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BREA, CA– Within just a few months MBK Homes will open a new collection of attached townhomes in Brea. The new Brea neighborhood Berkeley, is a collection of 83 homes to be built within the highly acclaimed Brea-Olinda School District.

Built with MBK Home's attention to detail and commitment to quality craftsmanship, Berkeley will offer attached townhomes 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.

"As with all of our MBK neighborhoods, we have carefully selected the location for the Berkeley collection and have chosen to build the neighborhood within the well regarded Brea Olinda Unified School District," said Stefan Markowitz, President of MBK Homes.

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. The 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.

Brea offers its 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 and MBK Homes at Emerald Square. In addition, MBK Homes is currently developing a new project in Eagle Glen in South Corona. 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 May, 8th 2001

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