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The Olson Company Launches 5th Urban Living Community Citrus Walk in Downtown Covina

April 26th, 2011

Sales Center Now Open, Marking First Milestone for New Community; Development to Offer Affordable, LEED Certified Townhomes and Flats for First-Time Homebuyers

COVINA, CA. – April 26, 2011 – The Olson Company, the leading developer of in-town urban living, is kicking off its newest residential community, Citrus Walk, with the opening of its sales center. Located in the heart of downtown Covina, Citrus Walk will offer affordable, LEED Certified homes that give residents and first time home buyers the opportunity to purchase innovatively designed homes that suit their active, urban lifestyles and their budgets.

The sales center will celebrate its opening with a local community event on Saturday, April 30 from 11am until 2pm. The opening festivities will include delicious dishes from the popular local restaurant, Taste of Texas, and great giveaways for attendees including iPads, gift cards and more. The popular radio station home to Ryan Seacrest, KIIS FM, will also be hosting “Manny on the Street” at the center from 3pm-5pm.

Citrus Walk is The Olson Company’s fifth new urban living residential development in the Covina area. The Citrus Walk community will offer 37 townhomes, 8,000 square feet of new retail along downtown Covina’s Citrus Avenue. Citrus Walk will offer 12 flats over the new retail storefronts. The townhomes will be 2-3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garages.

“The new Citrus Walk community embraces innovative architecture, the latest in ‘green’ home design and will integrate a new and refreshing urban lifestyle element to Covina’s downtown,” said Steve Olson, Chairman/CEO of The Olson Company. “As the fifth new home development here in the Covina area, The Olson Company is honored to be able to contribute a tailored development that will embrace the best of the area and also help it continue to thrive. We have worked with the City of Covina for many years now, and are thrilled to be kicking off this latest project in partnership with them.”

The Olson Company’s numerous successful urban living developments across Southern California over the last 22 years reflect its commitment to the homebuyer as top priority. With its notable homeowner satisfaction, The Olson Company has garnered prestigious Eliant Awards in six categories in 2010, including a number one ranking for the “Design Selection” experience, and second for delivering an incredible experience during the Purchase, Construction, and Customer Service phases, and ranked second for “Overall Quality” and “Sales from Referrals.” 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 providing these communities, The Olson Company understands all that goes into buying a new home and provides tailored services to support the needs of homebuyers, such as financial education and continued support services.

Citrus Walk is located at 158 Clementine Court Covina, CA 91723. To learn more about Citrus Walk visit

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, Calif., 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. The company works diligently with community and neighborhood groups to build a high level of awareness and broad-range community consensus around its neighborhoods. The Olson Company was awarded the prestigious “Builder of the Year” award by Professional Builder Magazine and the National Association of Home Builders.