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Feb 7, 2013
Orleans Homes Wins GOLD for Best Design Center at the Nationals
We're thrilled to share that Orleans Homes took home the gold in the 2013 National Awards competition. Out of nearly 700 submissions, our North Division Design Center in Bensalem, PA won out over other silver award finalists to be named best design center in the country.
Feb 6, 2013
Orleans Homes Recognized as the Top Big Gainer of 2012
Orleans Homes is happy to announce that we’ve been nationally recognized by Professional Builder magazine as the top 2012 Big Gainer.
Jan 22, 2013
Orleans Takes First Steps in Planned Raleigh Expansion
Orleans Homes Raleigh Division is pleased to announce development plans for Colvin Park, a 144-lot community just west of Cary in Apex, NC. Sales are slated to begin in Autumn of 2013 and the land purchase and building approvals have already been secured.
Jan 7, 2013
Orleans Announces the Opening of Blalock Forest in Raleigh
Orleans Homes Raleigh Division is simply happy to announce the opening of Blalock Forest in Willow Springs, NC.
Jan 7, 2013
Orleans Announces the Opening of The Pavilion in Huntersville
Orleans Homes Charlotte Division is happy to announce the opening of The Pavilion in Huntersville, NC.
Nov 19, 2012
Orleans Welcomes New Division President in Raleigh
Orleans Homes Raleigh Division is pleased to announce that Mitch Sanner has accepted the role of division president for Orleans Homebuilders, Inc. in Raleigh, NC.
May 15, 2012
Orleans Homes Rises on Housing Giants Ranking
Professional Builder's 2012 Housing Giants report shows Orleans Homes has jumped 28 places when ranked among the nation's 235 largest homebuilders. Orleans ranked 35th on the 2012 list, rising from 63rd in 2011.
May 1, 2012
Orleans Names New Chicago Division President
Steven Atchison has joined the executive team at Orleans Homes as president of the Midwest Division, overseeing day-to-day operations of communities in the Chain’O Lakes region and Fox River Valley, and growing the company’s presence in Chicagoland and beyond.
Apr 26, 2012
Orleans Homes Names New Northeast Division President
Orleans Homes has announced the appointment of John Evans as President of its Northeast division, overseeing day-to-day operations of the company’s 15 communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
Feb 29, 2012
McMansions may be gone, but Orleans is back
The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Joseph N. DiStefano, Business Reporter
Orleans Homebuilders Inc. is back from bankruptcy, with veterans of the long suburban home-building boom replacing the three generations of the Orleans family who ran the Bensalem-based builder for more than 90 years before the publicly-traded company filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2010.
Dec 13, 2011
Orleans Homes' Liberty Village Community Hosts Children's Holiday Event
Coopersburg, PA — On December 11, 2011, Orleans Homes Liberty Village community hosted a children’s holiday event complete with decorating gingerbread cookies, arts and crafts, games, and a Toys-for-Tots donation box. Close to 25 residents and friends participated in the festivities.
To view photos from this event, visit the Orleans Homes Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.260211114032277.74131.236401939746528&type=1
Dec 7, 2011
Orleans Homes' Wildflowers at Medford Community Hosts Holiday Open House
Medford, NJ — To kick off the holiday season, Orleans Homes’ Wildflowers at Medford community hosted a Holiday Open House party in one of the new model homes on December 4, 2011. Close to 50 people were able to tour the model home in this active adult community.
To view photos from this event, visit the Orleans Homes Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.256840644369324.73611.236401939746528&type=1
Nov 29, 2011
Orleans Homes Invites Active Adult Homeowners to
Valley, PA—November 29, 2011—Orleans Homes, one of the country’s oldest, continually operated home builders, recently invited homeowners of its adjacent Hillview neighborhoods in Chester County (the Courts at Hillview and Hillview Estates) to participate in a new initiative designed to elicit feedback on a series of four new floor plans currently in development for active adult communities for individuals 55+.
Nov 28, 2011
People in the News
Orleans Homebuilders, Inc., a Bensalem home builder, said three executives had joined its management team:
Dean Amann was promoted to chief operating officer from Northeast regional president and executive vice president.
Marek Bakun was hired as chief financial officer. He had been CFO of Mattamy Homes Ltd., a Canadian home builder.
John Evans was hired as corporate controller. He had been vice president and Northeast regional operations controller at Lennar Corp.
To view the full article and photos of Dean, Marek and John published in today's Philadelphia Inquirer, please visit: http://www.philly.com/philly/business/20111128_People_in_the_News.html
Nov 20, 2011
The Grove at Weldon Ridge Community Hosts Homeowners Appreciation Picnic
Raleigh, NC— On November 20, 2011, Orleans Homes’ The Grove at Weldon Ridge community, located in Cary, NC, hosted a catered Homeowners Appreciation Picnic to bring the community together and introduce long-time homeowners with those new to the neighborhood. About 40 guests attended the event.
To view photos from the event, please visit: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.252733814780007.73036.236401939746528&type=3
Oct 28, 2011
Orleans Homes Launches Redesigned Website
New site underscores Orleans’ goal of redefining the home buying experience; features multiple new floor plans, enhanced and interactive design options, video series, and more.
Mar 8, 2011
Wildflowers at Hillview: The Perfect Place for a People Person
Over the course of her life, Anne Reahm had designed and built six houses in some really great places - Brookhaven, Marchwood, Guthriesville, Marsh Harbor, and Strasburg in Lancaster County, Pa.
Jan 28, 2011
The Meadows at Mansfield: A Home Worth Waiting For
If anyone knows a great home when they see one, it has to be Rita Dalle Pazze. First, Rita is a REALTOR®, so she’s shown and toured all kinds of houses in all kinds of neighborhoods.
Jan 28, 2011
Hidden Creek: Just the Right Spot for Family and Friends
Becky and Roger LaFleur were not at all sure they wanted to move. They had remodeled their home once and were considering an addition to keep up with the space needs of two adults and two very active elementary-aged kids.