The New Home Company Named One of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (August 1, 2016) – The New Home Company (NEW HOME, NYSE: NWHM) has been recognized as one of the 2016 Best Places To Work in Orange County, an awards program presented by the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group.

This county-wide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Orange County, benefiting the county's economy, its workforce and businesses.

“We strive to create an environment where our team members can do the best work of their lives,” said Chief Executive Officer H. Lawrence Webb. “So to be recognized again as one of the Best Places to Work is a validation of that commitment as we continue our strategic growth.”

Recently named the second-fastest growing public homebuilder in the United States and the most active luxury homebuilder in Orange County, NEW HOME has earned multiple Best Places to Work honors since the company was formed in 2009.

About The New Home Company
NEW HOME is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “NWHM.” It is a new generation homebuilder focused on the design, construction and sale of innovative and consumer-driven homes in major metropolitan areas within select growth markets in California and Arizona, including coastal Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, metro Sacramento and Phoenix. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, NEW HOME was the recipient of “The Eliant” for Best Overall Customer Experience in the Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Award’s multi-divisional builder segment. In 2016, NEW HOME won a total of 23 Eliant Awards, including nine First Place Awards, the highest number earned by a homebuilder. Also in 2016, the National Association of Home Builders selected The Cannery, an innovative mixed-use community developed by NEW HOME in Davis, Calif., as “Master-Planned Community of the Year,” and The Cannery won a Grand Award for “Residential Community of the Year-Master Plan” at the 2016 Gold Nugget Awards presented during PCBC. For more information, visit www.NWHM.com.