February Grand Openings – New Models. New Incentives.

Making it easier to connect with your neighborhood and community

We are proud to announce the launch of the new resident version of the Painted Prairie app, your one-stop guide to everything our community has to offer. With this new version, we hope to foster neighborhood connections and provide easy access to community information from the convenience of your phone.

What the Painted Prairie App Includes

Exclusive to residents, this version of the app has several key features to keep you connected to all things Painted Prairie: 

Watch this video for visual guidance on how to register for the Painted Prairie app.

Getting Started

Homeowners and residents are added to our app system at the beginning of each month, so if you close on a new home in Painted Prairie on the 5th of the month, it won’t be until early the following month that you will have access to the app. Focus on getting settled in, meeting your neighbors, and then dive in to all of the resident information! 

Between now and then, if you’d like to access information available to the general public, here’s how:

Watch this video for visual guidance on how to register for the Painted Prairie app.

Still need help? Send us an email at [email protected] and we will help get you up and running in no time!

New Models. New Incentives. New Deals. Painted Prairie is kicking off 2023 with new home tour weekends!

Find a home to love this February during our Grand Open(ing) Home Tour Event. It’s a month of celebrations filled with Grand Openings and Grand Re-Openings from five of our world-class builders.

Berkeley Homes - February 11 & 12

Berkeley Homes is hosting its Big Game Kick Off event on Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12. Stop by and tour the Residence 2 model at 6234 N. Lisbon St. and its Residence 3 model at 6244 N. Lisbon St. Snag an amazing espresso from 11am-1pm on both days to sip on your tour, and afterward, drop in the sales office for football-themed treats and snacks. 

Both models feature alley-load garages and over 2,000 square feet of living space across 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with plenty of features included. From fireplaces with mantels for those special family memories to convenient stainless steel appliances, you're sure to find something at Berkeley that catches your eye.

Meritage Homes - February 25 & 26

Stop by Meritage Homes new model Grand Opening on Saturday, February 25 from 11am to 2pm for special charcuterie cups, sweet treats, and refreshments before taking a tour of the Woodland model, located at 6381 N. Malaya St., Aurora, CO 80019.

This two-story townhome features an open concept great room, kitchen, and dining area. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, 2-car garage, and over 1,800 square feet of living space, this townhome feels and lives like a dream.

Remington Homes - February 25 & 26

The long-awaited Larkspur model by Remington Homes opens Saturday, February 25 from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday, February 26 from 11am to 5pm with sweet treats and sweet deals. Model is located at 20995 E. 61st Dr., Aurora, CO 80019.

Learn about lender incentives and more as you check out this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with 2,629 square feet of living space. While you're here, check out the other models and floorplans offered by Remington Homes at Painted Prairie. With lots to choose from, you just may find a new home for the new year!

Parkwood Homes - February 25 & 26

It's a Grand RE-Opening at Parkwood Homes on February 25 from 10am to 5pm, and February 26 from 11am to 5pm. A local food truck will provide bites and sips while you check out the craftsman-style architecture created especially for Painted Prairie. The Chelsea is located at 21275 E. 61st Dr., Aurora, CO 80019.

Tour the Chelsea model and check out all 2,489 square feet across 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a 2-car garage, and an optional Carriage House add-on. Use this space as a secondary primary suite, home office, or guest suite, it's your choice!

David Weekley Homes - February 25 & 26

David Weekley Homes is also celebrating its Grand RE-Opening on Saturday, February 25 with a food truck on site (from 11am to 1pm) before you head into the Sloan model's spacious 3,175 square feet of living space encompassing 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a 2-car garage. Model is located at 21005 E. 61st Dr., Aurora, CO 80019.

This gorgeous and spacious kitchen has plenty of cabinets, counters, and eat-in island for all your entertaining dreams. Stop by David Weekley's other model, the Washburn to see what else this builder has to fit your family's dream home desires.

Don't forget about our other great builders

Our other builders are always ready to welcome you to Painted Prairie. Visit KB Home and Epic Homes or set up an appointment with McStain Neighborhoods to see its select few available homes. Want to learn a bit more about each of our world-class builders? Check out our Master Guide to Painted Prairie's 8 Incredible Builders. From ranch-style homes to three-story rooftops, your dream home is just a short drive away.

Attention Brokers!

Join us on Thursday, February 23 for multiple broker open houses!

