Blackstone Grand Opening Is a Huge Success, Anticipation Is High for Start of Sales This Saturday

BREA, CA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - Blackstone, Orange County's newest master-planned community in the hills above Brea, is being hailed as an overnight success. More than 5,000 enthusiastic home shoppers turned out for the community's grand opening last weekend, and many of them are anxiously awaiting the start of sales this Saturday, March 19th. Home shoppers who are interested are encouraged to visit the information centers for more information.

The top attraction at the grand opening was the debut of beautifully decorated model homes that showcase four impressive neighborhoods, which represent the vision of two of the nation's premier homebuilders, Shea Homes and Standard Pacific Homes.

Everyone who toured the models discovered imaginative residential designs that blend harmoniously with the natural setting of this one-of-a-kind community. They also encountered prices ranging from the mid $500,000s to the high $900,000s, making Blackstone a perfect fit for a wide range of home buyers.

Standard Pacific's Sorano offers a trio of two-story residences that extends from approx. 1,739 to 2,001 sq. ft., including 3 to 4 bedrooms. Shea Homes' Amber presents three innovative two-story homes with living areas ranging from approx. 2,015 to 2,199 sq. ft., including 4 bedrooms. Shea Homes' Jade provides the flexibility of many floor plan options, measuring approx. 2,806 to 3,360 sq. ft., the homes encompass 4 to 5 bedrooms. Standard Pacific's Castillian showcases residences spanning approx. 4,223 to 4,971 sq. ft. with as many as 6 bedrooms.

To discover all the reasons behind the success of Blackstone's grand opening and be on hand for the start of sales this Saturday, take the 57 freeway and exit at Lambert Road. Proceed east on Lambert Road and turn left at Kraemer Boulevard into the Blackstone community. To visit Castillian, drive west on Lambert Road, turn right on State College Boulevard, right on Balsa Avenue and right again on Carmichael Drive.

Further details are also available by visiting or calling each community: Sorano (714) 223-0700, Amber (714) 961-6011, Jade (714) 223-6908 and Castillian (714) 674-1980.

Blackstone is a development of Shea Tonner Hills, LLC and Standard Pacific of Tonner Hills, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. For more info visit or

Contact Information:

Fran Bangert
Kovach Marketing

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