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BNE Real Estate Group Honored with Two Prestigious Awards at the 2012 SAM Awards

Developer BNE Associates won two prestigious awards at the 2012 SAM awards in Atlantic City, including one for Vizcaya, the luxury gated community in West Orange.

BNE Real Estate Group, a national real estate development organization with more than 60 years of experience and the parent company of homebuilder Millennium Homes, won two prestigious awards at the 2012 Sales and Marketing (SAM) Awards annual banquet in Atlantic City on March 27.

BNE was honored for the interior merchandising of two of its flagship properties, Vizcaya, the luxury gated community in West Orange, and The Pointe at Turnbury, the active adult townhome community in South Brunswick. Vizcaya won Best Interior Merchandising for a Mid-Rise/High-Rise Community Over $350,000. The Pointe at Turnbury won Best Interior Merchandising for an Adult Community Over $300,000. Both communities were designed by Chicago-based Childs/Dreyfus Group.

“Vizcaya and The Pointe at Turnbury are two different types of communities, but they share a common bond of offering residents a maintenance-free, resort-like lifestyle and extraordinary interior spaces,” said Lisa Macchi, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Millennium Homes, the developer of The Pointe at Turnbury. “We pride ourselves on developing homes with remarkable indoor living spaces and the skillful merchandising of Childs/Dreyfus Group has enabled us to demonstrate them at their full potential.”

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In addition to managing its award-winning condominium and rental communities throughout the country, the Livingston-based firm is currently developing multiple properties in New Jersey, such as Twenty50, a 194-unit luxury rental building in Fort Lee.

Sponsored by the New Jersey Builder’s Association, the SAM Awards annually recognizes the year’s most creative and successful residential programs within New Jersey.  This year’s event, the 25th installment, was held at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Resort in Atlantic City and kicked off the New Jersey Builder’s Association’s 63rd annual Atlantic Builders Convention. 

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