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Palo Alto Weekly

- September 26, 2007


BUILDING FROM THE TOP DOWN ... Palo Alto-based home developers SummerHill Homes hired a new CEO last week: Robert Freed of KB Home. The developer of almost 100 housing units in the South of Forest Area on the former site of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, SummerHill is a major builder in the greater Bay Area. Freed was formerly a president and manager for Kaufman & Broad's Northern California region, as well as a senior vice president of national investment strategy. He will be overseeing external growth for SummerHill.

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Posted by Anna, a resident of Midtown
on Sep 26, 2007 at 7:27 pm

Is the feature on Robert Hall a typo? Why would give the background of someone who was let go, and why flame him or her so publicly? This makes little sense....

Posted by OK, a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Sep 26, 2007 at 7:44 pm

And, don't forget that Summerhill is about to build 48 new town homes of the Elks Club Site on El Camino Real.

Posted by Peter, a resident of Southgate
on Sep 26, 2007 at 8:20 pm

Actually, Summit hired him, according to this source. Web Link