Saturday, November 1, 2014


Businesses and schools in the master-planned community of Summerlin will receive exciting news Monday when the list of finalists for the 2014 Best of Summerlin competition is released. The competition, now in its ninth year, celebrates Summerlin icons, landmark places and popular venues for their contributions to the community.  During the October nomination period more than 400 nominations poured in for twelve categories including Best Locally-Owned Restaurant, Best Large Retail Business, Best Happy Hour, Best Doctor and Best School Spirit. All finalists are within the borders of the 22,500 acre master-planned community.

“In 2013 we made some changes to The Best of Summerlin competition and its popularity has grown tremendously,” said Danielle Bisterfeldt, director of marketing for Summerlin. “Last year’s winners took great pride in being named Best of Summerlin so we brought back the same categories continue growing interest in this fun competition.”

Voting begins Monday, Nov. 3 on and ends Nov. 21. Finalists will receive promotional materials from The Howard Hughes Corporation, developer of Summerlin, to help encourage customers and clients to vote. Each location will also be visited by the community’s jackrabbit mascot, Summerlin Sam as he highlights each finalist for Summerlin’s Instagram page.

“We are excited to help promote and recognize those businesses, schools and Summerlin stakeholders that are helping to make this community a great place to live, work and play,” said Bisterfeldt.

Join Summerlin on Facebook and Twitter for competition updates and follow “The Adventures of Summerlin Sam” on Instagram as he visits each finalist. Winners will be announced on Monday, Nov. 24.

About Summerlin:
Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Summerlin began to take shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 bestselling 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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