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New Home Technology Debuts in Scottsdale

The new Estate Villas under construction at Sterling at Silverleaf will be among the first custom homes in the country, and the first in Ariz., to include the latest technology from Crestron, the global leader in home automation systems, including 4K Ultra HD, voice recognition controls, advanced energy-saving automation, motorized shades and wireless door locks.

Each of the 12 Estate Villas feature a Crestron whole-home automation system that controls every element within the home, such as audio, video, lighting, heating, cooling, entertainment, window coverings, security, and wine room temperature from four iPads positioned around the home. Crestron handheld remotes and touch screens provide additional control options.

The villas also include a proprietary Eco-Mode app, developed by Crestron and Sterling at Silverleaf, which monitors and adjusts home systems automatically to reduce energy costs by 20 percent or more.

As Arizona’s first and only gold-level certified residential community by NAHB and LEED, Sterling at Silverleaf offers the “greenest” homes in Ariz. and is the first to combine the utmost in eco-friendly upgrades within a luxury Home Technology residential community.

The latest features from Crestron that are now available in the homes include video distribution, multi-room digital audio distribution and complete centralized lighting control. Additionally, the villas feature Crestron motorized shades and draperies, and touch screen controls integrated with Yale Real Living™ wireless door locks. Details of the new features include:

4K Ultra HD Capabilities: Each villa will be equipped with a powerful Crestron video distribution systems to distribute 4K Ultra HD throughout the home. At a display resolution up to 4096×2160, Ultra HD TVs provide resolutions that are four times higher than the current standard of Full HD, commonly referred to as 1080p.

TSW Touch Screens: Each villa will have new Crestron TSW Touch Screens that combine the high-performance control expected from Crestron, with the elegant design elements found in the latest mobile devices. The new TSW Touch Screens provide the ability to use voice commands to control virtually anything—from playing a song, to raising the shades, to locking the doors.

Motorized Shades: Featuring exclusive Quiet Motor Technology™, Crestron shades provide silent operation and convenient, one-touch control. Automated shades lower utility bills and increase the home’s value and security. Crestron’s new Digital QMT™ Shade Motor (CSM-QMTDC-256-2) is now available. The first solution of its kind, it transforms home shading solutions with a brushless DC motor with solid-state control that is incredibly small, yet powerful enough for any job. The Digital QMT motor delivers energy-efficient and virtually silent performance for window shades of almost any size. Crestron is so confident in the reliability of the CSM-QMTDC-256, it comes backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

Control from the iPad: Crestron appsControl from the iPad enable homeowners to take control of all the technology and systems in the home from their favorite mobile device such as the iPad, wherever they are in the world. Homeowners can monitor and control lights, media, climate, security and more from a mobile broadband or Wi-Fi® connection – all with the touch of a button.

Priced from $2.2 million and now selling, the Estate Villas are comprised of 12 luxury estates featuring three different floor plans of two-story homes ranging from 3,980 to 4,800 square feet with an attached cabana or casita with a private entrance. The villas come standard with top-of-the-line custom estate features such as Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, exotic stone countertops, natural stone and marble floors, custom cabinetry, custom hand-forged iron stair railing, a full masonry fireplace, a private two or three-car garage, a game room with a mini bar, professionally designed walk-in closets, his and hers bathroom vanities, a Jacuzzi bathtub in the master bathroom and a climate controlled wine room.

The villas combine exquisite interiors with the utmost in eco-friendly upgrades that are proven to save 74 percent in energy costs per month compared to a traditional home. Green features include spray polyurethane foam insulation, an energy efficient HVAC system, LED lighting, a hybrid water heater and dual pane Low-E windows, to name a few.

The new model at Sterling at Silverleaf is now open to the public, but appointments are required. Seven of the 12 estate villas are now under construction with completion in late 2014. The second model home will open in late August. The Silverleaf Group of DMB Realty Network manages sales for the community and can be reached at (480) 502-6902. For more information on Sterling at Silverleaf, visit www.sterlingatsilverleaf.com.

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Residential: Sterling at Silverleaf $27.6M Second Phase Breaks Ground

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 Silverleaf made national headlines in 2012 when it was named Arizona’s first and only single-family new construction project to be awarded gold-level certification by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), making the villas the greenest homes in Arizona. Just this month, the U.S. Green Building Council also awarded the project gold-level LEED certification

“We are changing the way our industry builds luxury homes and proving there is a way to create the ultimate in green, luxury living,” said Nathan Day, president of Cypress Development Group. “Demand has been high since we announced the second phase at Sterling because our product is so unique to the marketplace. This is about building smart, innovative homes that provide a real value for our buyers.”

