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Now's the Time to Own New at Citrus Walk

July 20th, 2012

COVINA, CA. – If you want to experience a lifestyle inspired by fresh thinking, innovative design and modern style, then the time is now. With only seven townhomes and five flats remaining, Citrus Walk in downtown Covina is 75% sold out, and this could be your last opportunity to own! Framing of the retail section of the community has begun, allowing homebuyers to participate in a hardhat tour of the new flats, which are going fast! With limited time left to purchase, this is your chance to discover a new take on in-town living that includes fresh new appliances and features that keep things simple in a location that’s close to everything you need. This is fresh. This is new. This is Citrus Walk. Visit today.

Situated in Downtown Covina, Citrus Walk is located conveniently close to an array of local stores, eateries and entertainment opportunities, so living the life you love has never been easier. Leave your car in the garage and walk to the local café, bakery or Starbucks. Purchase your food at Mr. Fresh Produce or the farmers’ market around the corner or take a stroll through the newly remodeled Heritage Plaza Park, which is now completed and open, offering visitors a beautiful town square courtyard, shade trees, a tot lot, new restroom facilities and a platform stage. During the week, Metrolink creates a convenient commuting solution and nearby freeway access connects you to employment and city centers in every direction, so wherever you need to be and whatever you want to do, Citrus Walk has you covered.

Citrus Walk is The Olson Company’s fifth new urban living residential development in the Covina area. The Citrus Walk community offers 37 townhomes, each with up to approximately 1,610 square feet, three stories, three bedrooms, two baths and one or two powder rooms and two-car garages. In addition, Citrus Walk will provide 8,000 square feet of new retail space along downtown Covina’s Citrus Avenue, with 12 flats over the new retail storefronts. The flats offer up to 1,830 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and two-car oversized garages.

The homes, built to exceed LEED green living standards, feature energy-efficient amenities, including Energy Star® appliances, water-efficient and lead-free faucets, highly water-efficient toilets, auto shutoff motion sensors in all baths, space-saving tankless water heaters and built-in recycle bins, among many other features.

“The Citrus Walk community represents the culmination of years of work with the City of Covina to create a new brand of ‘walkable’ community within Covina’s downtown, offering the best of an in-town lifestyle,” said Steve Olson, Chairman/CEO of The Olson Company. “Located close to shops, restaurants, and Metrolink’s express service to Downtown LA, Citrus Walk embraces and caters to active lifestyles.”

The Olson Company’s numerous successful urban living developments across Southern California over the last 22 years reflect its commitment to making the homebuyer top priority. The recipient of several Eliant awards, The Olson Company believes in ‘livability’ and implements a thoughtful and detail-oriented approach from concept through execution. As part of their unique approach to creating these communities, The Olson Company understands all that goes into buying a new home and provides ongoing tailored services to support the needs of its homeowners, including financial education and the exclusive Homeowner Champion Program.

The Citrus Walk sales center is located at 137 E. Italia, Covina, CA 91723. To learn more about Citrus Walk and how you can go take advantage of this opportunity to own new now, please call (626) 858-4820 or visit CitrusWalk.com.

Olson Homes' Tapestry Walk Sells Out At Model Grand Opening Event

July 11th, 2012

La Palma, CA. – July 11, 2012 – The Olson Company, the leading developer of in-town urban living, sold out of all homes at its newest community, Tapestry Walk in La Palma, during the recent model Grand Opening Event.

Tapestry Walk was built in partnership with the City of La Palma and features a mix of 6 affordable and 6 market rate townhomes. Buyers had three stylish floor plans to choose from ranging in size between 1,346 and 1,819 square feet. Located in close proximity to retail, recreation, schools, job centers and transportation, Tapestry Walk attracted strong local interest from first time home buyers in La Palma and adjacent Orange County communities.

“We are pleased with the support from the local community on our second community in the City of La Palma,” stated Scott Laurie, President and COO of The Olson Company. “We look forward to welcoming our 12 homebuyers into their new homes in September,” said Laurie.

Tapestry Walk in La Palma is one of eight new home communities from Olson Homes in development this year throughout Southern California including El Segundo, Westchester, Covina, Carson, San Dimas and Fountain Valley. For additional information on other Olson Homes communities Visit Olson Homes

About The Olson Company

Established in 1988, The Olson Company and the Olson Homes brand are nationally recognized for creating unique in-town neighborhoods in urban communities throughout California. Headquartered in Seal Beach, California, The Olson Company has successfully partnered with governmental agencies and private landowners to create innovative housing solutions designed to fulfill the lifestyle needs of today’s buyer.

Olson Homes Accepting Applications for New Affordable Housing in Carson, CA

July 10th, 2012

Carson, CA. – July 9, 2012, –Olson Homes, the leading developer of in-town urban living, announces that they are now accepting applications for the brand new housing community in Carson. The planned community of “Magnolia Walk,” features 12 single-family detached homes at the intersection of East Carson St. and South Bataan Ave., and is slated for completion in December 2012. As affordable housing options become increasingly rare in Southern California, the 12 homes at “Magnolia Walk” will provide an opportunity for qualified buyers, who meet strict income guidelines and specific eligibility requirements for the city sponsored program. Additionally, families who either live or work in the city of Carson will be given priority on the interest list until August 7, 2012.

The new gated community will offer Spanish-style homes, starting at $238,264, featuring two floor plan options, with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 car attached garages, and up to 1,266 square feet of living space. “Magnolia Walk” also has a park area and a greenbelt for active lifestyles, and is located close to retail, recreation, and many job centers in the Long Beach and downtown Los Angeles areas.

As the city of Carson continues to grow, this community will be in a prime location near the city’s amenities, including parks, shopping and restaurants. “Magnolia Walk” offers a great opportunity for first time homebuyers to own their own home with a monthly mortgage payment comparable to a rent payment. “This is another great opportunity for Olson Homes to deliver innovative homes and outstanding service in one of Southern California’s most desirable City’s”, said Scott Laurie, President and COO of The Olson Company. “Magnolia Walk will be our second community to open this year in the City of Carson and we are excited about the opportunity to deliver affordable homes to 12 new homebuyers”.

“Magnolia Walk”, built to exceed LEED green living standards (A measure of sustainability), will feature energy efficient amenities such as Energy Star appliances; water efficient and lead-free faucets; low E glass windows; water efficient toilets; auto shut-off motion sensors in all baths; space saving tank-less water heaters; and built-in recycle bins, among many other features.

“Magnolia Walk” is located close to many existing Carson amenities, including Dominguez Park and Aquatic Center, The Home Depot Center, South Bay Pavilion, IKEA and the recently opened state of the art Rancho Dominguez Preparatory School.

Olson Homes’ numerous successful urban living communities, built across Southern California over the last 24 years, reflect its commitment to creating “livability” for today’s homebuyer. As part of Olson’s unique approach to creating these communities, The Company provides ongoing tailored services to support the needs of its homeowners, including financial education and the exclusive Homeowner Champion Program. The Olson Company has also garnered several prestigious Eliant Awards for homeowner satisfaction, including its 2012 win for Best Overall Customer Experience.

For more information on the Magnolia Walk affordable housing program, and how to apply and join the interest list, please visit www.MagnoliaWalk.com. To qualify, families need to have incomes in the moderate-income range, as determined by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

About The Olson Company
Established in 1988, The Olson Company and the Olson Homes brand are nationally recognized for creating unique in-town neighborhoods in urban communities throughout California. Headquartered in Seal Beach, California, The Olson Company has successfully partnered with governmental agencies and private landowners to create innovative housing solutions designed to fulfill the lifestyle needs of today’s buyer. www.olsonhomes.com