Berkeley Homes Broker Open House: 12pm to 5pm

Remington Homes Broker Open House: 12pm to 5pm

Meritage Homes Broker Open House: 4pm to 6pm

A Merry Old Time was had by all at Painted Prairie's Prairie Holidays resident celebration.

Featuring live reindeer, old-time carolers, coffee, cookies, and a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, the resident-only event capped a year of interactive and engaging resident programming.

Happy Holidays from Painted Prairie, see you in 2023!

Painted Prairie, a neo-traditional community in the heart of Aurora, Colorado, is home to eight world-class builders featuring both modern and timeless paired and single-family homes. 

Let’s get to know what makes each unique!

McStain Neighborhoods

Featuring four remarkably designed, high-performance homes in the Painted Prairie community, McStain Neighborhoods has been building exceptional homes in the Colorado area since 1966. 

With “People, Place, and Purpose” as the declaration of their manifesto, this homebuilder believes in putting your one-of-a-kind dreams, health and well-being, and “sense of home” at the forefront of their principles.

Each home by McStain is also a certified “BeWell House of the Future.” That means each new build is created to be more than just energy-efficient. 

McStain Neighborhoods - Limelight Model
McStain Neighborhoods - Limelight Model
McStain Neighborhoods - Limelight Model

McStain Neighborhoods has brought four incredible models to the Painted Prairie Community:

Ranging from 2,100 – 2,500 sq ft., these two-story, three-bedroom homes offer spacious open-concept floor plans, solar pre-installed, and the peace-of-mind that comes with every BeWell House, exclusively by McStain. 

Learn more about all that a BeWell House by McStain has to offer and view available inventory on our website

David Weekley Homes

Founded in 1976 in Houston, Texas, David Weekley Homes has grown to become one of the largest privately held home builders in the country, spanning 12 states and 19 cities. 

With a 93% customer satisfaction rate, David Weekley Homes has brought their purpose of “Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives” to the Painted Prairie community since Phase 1. 

In addition, The David Weekley Family Foundation has given over $250 million to worthy causes and charitable organizations over the last 20 years, including Habitat for Humanity, and to finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.

Offering one of the largest selections in the Painted Prairie community, you’ll find 12 models to choose from, all unique to the neighborhood.

David Weekley - The Sloan
David Weekley - The Sloan
David Weekley - The Sloan

- 3 bed/3 bath | 2,683 sq ft

Baird - 4 bed/3 bath | 2,741 sq ft

Washburn - 4/bed/3 bath | 3,475 sq ft

Caruthers - 3 bed/3 bath | 2,571 sq ft

Sloan - 4 bed/3bath | 3,175 sq ft

Kalooga - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,621 sq ft

Ladora - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,259 sq ft

Broomfield - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,077 sq ft

Timberline - 3 bed/ 2 bath | 2,581 sq ft

Sangraco - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,816 sq ft

Gem - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,267 sq ft

Keyhole - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,049 sq ft

As the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, David Weekley Homes at Painted Prairie has a model to suit all your needs! 

Looking for a home office? Check out The Sloan. Finished basement? The Washburn model offers generous flex spaces perfect for a mother-in-law suite or out-of-town guests!

Ready to learn more about this incredible homebuilder? Visit David Weekley Homes on our website!

KB Home

KB Home has been providing customers with a superior home-buying experience for over 65 years — building relationships is at the foundation of their business. 

Offering homebuyers a unique ability to make their home an expression of who they are, KB Home gives its customers the ability to choose – from homesite to elevation, floor plan to design options. 

KB Home designs houses for the way you live, providing open floor plans with brands and selections that fit your individual lifestyle and budget!

Bringing both villa-paired and single-family homes to the Painted Prairie community, there’s a perfect KB Home model to accommodate all your needs!

KB Home Villa Plan 1430
KB Villa Plan 1430

Villa-Paired Homes

Plan 1885 - 3 bed/3 bath | 1,885 sq ft

Plan 1754 - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,754 sq ft

Plan 1671 - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,671 sq ft

Plan 1963 - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,963 sq ft

Plan 1430 - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,430 sq ft

Looking for a little more space? David Weekley’s villa-paired homes offer options for up to 5 bedrooms and a finished basement!

Not only that, but a villa-paired home can save you money on your energy bills! Shared walls prevent heat loss, keeping you and your family warmer and your utility bill down!

