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The Market Common Celebrates the New Year’s Eve With Bands, A Mirror Ball Drop, Fireworks and 9,000 Revelers

The Market Common, HomeFed’s mixed-use urban village in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, rang in the New Year in grand style.  The community’s fourth annual “A Southern Times Square” attracted 9,000 guests to this free, family-friendly celebration.  The New Year was marked with a mirrored ball drop and spectacular fireworks display.  Starting at 7 p.m., guests celebrated with two stages featuring …

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Rosemary Beach Profiled at Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built and Natural Environment

HomeFed’s association with Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, two of the founders of the New Urbanism movement, extends back before the creation of the company. Before HomeFed Corporation was established, CEO Paul Borden worked with them on the design of Rosemary Beach®, a neo-traditional community located on northwest Florida’s gulf coast, between Panama City and …

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Indigenous stone intensifies San Elijo Hills’ sense of place

Traditional towns have always used building materials that are available locally. It helps establish a community’s sense of place, as buildings take on the aesthetic character of their surroundings. At San Elijo Hills, HomeFed Corp. used that same time-tested technique. Indigenous stone acquired during the grading process was used to visually link the built environment with the natural terrain. “It …

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HomeFed Employs Architecture To Create Community in San Elijo Hills

It is commonplace to use architecture to create buildings, but in San Elijo Hills HomeFed Corporation used architecture to create community and affect how people relate to each other. In the San Diego County community the architecture is integral in creating positive open space, such as lively gathering places, pedestrian-friendly streets, quiet tree places, and view corridors. In essence, architecture …

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HomeFed Management Teamed Up on The Harbor Club in Downtown San Diego

Even before the management of Leucadia National Corporation created HomeFed Corporation, Leucadia National was active in San Diego County real estate. Leucadia National acquired One Harbor Drive from the Resolution Trust Corporation in 1994, two years after the Downtown high-rise project was completed, repositioned the property and renamed it The Harbor Club. The Harbor Club consists of two 41-story residential …

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