Saturday, October 25, 2014

Summerlin, Las Vegas’ largest master-planned community, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC), launched its 2014 Best of Summerlin recognition campaign Monday. A fun and interactive way to showcase Summerlin’s robust amenities, this exciting competition has become a popular way to celebrate Summerlin icons, landmark places and popular venues for their contributions to the community.

Through Oct. 31, community and valley residents can nominate their favorite Summerlin restaurants, parks and businesses for categories including Best Locally-Owned Restaurant, Best Community Event, Best Golf Course and Best School Spirit. In total there are 12 categories.

Summerlin Las Vegas beautiful trail systems“Summerlin is bubbling with activity as Downtown Summerlin and other new amenities open this year,” said Danielle Bisterfeldt, director of marketing, Summerlin. “The Best of Summerlin is a great way to acknowledge and reward the locations and people who are actively enhancing the lifestyle promoted here in this master-planned community. We saw tremendous growth in the number of people who participated in last year’s competition and businesses took great pride in being named finalists and winners.”

Nominations can be made at Anyone can submit nominations but all locations must be within the Summerlin borders for consideration. Nominees will be announced Nov. 3 followed by online voting through Nov. 21. Join Summerlin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates and to follow The Adventures of Summerlin Sam as the community’s jackrabbit mascot visits each finalist and features them on social media. Winners will be announced online on Monday, Nov. 24.

PHOTO CAPTION: Summerlin’s trails won in the 2013 Best Place to Work Out category. Two popular fitness centers were runners-up. Summerlin boasts more than 150 miles of interconnected trails for walking, jogging and cycling.

About Summerlin:
Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Summerlin began to take shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 best-selling master-planned communities for nearly two decades. Located along the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, Summerlin encompasses 22,500 acres with approximately 6,000 acres still remaining to accommodate future growth within the master plan. The community is currently home to more than 100,000 residents who enjoy an unparalleled list of amenities. These include more than 150 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of trails, 22 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, nine golf courses, shopping centers, medical and cultural facilities, business parks and dozens of actively selling floor plans. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes and condominiums– priced from the $300,000s to more than $1 million. Custom homesites in The Ridges are priced from the $400,000s. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s. Visit for more information.

About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC and is headquartered in Dallas, TX. For additional information about HHC, visit

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Caryn Kboudi
The Howard Hughes Corporation