October 2015

Autumn Celebration at The Cannery in Davis!

by Shea Homes Northern California on October 30, 2015

Join Shea Homes for an Autumn Celebration at The Cannery in Davis! The fun will be had on November 7th from 10AM to 2PM at 1809 Cannery Loop, Davis.

Autumn Celebration

Bring the whole family for fun activities for all ages! Create festive fall-themed arts & crafts, sample seasonal offerings from the Davis Food Co-Op, Common Grounds CoffeeWholeHearted Juice, Let Them Eat Cake, and relax to the sounds of the Presidio Jazz Trio. Kids, don’t forget to get your very own Balloon Art by Carolyn! Then, tour the stunning model homes by Shea and learn more about the solar power that is a vital part of life in the community. Speak with a representative from Sun Power about how you could make your next home zero net energy.

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5 Must-Have Kitchen Tools

by Shea Homes Arizona on October 30, 2015


One of the first things you’ll notice walking into a Shea Homes model is the expansive kitchen design, featuring tons of cabinet and counter space. Sure, these drool-worthy kitchens are easy to fill with all your pots and pans, gadgets and appliances. But what are the must-have items no kitchen should be without?

Expansive Kitchens

  1. Mandoline Slicer: Have you ever wanted to slice paper-thin vegies or turn out a large batch of sliced cucumbers in a hurry? Fast fingers and sharp knives only go so far. One of these handy gadgets, with interchangeable blades and finger guards, can make fast work of big jobs and look great, too!

Mandoline Slicer

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Eskaton Livable Design Seal Awarded to The Cannery

by Shea Homes Northern California on October 28, 2015

Livable Design Approval

We are proud to announce that Persimmon and Tilton Shea Homes communities at The Cannery in Davis, CA, have achieved the Livable Design Seal of Approval. Livable Design is a division of Eskaton, and all Livable Design homes are built with key elements that make them inclusive, flexible, functional and convenient for all generations. The Seal of Approval signifies that each home has been thoughtfully designed with beautifully integrated features that will enhance livability through convenience and flexibility. As a resident of Persimmon or Tilton at The Cannery, you will enjoy functional home design elements that make everyday living easier, a home that welcomes all of your friends and family regardless of age or ability, and a home that is flexible to adapt to fit your lifestyle today and into the future.  Livable Design’s forward-thinking concept in home building beautifully integrates long lasting functionality for your ever changing lifestyle. All Shea floor plans at The Cannery include a large number of Livable features including the following:

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When your home is a hard hat area. Six Tips for staying safe.

by Shea Homes Colorado on October 27, 2015


Somehow, watching a beautiful home rise from a hole in the ground just never grows old, even for the Shea construction crew. Of course it’s even more thrilling to watch when it’s your own new Shea home. More than the typical homebuilder, Shea encourages homebuyers to visit the construction site. Not only at four major milestones (welcome meeting, pre-drywall orientation, walkthrough, and delivery), but at additional, once-a-month visits too. Safety precautions are essential at these busy construction sites though, says Jeff Palumbo, Shea Homes Colorado’s Manager of Safety and Environment. Here are Jeff’s six tips for staying safe while charting the progress of your home-to-be.

New Home Plans

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Fall Open House Event in Vista

October 26, 2015

Find the perfect setting for your next big adventure in the rustic, historic town of Vista. Our Fall Open House event on November 7, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., will be held at our beautiful community of Serra, featuring its traditional, artisanal details and sweeping, Southwestern color palettes. Don’t miss out on your opportunity […]

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Shea3D Kitchen-centric plan: Release your inner chef

October 23, 2015

You may not always be a big party kind of guy or the girl who could stare up at the stars for hours, but what you are is a chopping wizard, a taster of simmering sauces, a chaser of the perfect cook on even the toughest of meats. But there is more to it. Behind […]

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4 Must-Do Denver Activities

October 20, 2015

Looking for the perfect getaway destination? Denver, Colorado, is a wonderful mix of eclectic cultural charm and adventurous outdoor activity. Whether you come to tour some the city’s many historical sites, or to experience Colorado’s picturesque natural environment, there are many unique treasures enjoy. Read on for our list of locations to explore and activities […]

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Shea3D Outdoor-centric plan: A home life to fit your outdoor calling

October 16, 2015

At Shea Homes, we like to say, that with a Shea3D plan, life opens up. And with a Shea3D Outdoor-centric plan, your home life opens right up to the great outdoors. We’ve always believed that your home should be a reflection of who you are, and better yet, an opportunity to grow into who you […]

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3 Quick & Easy Ways to Get into the Halloween Spirit

October 15, 2015

Front lawns are suddenly adorned with artificial cobwebs and gravestones, pumpkin patches have popped up on every street corner, and candy aisles are increasingly picked-through – October has arrived, and Halloween is creeping in all-too fast. Whether you’re helping your child put together a last-minute costume, throwing an impromptu Halloween party, or simply wanting to […]

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Orange County Broker Event: New Costa Mesa Homes Available

October 13, 2015

With innovative, contemporary design and thoughtful functionality, The Edge community in Costa Mesa is situated in the heart of the local scene, reflecting the vibrant nature of this city. Come to our broker open house event on Wednesday, October 21 from 4:00PM to 7:00 PM to check out these uniquely crafted single-family homes, and envision […]

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