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Howard Hughes Corporation Wins 6 PRISM Awards at GHBA Gala

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THE WOODLANDS, TX — The Howard Hughes Corporation® has announced that The Woodlands® and The Woodlands Hills®, two of Houston’s premier master planned communities, have been honored with six PRISM Awards by the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) at its annual gala held on Saturday, October 5.

The Woodlands was awarded “Humanitarian of the Year” for its annual Operation Finally Home project, the Howard Hughes and Beazer Homes initiative which donates a mortgage-free home to a military veteran in need. Learn more about the project and the deserving veteran at




The Woodlands also won “Marketing Campaign of the Year” for The Woodlander, a digital marketing campaign. The Woodlands Hills received a number of highly-coveted awards, including “Community Entrance of the Year,” “Model Home Park of the Year,” and “Direct Mail Piece of the Year” for its grand opening. In addition to the community awards, Kim Phillips, Vice President of Marketing, was named Marketing Professional of the Year. To date, The Howard Hughes Corporation has been awarded more than 60 major awards over the last decade for its Houston developments.

Presented at the GHBA’s “A Tribute to Prince” Gala at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, the PRISM Awards is an annual event that recognizes excellence in the homebuilding industry within the greater Houston area. Facing strict judging criteria and industry competition, honorees are selected from a panel of industry experts from around the nation.

The Woodlands and The Woodlands Hills were recognized for success in one of the largest real estate development markets in the nation and for continuous sales growth year after year. The awards reflect The Howard Hughes Corporation’s dedication to design excellence and expert placemaking, its commitment to providing an abundance of amenities and community events, and for its execution of the best in marketing.




“The Howard Hughes Corporation is overwhelmed with appreciation and gratitude for the recognition bestowed upon its communities by the GHBA in 2019,” said Heath Melton, Senior Vice President, Master Planned Communities (MPC), Residential. He added, “The year has been extremely positive for our Houston communities on multiple fronts, and we look to continue the momentum into the rest of 2019 and beyond.”

Learn more about The Woodlands and The Woodlands Hills at and

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The Woodlands is a 28,000-acre master planned community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston. Throughout its 45-year history, The Woodlands has led the way among master planned communities that practice environmental preservation. It is home to over 117,000 people, and nearly 68,000 people work in the community. The Woodlands is one of the top-selling master planned communities in Texas and the nation. The Woodlands was named “Trailblazer of the Year” in 2018 by the Greater Houston Builders Association. The community was also consecutively named “Humanitarian of the Year” in 2017 and 2016 and “Master Planned Community of the Year” in 2015 by the Greater Houston Builders Association. For more information, visit




The Woodlands Hills – a 2,000 acre forested master planned community that draws from the rich and natural heritage of The Woodlands.

The Woodlands Hills is an approximately 2,000-acre master planned community, situated 13 miles north of The Woodlands in Conroe and Willis, Texas. Located on FM 830 on the west side of I-45 with the property boundary extending north to FM 1097 and south to League Line Road, The Woodlands Hills offers easy access to I-45, the Grand Parkway and the Hardy Toll Road. The development is in close proximity to Lone Star Executive Airport in Conroe, Lake Conroe, and the Sam Houston National Forest. The Woodlands Hills is the third master planned community in Texas from The Howard Hughes Corporation and is the sister community to The Woodlands and Bridgeland, two of the top-selling, award-winning master planned communities in Texas and the nation. For more information, visit

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country’s preeminent portfolio of master planned cities and communities, as well as operating properties and development opportunities including: the Seaport District in New York; Columbia, Maryland; The Woodlands, The Woodlands Hills and Bridgeland in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin, Las Vegas; and Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Howard Hughes Corporation’s portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative placemaking, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. For additional information, visit