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Clark Builders Group Wins National Pillars of the Industry Award

Award for 2009 Best Corporate Web Site Marks Company's Third National Web Award
March 24, 2009

SAN DIEGO — On Wednesday, March 18, at an awards gala at San Diego's Hotel Del Coronado, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) awarded Clark Builders Group (CBG) with a 2009 Pillars of the Industry Award. CBG won Best Corporate Web site for www.ClarkBuildersGroup.com, marking the Web site's third national award.

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Clark Builders Group Wins National Pillars of the Industry Award

"The terrific group of winners in this year's Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards represents the top tier of the apartment and condo industry. The communities reflect great ideas and good design; the marketing programs were fresh and effective," said Steve Patterson, CEO of ZOM USA and chair of NAHB's Multifamily Leadership Board. "The firms and individuals that were honored by NAHB for their achievements are examples of the best this industry has to offer."

The Pillars of the Industry Awards is a national competition that promotes excellence in design, development, marketing, and management of residential projects. Considered one of the most prestigious awards in the industry, the NAHB receives hundreds of entries each year. One of 32 categories, the competitive Best Corporate Web site award honors functionality, aesthetics, design, and usability of industry Web sites.

"Clark Builders Group is honored that an organization as respected as NAHB would recognize our work-especially from among such elite competition," said Stephanie Anderson, director of corporate communications for CBG. "In designing our corporate Web site, our focus was on improving the visitor's overall experience. We aimed to create a site that would provide a unique experience even to repeat visitors while maintaining functionality and ease of use."

The CBG Web site features a wealth of information including downloadable data sheets, regional office maps, and image galleries to guide visitors through the company's project portfolio. Information is organized by project type to highlight the company's capabilities and help visitors quickly navigate to areas of interest.

In order to keep information up-to-date, the CBG Web site is dynamically powered by Digital Asset Management software, which allows internal employees to make updates instantly. Since its launch, the Clark Builders Group Web site has also won an Interactive Media Award from the Interactive Media Council and an Internet Advertising Competition Award from the Web Marketing Association.

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About Clark Builders Group

As the fourth largest multifamily builder in the nation, Clark Builders Group (CBG) is one of the nation's premier builders of luxury apartments, military family housing, and mixed-use communities. CBG has constructed more than 50,000 homes since its founding in 1992 and boasts an extensive portfolio of nationally acclaimed, award-winning communities on both coasts. CBG is an affiliate of the Clark Construction Group, one of the nation's oldest and largest private general contractors. For more information, visit www.clarkbuildersgroup.com.

About NAHB and the Pillars of the Industry Awards

The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 200,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB's Pillars of the Industry Awards honor excellence in apartment and condominium design and development, as well as leadership in marketing and property management. Since its inception in 1990, the Pillars of the Industry Awards program has earned the reputation as the most prestigious in the multifamily industry, and both the housing industry and the media look to the Pillars Awards as a showcase of future trends and innovation.