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Two model homes and one custom home in the master-planned community of Summerlin® won top honors in the 57th annual Pacific Coast Builders Conference Gold Nugget awards for 2020 – the industry standard for architects, builders, interior designers, developers and planners within the residential real estate sector.  

The Overlook Collection at Mesa Ridge by Toll Brothers in The Mesa village took home the Gold Nugget for Best Single Family Detached Home (3,000 to 3,499 square feet), and Sandalwood Plan 2 by Pardee Homes in the village of Stonebridge won a Gold Nugget for Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home ($500,000 to $800,000).  Celebrity designer Bobby Berk was the project’s interior designer of record.  And the Chowa Concept Home by Woodside Homes in The Ridges, won Gold in the Innovative Housing category. 

Rear elevation at Sandstone model at Overlook Collection
Overlook Collection at Mesa Ridge by Toll Brothers

Summerlin won an Award of Merit in the Best Master-Planned Community category, while Sandalwood by Pardee Homes, Mesa Ridge by Toll Brothers, Trilogy by Shea Homes and The Chowa Concept Home by Woodside Homes received a combined 15 Awards of Merit in a variety of categories. 

According to Danielle Bisterfeldt, VP – Marketing, Summerlin, the community’s all-star roster of national and award-winning homebuilders, has long been a part of the community’s development mantra, ensuring quality, innovative, and progressive home design. “Our hats are off to Pardee Homes, Toll Brothers, Woodside Homes and Shea Homes for their outstanding efforts, and we are proud their neighborhoods and beautiful homes are right here in Summerlin.”  

Awards of Merit were granted to Sandalwood for Best Merchandising of a Model Home ($500,000 to $800,000 square feet), Best Single-Family Detached Home (3,500 to 4,500 square feet), and Best Residential Detached Collection of the Year. 

Marked by luxurious finishes and touches at every turn, Sandalwood homes offer modern, open floorplans that range from 3,151 to 4,454 square with three to five bedrooms and from three-and-one-half to five-and-one-half baths.  All floorplans feature a three-bay garage and include an abundance of indoor/outdoor living space to take advantage of the area’s gorgeous scenery and expansive views.  Sandalwood homes are priced from the high $700,000s.    

Kitchen in Plan 2 Model in Sandalwood by Pardee Homes in Stonebridge in Summerlin
Plan 2 at Sandalwood by Pardee Homes (designed by Bobby Berk)

Awards of Merit were given to The Overlook Collection at Mesa Ridge (Bridge and Sandstone floorplans) for Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home ($500,000 to $800,000), Best Single-Family Detached Home (3,500 to 4,500 square feet) for The Viewpoint Collection (Arnight floorplan), Best indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home for The Overlook Collection (Sandstone floorplan), Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home ($800,000 to $1 million), and Best Residential Detached Collection of the Year for The Overlook Collection. 

A gated enclave of 322 modern one- and two-story homes, Mesa Ridge features six model homes that showcase a sampling of the neighborhood’s 14 unique designs with open floorplans ranging from 2,970 to 5,007 square feet within four distinct collections and priced from the mid-$800,000s.  

An Award of Merit was given to Trilogy’s Radiant floorplan for Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home ($500,000 to $80,000). Trilogy, a gated age-qualified neighborhood with abundant amenities catering to those 55-plus, features 354 attached homes in three distinct collections encompassing a total of 13 unique single floorplans, from paired, courtyard and vertical duplex plans from 1,538 to 2,915 square feet, priced from the high $400,000s.   

Marking its 30th anniversary in 2020, Summerlin delivers more amenities than any other community in Southern Nevada. This includes more than 250 parks of all sizes; resident-exclusive community centers, pools and events; 150-plus miles of interconnected trails; ten golf courses; 26 public, private and charter schools; a public library and performing arts center; Summerlin Hospital Medical Center; houses of worship representing a dozen different faiths; office parks; neighborhood shopping centers; and, of course, Downtown Summerlin®, offering fashion, dining, entertainment, Red Rock Resort, office towers, City National Arena, home of the Vegas Golden Knights National Hockey League practice facility, and Las Vegas Ballpark®, a world-class Triple-A baseball stadium and home of the Las Vegas Aviators®.   

In total, Summerlin currently offers more than 160 floor plans in 34 neighborhoods throughout ten distinct villages. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes, priced from the low $300,000s to more than $1 million.  

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 gross acres still remaining to accommodate future growth, including infrastructure, open space and common areas, all within the master plan. The community is currently home to nearly 100,000 residents who enjoy an unparalleled list of amenities. These include more than 250 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of trails, 27 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, ten 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– priced from the $300,000s to more than $2.5 million. For information on custom homesites in The Ridges please call 702.255.2500. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s.

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 14 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit, or find us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.                            

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