Native Las Vegan Karen Alexander has always lived in suburbia. That is, until three months ago, when she and her husband, Matt, locked in their dream home at Juhl, a 344–residence, loft-style community known for its flexible floor plans and industrial chic design aesthetic in downtown Las Vegas.
Local home prices rose again in March while the local housing supply stayed tight, according to a report from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.
The principals of StoryBook Homes, Wayne and Catherine Laska, have opened The Mercer Las Vegas, the Laska’s first resort-style apartment community in southwest Las Vegas. The 175-unit building will include town homes and penthouse units. It is at the corner of Tropicana Avenue and Grand Canyon Drive.
Summit Homes of Nevada and Presidio Residential Capital have acquired 6 acres at La Cienega Street and East Shelbourne Avenue, and plan to build La Cienega Estates, offering 12 single-family, detached homes, starting in the $500,000s. The retail value of this community is expected to exceed $7.2 million.
On April 25 at City Hall, a Downtown Residential Fair from 3 to 7:30 p.m. features nearly a dozen developers of existing and future permitted residential projects who will showcase information on both for-rent and for-purchase condominiums, town homes, lofts and other multifamily developments in the area. The Residential Fair also includes an amenity zone showcasing the vibrant downtown lifestyle created by the area’s abundant restaurants and bars, nightlife, museums and attractions.
WestCorp Management Group, alongside its client Nevada West Partners, has announced the opening of Dune, a luxury apartment community near St. Rose Parkway and Jeffreys Street in Henderson. The 398-unit, ultra-modern community is now open for residents and celebrating its grand opening April 26.
Sometimes new-home shopping takes one to all corners of the Las Vegas Valley to find the “perfect home.” For Michelle Walter, she found her ideal home at a CalAtlantic Homes neighborhood in Henderson, but she decided to look for a home closer to her work in the southwestern valley.
Resale homes are not always picture-perfect due to wear-and-tear, changing design trends and a home’s aging. As a result, older homes for sale tend to take longer to sell and sell for less than homes built in the last few years. They make a ripe opportunity for home shoppers who can envision transforming a non-picture-perfect home into their “dream home” through renovation.
The grand opening of the 55-plus Ovation at Mountain Falls is to be held April 21 with fanfare and food to highlight the debut of William Lyon Homes’ first age-qualified community in Southern Nevada. The event begins at 10 a.m. and will feature barbecue-style food — grilled chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs, plus fresh fruits and desserts.
Chicago is home base for TJ and Jennifer Saye, but when they want to escape the wind and harsh winters, they flee to Las Vegas for better weather, some fun and unrivaled dining and entertainment options for the couple and their 11-year-old daughter, Sophia.