant” for Best Overall Customer Experience in the Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Award’s multi-divisional builder segment. In 2017, NEW HOME won a total of 22 Eliant Awards, the highest number earned by a home builder in this year's competition. For two years in a row, NEW HOME has been named to the Inc. Magazine Founders 40 list, recognizing newly public companies that have maintained a strong entrepreneurial spirit. For more information about the company or its current new-home offerings, visit 


    About Fuscoe Engineering, Inc.

    Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. is an award-winning company providing civil engineering for land development and public infrastructure, using an eco-adaptive® approach. Specialty practices include survey and mapping, stormwater management, sustainable site design, and BIM & geospatial technology services. The firm's project bandwidth spans commercial, retail, hospitality, mixed-use and residential developments, as well as public streets and parks. Fuscoe takes pride in embracing full circle thinking® in shaping places people enjoy through creative designs with heroic service. full circle thinking® is an underlying approach and fundamental series of truths that guide how the firm operates and the way each project is approached. Fuscoe has offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, Ontario, El Centro, San Ramon and Mission Hills. For additional information, please contact Laura Goforth at or 949.474.1960.

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    BIASC Homebuilders Honored With 2017 Eliant Awards see more

    Home builders who provided their customers with the best purchase and ownership experiences—according to surveyed home buyers—were recently honored in the 21st annual Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards competition. The winning builders were chosen based on the results of more than 106,000 surveys which were administered to all recent home owners from over 156 major homebuilders across the U.S. MBK Homes is the recipient of the “The Eliant” award for the Best Overall Purchase and Ownership Experience from among multi-division builders. In addition, MBK Homes was honored with 21 awards including an unprecedented 11 First Place awards and 6 Second Place awards among all Medium-Volume builders.


    The highest number of awards earned by a home builder in this year’s competition was a total of 22 Homebuyers’ Choice Awards earned by The New Home Company, including four First Place Awards.


    A clear customer favorite, the TRI Pointe Group, won a total of 18 Homebuyer’s Choice Awards, half of which were Premier Awards. “We are thrilled to receive this recognition,” stated Tom Mitchell, President and COO of the TRI Pointe Group.


    Benchmark Communities won a total of 16 Homebuyers’ Choice Awards, and William Lyon Homes, Robson Resort Communities and GL Homes of Florida were recognized both the Large and High Volume Builder segment. William Lyon received homebuyers’ number one ranking for the Construction Experience and Design Experience.  


    Click here to read the full article on Builder Magazine.

     March 10, 2017
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    The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) Announces Four New Board of Trustees see more

    Four new members have been appointed to the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) Board of Trustees, each beginning a three-year term.


    The Sacramento-based Foundation’s newest trustees are: Alan Boudreau, Founder and President for Boudreau Pipeline Corporation, Corona, CA; Gary Ryness, Chairman for The Ryness Company, Danville, CA; Laura Ulanoski, Vice President, Operations for the BIASC Orange County Chapter; and Donald Babbitt, Director of Forward Planning for Warmington Residential, Pleasanton, CA.


    CHF’s 2016 chair, Joan Marcus-Colvin, Chief Marketing Officer for The New Home Company, says, “Our Foundation is extremely pleased to welcome these new trustees to our board. They bring their experience and leadership and more importantly, highlight their desire to serve and give back to our industry.”


    In 2017, the Foundation will welcome John Orr, Program Consultant for the North State Building Industry Foundation, as the new chair; John Morton, Senior Project Manager for Consol, as vice chair; Colleen Edwards, Marketing Director for River Islands, as treasurer; and Dave Cogdill, President/CEO of CBIA, as secretary.


    The Board of Trustees oversees the Foundation’s activities and is responsible for the policies governing the CHF. The 2016-2017 board currently has 16 trustees (two open seats), two CBIA State, one honorary and 18 life trustees serving the Foundation. The CHF Board of Trustees meets three times per year.


    The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization representing California’s homebuilding industry. CHF’s mission is to ensure the continued success of the homebuilding industry through the development of its current and future workforce, funding pertinent research, and honoring exemplary industry leaders. The Foundation is the presenter of California’s top industry award, Hall of Fame.


    Go to for more information on programs and services provided by the California Homebuilding Foundation.


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     December 02, 2016
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    BIASC Members Recognized at GSMC’s 2016 SoCal Awards see more

    The best in homebuilding shined this Saturday, September 10th at the Greater Sales & Marketing Council’s 2016 SoCal Awards. Six industry professionals spent 4 days judging nearly 500 incredible entries of over 40 building professionals and visiting 15 communities traveling 558 miles.


    One of the winning projects came from Danielian Associates Architecture + Planning and COE Architecture, titled The Residences at Westgate in downtown Pasadena. The project was announced the winner out of six finalists in its category, including Alterra at La Floresta by Van Daele Homes and Bassenian Lagoni; Avanti by The New Home Company and Robert Hidey Architects; Mason at Playa Vista by Brookfield Residential and KTGY Architecture; Modera Glendale by Mill Creek Residential Trust and KTGY Architecture; and Vireo at Esencia by William Lyon Homes and Mark Scheurer Architect.


    “We are extremely proud of the entire project team and ecstatic to have this project recognized by the building community.  This year’s finalists in the Multifamily Architecture category represented a literal who’s who of our industry’s best and we are honored to be included among them,” said John Danielian, AIA, Principal at Danielian Associates.  “Our firm takes great pride in working collaboratively to develop design solutions that support successful projects and enable our clients to achieve and exceed their goals.  The Residences at Westgate is a great story and a true testament to our firm’s guiding principles and core values.”


