RIVERSIDE, CA, Nov. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Woodside Homes, one of the top 35 homebuilders in the United States and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sekisui House, Ltd., has won the highest honor of “Builder of the Year” by Riverside County BIA Chapter. The association officially recognized Woodside Homes as the recipient of this honor on November 10, 2022, during the chapter’s awards and installation, “Celebrating an Industry Built on Resilience,” to be held at the Riverside Mission Inn. .
“Resilience is a driving force in our industry – and more than ever, it defines the strength, determination and passion of every Woodside Homes employee and our many consultants and business partners,” said Chris Chambers, President of Woodside Homes, Southern California. “We are deeply honored to be recognized by our homebuilding peers at this year’s annual event, where we recognize and embrace the power of resilience within our noble industry.”
The Riverside County BIA Chapter is responsible for the largest volume of residential construction on the West Coast. Each year, the chapter celebrates builders in the region who have demonstrated excellence in various categories. Woodside Homes’ “Builder of the Year” honor recognizes the thoughtful design and construction of its newer and active communities throughout the Riverside area, including Eastvale, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Menifee and Temecula. Homes range from $400,000 to over a million dollars.
Among Woodside’s most successful efforts is Sommers Bend, named the SoCal BIA’s “Planned Community of the Year in Southern California” last year. The new home community includes an array of neighborhoods offering approximately 1,300 homes, a recreation center comprising 3 buildings centered around a sprawling resort-style pool that holds over 300,000 gallons of sparkling water, a 23-hour regional sports park acres and 9 miles of hiking and running trails. With its airy, open floor plans and long list of desirable amenities, construction at Sommers Bend continues to meet ongoing buyer demand.
“As a subsidiary of Sekisui House, Woodside Homes proudly continues to raise the bar for innovation, sustainability and efficiency,” Chambers said. “Our commitment to high-quality materials, energy-efficient features and ‘living well’ solutions – like Work+Space and Conscious Comfort – has resulted in the construction of healthy, well-designed homes that allow buyers to live their better life and flourish.”
About Woodside Homes
In 2022, Woodside Homes enters its 45th year in the business of designing and building homes for upper-level and entry-level buyers. The company has sold over 45,000 new homes since its inception and is the 34th largest homebuilder in the United States. Woodside Homes is committed to providing an exceptional experience for every customer and to acting as a trusted and knowledgeable guide through the process of buying, building and owning a home.
In 2017, Woodside Homes was acquired by SEKISUI HOUSE, one of the largest home builders in the world. Both companies have joined forces with their shared philosophies to create sustainable communities that grow and adapt to the needs of today’s homebuyers.
Founded in 1960, Sekisui House, Ltd. is one of the world’s largest homebuilders and a diversified international developer, with cumulative sales of over 2.5 million homes. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, Sekisui House has more than 300 consolidated subsidiaries and affiliates, more than 28,000 employees, and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
Sekisui House aims to create homes and communities that improve over time and last for generations. With “love of humanity” as its corporate philosophy, Sekisui House believes that homes should provide comfort, security and peace of mind to residents, while maintaining harmony with the environment and its surroundings. Sekisui House has sustainability as a primary corporate goal and is now the world leader in building net zero energy homes with over sixty thousand of them built since the product launched in 2013. In 2009, Sekisui House has expanded into several new international markets and now operates in the US, China, Singapore, Australia and the UK.
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