2019 High Desert Luncheon - Recap


On Thursday, April 11th, 2019 the Baldy View Chapter held the 3rd Annual BIA High Desert Luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Victorville, CA. Over 200 guests were in attendance to network and learn about the state of the area’s housing market. Elected leaders from Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia and Victorville were present. See video caps below.

Luncheon Program

  • Opening Remark: Robert Lovingood, San Bernardino County Supervisor (District 1)

  • Market Snapshot: Carlos Rodriguez, BIA Baldy View Chapter CEO

  • Builder Panel: “The Future of Homebuilding in the Mojave River Valley”

    • Nicollette Chapman- AmeriFirst Financial, Inc.

    • Phil Burum- Dr Horton/ BIA Baldy View President

    • John Ohanian- Terra Verde Group LLC

    • Barry Dluzen- Walton Group of Companies

  • Special Topic:  “Opportunity Zones in the High Desert”

    • JP Delmore, National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB)


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In the News



Read the article in the Daily Press summarizing the event and discussion panels. Visit: https://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20190417/tapestry-focus-of-building-industry-event

Video Recaps

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Welcome Remark: Supervisor Robert Lovingood, San Bernardino County

Housing Market Snapshot: Carlos Rodriguez, BIABV CEO

Builder Panel: Future of Housing in the Mojave River Valley

Opportunity Zones: JP Delmore, NAHB

Event Photos


HD Lunch Presentation

HD Lunch Presentation

NAHB Opportunity Zones Presentation

NAHB Opportunity Zones Presentation