November 20, 2018—Landsea Homes announced today that local homebuilding executive Leslie Hickman has been hired as Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Arizona Division. Hickman has more than 15 years of homebuilding experience in the Arizona market.
“We are very pleased to welcome Leslie to our Arizona Division team,” said Pete Beucke, president, Landsea Homes, Arizona division. “Her depth of market knowledge and longtime homebuilding experience will prove valuable in both our current, and future, community building plans in Arizona.”
Hickman joins Landsea Homes after serving as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Arcadia Capital Group, where she oversaw sales and marketing for all residential projects. Previously, she spent more than a decade with Beazer Homes, working in many aspects of new home sales, and was also involved in the initial formation of Beazer Homes REIT, managing acquisitions of more than 1,500 homes in Arizona, Florida and Nevada.
“The opportunity to join one of the most highly-regarded and innovative national homebuilders is a dream come true,” said Hickman. “Landsea Homes builds exceptional, best-of-class, high-performance homes that will resonate well with new homebuyers in our market. I’m very excited to join Pete as Landsea Homes builds out the rest of the Arizona team.”
The Arizona division’s first new community, Sonora Crossing, is being built in Chandler. The new community includes 78 single-family homes with spacious floor plans that utilize the latest in sustainable building technology, and include forward-thinking energy-saving features. Land development has begun on the site and the first closings are expected in late 2019.