With the weather feeling more akin to summer than winter, Saturday afternoon was a picture-perfect day for the third annual Lunar New Year celebration at Beacon Park of Great Park Neighborhoods. Doubling the attendance from last year’s event, more than 2,500 people danced to live music, used their imagination with arts and crafts, and supported local artisan fairs at the night market. The pounding drums of joy were accompanied by joyful cheers and laughter by adults and children alike – all enjoying the one-of-a-kind traditional lion dance in the park.
FivePoint’s Beacon Park was recently recognized at “The Nationals” awards hosted by the National Association of Home Builders, taking home two first-place gold awards and 11 silver finalist awards. “The Nationals” salutes and honors the best in the building industry for their determination, integrity, creativity and endurance. This is the second year that FivePoint has been recognized with a national distinction by the National Association of Home Builders.
Once again FivePoint held their Holiday Bike Drive to help bring smiles to the faces of children in need during the holidays. Great Park Neighborhoods’ residents, Irvine homeowners and businesses came together and donated new bikes and helmets to help local families. The new bikes and helmets were donated to Families Forward, Riverside Charitable and the OC Community Housing Corporation, all non-profit organizations. With their help in distributing the gifts, many families now have a brighter holiday.
Residents of Southern California enjoy the outdoors every season, but autumn at Great Park Neighborhoods is a special time for families and friends to gather together and enjoy the warm weather during monthly celebrations at Beacon Park! ‘Sunday Funday’ events recently took place for residents of all ages. Beacon Park welcomed everyone with live music, arts & crafts and gourmet food trucks, all with a family-friendly ambience. Guests relaxed on the grass, enjoyed a walk around the park, explored The LookOut, a unique and elaborate treehouse with a birds-eye view of the park, or took a stroll through the nearby models to discover brand-new homes now selling at Beacon Park.
FivePoint was the big winner at the 2015 SoCal Awards, taking home the night’s top honor for Beacon Park at Great Park Neighborhoods – named Master Planned Community of the Year. This is an unprecedented second year that FivePoint has been recognized with this award. In 2014 Pavilion Park, the first of the Great Park Neighborhoods, was honored.
More than 25,000 visitors came out for the Beacon Park grand opening weekend on Aug 15 – 16 to tour new-home models, explore amenities, and enjoy the weekend at Beacon Park’s neighborhood park. From getting colorful at the Arts House, to enjoying the view at The Lookout, an elaborate treehouse overlooking the nearby Orange County Great Park, visitors learned firsthand how life will be different here. Before the day was over, several guests left Beacon Park as new homeowners – becoming the latest additions to the Great Park Neighborhoods family.
Members of FivePoint Communities, the Irvine Unified School District and the City of Irvine recently came together for the ceremonial groundbreaking celebration of Beacon Park School. Planned to open August of 2016, Beacon Park School will be a featured component of the second of the Great Park Neighborhoods slated to debut this summer.
In mid-May, thousands of interested homebuyers attended the ‘Meet the Builders’ event and became among the first to experience Beacon Park, the second of the Great Park Neighborhoods. Guests previewed 15 new home collections from 10 different builders while enjoying a fun-filled Sunday afternoon with live music, delicious refreshments, and entertainment for the whole family.