Trumark Companies Named “Builder of the Year” by Professional Builder Magazine

November 29, 2018

TRUMARK COMPANIES NAMED “BUILDER OF THE YEAR” BY  PROFESSIONAL BUILDER MAGAZINE

Trumark Recognized by Prestigious Industry Publication for Innovative Approach to Business

Newport Beach, Calif. (November 29, 2018)Trumark Companiesannounced today the company was recently named “Builder of the Year” at the Housing Giants Leadership Conference presented by Professional Builder Magazine, one of the largest and most renowned home building publications in the country. The conference and awards were held at The Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California.

An annual award presented since 1966, the Builder of the Year program continues its objective of acknowledging home builders whose innovative ideas and business results represent the best in home building. The Builder of the Year is selected by Professional Builder’s editors, who determine the winning firm with input from a select group of industry consultants. Recognizing Trumark’s momentous success over the last three decades, the publication honored Trumark’s diversification strategy and adept ability to anticipate and adapt to the future of the home building industry needs.

“Receiving this award is truly an honor and we cannot think of a better way to close out our 30thyear in business than with this prominent recognition. We are so grateful to Professional Builder Magazinefor selecting us among the prestigious home builders across the country,” said Gregg Nelson, co-founder and principal at Trumark Companies. “Across all of our divisions, Trumark’s success is a by-product of each and every talented member on our team who continually strives to innovate and thoughtfully develop new communities that resonate with our buyers.”

Over the course of the past 30 years, Trumark has successfully entitled over 100 development sites and more than 8,000 residential lots. Trumark has been instrumental in the development of more than 2,200 homesites throughout California and built and sold more than 1,400 homes. Most recently, Trumark broke ground on its first TruLiving community, an age-qualified, wellness-centric master plan called The Collective in Manteca, California. The company currently is building new home communities spanning the state of California including: Fielding and Perch in Dublin, Glass Bay in Newark, SP78 in San Jose, Centerhouse in Ontario, Founders and Bristol in Chino Hills and Lewis+Mason in Anaheim. Trumark has received numerous local and national awards, including best attached, detached, multi-product and master planned community in the country and this past year was also named the third fastest growing private builder nationwide.

“We take pride in paving the way for the next generation of home builders and recognize our responsibility to enhance the lives of those who call our communities home and make a positive social impact on a global scale,” said Michael Maples, co-founder and principal at Trumark Companies. “As we forge ahead and introduce forward-thinking communities in both global gateway markets and attractive suburban markets, we look forward to expanding our portfolio and creating timeless communities across California.”

Trumark is featured as Builder of the Year in the December issue of Professional Builder along with additional coverage featured on ProBuilder.comfound here.

About Trumark Group of Companies

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018, The Trumark Group of Companies is a diversified real estate development and building firm that includes: Trumark Communities, a master planned community developer; Trumark Homes, a next generation homebuilder; Trumark Commercial, which builds, leases and sells commercial buildings; and Trumark Urban, a vertically integrated residential developer focused on core urban neighborhoods. www.trumarkco.com

 

Trumark Communities Breaks Ground on First Wellness-Centric Age-Qualified Residential Community in Manteca, California

November 21, 2018

TRUMARK COMMUNITIES BREAKS GROUND ON FIRST WELLNESS-CENTRIC AGE-QUALIFIED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY IN MANTECA, CALIFORNIA

The Collective to Radically Transform the Paradigm for 55+ Communities by Rooting Every Element in Wellness including the First WELL Certified Clubhouse

San Ramon, Calif. (November 19, 2018) Trumark Communities, the national award-winning master planned development division of California development company Trumark Companies, has commenced construction on The Collective, the country’s first age-qualified community devoted to wellness. Located in Manteca, California, The Collective features 478 detached homes and a stunning 10,000-square-foot community clubhouse registered to achieve WELL Certification by the International WELL Building InstituteÔ. The gated community marks the first community within Trumark Communities’ recently launched TruLiving division, dedicated to redefining the age-qualified residential sector.

Committed to improving health and human environments through design, the WELL Building Standard® by the International WELL Building InstituteÔpartners with communities to benefit health and well-being by aligning with the seven concepts of the WELL Building Standard – air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.

“We recognized an incredible opportunity to create a new, disruptive community that would break the mold for the age-qualified housing market,” said Mike Maples, co-founder and principal of Trumark. “Focusing on what we call the ‘unAQ’ and engaging our audience, The Collective will represent an innovative place where residents can live ageless, diverse, healthy lives. There is yet to be anything like this future TruLiving community in the surrounding market, and we anticipate strong interest from homebuyers once sales launch next year.”

Situated on over 120 acres, The Collective will include six distinct neighborhoods. Phase one, consisting of the first three neighborhoods, will be built by Trumark Homes, Taylor Morrison and Anthem United. The detached one- and two-story homes will range in size from 1,502 to 2,870 square feet. Each home will be designed with two-car garages and ground floor master bedrooms, providing convenience for the primary 55+ residents.

The community will feature a 10,000-square-foot WELL Certified clubhouse, called The Campus, featuring a pool, coffee and wine bar, demonstration kitchen, expansive fitness center, game room and more. The fitness center will feature a spin studio, weight room, fitness studio and yoga studio, and a spa room, offering a variety of health and wellness enrichment programs. Outdoors the community will boast amenities including:  fire pits and lounge areas, outdoor kitchen, an event lawn, dog park, bocce ball and pickleball courts,trails for walking and jogging, and an amphitheater for outdoor concerts.

Located about an hour and a half from the Sierra Nevada mountains, a two-hour drive from Yosemite National Park, and less than two hours from San Francisco, Manteca offers future residents of The Collective easy access to outdoor adventure destinations.

