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Orange You Glad to…

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Recently I have been volunteering at the Second Harvest Food Bank and I have enjoyed the joy of giving back.  Life is full of challenges and there is something about sorting cans and fruit that puts everything in perspective.


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Hunt Hale Jones Guest Blog: A Day Made in Glass?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

I came across this video from a company that makes high tech glass, advertising how their products can be incorporated into all aspects of our lives.

With the continued explosion of technological advancements, being “connected 24/7”, and the blurring the lines between home and work I have had a real interest in recent years on how to better integrate technology into the design of homes. (more…)

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Oh iPad

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

All of this talk about the iPad2 selling out by Sunday morning makes us wish we waited just a little longer to get our first company iPad.

We are set to use our first iPad (an iPad1) in a sales office at The Enclave at Waverly Park in a few weeks.  Guests will be able to sign-up to receive an ebrochure.  Plus we’ve loaded it with photos.  Oh, and our website is formatted for iPad viewing too!  (check it out from your iPad)

We’d love to be able to use even more features on the iPad – like viewing our smartPLANs, but it would need to have Flash, hint, hint Apple.  If you haven’t played with the floorplans at our communities on our website, it’s a must.


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What’s new at SummerHill?

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Our construction team hard at work at The Enclave at Waverly Park in Mountain View.

As a company, we have experienced a lot of change in the past 3 years.  Last weekend marked the start of the next era of SummerHill with  the  opening of The Enclave at Waverly Park in Mountain View.  We have several more communities coming soon – Creekside at Saratoga in Saratoga and Roubion in San Ramon.  And, of course we are working on even more new communities.


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Social Media & Time Management – Is it really possible?

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Getting very excited to present at the social media workshop at PCBC with Mike Lyon of Do You Convert?, Sarah Yaussi of Big Builder, Jim Adams of, and Jeff Click of Jeff Click Homes

Mike is pretty much the guru when it comes to social media, he hands down has more video, more posts, more, well everything social.  If you haven’t checked out his site, it’s a must!

Sarah is the resident expert on blogging and she’ll be sharing all of her experience and wisdom on blogging.  She’s even been gathering research on, where else?, her blog.  Check out her most recent blogs preparing for the seminar getting ready for the workshop at PCBC. (more…)

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There’s a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

As we get ready to enjoy Thanksgiving with our families, we realize that we have a lot for which we can be thankful.  This year has been fraught with challenges for many and we haven’t been immune to those challenges.  We are a smaller company this year that we were last year.

We’re fortunate to have a family like atmosphere that enabled our team to rise to the new challenges by taking on new responsibilities to exceed our goals.   We’re even more fortunate to have an executive team that has helped us navigate these times through carefully navigating the business needs to mentoring the team to successfully achieve new goals.

There has been a lot of excitement for our company on a personal front as well – several new engagements, a few new babies plus a few on the way, several new homeowners, and much more.

We’re also grateful for the new homeowners we’ve welcomed this year at Echelon, Lane Woods, Merimont, Park Station, Parkwood, Redwood Gate, Rosewood, and Village Square.   (more…)

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Interview: President and CEO of SummerHill

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Based on the interviews by: by Tom Blue

Interview with Robert Freed, President and CEO of  SummerHill Homes

1. What do you do?

We build quality homes in the highly desirable Bay Area

2. Who are your competitors? (just the names)

KB, Warmington, Lennar, etc.

3. What makes you different than your competitors?

We are a privately held builder, our products and our employees are handpicked. We are able to give individual attention to each and every homebuyer. (more…)

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