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La Casa Builders celebrates 25 years of luxury homes

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by in Home & Design

La Casa Builders Inc. is celebrating 25 years of custom home-building and renovations. Founded in 1991, La Casa Builders works in a variety of styles: mediterranean, ranch, contemporary, traditional, southwest regional, craftsman and fusion. Complementing this diverse building palette has been a quarter century of quality, integrity and honesty working with customers, industry partners and… Read More →

DMB names new president and CEO

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | Newsmakers

DMB Associates Inc. has named Brent Herrington company president and CEO, succeeding long-time DMB executive Charley Freericks.  DMB is an Arizona-based real estate investment and development company founded in 1984 by Drew Brown, Mark Sklar and Bennett Dorrance.  All three remain active members of the company’s board of directors, along with Susan Bansak and Bennett… Read More →

$350M luxury condos break ground at Silverleaf

The Sterling Collection

The Sterling Collection at Silverleaf, one of the largest residential projects in the Southwest, broke ground last week during a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction at the $350 million development by Cypress Development Group. Situated within the 2,000-acre Silverleaf neighborhood, The Sterling Collection is an intimate enclave with five, four-story buildings. Priced from… Read More →

Valley interior designer a finalist for Zillow award

by in Home & Design, the leading national real estate marketplace, has selected a top Valley interior designer as a finalist for its annual Zillow ‘Digs Design’ Awards. Argentinian-born and ASID award winning designer Ernesto Garcia has propelled to the national stage this year earning a number of honors for his Scottsdale and Paradise Valley luxury home interior designs.… Read More →

La Casa Builders’ former president retires


Ron Steege, co-founder and past president of La Casa Builders Inc., has retired and sold his interest in the Scottsdale-based custom home builder to co-founder, Tim Larson. Steege, a resident of Scottsdale with wife, Jenn, was president of La Casa since its formation in 1991. While building some of the finest luxury homes in the… Read More →

Cullum Homes plans new development in Silverleaf


Cullum Homes, ranked the No. 1 custom home builder in the Valley, has announced plans for a new development in Silverleaf, the Valley’s most affluent private community located in North Scottsdale. The Village at Silverleaf is the newest offering in the prestigious Silverleaf community and exemplifies the ultimate in resort and club lifestyle. Comprised of 19… Read More →

A taste of Park Place in the Valley

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by in Home & Design

Park Place homes can be placed just about anywhere, says Calvis Wyant of Calvis Wyant Luxury Homes. The Scottsdale-based custom home builder recently completed four of the one- and-two-story homes at Silverleaf, the 2,000-acre gated home community in north Scottsdale. Because of their success — all four are sold and nearing completion — the company… Read More →

Silverleaf offers luxury home organizing tips

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The Sterling Collection at Silverleaf will host an afternoon of luxury home organizing tips for your master closet and kitchen with help from luxury residential organizer, Mika Perry of NEAT Method.  Also included will be an exclusive spring trunk show from Calypso St. Barth along with light bites and wine from Sorso Wine Room. Situated… Read More →

Silverleaf records strong 2014 sales


Total sales in DMB’s exclusive Silverleaf community exceeded $175 million in 2014, a jump from 2013 sales of $120 million.  Homesite and homes continued to increase in value in Silverleaf and 2014 saw stronger sales volume.   “Silverleaf delivers a value that goes far beyond the prices of the homes.  Buyers here appreciate the unparalleled access to the… Read More →

Silverleaf Realty Closes $5.7M Home in Silverleaf

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Spring in the Sonoran desert always brings more traffic to Scottsdale and Silverleaf has seen a strong uptick in visits to this golf community in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains.  Last week, Silverleaf Realty sold one of the most exclusive listings in North Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community, an 8,761 foot residence for $5.77 million ($658.45… Read More →

Executive Q-and-A: John Fortini

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by in AZRE Magazine | Business News

John Fortini Managing Member, Silver Fern Companies/Silver Fern Capital Years in CRE: 17 Years at company: 15 What was it about the industry that attracted you? When I was a kid, I loved Tonka trucks and building things. As I grew older, I was intrigued by how things come together. So, I started with houses,… Read More →

New Luxury Homes Break Ground at Sterling at Silverleaf

by in Home | Scottsdale News

Cypress Development broke ground on the second phase of Sterling at Silverleaf, bringing 12 luxury estate villas priced from $2.2 million to the private golf community of Silverleaf. The new $27.6 million second phase will be built to the same gold-level LEED certified standards as the sold-out first phase of 16 villas. Sterling at Silverleaf… Read More →

$27.6M of Real Estate Breaks Ground in Scottsdale

by in Business News | Real Estate

Cypress Development broke ground today on the second phase of Sterling at Silverleaf, bringing 12 luxury estate villas priced from $2.2 million to the private golf community of Silverleaf. The new $27.6 million second phase will be built to the same gold-level LEED certified standards as the sold-out first phase of 16 villas. Sterling at… Read More →

Hot in Scottsdale: An Insiders’ Look into what will become Scottsdale’s latest trends

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Frank Aazami, of the Private Client Group, Russ Lyon I Sotheby’s International Realty, Scottsdale, says local home-building continues to look up. Because of the imbalance between population growth and new home-building, the Valley has several years of rising prices ahead, he says. “How fast and how high they rise, I cannot tell, but the idea… Read More →