In Las Vegas, when you hear the name Scinta you likely think of The Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown. The Scintas, who just resigned a new two-year engagement contract at The Plaza have been wowing audiences in Las Vegas since 2000 with their old school lounge act that combines comedy and musical impersonations. Called a Vegas institution by many, theirs has become one of the town’s must-see shows. This family act has been going strong since its founding members who are siblings, started performing as kids in Buffalo, New York.
It is Frank Scinta Jr.’s dad – called the “soul of the Scintas” – who founded the group and has been its stalwart for years. So Frank Jr. knows show business! And while he traveled and was “on the road” all throughout his youth with his dad and supremely talented family members, Frank Jr. has never had a desire to perform on stage.
He’s a family man and a businessman, and he and his family are happy to enjoy the quieter side of Las Vegas, right outside of Summerlin in their brand new home at Ridgehaven by Warmington Residential in the southwest.
Frank Jr. moved to Las Vegas with his family in 2000 from Buffalo, New York, his hometown and one that he still misses, albeit less now since moving into his new home this past June with his wife, Dominique, and their two children, 6-year-old Frankie, and 2 and a half-year-old Charlee.
“My memories growing up in Buffalo are of neighborhoods, and friends and block parties,” said Frank Jr. “I feel so happy to have found that sense of community again for my own family here at Ridgehaven.”
He said that he really loves that about his new neighborhood. But when he and Dominique set out to find their perfect home, the number one goal was to find something large enough for a family, near good schools. They definitely wanted new, preferably in a small neighborhood where there was a chance to once again enjoy a close-knit setting.
When they discovered Ridgehaven, he said it all fell into place. They chose the Plan 3, the largest home with nearly 2,400 square feet of space, up to five bedrooms, and four bathrooms. Frank said the biggest selling point for Dominique was the very nice kitchen with tons of white cabinets and a huge center island. They both loved the location near Summerlin, the intimate community setting and how close they’d be to good schools.
Las Vegas has definitely become the new Scinta hometown. And while Buffalo, New York may always live in their hearts, Frank Jr. said that Las Vegas has proven it has got heart. They all finally feel at home, on and off the stage.
Warmington Residential has four new two-story, single family neighborhoods in the southwest. They are Ridgehaven, Westbury, Rockpointe and Vistaview. Starting prices begin from the low $300’s and range up to the high $300’s. Among these four neighborhoods, there is a selection of plans that range from approximately 1,590 to 3,386 square feet with three to seven bedrooms, up to five bathrooms and two- and three-space garages. Some are nearing closeout and will offer the highly upgraded model homes for sale in the coming weeks.
For more information as well as maps and directions to all of Warmington Residential’s new home neighborhoods in the southwest, visit homesbywarmington.com/lasvegas.
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.
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