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June 27, 2016
For J. Scott Watt, his sister Sally Oxley and his daughter Nadine Watt, building homes has been their family’s business since 1947. To understand their devotion to resolving the homelessness crisis, simply look to the man who founded that business – Scott Watt and Oxley’s late father, Raymond Watt.
May 23, 2016
VENTURA, Calif., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospect Mortgage, LLC, one of the nation's largest independent mortgage lenders, will partner with Watt Communities to host a Memorial Weekend barbecue at the Enclave new home community in Ventura on Saturday, May 28th from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
May 23, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Watt Communities is pleased to announce the grand opening of Cava, 41 gated new homes in Anaheim priced from the high $400,000's. Cava will debut three-story townhomes with five floorplans offering up to 4 bedrooms and 1,755 square feet.
May 23, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Watt Companies is pleased to announce the sale of "The Vale," a 24.5-acre former industrial campus located in Sunnyvale, California for $186 million. Watt purchased the property two years ago with the intention to redevelop the site into a high quality, urban-infill residential village. In late-2015, the City of Sunnyvale approved an entitlement package for the project that included an EIR that addressed the property's historical environmental challenges, allowing 450 homes in a neighborhood surrounded some of Silicon Valley's most notable tech companies.
May 23, 2016
VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Watt Communities is pleased to announce the grand opening of Enclave, 91 new homes in Ventura, CA. Join us February 20-21 and tour the three professionally decorated models while enjoying sips and snacks.
May 23, 2016
Presidio Residential Capital and Watt Communities recently celebrated grand openings at Woodbury at Davis Ranch, a 6.5-acre community with 17 executive-level ranch-style homes in Fair Oaks, Calif., and The Village at Fair Oaks, a six-acre, 55-unit community on Madison Avenue.
May 19, 2016
AUCKLAND, NZ—The Cities of Los Angeles, Auckland, and Guangzhou Monday entered into a landmark partnership to develop and share expertise in urban design, architecture and sustainable technologies that will define how cities look and operate in the 21st century.
May 19, 2016
New CFO to join executive team in leading strategic and financial matters of the company
May 19, 2016
Watt leases 75,000 square feet, expands thriving spec suite program
March 09, 2015
Officials from Watt Communities of Arizona and Southern California-based parent company Watt Communities have celebrated the groundbreaking of Dorsey Lane, a 51-unit, for-sale upscale urban living townhome project in central Tempe, Arizona.
February 03, 2015
Watt Communities is pleased to announce the opening of their dynamic new home neighborhood Circa, located in Anaheim.
November 03, 2014
Watt Communities of Arizona continued its infill acquisitions spree with its latest Downtown Phoenix closing. According to public record (click here to view the affidavit), Watt New Leaf – Roosevelt LLC closed on an approximate 1.58 acre site north of the intersection of 8th Street and Roosevelt Street. The deal closed October 24, 2014 for $1,475,000 ($935,320 per acre).
October 13, 2014
Over the last 20 years, the plateau atop Signal Hill has been transformed from a gritty industrial zone into an upscale neighborhood of homes, parks and hiking trails.
October 01, 2014
Santa Monica-based homebuilder Watt Communities says it has closed escrow on a 22-home community on 6.2 acres in the unincorporated area of Sacramento County.
September 18, 2014
Watt Communities has broken ground on the latest community added to their nationally growing portfolio of new home neighborhoods. Circa, located in Anaheim, is officially underway and scheduled to grand open this November.
July 03, 2014
A new pair of housing developments coming to north Phoenix will fill vacant land and help refresh the neighborhood, Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio said.
July 03, 2014
Two large developments planned for the Saticoy area on the eastern edge of Ventura would bolster the community’s housing stock by almost 300 homes and create a 7-acre park.
June 18, 2014
PHOENIX—Watt Communities of Arizona has doubled its Phoenix project pipeline and brought its total local construction commitment to more than $21 million with the announcement of two new urban infill communities: The Enclave at 32nd Street and 16 Ocotillo. The move grows the company’s local presence and expands its product offerings to include single-family detached homes and urban townhomes in close-in suburban neighborhoods.
June 12, 2014
San Diego-based real estate investment company Presidio Residential Capital says it has partnered with Santa Monica home builder Watt Communities to build a 17-home community on 6.5 acres in Fair Oaks.
February 24, 2014
More than two decades after Southern California-based builder Watt Communities' activities in the Sacramento region were absorbed into Beazer Homes when the latter acquired them to enter the market, Watt is back with three infill projects in Sacramento County.
February 24, 2014
San Diego-based real estate investment company Presidio Residential Capital says it has partnered with Santa Monica home builder Watt Communities to build an $18 million, 55-home community on six acres along Madison Avenue, just south of Citrus Heights.
December 09, 2013
The recovering Phoenix homebuilding market prompted a new joint venture that links New Leaf Communities in Arizona with long-time Southern California homebuilder Watt Communities.
December 09, 2013
Max Frank has been promoted to Division President of Watt Communities Southern California, a subsidiary of Watt Companies, one of the largest owners, developers and managers of commercial real estate in the United States. In his new role, Max will lead acquisitions, planning, entitlements and construction activities for Watt's entire Southern California residential portfolio.
December 06, 2013
As residential real estate continues to improve, Southern California based homebuilder Watt Communities is re-entering the Northern California marketplace with their newest division opening in Sacramento. Led by Division President Kevin Webb, a 55-lot infill project on six acres is slated to debut in Fair Oaks, CA in Summer 2014 with up to 3 decorated models. Mr. Webb rejoins the Watt Communities team following his Senior Vice President, Regional Manager tenure from 2001 – 2006. His responsibilities and specialties included managing the challenging infill developments for the Southern California Division.
February 11, 2013
On the one hand, there is very good news for homeowners across the nation.
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