San Diego new home communities selected from more than 600 entries

SAN DIEGO, CA, June 28, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — New home communities by Tri Pointe Homes were recently honored with four Awards of Merit during the 58th Annual Gold Nugget Awards, presented by the Pacific Coast Builders Conference.

The Gold Nugget Awards are a distinguished achievement among home builders and a recognition of excellence within design, planning and building. This year’s winners were selected from more than 600 entries throughout the United States and internationally by an esteemed panel of top industry experts. Tri Pointe Homes earned Merit honors for:

• Citro community in Fallbrook: Best Community Land Plan
• Highlands at Pacific Highlands Ranch: Residential Detached Collection of the Year
• The Highlands at Pacific Highlands Ranch Plan 3: Best Single Family Detached Home – Over 4,500 square feet
• Sendero Collection Plan 3: Best Home-Work Space

“We are thrilled so many of our new home communities were honored amongst an elite pool of worthy candidates,” said Jimmy Ayala, Division President for Tri Pointe Homes San Diego. “Having won awards in so many diverse categories, reflects our desire to bring a better neighborhood experience that will inspire and uplift our customers through every home we build.”

Citro is Tri Pointe Homes’ newest master-planned community located in southeastern Fallbrook. When completed, Citro will include a stylish mix of 844 single- and multi-family homes starting in the $400,000s. The community has been thoughtfully designed to embrace the region’s rich history of agriculture by preserving more than 235 acres (60%) as open space, and incorporating active avocado and citrus groves at the center of the community.

The Highlands at Pacific Highlands Ranch won the Awards of Merit for Residential Detached Collection of the Year and Best Single Family Detached Home – Over 4,500 square feet. The Highlands is a premier living experience featuring three customizable floorplans ranging between 4,138 and 5,051 square feet with up to five bedrooms, six bathrooms and four-bay garages in a gated neighborhood. Homebuyers can select from high-end options that include, private guest suites, master loggias, prep/chef kitchens, libraries and home office space. Homes at The Highlands are priced from the $2 millions.

Tri Pointe Homes’ Sendero Collection Plan Three offers stunning office space with large sliding glass doors leading into the home’s central courtyard, creating a functional, yet chic, space for today’s working professionals. The four to six bedroom, four-and-a-half to five-and-a-half bathroom home starts in the $1.9 millions.

“Gold Nugget Award winners reflect our industry’s best, brightest and most innovative architects, planners and builder/developers,” said Judging Chairman and Gold Nugget ceremonies administrator Lisa Parrish. “We applaud them all.”

Now in its 58th year, the Gold Nugget Awards is the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the nation. It honors design and planning achievements in community and home design, green-built housing, site planning, commercial, retail, mixed-use development and specialty housing categories.

About Tri Pointe Homes [San Diego]
One of the largest homebuilders in the U.S., Tri Pointe Homes® (NYSE: TPH) is a publicly traded company and a recognized leader in customer experience, innovative design, and environmentally responsible business practices. The company builds premium homes and communities in 10 states, with deep ties to the communities it serves—some for as long as a century. Tri Pointe Homes combines the financial resources, technology platforms and proven leadership of a national organization with the regional insights, longstanding community connections and agility of empowered local teams. Tri Pointe has won multiple Builder of the Year awards, most recently in 2019, and made Fortune magazine’s 2017 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list. Building upon the legacy that was established 100 years ago under the name Pardee Homes, Tri Pointe Homes is an award-winning leader in the San Diego real estate sector. For more information, please visit

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