    The Residences at Westgate includes 88 units ranging from studios up to two bedroom units with lofts; a rooftop lounge with entertainment wall and demonstration kitchen; fitness center; private courtyard BBQ spaces; and approximately 16,500 SF of ground floor retail and restaurant space.


    Building Industry Association of Southern California, Inc. (BIASC) members, and building industry professionals from Pasadena, Palm Springs, San Diego, Encinitas, San Juan Capistrano, Irvine, Newport Beach, Lake Forest, in 53 categories have been chosen as finalist to represent the greatest building industry professionals that Southern California has to offer.


    Click the link here in order to see the rest of the winners for the 2016 SoCal Awards that were presented at the awards gala at the Disneyland Hotel – Grand Ballroom.

     September 15, 2016
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    BIASC Members Win 2016 Best Places to Work in Orange County see more

    The winners for the 2016 "Best Places to Work in Orange County" have been announced this week in the Orange County Business Journal with several Building Industry Association of Southern California, Inc. (BIASC) members making rank on the list.


    Best Places to Work in Orange County is a survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers. The process is managed by Best Companies Group (BCG), an independent research firm specializing in identifying and recognizing great places to work, and winners are published in the Orange County Business Journal. BCG manages programs worldwide, including the US, Canada and the UK.


    BIASC members MBK Homes; Murow CM; Crummack Huseby Property Management, Inc.; and Danielian Associates Architecture + Planning won in the Small Employer Category (15 - 49 U.S. Employees). Haskell & White LLP; Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP; and MBK Homes won in the Medium Employer Category (50 - 249 U.S. Employees), while The New Home Company; TRI Pointe Group; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP; Moss Adams LLP; and Cresa all won in the Large Employer Category (250 or More U.S. Employees).


    The process includes 2 surveys to gather detailed data about each participating company. BCG conducts the surveys, analyzes the data and determines the winners and rankings. Organizations that classify themselves as for-profits, not-for-profits or government entities, publicly or privately held businesses, companies with a facility in Orange County, CA, companies with 15+ permanent employees working in Orange County, CA, and companies in business a minimum of 1 year were all allowed to be considered for the award.

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    KB Home, Danielian Associates, B+D Magazine and The New Home Company to be presenting at PCBC. see more

    Jacob Atalla, Vice President, Sustainability, of KB Home; Megan Eltringham, VP of Marketing, of The New Home Company; John Leehey, Director of Planning, of Danielian Associates; John A. Danielian, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, of Danielian Associates; Nick Slevin, Publisher, of Builder and Developer Magazine; and Jacob Atalla, Vice President, Sustainability, of KB Home will be presenting at the upcoming Pacific Coast Builders Conference, or simply known as PCBC, taking place from June 22 & 23, 2016 at the Moscone Center, San Francisco.



    PCBC is the largest homebuilding tradeshow representing the west coast region for advancing the art, science and business of housing. PCBC alternates each year between San Francisco and San Diego and has been endorsed as the official show of Leading Builders of America (LBA), whose membership includes 21 of the largest publicly and privately held homebuilders in the nation. PCBC is sponsored by the California Building Industry Association (CBIA).



    PCBC launched in 1959 as a small educational conference at the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco, PCBC is now an annual two-day conference, product display and business exchange and is open to anyone professionally involved in the building industry, including builders, developers, architects, remodelers, designers, contractors, dealers/distributors and suppliers/manufacturers.



    BIASC Member Presenters at PCBC:



    To catch Jacob Atalla, Vice President, Sustainability, of KB Home speaking at PCBC about “Progressive Building Science Technology, Design and Application,” go to North Room 120 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.



    To hear Megan Eltringham, VP of Marketing, of The New Home Company and John Leehey, Director of Planning, of Danielian Associates speak about “The New Sustainability: Connecting People and Places through New Trends & Applications,” head to North Room 120 from 12:30 pm  to 1:30 pm.



    To see John A. Danielian, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, of Danielian Associates and Nick Slevin, Publisher, of Builder and Developer Magazine at PCBC speak about “A Case Study Utilizing the ABC Green Home 3.0,” head to North Room 120 from 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm.



    To hear Jacob Atalla, Vice President, Sustainability, of KB Home present “Tap into WaterSense! Differentiate your Homes,” go to North Room 120 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.



    To register for PCBC click here.

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    BIASC member, The New Home Company, won big at 2016 BIA Bay Area Excellence in Home Building Awards. see more

    The New Home Company has recently won “Community of the Year” for its Woodbury neighborhood in downtown Lafayette, and was also named “Best Builder of the Year” during the prestigious program held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.


    Woodbury also won a “Best Architectural Design” award for an attached home over 2,000 square feet and NEW HOME’s Katrina Robinson was named “Best Customer Care Representative” in the Bay Area. Woodbury is a thoughtfully designed community of 56 new residential “flats” in the heart of Lafayette, a charming town located in San Francisco’s East Bay.


    “The response to Woodbury from homebuyers in the Bay Area has been exceptional and we’re very proud of what we’ve created,” said Kevin Carson, NEW HOME President Northern California. “To have our work recognized with top honors from our respected peers is especially gratifying.”


    “We could not be more proud of our colleague Katrina Robinson,” continued Carson. “She is so deserving of her award and our Bay Area homebuyers would agree. Finally, to be named Best Builder of the Year is a testament to our commitment to exceptional architecture, planning and customer service. It was a special night for NEW HOME and all of our trusted partners.”

     April 13, 2016