The Peninsula at Rough Hollow Host Home Builders Association of Greater Austin Spring Parade of Homes Tour
May 26, 2017

Austin, Texas (May 26, 2017). Legend Communities and Crescent Communities hosted The Spring 2017 Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin Parade of Homes™ Tour VIP Preview event and awards ceremony May 10 at The Peninsula at Rough Hollow. Over 450 eager attendees strolled the streets of the exclusive gated community, toured five luxury homes and enjoyed cocktails, a seated dinner and awards ceremony. Guests were transported by shuttles, provided by Elegant, from the Rough Hollow welcome center to the event where they were greeted with a custom cocktail from Sourced Craft Cocktails or a glass of wine.


“We are thrilled with the success we have seen thus far with the Parade of Homes™ Tour and are excited for the continued momentum to sell out these incredible custom homes an homesites,” said Haythem Dawlett, Founder and Principal of Legend Communities. “This is our third and final time to host the tour and I know this will be our most successful tour to date.”

The VIP preview provided a sneak peek tour of the five custom-built homes by award winning builders specifically chosen for the Parade—Arbogast Custom Homes, Jenkins Design + Build, Lake Travis Builders, Laurel Haven Homes and Triton Custom Homes Inc. Throughout the VIP event, guests were treated to hors d’oeuvres provided by Word of Mouth Catering, live music from The Jimi Lee Band and transportation from Golf Carts of Austin. The Home Builders Association partnered with Rough Hollow Marketing and Valerie Miller Events to make sure the award ceremony and VIP tour were a sure success.

The evening concluded with dinner and an awards ceremony honoring The Peninsula at Rough Hollow homebuilders and designers. Emily Lubbers Blair, President of the HBA of Greater Austin, kicked off the ceremony and thanked the crowd for the largest event turn out to date. Award winners and categories included—Innovative Design- Jenkins, Main Entry- Triton, Kitchen- Lake Travis, Interior Design- Arbogast, Unique Feature- Laurel Haven, Interior Ceiling Treatment- Jenkins, Master Suite & Bathroom- Laurel Haven, Architectural Design- Triton, Outdoor Living- Triton, Front Elevation- Arbogast and Triton, Use of Landscape- Triton, Study, Laurel Haven Game Room- Laurel Haven, Media Room- Triton, Family Room- Jenkins, Pool- Triton, Floor Plan Triton, Fire Place- Triton, Garage- Laurel Haven, Stair Case-Triton, Lightning-Arbogast, Cabinetry- Triton and Flooring-Triton. Haythem Dawlett thanked guests, designers and home builders for contributing to their record-breaking success and Philip Julufka, President of Legacy International, the assigned sales and marketing team for Rough Hollow and The Peninsula.

“Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in America, and we are incredibly excited to be able to provide luxury homes for both current and future residents alike,” said Dawlett. “The homes at The Peninsula at Rough Hollow are one of a kind with spectacular waterfront views, and we are excited to see the continued success for this exclusive community.”

The Spring 2017 Homes Builders Association Parade of Homes ™ will continue through May 29. During the Parade, the homes will be open 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays and Memorial Day. The annual event showcases the newest trends in construction, building design, interior décor and landscaping in one of the nation’s most vibrant real estate communities.

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