Design 446 clients honored at SBACNJ event

The marketing firm and longtime SBACNJ Associate member attended ‘A Night of Honor’ on September 12 at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune.

MANASQUAN, NJ – Design 446, a full-service marketing firm based in Manasquan, NJ and longtime SBACNJ member attended the association’s annual awards banquet on September 12 at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune. The highly anticipated event honors various SBACNJ members who have worked tirelessly to ensure the longevity of the association. Design 446 longtime clients’ American Properties, K. Hovnanian® Homes, Pr1ma Corporation and Pulte Group were

The SBACNJ award winners at “A Night of Honor”, held on September 12.

The SBACNJ award winners at “A Night of Honor”, held on September 12.

among the honorees that night.

“It is such a privilege to have cultivated such strong relationships with these clients through the years,” said Ann Marie Baker, Vice President of Design 446. “We all share similar goals that are based on effective communication, transparency, mutual trust, ethical responsibility and innovative solutions. So, today, we applaud American Properties, K. Hovnanian® Homes, Pr1ma Corporation and Pulte Group as each company consistently reaches above and beyond the status quo to positively represent both the building industry and the association, as well as the entire community around us. Congratulations to all.”

American Properties Realty, Inc. received the prestigious 2017 Builders Engaging Associate Member (B.E.A.M.)Award, a symbol of respect to the

Ann Marie Baker and Randy Csik of American Properties Realty, Inc.

Ann Marie Baker and Randy Csik of American Properties Realty, Inc.

Builder member who best exemplifies the significant teamwork of Builder and Associate members doing business together. Randy Csik, President of American Properties Realty, Inc., accepted the award. Csik is one of the most well-known figures in the development industry, and, under his direction, American Properties has partnered with over 40 SBACNJ Associate members and has expanded into various industries including brokerage and consulting.

Arvo Prima of Prima Corporation was honored with the Community Service Award for giving his time, dedication and service to HOPE Sheds Light, Inc. Prima is one of three co-founders of HOPE Sheds Light, and together they started the nonprofit to raise awareness and educate individuals, families and the community about the impact of addiction. Ann Marie Baker, who also serves as HOPE Sheds Light Board Member, says, “Design 446 helped brand and launch HOPE Sheds Light in 2013 and we are privileged to see firsthand the difference that the entire HOPE Sheds Light team has made to bring hope to the community.”

Ann Marie Baker, Kristjan Prima, Tom Villane and Arvo Prima

Ann Marie Baker, Kristjan Prima, Tom Villane and Arvo Prima

Corey Wescoe of Pulte Homes received the Builder Continuous Service Award for performing a series of activities representative of outstanding achievement over a five-year period. Wescoe is a Past President and Life Director of Shore Builders and the current Vice-President of the New Jersey Builders Association. The award-winner is currently spearheading the committee that is transforming the Atlantic Builders Convention for 2019.

Corey Wescoe (center) of Pulte Homes

Corey Wescoe (center) of Pulte Homes

 

John Cummings of K. Hovnanian® Homes received the Builder Hall of Fame Award for giving 10 years of quality service to the SBACNJ. Cummings is also a Past President and Life Director of the Shore Builders Association. During his presidency, Cummings launched the Young Professionals Committee and has continued to promote and mentor its members.

Design 446 President Tom Villane says the core of what makes Design 446 so successful is its unwavering desire to better service clients using cutting edge technology, ever-improving results and a customer-centric culture. “We are not your average agency,” Villane continues. “We don’t just build great brands, we connect them. Just ask American Properties, K. Hovnanian® Homes, Pr1ma Corporation and Pulte Homes.”

 

John Cummings (center) of K. Hovnanian® Homes

John Cummings (center) of K. Hovnanian® Homes

About Design 446

Design 446 is a full-service marketing firm based in Manasquan, NJ. The firm creates sales environments, signage and brand development, in addition to interactive presentations, digital/traditional advertising, website development, e-marketing, social media/public relations, graphic design, on-site printing, interior merchandising and installation. For more information about Design 446, please visit design446.com.

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Cocktails & Conversation

Cocktails&Conversation_TomMaCarthur_6.1.2017Tom & Ann joined Jonathan Petro, Esq. & Kenneth Malagiere for “Cocktails & Conversation” in support of Representative Tom MacArthur & Garden State Equality at their home in Toms River, NJ.
Garden State Equality is a statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Most recently, GSE celebrated a new law that expands infertility coverage to same sex couples. In addition, this year the first full-service LGBTQIA health service clinic opened under Robert Wood Johnson in New Jersey.
Design 446 was proud to this event and looks forward to future strides by GSE and Rep. MacArthur.

Con-Graduation, Class of 2017!

SistersAcademyGraduation_6.7.2017Design 446 was honored to award the Design446 Scholarship to 8th-grade graduate, Daniella Cervantes who will attend Red Bank Catholic High School as a Freshman for the 2017-2018 school year.

Daniella, along with her classmates, graduated from the Sisters Academy of New Jersey on June 8th during a beautiful ceremony in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Design 446 wishes to thank Sister Carol Ann Henry, Sister Mary Louise Miller and all the teachers, families and friends who were in attendance and for guiding the students over the past four years. God Bless all the students as they continue their academic journey!  

Print is Not Dead

Design 446 clients, Prima Corporation, Pulte Homes, Paramount Homes and Lennar NJ NY PA were recently featured in publications including The Asbury Park Press. According to a recent article in the Financial Times, “…print will always have a place…print is an established, tangible and trustworthy source of information…”

In a non-stop digital age, it is a small comfort to open a black and white on a Sunday morning over a hot cup of coffee.

*Newspaper subscriptions are now available via digital as well as print. This is a source of survival for the dailies like the Times and the Post.

 

The Surf’s Up at K. Hovnanian Homes® Ocean View Beach Club

While summer might be winding down here on the East Coast, it’s always warm and sunny at K. Hovnanian Homes® Ocean View Beach Club in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

We were recently tasked with creating a sales center for this premier new home community at the beach, which features 151 single-family homes and 93 villa style homes. Dubbed “the ultimate beach escape,” it was important to create an environment where visitors immediately feel like they’ve been transported into an Oceanside oasis upon entering. Continue reading “The Surf’s Up at K. Hovnanian Homes® Ocean View Beach Club” »