KB Single Family Plan 1382

Single-Family Homes

Plan 1923 - 5 bed/3 bath | 2,578 sq ft

Plan 1821 - 4 bed/3 bath | 3,063 sq ft

Plan 1382 - 4 bed/3 bath | 2,470 sq ft

Plan 2583 - 4 bed/2 bath | 2,573 sq ft

Plan 2502 - 4 bed/2 bath | 2,513 sq ft

Plan 2390 - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,399 sq ft

Plan 2282 - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,301 sq ft

Plan 1532 - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,532 sq ft

If you’re looking for a larger, single-family home, KB Home offers eight gorgeous open-concept floor plans, ready to build!

KB Home was also instrumental in building The 2022 Inspiration House 2022 at Painted Prairie. This yearly project features a Denver homebuilder and its trade base that collaborate to raise funds through the sale of a newly constructed home. Proceeds from the sale of the new home were donated to the Home Builders Foundation, a nonprofit organization that completes free home modifications year-round to help elevate the lives of individuals with disabilities.

Eager to learn more about KB Home? Visit our website.

Epic Homes

Locally-based Epic Homes brings impeccable architectural design and quality to the Painted Prairie community. 

Focused less on the measurements of a floor plan and more on the dimensions of how you want to live in your home, Epic Homes complements the Painted Prairie community with six “epic” model homes suited for all your wants and needs. 

“It has an amazing connectivity — the parks, the open space,” says President & Founder of Epic Homes, Chris Presley. “There’s just an energy and a thoughtfulness that’s been put into creating a great lifestyle.”

True to its moniker, Epic Homes offers expansive two and three-story models, providing an abundance of options to fit both your budget and lifestyle.

Epic Homes Transcend Elevated
Epic Homes Transcend Great Room
Epic Transcend Loft

- 3 bed/3 bath | 1,736 sq ft

Diverge - 2 bed/2 bath | 1,837 sq ft

Ignite - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,033 sq ft

Transcend - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,224 sq ft

Transcend Elevated - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,834 sq ft

Ignite Elevated - 3 bed/2 bath | 3,438 sq ft

Epic Homes “Elevated” models provide residents with a little extra space, ideal for entertaining, hosting guests, or creating a designated “kids zone.” Make it what you want it! And don’t forget those breathtaking mountain views, ideally enjoyed from the third-floor terrace. 

Learn more about Epic Homes on our website.

Parkwood Homes

One of Painted Prairie’s newest homebuilders, Parkwood Homes believes in quality over quantity, providing the finest materials and the most qualified craftsmen. With a blend of traditional American architecture and modern finishes, this homebuilder is delivering beautiful, well-designed, high-performance homes to Painted Prairie. 

Parkwood Homes is introducing brand-new architecture designed exclusively for Painted Prairie, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Parkwood Homes - The Chelsea

The Lexington
- 4 bed/2 bath | 2,643 sq ft

The Chelsea - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,489 sq ft

The Chelsea, Parkwood Homes' first model in the community, is a craftsman-style home offering beautiful crown molding and smooth walls. If you’re looking for a little more space, this model also offers an optional Carriage House add-on, perfect for a home office, mother-in-law suite, or guest suite!

Not interested in an add-on? The Chelsea model also has a beautiful and spacious third-floor loft, ideal for a homework zone or media room!

Learn more about Parkwood homes on our website!

Berkeley Homes

Based in Denver and founded in 1985, Berkeley Homes, is bringing single-family homes with character, innovation, and enduring craftsmanship to Painted Prairie as one of our newest homebuilders. 

As a long-time Colorado builder, Berkeley Homes is dedicated to giving back to the community, contributing part of their profits and time to local charities like The Home Builders Foundation, Homeaid Colorado, and more.

The 3 and 4-bedroom floor plans at Painted Prairie range in size from 1,742 sq ft to 2,426 sq ft and will include a 2 or 3-car garage. Available options include an outdoor patio, recreation room, basement, and additional bedrooms!

Berkeley Homes - Residence 2
Berkeley Homes - Residence 3 Family Room
Berkeley Homes - Residence 4A

Residence 1
- 4 bed/3 bath | 2,381 sq ft

Residence 2 - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,068 sq ft

Residence 3 - 3 bed/2 bath | 2,165 sq ft

Residence 4 - 4 bed/3 bath 2,462 sq ft

If you’re looking for a little extra flex space, be sure to check out Residence 1 and Residence 4, where you can find spacious basements (finished or unfinished), ideal for out-of-town guests, storage, or just a game room for the kids! 

