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BREA, CA– Responding to the many inquiries about its new collection of attached townhomes in Brea, MBK Homes is forming an interest list for its Berkeley neighborhood of 83 homes. The builder attributes much of the collection's heightened appeal to Berkeley's great location, close to the many desirable surrounding areas and situated within the highly acclaimed Brea-Olinda School District.

"This is a terrific time for interested homebuyers to call and get placed on our interest list," said Stefan Markowitz, President of MBK Homes. "We are planning to open Berkeley's sales trailer this fall and anticipate our model opening will be later this year."

Berkeley will offer attached townho mes with two to three bedrooms, two and one-half baths, two-car garages and approximately 1,200 to 1,400 square feet of living space. The neighborhood will also feature its own private pool. Prices are expected to begin in the mid $200,000s.

Brea offers residents many opportunities to enjoy their leisure time. Areas for recreation are plentiful. There are three regional parks located in or adjacent to Brea, plus many neighborhood parks and playing fields and a community swimming pool. There are three public golf courses in the city. Soccer, Girl's Softball and Little League Baseball and Pop Warner Football leagues are well established in Brea. A 52,000 square foot Community Center offers a fitness center, gymnasium, dance studio, art center, youth activities, meeting and banquet rooms.

Shopping, dining, entertainment centers are well located in and around Brea. The recently renovated Brea Mall offers some of the best shopping in the region. It has nearly doubled its square footage and now boasts five major department stores and nearly 200 specialty shops. Additionally, located just down the street from Berkeley, the brand new Brea Marketplace features an exciting array of restaurants, shops and entertaining venues including an Improv Comedy Club, movie theatres, both big and small specialty stores and much more.

There are a number of special events throughout the community such as Concerts in the Park during the summer, an Old Fashioned Country Fair on July 4 th and other seasonal holiday celebrations.

Situated on the corner of Brea Boulevard and Central Avenue, Berkeley offers residents convenient access to Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and to a number of beaches, resorts and tourist attractions. Just 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Brea is easily reached by several freeways. The Orange (57) Freeway bisects the city from north to south and offers easy access to the Riverside (91) Freeway to the south and the Pomona (60) and San Bernardino (10) Freeways to the north.

With its keen attention to detail, MBK Homes Ltd. is dedicated to delivering superior craftsmanship in every home it builds. MBK chooses its locations carefully, building its neighborhoods in family-oriented communities within well-respected school districts. Strengthened by the reputation and financial stability of its' parent company, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., MBK Homes is committed to providing its customers with the best value their homebuying dollar can buy and to building homes to last a lifetime.

MBK Homes continues to expand its homebuilding activities in some of Southern California's most desirable locations. MBK neighborhoods include: Soleil in Aliso Viejo, Annandale in North Fontana, The Highlands and Saratoga at Hillcrest in Castaic, Heritage and Traditions at The Oaks in Murrieta, Berkeley in Brea, MBK Homes at Eagle Glen on South Corona and MBK Homes at Emerald Square. To join the interest list for Berkeley or for more information on any of these communities, please call (888) 943-HOMES or visit the company's website at

Posted on April, 11th 2001

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