Best Developer, Suburbs: Ryland Homes

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Ryland Homes was named the 2012 Fastest-Growing Public Homebuilder by industry-leading Builder magazine in their annual Builder 100 issue. Chicago has been one of the highest volume divisions within the company.

In 2012, Ryland Chicago’s sales rose 24 percent over 2011, and this year, sales are already outpacing 2012 by more than 80 percent. Ryland’s strength in the market is also reflective in its continued growth. The company has 17 area communities offering single-family homes, town homes, village homes and active adult. This fall, Ryland is opening its newest community, Windett Ridge in Yorkville.

As one of the largest homebuilders in America, Ryland Homes offers a wide selection of new homes in Chicago. From traditional to contemporary, its range of new home communities and countless floor plan choices offer unparalleled quality and value. At Ryland Homes, the company has been building quality new homes for more than 45 years, so the company knows just what’s important to homebuyers.

“Everyone at Ryland Homes deeply appreciates being recognized by the Realtor community. By regularly evaluating our business model, we are able to continue to respond to the needs of Realtors while offering unparalleled products and value to their clients. This summer, we launched our new and improved Ryland.com. The new website is an example of Ryland’s dedication to innovation. We value our partnerships with Chicago-area Realtors, and this award is indicative of that relationship.”

-Rebekka Koehl, vice president of marketing, Ryland Homes

Nominees: Pulte Homes, M/I Homes

THE WINNERS

• Rookie of the Year, City and Suburbs •

• Developer of the Year, City and Suburbs •

• Best Brokerage Website • Best Agent Website • Best Dressed •

• Lender of the Year • Charitable Services Award • Association VIP •

• Managing Broker of the Year, City and Suburbs •

• Industry MVP, City and Suburbs •