Learn more about Berkeley Homes on our website.

Remington Homes

Remington Homes has been building homes for Colorado families for the last 50 years, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about the company being a part of the Painted Prairie community. 

Focused on details and following the latest trends, this local home builder is made up of three generations working together to create dream homes for future owners. Remington Homes recognizes how important it is to include the homebuyer in the design process and will go out of its way to ensure your home is uniquely yours.

Check out the three incredible models that Remington Homes has brought to Painted Prairie.

The Larkspur - 4 bed/ 2 bath | 2,679 sq ft

The Yarrow - 4 bed/ 2 bath | 2,679 sq ft

The Lupine - 2 bed/2 bath | 1,978 sq ft

Remington Homes
Remington Homes
Remington Homes

Each home meets EPA Energy Star certifications, resulting in a house built better from the ground up, ensuring better durability, better comfort, and reduced maintenance costs. What does this mean? It means reduced leaks and drafts, more consistent temperatures, improved indoor air, and the peace of mind of knowing your home is safe and secure.

Learn more about Remington homes on our website

Meritage Homes

Offering a new standard in home construction and energy efficiency, Meritage Homes is helping homebuyers save more money and live smarter and healthier. 

Setting the standard for energy-efficient homes, Meritage Homes are built with spray foam insulation that helps cut down on outside noise, helps regulate temperature, and keeps the little pests away from your home!

In September 2020, Meritage Homes became the first national builder with Indoor airPLUS certification, meaning the indoor air quality of their homes meets or exceeds EPA’s standards for excellence. Not only that, but each Meritage home features high-performance MERV 13 filters, which help reduce bacteria, pet dander, viral particles, and more!

Meritage Homes

Meritage Homes has brought three model townhomes to Painted Prairie:

Woodland - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,874 sq ft

Brook - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,428 sq ft

Orchard - 3 bed/2 bath | 1,682 sq ft

These open-concept townhomes offer covered front porches, large walk-in closets, and flex spaces perfect for homework, hanging out, or working from home!

Learn more about Meritage Homes by visiting our website.

Now that you know a little bit more about the homebuilders at Painted Prairie, it’s time to come visit, take a tour, and explore all that this exceptional neighborhood has to offer. We can’t wait to have you here!

Impressive home styles coming to Painted Prairie

We are excited to announce the addition of new sales centers and model homes from some of our world-class local and national homebuilders, featuring brand new floorplans not yet seen in the community!

Parkwood Homes

Parkwood Homes is hosting its Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, September 17, from 11 am to 3 pm. Offering tours of its first model home, The Chelsea, and lunch by Walking Taco Denver, a local food truck favorite. 

Parkwood’s stunning Chelsea model boasts a rooftop deck, a carriage house perfect for a home office or a guest hideaway, and many traditionally modern American finishes.

The Chelsea is located at 21275 East 61st Drive, Aurora, CO 80019. 

Later that evening, come back and enjoy one of Painted Prairie’s favorite events, Movies in the Park featuring Jumani: Welcome to the Jungle. The free show begins at sundown (around 7:15 pm).

David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes opens its newest model, The Sloan, on Saturday, September 24 from Noon to 3 pm. The homebuilder is hosting several activities for kids and brokers, including a free lunch and self-guided model and community tours.

The Sloan model home features 2,300 square feet and three to five bedrooms, two to three full baths, one half bath and two-car garage. After September 24, the model will be open daily from Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday Noon to 6 pm for tours at 21005 E. 61st Drive, Aurora, CO.

Explore more of David Weekley's new 47' front-load products or all of their alley-load home options.

Berkeley Homes

Local Colorado homebuilder Berkeley Homes is slated to open its new sales trailer at Painted Prairie on Saturday, October 1, just in time for the third annual Prairie Harvest Fest! Meet their team at the Information Tent along N. Orleans Drive from 10 am to 3 pm.

Berkeley Homes’ models are currently under construction and are anticipated to be open in early 2023. The sales trailer will be located at 6286 Lisbon Street in Aurora, CO.

