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.
When Ben and Jessica Reber visited Warmington’s Ridgehaven community, they knew they were home. The beautiful model home they toured was within their budget and the perfect size for the new family of four, inside and out. Plus, the idyllic gated community, which is located in Southwest Las Vegas, is in the area they wanted to live in.
“It all just worked out perfectly,” said Jessica.
The Rebers moved in to their brand-new home on March 1, 2016, which they share with a teenage son and daughter. Not only was it their first home as a couple, the Rebers were one of the first residents to move into the family-friendly community.
The couple chose the Hillcrest, Plan 3 at Ridgehaven, which is the most spacious home available. At approximately 2,393 sq. ft., the two-story home has three bedrooms – two upstairs and one downstairs – and three baths, and also offers a covered patio and two-space garage.
The outside of the home is brown stucco with brick and a Spanish tile roof, which blends seamlessly into the surrounding desert landscape. The inside is impeccably-designed with granite countertops and dark espresso cabinetry in the kitchen, and hardwood laminate flooring the couple chose, which “came out beautifully,” Jessica said.
Green-living and energy conservation is important to Warmington, and each home in the Ridgehaven community is equipped with energy-efficient appliances. The Rebers’ home included a stainless-steel GE Profile refrigerator.
The driveway and patio feature paving stones instead of a solid concrete slab, which was an included upgrade.
“It looks upscale and classy and adds a lot of character to the home,” said Jessica.
The couple also chose the optional upstairs loft, which is their family room where they watch movies on their large screen TV and play games. The home also features spacious ceilings, which reach approximately 12-feet high.
Another perk of living at Ridgehaven, Jessica says, is living close enough to the 215 Beltway to be convenient, but far enough away to not hear the traffic. The family also likes living within walking distance of the new and exciting The Gramercy, a luxury urban village that combines luxury highrise residences, apartments, beautiful light-filled lofts, Class A office space, amenity-filled courtyards, and high-end retail including restaurants, a coffee shop, a nail salon and a gym.
The brand-new gated community, which offers a community pool with cabanas, is currently celebrating its grand opening and homes are now selling! Floor plans offer 3 -5 bedrooms, 2.5 -4 Baths, and range from 2,056-2,393 sq. ft. Prices start from the low $270,000s.
Ridgehaven is located at 9353 Briar Bridge Avenue (Oquendo Road and Fort Apache Road) in Las Vegas. Model homes are open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily, except for Wednesday from 1-6 p.m.
For more information, call (877) 930-5599 or visit Ridgehaven.
There is big news coming from Warmington as it embarks upon its 90th year as a homebuilding family. With more than 20 years of service in many capacities including leadership roles as Executive Vice President and President of the Southern California and Northern California divisions, Matt Tingler has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Warmington Residential, which is part of the Warmington group of companies. As of January 1, 2016, Tingler assumed principal oversight of Warmington Residential’s operations and divisions in California and Nevada.
As President, Tingler takes over for Jim Warmington Jr., fourth-generation leader of the privately held organization and its current Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CEO, Jim Warmington Jr., will continue to oversee the management and executive responsibilities of the Warmington group companies, which includes Warmington Residential, Warmington Properties, Inc., Chateau Interiors & Design, Studio Chateau and Stirling Financial.
In announcing the appointment, Jim Warmington Jr. said, “Matt has helped build the Southern California team and increase our business as Executive Vice President since 2007. His ability to manage the details of our California operations, ensure our communities and homes are innovative, expertly designed and crafted, and geared for our markets has been impressive. His years with the company in many diverse roles make him uniquely qualified to oversee Warmington Residential as President and COO and his trusted leadership can be counted on to guide us going forward.”
Tingler joined Warmington nearly 25 years ago after graduating from Stanford University with a degree in economics. During his tenure he’s held many top posts including Executive Vice President, and President of the Southern California and Northern California divisions. He also has served as President of the San Diego and Inland Empire divisions before they were consolidated into a single Southern California Division. He has further contributed his talents to the land acquisition, project management and development, field construction, customer service and property management efforts.
“It is truly an honor to lead and be entrusted with Warmington’s home building operations,” Tingler said of his promotion to President and COO. “I have such great respect for this company and its team members and values. Warmington is like a family to me and I will work extremely hard to protect its tradition of excellence and promote the growth and prosperity of the business.”
He emphasized the strength of the current team and noted that the division leadership in all three regions is comprised of a smart and committed group of seasoned professionals.
“The current team we have in place is truly top-notch and will be an integral part of the company’s ongoing success. I will rely on these individuals to achieve the company’s goals in the months and years ahead.”
In 2016, the Warmington group of companies will celebrate its 90th anniversary. The group, which has approximately 190 employees in two states, started in 1926 as a custom home builder in the Los Angeles area, began building production homes post WWII, and over the years expanded to a full service real estate organization. Today, the Warmington group of companies maintains expertise in residential home building, community development, acquisitions, apartment and commercial property asset management, design center services, and options management. Warmington has been recognized by the Orange County Business Journal as a Fastest Growing Private Company in 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and regularly makes Professional Builder’s list of Housing Giants. Recently, the group earned a spot as a Top OC Workplace by the Orange County Register. To learn more about the entire Warmington group of companies, go to thewarmingtongroup.com.
Warmington Residential has three home building divisions including the Southern California Division in Costa Mesa, the Northern California Division in San Ramon, and the Nevada Division in Las Vegas. Between the three divisions, Warmington Residential has approximately 20 new home communities in various stages of sales or development. To learn more about Warmington Residential and view its active new home neighborhoods, go to homesbywarmington.com.
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