Sterling’s estate villas offer three different floor plans of two-story homes ranging from 3,980 to 4,800 square feet with an attached cabana or casita with a private entrance. The three and four-bedroom villas come standard with top-of-the-line custom estate features such as Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, exotic stone countertops, natural stone and marble floors, custom cabinetry, custom hand-forged iron stair railing, 9’ ceilings in second story,  a full masonry fireplace, a private two or three-car garage, a game room with a mini bar, professionally designed walk-in closets, his and hers bathroom vanities, a Jacuzzi bathtub in the master bathroom and a climate controlled wine room.

All 12 estate villas are being built at once with completion expected in late 2014.

Four iPads are installed throughout each villa that control the home automation and security systems providing the ability to remotely control every element within the home such as audio, video, lighting, window coverings, security and wine room temperature. Sterling at Silverleaf also developed a proprietary Eco-Mode App with Crestron, which dims the lighting in the home to 80 percent of full power levels, automatically saving 20 percent on the energy bill.

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New Luxury Homes Break Ground at Sterling at Silverleaf

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 made national headlines in 2012 when it was named Arizona’s first and only single-family new construction project to be awarded gold-level certification by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), making the villas the greenest homes in Arizona. Just this month, the U.S. Green Building Council also awarded the project gold-level LEED certification

“We are changing the way our industry builds luxury homes and proving there is a way to create the ultimate in green, luxury living,” said Nathan Day, president of Cypress Development Group. “Demand has been high since we announced the second phase at Sterling because our product is so unique to the marketplace. This is about building smart, innovative homes that provide a real value for our buyers.”

Sterling’s estate villas offer three different floor plans of two-story homes ranging from 3,980 to 4,800 square feet with an attached cabana or casita with a private entrance. The three and four-bedroom villas come standard with top-of-the-line custom estate features such as Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, exotic stone countertops, natural stone and marble floors, custom cabinetry, custom hand-forged iron stair railing, 9’ ceilings in second story,  a full masonry fireplace, a private two or three-car garage, a game room with a mini bar, professionally designed walk-in closets, his and hers bathroom vanities, a Jacuzzi bathtub in the master bathroom and a climate controlled wine room.

All 12 estate villas are being built at once with completion expected in late 2014.

Four iPads are installed throughout each villa that control the home automation and security systems providing the ability to remotely control every element within the home such as audio, video, lighting, window coverings, security and wine room temperature. Sterling at Silverleaf also developed a proprietary Eco-Mode App with Crestron, which dims the lighting in the home to 80 percent of full power levels, automatically saving 20 percent on the energy bill.

Phase two at Sterling at Silverleaf is now for sale and The Silverleaf Group of DMB Realty Network manages sales for the community and can be reached at (480) 502-6902. For more information, visit www.sterlingatsilverleaf.com.

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$27.6M of Real Estate Breaks Ground in Scottsdale

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 Silverleaf made national headlines in 2012 when it was named Arizona’s first and only single-family new construction project to be awarded gold-level certification by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), making the villas the greenest homes in Arizona. Just this month, the U.S. Green Building Council also awarded the project gold-level LEED certification

“We are changing the way our industry builds luxury homes and proving there is a way to create the ultimate in green, luxury living,” said Nathan Day, president of Cypress Development Group. “Demand has been high since we announced the second phase at Sterling because our product is so unique to the marketplace. This is about building smart, innovative homes that provide a real value for our buyers.”

Sterling’s estate villas offer three different floor plans of two-story homes ranging from 3,980 to 4,800 square feet with an attached cabana or casita with a private entrance. The three and four-bedroom villas come standard with top-of-the-line custom estate features such as Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, exotic stone countertops, natural stone and marble floors, custom cabinetry, custom hand-forged iron stair railing, 9’ ceilings in second story,  a full masonry fireplace, a private two or three-car garage, a game room with a mini bar, professionally designed walk-in closets, his and hers bathroom vanities, a Jacuzzi bathtub in the master bathroom and a climate controlled wine room.

All 12 estate villas are being built at once with completion expected in late 2014.

Four iPads are installed throughout each villa that control the home automation and security systems providing the ability to remotely control every element within the home such as audio, video, lighting, window coverings, security and wine room temperature. Sterling at Silverleaf also developed a proprietary Eco-Mode App with Crestron, which dims the lighting in the home to 80 percent of full power levels, automatically saving 20 percent on the energy bill.

Phase two at Sterling at Silverleaf is now for sale and The Silverleaf Group of DMB Realty Network manages sales for the community and can be reached at (480) 502-6902. For more information, visit www.sterlingatsilverleaf.com.

