Tampa, FL (Mar. 20, 2019) — Minto Communities USA President Mike Belmont announces that Minto was presented with eight 2019 Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Awards at Eliant's 23rd annual awards banquet held in Newport Beach, California. Homebuyers' Choice Awards are presented each year to homebuilders judged by their own homebuyers to have provided the best customer experience. Winning homebuilders are selected based on results from 125,000 surveys administered by Eliant to all recent homeowners of more than 150 major homebuilders throughout the U.S.
Minto's Customer Excellence Manager Sabina Schleicher received the top individual honor - the Eliant Customer Experience Leader of the Year award. Design Representative Angela Rinaldi with Minto's The Isles of Collier Preserve community in Naples, Florida received a First Place Design Representative of the Year award. Allan Cumston with Minto's Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach received a Third Place Construction Representative of the Year award, and Diana Richard with Minto's Westlake community received an honorable mention.
In the High Volume Builders category, Minto received a Second Place Design Experience award, Second Place First Year Quality award, and honorable mention in the First Year Customer Service award category. In the Single Division Builders category, Minto won Third Place Overall Purchase and Ownership award.
Eliant has long been recognized as the nation's leading provider of customer experience management services for U.S., Canadian, and Middle East building firms. The firm's customer experience monitoring, training and consulting services are considered to be the industry gold standard. Minto has received consistently high rankings from Eliant Customer Service Surveys.
About Minto Communities USA:
Minto Communities USA, based in Florida since 1978, has represented integrity, financial strength and enduring value for over 40 years. Minto builds exceptional new homes and communities to meet every lifestyle, with more than 25,000 new homes built in 48 communities. Minto is dedicated to continuous improvement in design, quality and customer experience. These are just some of the elements that set Minto apart as an exceptional homebuilder and community developer and have earned the company national recognition that includes consistently high rankings from Eliant Customer Service Surveys. Minto has been recognized with multiple national awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for community and home design, including Best Mixed-Use Community and Best Clubhouse for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, Florida; and Best Clubhouse for the Harbour Isle Beach Club in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. Minto won several Southeast Building Conference 2018 Aurora Awards, including the Grand Award for Best Multi-Family Residential Community for One Particular Harbour Margaritaville in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida; and the Silver Award for Best Single-Family Residential Community for Westlake in the City of Westlake, Florida. Minto is recognized throughout the homebuilding industry as an expert in developing active-adult communities. The NAHB named Minto as 2019's 55+ Builder of the Year and Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach as Best 55+ Community of the Year.