22nd Annual Sage Awards Call for Entries Announced

Irvine, CA (July 18, 2016) – The 55+ Housing Council of the Building Industry Association of Southern California announces its 22nd Anniversary of the SAGE Awards and the open Call for Entries due August 29, 2016. Celebrating more than two decades of Shaping Advancements in Generational Environments (SAGE), this year’s unprecedented Call for Entries now feature a streamlined entry process, advanced categories and updated entry requirements.

The annual SAGE awards will again honor the innovative professionals, projects and programs that have contributed to the enhancement of life for California residents age 55+. Tickets are now available at 55SoCal.com.

Gina Nixon, president of the 55+ Housing Council explains, “As the lifestyle needs and desires of the 55+ public continue to evolve, we as an industry must progress, as well. This generation of experienced homeowners will continue to demand innovative and relevant living designs from our industry’s best and brightest. It’s, therefore, a privilege to present the most current representations of such advancements in this exciting and ever-changing field.”

This year’s highly anticipated awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Turnip Rose Promenade and Gardens in Costa Mesa. An hors d’oeuvre and cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and an entertaining program at 7 p.m. Early sponsors include Highridge Costa Companies and Rancho Mission Viejo. Underwriting opportunities remain available until October 14, and range from $100 to $3,500. Single tickets and reserved tables of 8 or 10 remain available. Pricing for members is $150 and non-members are $175. Reserved tables are also available. Visit 55SoCal.com for details and to register.

Formed in 1990 as a special interest council of the Building Industry Association of Southern California [BIASC], 55+ Housing Council was the first local chapter of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/50+ Housing Council (then known as the Seniors Housing Council). 55+ Housing Council provides networking, education and partnering prospects for Southern California professionals involved in every aspect of building housing specifically for 55+ markets including active adult, age-targeted, senior condominium, 55+ apartments, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s care and more. To join the 55+ Housing Council of Southern California or to become a sponsor, visit http://www.55SoCal.com.