Raymond Eng, sales representative at Warmington at Northern Terrace in Providence, was named Sales Person of the Year-Under $249,000 category for his outstanding and impressive sales achievements over the past year. The award was presented on Saturday, March 29, during the Silver Nugget Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.
With 81 net sales for the year, Raymond Eng achieved an average per-month sales pace of 6.75 in a market were the running average is closer to 4 per-month, per two-person team. He also closed an average of 8 homes per month for the year. He closed 97 homes in 2013 representing a sales volume of $18,370,776.
The 2014 Inaugural Silver Nugget Awards program is hosted by The Las Vegas Review-Journal, in partnership with the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association. Winners were chosen from 43 categories covering, architecture, interior design, floor plans and sales and marketing.
Warmington’s Northern Terrace in Las Vegas was a finalist in two categories. In addition to Raymond Eng’s nomination and win in the Sales Person of the Year-Under $249,000 category, Warmington’s Northern Terrace also was a finalist in the Advertising category for its 2013 Campaign: Chalk It Up to the Season!
Chalk it up to the Season! is a clever and friendly campaign designed to elevate the awareness, increase sales and traffic at Warmington at Northern Terrace during what was expected to be an uptick in the traditionally solid fall season in Las Vegas which starts with Back-To-School season in August and runs through the Fall Harvest Season.
“Peer-to-peer recognition similar to the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys, is an important benchmark for industry professionals to showcase their hard work and innovation,” said one of the judges. “Recognition of the excellence in the homebuilding industry that the Silver Nugget Awards provides is an important tool consumers can use to compare new homes from resales and also compare builders, plans and features offered when determining value.”
Warmington Residential has closed escrow on nearly 10-acres in the southwest submarket in Las Vegas, Nevada. The parcel, located near W. Warm Springs Road and South Buffalo Drive, will be developed into a single-family community known as Westbury. It will include 74 detached homes ranging in size from 2,055 to 2,619 square feet on lots that average 4,000 square feet. Construction on two models is expected to begin in July with sales commencing in the fall.
Mountain Real Estate Capital is Warmington’s joint venture partner on this deal and it represents the third partnership formed between the two companies in recent months.
Westbury will become Warmington Residential’s fourth active single-family neighborhood in southwest Las Vegas. Since 1996, Warmington has built more than 4,000 detached and attached single-family homes throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
“We are very pleased to be expanding our presence in the Las Vegas single-family home market,” said Greg Oberling, President of the Nevada division of Warmington Residential and Vice President of Multifamily Properties for Warmington Properties, Warmington’s acquisitions and asset management company. Warmington Properties Las Vegas’ multifamily portfolio includes approximately 1,300 apartment units and 300 more in the pipeline for 2014.
“The opportunity to again partner with Mountain Real Estate Capital is very welcomed and we look forward to adding to the diversity of product we offer in Las Vegas residential marketplace, which is rebounding nicely and poised for growth in 2014,” said Oberling.
For information, contact Greg Oberling | 702.248.4883.
Turning the downturn into an opportunity to retrench and improve: this was the common theme among the builders featured in Professional Builders’ 2013 “Big Gainers,” published this month. Warmington ranked an impressive #9 on this list of builders nationwide who reported the largest year-over-year (2011–2012) revenue increases. The bigger news is that our group expects this upward trend to continue and we are projecting an additional 25 percent increase in revenue this year. According to Jim Warmington Jr., president and CEO of the Warmington group of companies, much of the hard work we’ve done in the preceding years has already begun to pay off.
“We have largely done the work necessary to reach these goals in 2013,” says Warmington in the feature article, which is posted below. “We own and are building the communities, or have entitled the properties we may sell, plus we have hired the necessary staff. To reach our goals for 2014, we are continuing with more of the same. Specifically, adding staff where necessary, aggressively focusing on land acquisition, and creating special and different communities and home designs.”
Warmington Residential set up its stellar growth in 2012 by believing in the impending recovery as early as 2010. The Warmington Group division backed that bet by becoming aggressive. The Costa Mesa, Calif.-based builder hired additional staff for its land acquisition team and made improvements in operations, design, and sales. The company closed out unprofitable legacy deals made before and during the recession. While the downturn zapped access to capital for many businesses, Warmington strengthened its long-term relationships with equity investors and lenders, enabling the company to finance many deals that other private companies could not.
Double-digit revenue growth for these home builders during the recovery started with pre-planning, re-examination, and retrenching during the recession. >>Read the full article here.<<
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