The New Home Company Wins Master-Planned Community of the Year at Building Industry’s Premier Awards Show

LAS VEGAS (January 20, 2016) – Last night at “The Nationals,” the building industry’s premier awards show, The New Home Company (NEW HOME; NYSE: NWHM) received one of the most prestigious honors of the program in winning Master-Planned Community of the Year for The Cannery in Davis, Calif.

Presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Sales & Marketing Council, “The Nationals” recognize the most outstanding work in residential real estate planning, architecture, interior design, sales and marketing. The event was hosted during the 2016 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

NEW HOME celebrated the highly anticipated grand opening of The Cannery in August of 2015, welcoming thousands of interested homebuyers to California’s first farm-to-table new home community. The Cannery is an innovative mixed-used community with plans for 547 residences and featuring a seven-acre Urban Farm on the site of a former tomato cannery. The community features a land plan that is the first of its scale in Davis in more than 20 years. It also includes retail shops, recreation center, The Cannery Amphitheatre, The Farm House Welcome Center and miles of trails. As part of the working farm, The Barn will serve as an agri-classroom for students and beginning farmers.

NEW HOME shared the Master-Planned Community of the Year award with its marketing, design and development partners on The Cannery. These include Paolucci Salling & Martin Communication Arts, Jeffrey Demure + Associates, Robert Hidey Architects, SWA Group, Meridian Interiors, Focus 360, Woodley Architectural Group, LCRA Architects, Outdoor Dimensions, CDC Designs, Display Graphics, Siegfried Engineering, Shea Homes and CalAtlantic Homes.

“To be recognized by our peers with a Community of the Year award on our industry’s national stage is very special,” said NEW HOME Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Design, Joan Marcus-Colvin. “These honors reinforce our passion for great architecture, design and planning and we could not be more proud of our entire team and talented partners.”

NEW HOME and its consultants also received the following awards last night:

• Best Logo Design, The Cannery (Paolucci Salling & Martin)
• Best Print Campaign, Series of Two or More Ads for Corporate “Reflections” Ad (Paolucci Salling & Martin)
• Best Clubhouse, The Cannery (Robert Hidey Architects and Meridian Interiors)
• Best Signage for a Community, The Cannery (Outdoor Dimensions)
• Best Architectural Design of a Single-Family Detached Home Priced over $1.5 Million, Fiano in Newport Beach, Calif. - Plan 1 (Robert Hidey Architects)

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. For more information about the company or its current new-home offerings, visit www.NWHM.com.