DULUTH, Ga., June 26, 2008 — Patrick Clark has been promoted to general manager and vice president for Newland Communities in Georgia. Clark, who was previously vice president of operations for Newland Communities, now manages all operations and development for the master plan developer’s Georgia properties, which include Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch, Windermere in Cumming, and a planned 1800-unit community on the Etowah River in Cherokee County.

Clark has 25 years’ experience in land development and construction. He started working for Newland Communities in 2004 overseeing operations at Windermere. Prior to that time, he was the development manager for Falling Water Investments Inc., where he managed all of the developments constructed by Falling Water for Pulte Homes. Over the course of his career, Clark has served as vice president and general manager for Rick Olsen Homes; co-manager for Crown Development L.L.C.; vice president of acquisitions and development for McCar Development Corp.; division coordinator/field sales manager for Drees Homes; purchasing manager for L.J. Hooker Homes/Hooker-Barnes Homes; and was a lead estimator/field administrator for Metro Development Corp.

A resident of Marietta, Ga., he graduated from Michigan State University in 1984 with a B.S. degree in building construction sciences.

“The exceptional caliber of Newland Communities’ employees and our essential trade partners, along with the company’s unwavering dedication to creating incredible places to live are just part of what make the company great,” says Clark, who has lived in the metro Atlanta area for almost 25 years. “Newland’s level of execution, consistent performance and commitment through the end of each project continue to make its communities stand out.”

About Newland Communities

Newland Communities, the master plan developer behind Sterling on the Lake and Windermere in metro Atlanta, has been creating desirable, livable communities across the nation for nearly four decades. With expertise in creating a special sense of community, Newland Communities brings to life the unique history, culture and traditions of the land they develop. Their active and long-term approach to community creation and development ensures delivery on their vision while responsibly managing their partners’ investment. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Newland Communities is currently developing communities across the country in states including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Virginia, Minnesota and Maryland. Information on Newland Communities can be found at

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