SOURCE: Hanley Wood

November 22, 2005 13:25 ET

El Nuevo Constructor Magazine Presents 2005 Builder of the Year Award for Leadership, Vision, and Community Service

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 22, 2005 -- El Nuevo Constructor magazine will honor Hipolito Roldan, President of the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation in Chicago, as the magazine's 2005 Builder of the Year at its Builder of the Year Awards ceremony to be held during the 2006 International Builder Show in Orlando, FL.

"We are extremely proud to name Hipolito Roldan and his visionary team at the Hispanic Housing Corporation as our Builder of the Year," said Rick Schwolsky, editor in chief of El Nuevo Constructor. "The influence and impact of their work stretches well beyond the thousands of Hispanic families they've housed over 30 years, and into cities across the nation who look to their work as a model for revitalization and rebirth."

Each year, El Nuevo Constructor magazine recognizes an outstanding Hispanic housing industry leader as the Builder of the Year. Past Builder of the Year winners Henry Cisneros (2004), President and CEO of CityView and former HUD Secretary, and Sergio Pino (2003), CEO of Century Homebuilders in Miami will both attend this year's ceremony and share their remarks.

In addition, Frances Martinez Myers, chair of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals and a senior executive at Fox & Roach/Trident, LP will deliver the keynote address, "Fueling The Fire." Ms. Myers will share her perspective on the impact Hispanic homebuyers will have in driving future growth in the construction industry.

The ceremony will take place during the International Builders Show on January 13, 2006, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at The Peabody Hotel in Orlando, FL. To attend this free event, please register at www.encawards.com. For more information about the award or the event, you can contact Editor in Chief Rick Schwolsky at rschwolsky@hanleywood.com.

The awards breakfast offers attendees the chance to network with other Hispanic builders, developers, and contractors from across the country, as well as the opportunity to meet leaders from national and state Hispanic contractor associations. Additionally, key Hispanic executives from The Home Depot and other suppliers will be in attendance.

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