David Weekley Brings Home the Prize in Asturia

(TAMPA, FL) — Asturia, a new Hines mixed-use community, is proud to announce that homebuilder David Weekley Homes has received the 2016 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes grand diamond award, two grand prize awards and a merit award, bringing the builder’s total awards to more than 680 product design alone.

Chosen by the Tampa Bay Builders Association, the Parade of Homes showcases the area’s best homes during the annual event. This year’s entries included 139 submissions from 37 builders.  The builder’s Norchester model home in Asturia Manor Series received a merit award for price range $701,000 – $800,000.

Situated on a 65-foot homesite and available from the Manor Series, The Norchester is a two-story home with four bedrooms, three full baths, one half bath, study, Retreat and a three-car front-load garage. This 3,100 square foot home is one of seven floor plans available from the Manor Series, priced from the $350s and ranging in size from 2,500 to 3,600 square feet. Weekley is also building its Garden Series homes on 36-foot homesites, Lake and Park Series homes on 55-foot homesites all within Asturia.

Centrally located on State Road 54 in close proximity to the Suncoast Parkway, U.S. 41, U.S. 19 and Interstate 75, Asturia is a Hines’ signature, master-planned community that includes a variety of single-family and multi-family offerings, as well as retail, commercial and office parcels. Asturia has an unmatched amenity package, including a playground that features the newest technology in child-focused play equipment, provided by KOMPAN, and the parks include open green space, picnic areas, a pavilion, multi-use paths and a pedestrian bridge over the central community lake.  With over 5,800 square feet of space, the community clubhouse includes a fully equipped state-of-the-art fitness center, covered outdoor living rooms, a luxurious resort-style swimming pool and expansive lawn areas for recreation. With its modern and unique architectural design, and the central location within Asturia, the new amenity center is at the heart of the new community, setting it apart from other residential developments in Tampa.

Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 182 cities in 20 countries. Hines has $89.1 billion of assets under management, including $42.5 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $46.6 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 109 developments currently underway around the world, including several major projects in Manhattan. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,126 properties, totaling over 350 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 457 properties, representing over 193 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.