SummerHill Homes Gains National Recognition For Design Of Nuevo In Santa Clara

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Nuevo, A New Urban Town and Residential Community, Received Two Gold Awards at the 2020 National Association of Home Builders’ Annual Sales and Marketing Awards

SummerHill Homes today announced the company was honored at The Nationals℠ 2020, the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) annual sales and marketing awards, with two Gold Awards for Nuevo, SummerHill Homes’ new urban town and residential community in Santa Clara. Most notably, the community’s innovative, four-story model home, E-State, was awarded “Best Single-Family Detached Model Home 2,501 to 3,000 Square Feet”.

Decided by a distinguished panel of industry leaders, The Nationals℠ is the NAHB’s most prestigious annual award recognition, celebrating the best new home sales, marketing and design in North America. Winners were announced during The Nationals Gala, held on January 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, where SummerHill Homes was honored with two awards in the following categories:

Gold Awards:

  • Best Single-Family Detached Model Home 2,501 to 3,000 Square Feet – Plan 3 of the E-State collection, Nuevo (Santa Clara)
  • Best Sales/Leasing Center – Nuevo Sales Studio, Nuevo (Santa Clara)

“We take great pride in finding innovative solutions that meet the needs of Bay Area residents and we are thrilled the thoughtful, innovative designs of the Nuevo community have been recognized by such a prestigious organization,” said Robert Freed, President and CEO of SummerHill Homes. “We look forward to continuing to build and introduce exciting new communities to buyers in this competitive market.”

E-State, designed to maximize space and density in the growing Santa Clara market, is a first-of-its-kind product type for Silicon Valley, boasting three- to four-bedroom single-family homes ranging from 2,462 to 2,990 square feet and featuring rooftop terraces and decks.

The award-winning architectural and planning firm behind E-State, Woodley Architectural Group, Inc., was also honored.

“Understanding the buyer is at the heart of what we do, and this acknowledgement from The Nationals is incredibly rewarding as it reflects our dedication to creating housing solutions that excite and exceed the expectations of buyers,” said Mike Woodley, President of Woodley Architectural Group, Inc.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the 27-acre community features a diverse collection of 868 homes, 24,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, six acres of new parks, a community garden and a 4,000-square-foot community center dedicated to relaxation, health and wellness, dining and entertainment.

For more information about current Nuevo homes available for sale, visit

About SummerHill Homes
SummerHill Homes is a privately-owned home building company with a diverse portfolio of new home communities spanning the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California. An entity of SummerHill Housing Group and one of eight companies founded by Marcus & Millichap Company, SummerHill Homes is renowned for developing single-family detached homes and multi-family housing communities in flourishing markets throughout the state with a focus on craftmanship, quality and attention to detail. Since its inception in 1976, SummerHill Homes has brought to life more than 50 communities representing over 4,700 single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes and apartments. For more information, visit

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