The Arizona Republic

Camelot

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set a future precedent for the evolution of production housing.”

The judges called the Camelot design a “charming and elegant” home that looks like a traditiona­l hacienda on the outside but opens up on the inside to many courtyards, patio and other outdoor living spaces to give it a resort feel.

Home prices start above $1 million in the gated community at Pima Road and Los Gatos Drive. More than half of the community’s 50 houses have sold since it opened in February.

“White Horse has been a personal passion project for our family,” said Cammie Hancock Beckert, a managing director of Camelot Homes and daughter of Mark and Julie.

The community’s name came from Julie Hancock, who started riding horses when she was young and has always had a white horse.

“We wanted to build a legacy community, and I didn’t want to give it another name with “mountain” in it,” Julie Hancock said. “We had this beautiful piece of irreplacea­ble land that deserved a special name.”

She said it was a thrill to receive the awards at the conference, but “disappoint­ing” to see so few woman leaders represente­d in the industry.

“I had a great mentor, and I hope I have been that for my daughter,” Julie Hancock said. “Homebuildi­ng is a great business for women. I hope we inspire more women to join us.”

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