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January 20, 2012 10:00 ET

Brookfield Homes Calgary Partners with Interior Designer and TV Personality Jillian Harris

Celebrity interior designer to create ultimate bachelor and bachelorette suites in award-winning builder's multi-family development in McKenzie Towne

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2012) -

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Brookfield Homes Calgary's Multi-Family division is pleased to announce its partnership with celebrity interior designer and TV personality, Jillian Harris. The former Bachelorette, current designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and host of Canada's Handyman Challenge will be merchandising two of seven new showhomes in the Mosaic Mirage McKenzie Towne multi-family development, scheduled to open in mid-April, 2012.

"We are very excited about this collaboration," says Doug Owens, General Manager of Multi-family for Brookfield Homes. "Jillian has won the hearts of Calgarians with her laid back and friendly personality on shows such as the Bachelorette and Extreme Home Makeover. In addition, her contemporary and relaxed interior design style works perfectly with our thoughtfully-designed floor plans. We cannot wait for Calgarians to see the final product."

Jillian will be decorating and furnishing the builder's popular stacked bungalows, the Ruby and Ivory, to create the ultimate Bachelor and Bachelorette suites. "I am so excited about this opportunity," says Jillian Harris. "The fact that you can create your own home according to your style personality is really true to my design philosophy."

In addition to the Ruby and Ivory, the showhome parade will also include popular home models such as the Crimson, Carmine and Indigo. Calgarians will also be able to view the builder's newest single level living, lifestyle bungalows, the Olive and Slate. With a grand entrance that features a beautifully landscaped central courtyard with pergola and benches, Mosaic Mirage consists of 286 units of two and three bedroom row townhouses with single and double attached garages, and floor plans ranging from 720 to 1,338 square feet.

Brookfield Homes Calgary is a member of Brookfield Residential, which is a North American land developer and homebuilder that is active in ten principal markets with more than 100,000 lots controlled. Brookfield Homes Calgary has been building homes for over 20 years and is currently active with both multi-family and single family developments in the communities of Auburn Bay, Cranston, New Brighton and McKenzie Towne. For more information about Brookfield Homes Calgary please visit www.BuildwithBrookfield.com.

About Jillian Harris

A self-proclaimed "polished redneck," from picturesque Peace River Valley in Alberta, she's not afraid to get her hands dirty or climb a ladder with heels on. A down home girl with a bubbly personality, fans around the world have been captivated by her ability to successfully transform her love lost on The Bachelorette to gracing the covers of some of the top design publications in the country. As a designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Jillian is able to showcase her refreshing "design by personality" philosophy to create inspired rooms on each episode that reflect the character and style of each family member. Jillian's focus on being the "Best Single Housewife", and her love of design, food and fashion is now shared with her fans on the newly launched Jillianharris.com.

When not on TV, you can catch Jillian speaking on design and decor topics at various seminars and home shows around the country. Outside of her work in television, Jillian jets between the U.S. and Canada to run her firm Jillian Harris Design, where collaborates and spearhead a number of high profile residential, restaurant, and hotel projects. In her free time, Jillian thrives while traveling, spending quality time with her family, shopping with friends and, of course, cooking some of her favorite family recipes. She is dedicated to charities including Big Brothers and most recently helped with disaster relief in her hometown of Slave Lake in Alberta for the Red Cross.

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