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UCP, LLC Honored at 50th Annual Gold Nugget Awards

Company Receives “Best on the Boards Site Plan” for East Garrison Master-Planned Community

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (June 01, 2013)UCP, LLC, a homebuilder and land developer based in San Jose, California, today announced it received the “Best on the Boards Site Plan” Gold Nugget award for East Garrison, its 244-acre master-planned community located in Monterey, California. The award was presented at the 2013 Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in San Diego.

The “Best on the Boards Site Plan” award recognized UCP for East Garrison’s land planning and architectural design excellence. The PCBC Gold Nugget Awards are one of the real estate industry’s most prestigious honors and have recognized those who improve communities through exceptional concepts in design, planning and development since 1963.

“East Garrison represents more than a decade of public planning and outreach to the broader Monterey County Community. This award is attributable to collaborative efforts from our team, Urban Community Partners, Woodman Development Company and the County of Monterey staff and residents,” said Dustin Bogue, chief executive officer of UCP. “East Garrison symbolizes the DNA of Monterey County and we are proud to bring to life this dynamic and inviting community that will serve residents for years to come.”

East Garrison is a 244-acre master-planned community situated on the former Fort Ord Army Base in Monterey, California and is the result of an extensive public planning process that received unanimous approvals and broad community support. East Garrison has been carefully planned and designed to function as an all-inclusive village with home ownership options for a variety of lifestyles and budgets. UCP’s wholly-owned subsidiary Benchmark Communities is developing three unique single-family home product types for East Garrison.

When complete, East Garrison is expected to include 1,400 new homes, a 65,000 square foot historic arts district, a 34,000 square foot mixed-use town center, a library, parks, public safety stations and easy access to public transportation. For more information about East Garrison visit http://www.eastgarrison.com.


About UCP, LLC:
UCP, LLC is a homebuilder and land developer, with significant land acquisition and entitlement expertise, in growth markets in Northern California and with a growing presence in attractive markets in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. UCP builds and markets all of its homes under the Benchmark Communities brand, its wholly-owned subsidiary. To learn more about UCP please visit http://unioncommunityllc.com/. To learn more about Benchmark Communities, LLC please visit: http://benchmarkcommunities.com/.


Media Contact:
Jason Chudoba, ICR on behalf of UCP, LLC

Hayley Cook, ICR on behalf of UCP, LLC