The two-story alley-loaded homes will reflect a modern farmhouse and prairie aesthetic and pricing will start in the high $500Ks. The three- and four-bedroom floorplans range in size from approximately 1,750 feet to 2,500 feet and will include a two- or three-car garage. Available options include an outdoor patio, recreation room, basement and additional bedrooms.

Meritage Homes

Meritage Homes is back at Painted Prairie! New sales trailer opens Thursday, November 17, 2022, located at 6312 N. Lisbon Street, Aurora, CO 80019. 

These two-story townhomes with alley-load garages set the standard for energy-efficiency.

The 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath floorpans range from 1,428 to 1,874 sq. ft. and will feature a two-car garage. Prices start in the mid $400Ks.

As you can see, there is a lot happening at Painted Prairie!

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Local real estate professionals were the focus on May 17 at the Second Annual Painted Prairie Spirit of Excellence Awards. More than a recognition event, the Spirit of Excellence Awards celebrated the spirit, dedication, and achievements of the members of the Prairie Partners Program, Painted Prairie’s national award-winning broker recognition program.

The night featured several recognition categories for our Prairie Partners. Congratulations to the nominees and winners in each category: Kearns Team, Realty ONE Group Five Star, Leaderboard Club; Kari Cummings, TJC Real Estate, High Five Club; Angie Hunt, McStain Neighborhoods, Broker’s Choice; Liz Thompson, eXp Realty | Art of Home Team, Social Advocate; Kari Cummings, TJC Real Estate, Million Dollar Club; and Ashley Faller, Focus Real Estate, Builder’s Choice.


Leaderboard Club: Monthly top five ranked brokers featured on Painted Prairie's social media channels

High Five Club: Brokers who sold five or more homes

Broker's Choice: The only non-broker category, this recognition goes to goes to the top Painted Prairie onsite sales team member as selected by the Prairie Partners.

Social Advocate: The broker most engaged with Painted Prairie on social media and events.

Million Dollar Club: Top performance of brokers who closed homes totaling more than one million dollars.

Builder's Choice: Top Leaderboard broker, as selected by Painted Prairie builder sales team members.

Each year, Painted Prairie selects one broker who stands out in our community. This broker has consistently engaged and goes above and beyond to support Painted Prairie’s programs and the community’s success. This real estate professional is also well represented in numerous Spirit of Excellence recognition categories. The 2022 Prairie Partner of the Year award was awarded to April Denmon of Denmon Realty.

Denmon received a custom Prairie Hawk sculpture by world-renowned wildlife artist, Stephen LeBlanc. LeBlanc’s work can be seen throughout the United States and Colorado, and in Painted Prairie’s own High Prairie Park.

Held at the prestigious Schlessman Lobby at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the Spirt of Excellence awards reception was sponsored by several industry partners. We thank the following sponsors for their support of the Spirit of Excellence Awards and the Prairie Partners Program: Heritage Title Company, Denmon Realty, Closet Factory, New American Funding, and 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty.

About the Prairie Partners Program

The Prairie Partners Program is Painted Prairie’s national award-winning broker recognition program. The program rewards and recognizes area real estate brokers for their dedication and support of Painted Prairie and the development of the community. To learn more about the program, visit: https://paintedprairie.wpengine.com/painted-prairie-broker-resources/.

Want to live in a place where you have the opportunity to enjoy ample and open green spaces, AND enjoy an easy commute?

Our editors found future and current residents who fell in love with the quality of life that living at Painted Prairie affords. Take a moment and learn why they chose the nation’s best master-planned community to build a home and a life.

We are sure you will agree that loving where you live makes all the difference in the world for a happy, balanced life.

Enjoying the Views and the Commutes

Taylor and her fiancé, Joshua, are future Painted Prairie residents who chose the community after spending a year hanging out with their best friends who are early residents. The couple fell in love with the neighborhood, its parks, the views, and the variety of house options.

“My favorite part of Painted Prairie is definitely the mountain views,” she said. “I feel like you can see them from almost anywhere in the neighborhood! We have always wanted to live in a neighborhood we could grow into and really feel like we are a part of, and we’ve definitely found that at Painted Prairie.”

The couple are under contract for a KB Home Villas model. The home is the perfect fit for the young couple who are busy planning their wedding and working. It was important for Taylor to grow into a community as they begin their lives together.

