GOODYEAR, AZ -- Bob McLeod, CEO of Newland Communities, was honored on Thursday, January 13 with the Hearthstone BUILDER humanitarian lifetime achievement award at the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) International Builders Show in Orlando, FL. Now in its 12th year, the Hearthstone BUILDER Humanitarian Award continues to honor leading industry individuals who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to making their communities a better place to work and live. McLeod will accept the award on behalf of the entire Newland organization, in recognition of the company's efforts on behalf of HomeAid, a leading national non-profit provider of housing for today's homeless. The organization builds and renovates multi-unit shelters for America's temporarily homeless families and individuals.
Newland Communities is a privately owned company that develops residential and urban mixed-use communities from coast-to-coast. Newland was recently been recognized as the 2010 'Developer of the Year' by prominent real estate publication Builder & Developer, which highlighted Newland's "impressive, successful portfolio." Newland has achieved solid business results with five of its communities ranked in the top 15-selling master planned communities in 2009, and 2010 sales results that look as strong. Newland has projects in the majority of the top 30 U.S. housing markets."