The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors presented its top annual award to David R. Tina, a longtime local Realtor who is a past president of both the GLVAR and the statewide Nevada Association of Realtors. Tina is the father and business partner of 2017 GLVAR President David J. Tina. Other GLVAR award winners for 2017 include:
• Norma Jean Opatik — Residential Instructor of the Year.
• Linda Rheinberger — Ronn Reiss Award for educational excellence and leadership.
• Melissa Zimbelman — Gene Nebeker Memorial Award for professionalism and service to the GLVAR and the community.
• Devin Reiss — Sala/Rubin Award (formerly called the Frank Sala Award and now also honoring longtime GLVAR leader Marv Rubin) recognizing long-term commitment to grassroots political action and to protecting private property rights.
• Keith Kelley — Jack Woodcock Distinguished Service Award.
• Janet Carpenter, Aldo Martinez and Melissa Zimbelman — GLVAR Hall of Fame inductees.
Kent Lay, division president of Woodside Homes of Nevada, is president of the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association; Janet Love of StoryBook Homes is first vice president; Brian Walsh of Richmond American Homes is second vice president; Darren Wilson of Sierra Air Conditioning and Heating is associate vice president; Tom Warden of the Howard Hughes Corp., is treasurer; and Scott Donnelly of Cooper Roofing and Solar is secretary. At an installation and awards lunchoen, the SNHBA awarded the following: The Builder Member of the Year Award is Rick Barron of Century Communities; and the Associate Member of the Year Award went to Brian Gordon of Applied Analysis/SalesTraq. The association presented a special award to First American Title Co. for 50 years of continuous membership in the association—the longest continuous membership of any member. Outstanding Member awards went to Mike Cuddy of DR Horton and Trevor Brilman of Security National Mortgage Co. A Leadership Award went to Amy Thill of Warmington Residential. Elizabeth Hanson of New American Funding received an Outstanding New Member award.
Amber Amato is property manager and Joy Grant is senior property manager at Avison Young.
NAIOP Southern Nevada announced its officers and directors for 2018, led by incoming president Mike Mixer: Shawn Danoksi, president-elect, of DC Building Group; Rod Martin, secretary, of Majestic Realty Co.; Jennifer Levine, treasurer, of Cushman & Wakefield; and Jay Heller, immediate past president, of Heller Cos. NAIOP’s elected directors for 2018 include: Jody Walker Belsick, Kimley-Horn & Associates; Julie Cleaver, the Howard Hughes Corp.; George Garcia, G.C. Garcia Inc.; Reed Gottesman, Harsch Investment Properties; Matthew Hoyt, CommCap Advisors; Jeff LaPour, LaPour; Adam Malan, Logic Commercial Real Estate; Mike Shohet, Nevada HAND; David Strickland, Thomas & Mack Development Group; and Jennifer Turchin, Coda Group.
Love Funding closed on a $7.9 million bridge loan used to build a 46-bed memory care center adjacent to Welbrook Transitional Rehabilitation, 6650 Grand Montecito Parkway, Las Vegas.
The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection built a groundwater treatment system associated with the construction of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s erosion control structures [weirs]. This treatment system was built through a coordinated effort with SNWA, the NDEP and the Nevada Environmental Response Trust to treat groundwater extracted during SNWA’s construction activities for the last two weirs along the upper reaches of the Las Vegas Wash. The system will prevent perchlorate from entering the Las Vegas Wash, Lake Mead and the Colorado River.
Cheryl Kallianis is senior project controller at Grand Canyon Development Partners.
Summit Homes of Nevada and Presidio Residential Capital are building two communities, Duneville Meadows and Centennial Crossing, that will add 41 single-family homes. Duneville Meadows is on West Agate Avenue between South Jones Boulevard and Duneville Street. Centennial Crossing is on the northwest corner of Centennial Parkway and North Alpine Ridge Way.
David Valladarez is director of architecture and Dan Partney is director of construction at Blue Heron.
The Nevada Association of Realtors changed its name to Nevada Realtors. As part of its rebranding, created with help from B&P Advertising, Media & Public Relations, the association unveiled a new logo and a tagline: “Advocacy. Leadership. Excellence.”
KTGY Architecture + Planning’s designs were recognized at the Nationals Award Show held in conjunction with the NAHB International Builders Show. KTGY’s Gold Award winners are:
• Vu at MacDonald Highlands (Best Architectural Design of An Attached Community); Christopher Homes, builder
• Ironwood, Jade Plan (Best Architectural Design of A Single Family Detached Home 2,501 To 3,001 square feet); Toll Brothers, builder
Silver Award winners include:
• Granite Heights, Topaz and Onyx plans (Best Design of A Single Family Detached Home 3,001 To 3,500 square feet); Toll Brothers, builder
Aire Serv of Las Vegas was named Contractor of the Year by the Southern Nevada Air Conditioning Refrigeration Service Contractors Association. Aire Serv General Manager Jeremy Anderson was named president of the association.
Century Communities received the 2018 Silver Award honors for “Best Website for a Builder” from the National Sales and Marketing Council.
The Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas is building a standalone, $2.5 million, 13,419-square-foot athletic facility at its Sandy Ridge High School campus. The facility is expected to be completed this fall and will include a full gymnasium, weight room, locker rooms, offices and storage space. A.F. Construction Co. is the project’s general contractor.
Sunroad Enterprises acquired Avery Park Apartments at 2200 N. Torrey Pines Drive in Las Vegas.
Patrick Burrus is assistant project manager at Grand Canyon Development Partners.
Hirschi Masonry accepted six awards at the second annual World Wide Safety Awards: Masonry Commercial; Masonry Residential; Office and Workplace Safety; Fleet Safety Division; and Subcontractor of the Year. Wesley Pettus, safety manager of Hirschi Masonry, was given the Safety Director Residential award. SR Construction received four awards at the second annual World Wide Safety Awards: General Contractor – Reno and General Contractor Commercial. Michelle Cates was given the Safety Director Commercial award and Fred Kravetz was given the Superintendent Commercial award.
Shay Hathaway of Henderson won the Design it, Pin it, Win it contest via Pinterest. The promotion, offered to Woodside Homes residents, encouraged participants to show off their interior design skills for a chance to win a $5,000 gift card.