DENVER, Sept. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH), one of the nation's premier homebuilders, recently announced the company is expanding into the growing market of Denver, Colorado. To steer the expansion, Tom Martinez, a seasoned operations executive and business leader, joined LGI Homes as Vice President of Operations for the Colorado market.
"We are pleased to have Tom leading our operations in Colorado," said Chris Kelly, Southwest Division President. "Tom is aligned with our company's core values and has proven leadership skills. With his fresh perspective and knowledge of the homebuilding market in Colorado, we are confident that he can lead our business and capitalize on long-term growth opportunities."
Martinez, a former Executive Vice President of Operations and Business Development at Madison & Company Properties, Ltd. in Denver, is now responsible for all construction and sales operations for LGI Homes in Colorado, along with guiding the company's growth through the state. Under his direction, LGI Homes recently completed the purchase of 59 lots in the Legacy Park community, conveniently situated midway between Denver and Fort Collins in Dacono, Colorado. Construction in this community is currently underway and expected to open for sales in mid-November.
"I am excited about the possibilities that exist for LGI Homes in Colorado, and to be part of one of the nation's fastest-growing home builders," said Martinez, who helped Madison & Company Properties grow rapidly in the past few years. "We expect LGI Homes to quickly become a leading builder in Colorado and are excited for the opportunity to serve customers in this market."
About LGI Homes, Inc.
Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, LGI Homes, Inc. engages in the design and construction of homes in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia and New Mexico. LGI's core markets include Houston, San Antonio, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Phoenix, Tampa, Orlando, Atlanta, Tucson and Albuquerque. For more information about the Company and its new home developments, please visit the Company's website at www.LGIHomes.com.
CONTACT: LGI Homes - Legacy Park, (855) 396-2700 ext 956Source:LGI Homes