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"Swim For Smiles" Coming To Briar Chapel

                   "Swim For Smiles" Coming To Briar Chapel

Youth Triathlon Chooses Community for its Safety and Quality Outdoor
Facilities

PR Newswire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1, 2013

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Briar Chapel, a new home
community in Chapel Hill, NC, today announced that it will host the 2013 Swim
for Smiles Youth Triathlon September 8th. Swim for Smiles is the country's
second largest children's triathlon, with proceeds benefitting the nearby
North Carolina Children's Hospital.

Swim for Smiles has drawn as many as 850 participants in the past, making
space a top priority as it enters its seventh year. As such, the event's
planners are excited to partner with Briar Chapel, which boasts ample open
space needed for the competition's running and biking portions, as well as a
Junior-Olympic saltwater pool to accommodate the swim races. With the expanded
venue, Swim for Smiles is optimistic it will have its biggest triathlon to
date.

"Swim for Smiles is the perfect event to take place at Briar Chapel: It
promotes an active, outdoor lifestyle and gives back to the Chapel Hill
community," said Kristen Gucwa, Regional Marketing Director at Newland
Communities. "We're excited to lend a helping hand and be part of this fun and
important competition."

"We're thrilled to have found a venue that can accommodate our safety and
space needs," said Gary Kayye, co-founder of Swim for Smiles. "We're looking
forward to the first of what we hope will be many smooth races at Briar
Chapel!"

Open to participants ages 5-18, Swim for Smiles is a USA-Triathlon sanctioned
event that includes both a short and long course. To register for Swim for
Smiles, go to:
http://www.sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=11203&pID=5B59510402

To learn more about Briar Chapel, visit www.briarchapelnc.com.

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 manages 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.com/BriarChapel and
facebook.com/BriarChapelNC, visiting us at www.briarchapelnc.com, 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. www.newlandcommunities.com

About NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH)
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. http://nashcommunities.com/.

SEKISUI HOUSE is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
http://www.sekisuihouse.co.jp/english/index.html.

Contact:
Alden Leonard
Public Relations Account Manager | Blue Bug Digital
202.248.5848 | aleonard@bluebugdigital.com

SOURCE Newland Communities

Website: http://www.briarchapelnc.com
 
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