Briar Chapel Supports Local Schools With "Music in May"

           Briar Chapel Supports Local Schools With "Music in May"

Groups from Northwood High School and Woods Charter School to Perform

PR Newswire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 8, 2013

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Briar Chapel, a new home
community in Chapel Hill, NC, this weekend will host student music groups from
the community's two local schools for performances and a celebration of the
musical arts. The second annual "Music in May" will raise awareness of Chatham
County Schools well-known music programs.

Music in May will take place Saturday, May 11 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. in Briar
Commons Park, and will feature performances by bands and choruses from
Northwood High School and Woods Charter School. According to U.S. News and
World Report, Northwood is ranked the 6^th best high school in North Carolina,
with Woods Charter – which is located on-site at Briar Chapel – rated among
the best charter schools in the U.S. Ice cream refreshments from local
favorite Tar Heel Creamery will help make the day even sweeter.

"We're proud to support Chatham County Schools, whose strong arts and music
programs help give young Briar Chapel residents an excellent, well-rounded
education," said Kristen Gucwa, Regional Marketing Director at Newland
Communities. "Briar Chapel is lucky to have such excellent schools right in
its backyard."

To learn more about Music in May, visit

Briar Chapel is owned in a joint venture between NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE,
LLC (NASH), the US business unit and full subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, Ltd,
Japan's largest homebuilder and leading diversified developer, and NEWLAND
REAL ESTATE GROUP, LLC, whose development business, Newland Communities, is
the master developer of the community. It is one of 30 assets the NASH-Newland
partnership owns together in 11 states across the US.

About Briar Chapel by Newland Communities®
Briar Chapel is a new home community in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. As the
largest green community in the Triangle, Briar Chapel offers a healthier way
of life through 900 acres of preserved space, 24 miles of hiking and biking
trails, two community gardens, and over 20 parks. Briar Chapel fosters
neighbor interactions through its design and amenities, including the LEED
Silver certified Briar Club, pools and a waterpark, fitness facilities,
outdoor art, and two on-site schools. The Briar Chapel Information Center is
located at 16 Windy Knoll Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27516. Learn more about
Briar Chapel by following us on Twitter and Facebook, visiting us at, or calling us at 888.249.9429.

About Newland Real Estate Group, LLC
Newland is a diversified real estate company leveraging a national platform
and over 40 years of experience to perform challenging and diverse
development, investment, management, and advisory services across a wide range
of real estate.The company's mixed-use development business, Newland
Communities, actively owns, operates and develops premier residential
master-planned, commercial, retail, and urban mixed-use real estate across the
U.S. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Newlandand its affiliated companies
have completed, or have underway, more than 140 diverse real estate
developments, more than 20 million square feet of commercial and retail space,
and 175,000 residential units in 14 states.

NASH was established in 2010 as the U.S. business operations unit and a full
subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD., Japan's largest homebuilder and a leading
diversified developer since 1960. SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD. has built more than two
million houses to date and expanded its operations to Australia, China,
Singapore, and the U.S. NASH establishes joint ventures to build innovative
and sustainability-conscious master planned communities across the US. NASH is
headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

SEKISUI HOUSE is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Alden Leonard
Public Relations Account Manager | Blue Bug Digital
202.248.5848 |

SOURCE Newland Communities

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