Joint Venture Partners


For more than five decades, the experience and creativity of the Grupe management team has shaped the future and significantly contributed to the American standard of living. Headed by Greenlaw “Fritz” Grupe, co-founder alongside President Mark Fischer and CEO Jeremy White, Grupe’s executive team includes young entrepreneurial managers as well as many seasoned professionals who have been committed to the company’s success since its founding. The company has created 12 master-planned communities and more than 50,000 lots and homes in 35 cities nationwide. For more information, please visit

Summit Homes of Nevada

Summit Homes of Nevada is owned and operated by the White family; second generation homebuilders who have built more than 5,000 homes in Nevada. The team at Summit Homes have deep roots in the region and are committed to delivering top-notch customer service.

San Joaquin Valley Homes

San Joaquin Valley Homes is a residential developer founded and operating in California’s Central San Joaquin Valley. Its principals and long-time associates, Joe Leal, Jim Robinson and Randy Merrill, represent more than 75 years combined experience in the development of residential and commercial real estate. Management of the company is a collaboration of their individual skills in finance, acquisition, planning, entitlement and construction, and their shared commitment to creating quality homes and providing a positive homebuyer experience for customers across all market levels.

Family Development

The Family Development team has earned an excellent reputation as a preferred residential homebuilder. Since 2003, Family Development has built nearly 1,000 production homes in some of Southern California’s most desirable communities. Over the year, the company has garnered numerous industry accolades, including the prestigious Project of the Year awarded by the Sales & Marketing Council and Building Industry Association.

Watt Communities

Founded in 1947 by Ray Watt, this third-generation family-owned business is a multi-faceted company. The company successfully grew from a small building business to a large real estate development organization credited with more than $6 billion in completed projects. Watt Communities is highly regarded in the home building industry as a premium quality builder. The company is widely recognized by industry leaders, financial institutions, and the brokerage community for its expertise in community entitlements, land acquisition and development, home building operations, and financial management.

Coastal Community Builders

Coastal Community Builders is a California development company building on a tradition of value, quality craftsmanship and homeowner satisfaction. Since 1988, under the leadership of owner Gary Grossman, the company has grown from humble beginnings to become a leader in the development and construction of new home communities.

Van Daele Homes

Van Daele Homes is a family-owned home building company located in California. The management team is comprised of Van Daele family members as well as some of the most respected and experienced homebuilding professionals in the industry. Since 1987, Van Daele Homes has created exceptional new home communities for more than 15,000 families.

Landmark Pacific Investors

Landmark Pacific Investors is one of Idaho’s premier real estate developers. Our goal is to develop thoughtful, well planned communities for builders and residents. The partners have engaged in residential, multifamily, community, and commercial development. As diligent developers, managers, and investors in real estate, we are an experienced team of professionals who are focused and committed to bringing creative development solutions and quality construction projects to Idaho.

Pebble Creek

Pebble Creek Companies’ principals Teri Smith and Gary Arnold are an experienced team with more than 30 years of homebuilding experience that can handle any construction project from start to finish. Pebble Creek’s elite team of employees, consultants and professionals share our philosophy of “doing what you say” with an emphasis on quality. We take advantage of our big-company expertise and small-company overhead to design and build residential, commercial and government projects with the best possible blend of quality and affordability.

Oakpointe Communities

The Yarrow Bay Group, one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier land and commercial development companies, established Oakpointe Communities in the mid 2000’s. Together with a team of the areas’ most respected homebuilding professionals, we have built many of the best places to live in Pierce, King and Snohomish counties. This expertise combined with innovative home design leads to big ideas and the know-how to pull them off.

Black Pine Communities

Michael Paris serves as President and CFO of BlackPine Communities, leading the company’s overall vision, strategic forward planning and business development with over 28 years of homebuilding experience in both custom and production operations. Paris held several regional and national positions with Kimball Hill Homes, a $1.1 billion national homebuilder based in Chicago. Prior to launching BlackPine Communities in 2010, he served as CFO for a Northern California commercial real estate company and as CFO for a start-up drilling contractor with operations throughout the western United States.


California West is a privately-held, multi-generational San Diego builder. We didn’t set out to build thousands of homes. We set out to build yours. Our approach embraces a passion for creating neighborhoods with inspired design in San Diego’s most desirable cities. We started this process over 20 years ago, sharpening our skills, expertise and artistry along the way. Today, we build with a level of depth and personal commitment that spans generations with a focus on sustainability, quality, and craftsmanship. Visit to learn more.

Williams Homes

In 1997, Lance Williams founded privately held, Santa Clarita-based Williams Homes, on the principles of integrity, trust and partnership – the key ingredients to Williams Homes’ continued success. Williams Homes was the proud recipient of the 2013 Builder of the Year Award by the Building Industry Association. During the last decade, Williams Homes has built and delivered hundreds of homes in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties at prices ranging from $159,000 to in excess of $1,000,000. Williams Homes has earned a respected reputation as a builder of exceptional quality Southern California homes and new home communities in California.

Cornerstone Communities

The Management Team at CORNERSTONE COMMUNITIES is comprised of a seasoned group of development and building professionals possessing over 150 years of combined experience in the homebuilding field having developed, mapped, and/or constructed over 15,000 homes in over 60 developments throughout California and Nevada. Professional Builder magazine heralded the group as one of the nation’s Building Giants. CORNERSTONE has been consistently ranked as one of San Diego’s top privately held residential homebuilders by the San Diego Business Journal and was recently recognized as one of the Top 500 Privately-Held Businesses in the U.S. by


Prospect is a Denver-based developer of residential communities focused on infill and transit-oriented development. We have extensive experience in the development and ownership of all types of multifamily housing, including luxury rental, for-sale condominium and affordable rental.

Summit Homes of Washington

Locally owned and operated by the White family, Summit Homes of Washington has been a home-building staple in the Northwest for more than 30 years. Summit Homes has built nearly 3,000 homes in well-planned communities throughout the state of Washington. Summit Homes works with local architects, designers and subcontractors in order to build premium homes.

Lafferty Communities

Lafferty Communities is a privately held, family-owned company. For over two decades, we’ve honed our legacy as a builder of luxury custom homes. Our appreciation of the homebuilding craft can be seen in four-sided architecture and fine construction techniques. Merged with our appreciation for quality is a clear grasp of the practical – a knowledge of how to balance technology and creativity with solid value.