Sales are anticipated to launch in summer 2019 with model homes slated to debut in fall 2019.  The Collective is located between Louise Avenue and Southland Road off of Highway 99 in Manteca. For more information, visit Thecollectivemanteca.com.

Trumark has a robust portfolio in Northern California comprised of four new home communities, including Glass Bay in Newark, Perch in Downtown Dublin, SP78 in San Jose, and Fielding at Wallis Ranch in Dublin, all of which are at various stages of development. Trumark has been recognized by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at The Nationals Awards and Building Industry Association (BIA) for the Excellence in Home Building Awards.

About Trumark Group of Companies

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018, The Trumark Group of Companies is a diversified real estate development and building firm that includes: Trumark Communities, a master planned community developer; Trumark Homes, a next generation homebuilder; Trumark Commercial, which builds, leases and sells commercial buildings; and Trumark Urban, a vertically integrated residential developer focused on core urban neighborhoods.www.trumarkco.com

About Trumark Communities

Trumark Communities is a nationally award winning residential land development platform focused on acquiring, developing and selling improved lots in master planned communities; current pipeline includes 3,100 lots in prime core-accessible areas of California representing total projected revenue in excess of $500 million. Trumark Communities has realized lot sales to builders of over $300 million since 2015.www.trumarkcommunities.com

About The WELL Building Standard

The WELL Building Standard® is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and well-being through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind. WELL is managed and administered by the International WELL Building InstituteÔ(IWBI), a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being through the built environment. WELL is grounded in a body of medical research that explores the connection between the buildings where we spend more than 90 percent of our time and the health and wellness of its occupants. WELL Certified™ spaces and WELL Compliant™ core and shell developments can help create a built environment that improves the nutrition, fitness, mood and sleep patterns.www.wellcertified.com

Trumark Urban Appoints Kim Diamond as Managing Director to Lead Development of Upcoming Portfolio of Homes Across California

November 3, 2018

Trumark Urban Appoints Kim Diamond as Managing Director to Lead Development of Upcoming Portfolio of Homes Across California

Building on its Recent Success, Trumark Urban Eyes New Development Opportunities in

San Francisco and Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (November 2, 2018)–Trumark Urban, a real estate development company with an exemplary track record of creating mixed-use, residentially-centric development projects, today announced that it has elevated company executive Kim Diamond to serve as Managing Director of the company. Following the successful and swift sellouts of Trumark Urban’s portfolio in San Francisco and Los Angeles, including The Pacific, Rowan, Knox and TEN50, the prominent developer is seeking new deals across California. Under Diamond’s leadership, the company will continue to focus on core urban neighborhoods, while extending its reach into key suburban markets on the Peninsula and in the South Bay.

“Kim has been instrumental to the success of Trumark Urban and a critical part of our entitlement efforts, helping us in securing six consecutive project entitlement approvals in San Francisco,” said Gregg Nelson, Principal and Co-Founder of Trumark Urban. “We are confident in her ability to champion Trumark Urban’s tradition of creating inspiring communities and homes that enhance the lives of its residents.”

Diamond has over 19 years of experience in the multifamily development business, specializing in both condominium and rental development projects, spanning all phases and aspects of real estate development from land acquisition, due diligence, project entitlement and community outreach, and project financing to construction management, marketing and sales, customer care and warranty management.

In her new role as Managing Director, Diamond will oversee development for Trumark Urban’s projects from property acquisition through build out and sales. In her previous role as Senior Vice President of development and operations for Trumark Urban, Diamond oversaw all aspects of the company’s operations and development, including project entitlement management and due diligence oversight, as well as customer care and warranty management.

“I am eager to take on this important role within Trumark Urban and lead the company to new heights,” said Ms. Diamond. “We have experienced great success with our past projects in San Francisco and Los Angeles and are aggressively seeking out new deals across both Southern and Northern California.”

Prior to joining Trumark Urban, Diamond was principal and co-founder of 7×7 Development, a community-focused real estate development and investment firm.  Prior to forming 7×7, Diamond formed ev8 to provide clients with a broad array of real estate development and advisory services, including asset acquisition strategies, entitlement management, and community and stakeholder outreach.

Diamond holds a Master of Arts degree in Urban Planning from the University of California at Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, with a concentration in urban design and planning. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Urban Land Institute’s San Francisco District Council, past Chair of Mission Advancement and Chair of the Program’s Committee. Diamond is also a member of Lambda Alpha International, the former Chair of the Green Working Group for the Building Industry Association of the Bay Area and the Chair of the Board for Lao Family Services, a social services organization focused on immigrant communities.

Trumark Urban develops condominiums in core urban neighborhoods in close proximity to jobs, transit and employment centers. Recognizing the depth of the market, Trumark opened its first urban development operation headquartered in San Francisco in 2012. Within 12 months, Trumark Urban became San Francisco’s largest for-sale condominium developer. Trumark has entitled and/or built nine projects in San Francisco and Los Angeles totaling 1,200 units and representing over $1.5 billion in revenue. Since its inception, the company has sought approvals for seven projects from the San Francisco Planning Commission and received unanimous approvals for all requested entitlements.

About Trumark Group of Companies

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018, The Trumark Group of Companies is a diversified real estate development and building firm that includes: Trumark Communities, a master planned community developer; Trumark Homes, a next generation homebuilder; Trumark Commercial, which builds, leases and sells commercial buildings; and Trumark Urban, a vertically integrated residential developer focused on core urban neighborhoods. www.trumarkco.com

About Trumark Urban

Trumark Urban develops high-density condominiums and mixed-use projects in global gateway markets with a focus on core urban neighborhoods close to jobs, transit and local businesses. With offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, the firm has built or entitled a portfolio of more than 1,200 condominiums and over one million square feet representing more than $1.5 billion of revenue.  www.trumarkurban.com