Builder debuts new home community in a desirable and
commuter-friendly Bay Area location; priced from the low-$700,000s
HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2018--
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of new model homes
at Element, a new townhome-style condominium community in the Bay Area.
This commuter-friendly neighborhood offers homebuyers a unique
opportunity to own a new home in the desirable and centrally located
town of Hayward, which is 25 miles east of San Francisco and 26 miles
north of San Jose, the two largest job markets in the region.
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New KB homes now available in Hayward, California. (Photo: Business Wire)
KB Home’s Element is conveniently located close to several major
thoroughfares, including Interstates 880 and 580 and State Route 92, as
well as to BART and Amtrak® stations for easy travel throughout the
greater Bay Area. Hayward is home to top employers such as California
State University East Bay, Kaiser Permanente, Hayward Unified School
District and the City of Hayward. The nearby San Mateo-Hayward Bridge
links the area to several prominent technology and advanced
manufacturing firms in the Silicon Valley and the peninsula communities
of San Mateo, Redwood City and Palo Alto.
Residents at KB Home’s Element can enjoy Hayward’s 3,000 acres of parks
and open space, including 20 miles of running and hiking trails. Hayward
also boasts California’s oldest Japanese garden, a championship golf
course and beautiful vistas from the hills to the shoreline. Downtown
Hayward offers prime retail and dining.
KB Home will be building 50 new homes at Element, and homebuyers may
choose from three three-story floor plans that range in size from 1,500
to 1,900 square feet, and include up to four bedrooms, three baths and
two-car garages. Desirable design features characteristic of all the KB
homes at Element include first-floor bedrooms, spacious great rooms,
gourmet kitchens and beautifully designed master-bedrooms. Pricing
begins in the low-$700,000s.
“This charming enclave offers a special opportunity to purchase a new
home in the Bay Area neighborhood of Hayward,” said Chris
Apostolopoulos, regional president of KB Home’s Northern California
markets. “Given the land constrained nature of the market we are pleased
to be providing new home opportunities in this highly desirable and
The KB homes at Element will be built to current ENERGY STAR® guidelines
and include WaterSense® labeled faucets and fixtures, meaning they are
designed to be more energy- and water-efficient than most typical new
and resale homes available in the area. These energy- and water-saving
features are estimated to save homebuyers between $696 to $864 a year in
utility costs, depending on the floor plan.
All are welcome to join in on the Grand Opening festivities this
Saturday, September 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., during which
visitors may tour the elegantly appointed model homes. Refreshments will
The KB Home sales office at Element is located at 251 Spring Harvest
Road in Hayward and is open Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and
Tuesdays through Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. From I-880 North,
take Exit 27/Jackson St./Hwy. 92 heading east. Turn left on Soto Road,
left on Barnes Court and follow the signs to the community sales office.
For more information about Element or KB Home’s other new home
neighborhoods in the Bay Area, visit www.kbhome.com
or call 888-KB-HOMES.
About KB Home
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest homebuilders in the United
States, with more than 600,000 homes delivered since our founding in
1957. We operate in 35 markets in seven states, primarily serving
first-time and first move-up homebuyers, as well as active adults. We
are differentiated in offering customers the ability to personalize what
they value most in their home, from choosing their lot, floor plan, and
exterior, to selecting design and décor choices in our KB Home Studios.
In addition, our industry leadership in sustainability helps to lower
the cost of homeownership for our buyers compared to a typical resale
home. We take a broad approach to sustainability, encompassing energy
efficiency, water conservation, healthier indoor environments, smart
home capabilities and waste reduction. KB Home is the first national
builder to have earned awards under all of the U.S. EPA’s homebuilder
programs — ENERGY STAR®, WaterSense® and Indoor airPLUS®. We invite you
to learn more about KB Home by visiting www.kbhome.com,
calling 888-KB-HOMES, or connecting with us on Facebook.com/KBHome
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