SAN MATEO, CA - 550 Moreland Apartments in Santa Clara, CA, took home the top award, the Grand Award, at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference in the "Best Multi-Family Housing Project – 4 to 6 Stories Rental" category, the most competitive of the some 40 awards in the conference, with 550 Moreland competing among 7 finalists which included both national and international projects. The awards ceremony took place on June 10, 2010 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Source: Prometheus Real Estate Group
PCBC Judges Statement: This project consists of five residential buildings over a two level subterranean garage. The residential buildings are carefully sited to shape a series of diverse, thoughtfully landscaped courtyards centered on a resort-like recreation complex containing outdoor amenities and a two story community building. Conceived as clustered towers of various heights stepped up and down to relate to the varied scale of the surrounding neighborhood.
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This visionary project in Santa Clara integrates green building practices such as solar panels, a water-recycling program for common areas along with top amenities including an outdoor chef's-grade kitchen, a private theatre, business and fitness centers, and a concierge program.
550 Moreland represents the collective vision of a team of experienced real estate professionals who are dedicated to creating luxurious residential communities with individual expression. Prometheus prides itself on the exceptional quality of design for the developments that it manages, and those projects have a distinguished track record of design awards. The design team includes: Don Sandy, FAIA, Design Architects: Jon Worden, Project Architect: Gazzardo Partnership, Landscape Design.
Prometheus Real Estate Group is the largest private owner of multi-family properties in the San Francisco Bay Area with a growing portfolio of more than 18,000 metropolitan-area apartments in the Bay Area, Seattle, Portland, Ore., and Los Angeles communities. Since its inception in 1965, Prometheus has specialized in the acquisition, development and management of high quality residential and commercial properties throughout the Western United States. Prometheus has a long history of award-winning approaches to development, management and general excellence. Recognition in 2009 includes six prestigious awards: two National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) awards, one Action for Beauty Award, one Best in California Landscapes Award and one Bay Area Green Business Award.