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Construction Begins on Final Villas at Sterling at Silverleaf

More than $7 million of real estate has sold at Sterling at Silverleaf since it re-launched in the market last November and now construction is underway of two of its final four remaining villas in phase one.

Starting at $1.36 million, Sterling at Silverleaf is a collection of 16 villas designed by the world-renowned architect Bing Hu and developed by Sterling Collection Development Group.

Construction of the two new models will be completed in March and sell-out is expected by the end of the year. Sterling Collection Development Group is beginning the planning stages of phase two.

“We’re proud of the success we’ve experienced over the past several months and we’ve been able to position ourselves on the leading edge of luxury development as the market begins to recover,” said Nathan Day, president of Sterling Collection Development Group. “It was a big risk to launch a luxury residential community in an economy that indicated the timing wasn’t right. But, for us, we wanted to get ahead of the market and we knew our product was unlike anything in the area. We priced the community aggressively. Buyers took notice of our value-driven approach and our rapid sales success proves it was the right decision.”

Sterling at Silverleaf provides unmatched value for buyers looking to purchase within the prestigious Silverleaf community.

The real estate market in Silverleaf has held strong over the past year, consistently maintaining a higher price-per-square-foot average on closed homes in the Valley. Buyer and builder confidence remains high in the area with 34 homes currently under construction in Silverleaf. Overall, home inventory is down in Silverleaf and prices are increasing. Within the past year, home site sales have increased by 22 percent in the area.

In March, Sterling at Silverleaf was awarded gold-level certification by the National Association of Homebuilders green building program, NAHBGreen. This makes Sterling at Silverleaf the first and only single-family, new construction project in Arizona to achieve this level, making the villas the greenest homes in Arizona. There are less than 400 communities nationwide that have received gold-level certification.

Sterling at Silverleaf features a timeless approach to Mediterranean design and a distinctive combination of Italian Renaissance and Spanish Revival architecture. Lush courtyards, mature landscaping and sweeping mountain and city views offer residents a respite in the high-desert, while providing convenient access to upscale shopping, dining and entertainment. All villas include Crestron home automation systems operated by iPads, Isokern full masonry fireplaces, Trane FreshEffects air filtration systems and Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances throughout.

Silverleaf is recognized as one of Arizona’s most sought-after residential communities, comprised of 2,000 acres nestled in the peaceful McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Home to the invitation-only Silverleaf Club, the club features a 50,000-square-foot rural Mediterranean-style clubhouse and spa, and an 18-hole golf course designed by PGA Champion Tom Weiskopf.

The Silverleaf Group of DMB Realty Network manages sales for the community and can be reached at (480) 502-6902. For more information on Sterling at Silverleaf, visit www.sterlingatsilverleaf.com.

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Sterling at Silverleaf Wins Gold NAHB Rating

Scottsdale’s Sterling at Silverleaf has become Arizona’s one and only single-family new construction project to be awarded Gold-level certification by the National Association of Homebuilders.

This prestigious award, under the National Association of Homebuilders’ (NAHB) green building program, NAHBGreen, has been awarded to only 400 single-family construction projects across the entire nation.

Sterling at Silverleaf is a 12-acre residential development and had its grand opening in November.

Sterling at Silverleaf earned the notable distinction in six categories of green practice, set forth by the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard.  These standards are nationally approved four-level benchmarks for rating single and multi-family homes and were created in 2007 by the NAHB and the International Code Council (ICC).

Sterling at Silverleaf was rated on factors such as lot and site development, origin of building materials, indoor environmental quality, use of advanced building methods, homeowner education and overall resource efficiency.

The Villas at Sterling at Silverleaf scored an overall rating of 56, which is 14 points more than he standard for all new construction homes.  They are estimated to be 74% more efficient than most existing homes; this efficiency can approximate to $1,347 in annual energy savings over the typical existing home and $808 in annual energy savings over a typical new home.

“What’s really exciting about this community is the fact that it is the perfect combination of luxury living with cost-effective sustainable features that are in line with global environmental initiatives,” said Tanner Luster, President of Luster Custom Homes. “Being the first homebuilder in Arizona to successfully earn a Gold rating with NAHBGreen for an entire community of new residencies is the proudest accomplishment of my professional career.”

Sterling at Silverleaf is a community feature 16 villas, 12 estates and 180 condos in Scottsdale.  The community was created in partnership with Sterling Collection Development Group and Luster Custom Homes.  The sales will open in the summer of 2011.  For more information, please visit Sterling at Silverleaf online at www.sterlingatsilverleaf.com.