Merger Creates Fourth Largest Home Builder in the US, Brings Standard Pacific to Atlanta

In an unprecedented $5.2 billion dollar move, two of the country’s top new home builders have announced that they are merging, thus creating the fourth largest homebuilding company by revenue in the United States. Standard Pacific and The Ryland Group, both based in Southern California, will collectively own or control 74,000 home sites. In addition, this merger brings Standard Pacific[...]

Krobot to Retire, Balogh Elected President of Ashton Woods USA

Ashton Woods USA L.L.C. just announced that its Board of Directors has elected Kenneth S. Balogh, currently the Company's Chief Operating Officer, as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2011. Tom Krobot, who has been Ashton Woods’ President and Chief Executive Officer since 1995, will remain with the Company as Senior Advisor until his retirement at the[...]

Cory Boydston Joins Ashton Woods

Ashton Woods is happy to welcome a new addition to their team. Cory Boydston is now the Chief Financial Advisor for the new home builder, effective August 10. The addition of this seasoned industry professional means bright things for the future of Ashton Woods. Cory has experience working with some of the nation's biggest builders, including Lennar Corporation and Beazer Homes.[...]

International Builder Show Coming Soon

More than 100,000 housing professionals are expected at the 2008 International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida. The largest residential home building and light commercial trade show in the world will be held at the Orange County Convention Center February 13 - 16, 2008. Billed as the single most important building industry event, attendees include new home and apartment builders, architects,[...]