Attila Harai Named General Manager at Creighton Farms

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Harai to Oversee All Club, Clubhouse and Golf Course Operations

We are in the midst of taking some crucial measures to grow our community at Creighton Farms and we feel Attila Harai is the right person to lead us in this endeavor.

Creighton Farms, an exclusive gated residential golf community in Northern Virginia, is pleased to announce the hiring of Attila Harai as The Club’s General Manager. Harai’s many accomplishments include serving for the last 13 years here in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, the last five of which as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at The Army and Navy Club.

A naturalized U.S. citizen of Hungarian descent who was born in Romania, Mr. Harai has an extensive background in club and hospitality management including several Restaurant Manager positions in the D.C. area at venues such as the Old Ebbitt Grill; the D.C. Coast Restaurant and Clyde’s at Mark Center in Alexandria. He has also served as Food and Beverage Director at the Hotel Lombardy and the International Monetary Fund.

Prior to coming to Creighton Farms, Harai directed all day-to-day operations at The Army and Navy Club, including the club’s three dining outlets, its banquet and athletic facilities, and its 32 guest rooms, while overseeing a staff of 100 and a resident and non-resident membership of 6,500.

David Southworth, President and CEO of Southworth Development, an affiliate of which is the owner of Creighton Farms, called Mr. Harai’s appointment “another major step forward for Creighton Farms.” He added, “We are in the midst of taking some crucial measures to grow our community at Creighton Farms and we feel Attila Harai is the right person to lead us in this endeavor. His standing within the Greater Washington D.C. area and his knowledge of the industry are impressive."

A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Mr. Harai speaks 7 languages and is an active member of the Club Managers Association of America. His many responsibilities at Creighton Farms will include overseeing final construction and the grand opening of the new 30,000-square-foot Clubhouse , hosting several upcoming golf events including the Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship in October, as well as the day-to-day club and hospitality operations at The Club at Creighton Farms.

"I am looking forward to leading this community into the future. Creighton Farms has every amenity a private resort-styled community could offer, including a spectacular 18-Hole Signature Jack Nicklaus Golf Course," said Harai. "Considering the commitment Southworth Development has made to Creighton Farms, I viewed this opportunity too irresistible to turn down. I have no doubt that Creighton Farms will become one of the most prominent gated developments in the country. "

Creighton Farms
Creighton Farms is an exclusive residential golf community located in Virginia’s prestigious Loudoun County. Situated just 30 miles west of Washington, D.C, Creighton Farms occupies 964 acres of gently rolling topography that typifies Virginia’s historic hunt country. This luxurious single-family residential community combines the area’s rich history with the elegance of world-class amenities and custom-crafted estate and villa residences. The property is divided into four distinct neighborhoods: The Legacy Homes, The Enclave, The Manor Homes, and Nicklaus Village, where a home is soon to be built for golf legend Jack Nicklaus. Eighteen stunning golf holes designed by Nicklaus form the centerpiece of this spectacular 184-estate home gated community. The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Creighton Farms was named one of the ‘Best New Courses in 2008’ by Golf Digest, Golfweek and Travel + Leisure Golf—one of only two private courses in the world to be recognized by all three publications in 2008. Creighton Farms is owned and operated by an affiliate of Southworth Development LLC of Newton, Massachusetts.

Obtain the property report or its equivalent, required by Federal and State law and read it before signing anything. No Federal or State agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of this property. Access to and use of recreational amenities are not included in the purchase of real estate and require separate club membership which is subject to application, approval, and payment of applicable fees and dues. This is not an offer to sell property to, or a solicitation of offers from, residents of NY, NJ, CT, OR or any other state that requires prior registration of real estate.

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