“We just knew we wanted to be a part of the community,” said Taylor. “We quickly fell in love with the beauty of the neighborhood, and the location, as it’s not too far from my job at Children’s Hospital. My fiance works from home, which allows him to get out and enjoy the parks on his breaks. We love and believe in Painted Prairie’s vision. We can’t wait to watch it come to life and be a part of all the fun to come!”

Finding a Home That Checks All the Boxes

Was it love at first sight at Painted Prairie? For Liz and her husband, Paul, well, actually yes! 

As a former Central Park resident and Realtor, Liz was already familiar with the community. As she researched Painted Prairie’s location, amenities, and builders, for her real estate clients, Liz began to daydream about living in Painted Prairie herself. 

On a whim, Liz and her husband Paul, a Southwest Airlines employee, walked into the Washburn model at David Weekley Homes to ask about current inventory. The couple instantly fell in love with the layout and the surrounding amenities in the neighborhood. A day later, they learned a Washburn home was up for grabs after the original buyers canceled their contract. 

“We were under contract the next morning,” said Liz. “We had no plans to move, but when the home became available, we knew it was a good decision. The floor plan checked so many boxes for our family, including a larger kitchen, dedicated office, larger bedrooms and closets, with the opportunity to design the basement in the future. With two teenage girls, we needed more space!”

The family loves the current parks and future amenities such as the dog park and Town Center – which will all be within walking distance. The added bonus? Paul’s commute is less than 15 minutes to DIA. The location, current and future amenities, and the design of the neighborhood all solidify Liz’s decision to move to Painted Prairie.

“We lived in Central Park for eight years and experienced firsthand the excitement of new parks, builders, building a home from dirt, and the idea of a community coming to fruition,” said Liz. “We were able to visualize the future of Painted Prairie and knew it was the right place for our next move.”

Painted Prairie is located near many of the major employment centers in the area, with more coming as employers move to the area. Only 17 minutes from downtown Denver, nine minutes from Anschutz Hospital, and eight minutes from DIA, the community is approximately a 15 to 20 minute drive from anywhere in the north and central Denver Metro area. 

First it was Denver Metro’s Community of the Year – Now, it’s the NATIONAL Community of the Year. Painted Prairie takes the Gold for Community of the Year, Best Landscape of a Community, and Best Signage at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)’s The Nationals awards competition.

Painted Prairie Named Community of the Year

Well, It’s official! Painted Prairie is the national Community of the Year. The neighborhood won seven awards at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)’s “The Nationals.” The gold awards were presented at the International Builder Show on February 8, 2022, in Orlando, Florida.

“To be recognized locally, and now nationally as the Community of the Year is a tremendous honor,” says Chris Fellows, President of Painted Prairie. “Out of nearly 1,200 entries a mere 12% earn Silver Awards and less than 6% earn Gold Awards. To take home seven awards at a competition of this caliber is incredible. We are extremely honored and humbled to be named Community of the Year and to bring this best-in-class community to the City of Aurora – and the state of Colorado for our current and future residents.”

As part of the selection process, The Nationals Silver Award winners are the top vote recipients in each category and are the finalists for the Gold Awards. In total, Painted Prairie received three Gold Awards – Community of the Year, Best Landscape of a Community, and Best Signage; and four Silver Awards – Best Brochure, Best Realtor/Broker Program, Best Special Promotion (Event Series); and Best Use of Technology (Painted Prairie App). 

In 2021, Painted Prairie took top honors as Community of the Year at the Denver Marketing and Merchandising Excellence Awards (MAME) awards ceremony. As a finalist in 10 of the 11 categories entered at MAME, Painted Prairie took home Best Innovative Use of Technology (Painted Prairie App) and Best Signage. The MAME Awards are typically seen as the precursor to the NAHB’s The Nationals, the largest and most prestigious awards competition in the home building industry.

The Nationals showcases the most exciting trends in New Homes Sales and Marketing throughout North America. The competition honors the best in the building industry – including home builders, developers, associates, and consultants – for their determination, integrity, creativity, and endurance. A diverse panel of industry professionals selected the 2022 Gold Award winners from almost 1,200 entries.

These wins at The Nationals competition solidify Painted Prairie’s reputation as the best-of-the-best communities in the nation. With eight world-class builders and hundreds of residents happily calling Painted Prairie home, and with more residential options and a state-of-the-art Town Center coming soon, this community is taking the Northeast Market to new heights. 

We invite you to stop by and see what makes us the Community of Year – locally AND nationally.

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