Del Webb Set To Grand Open First New Community In Wilmington

Riverlights Master-Plan Community is a Big Draw for Baby Boomers;
More than 1,000 on Early Interest List 

WILMINGTON, N.C., November 29, 2016 – Del Webb is hosting its public grand opening for its first active adult community in Wilmington on Saturday, December 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Del Webb Wilmington at Riverlights will offer baby boomers the highly sought-after active lifestyle and housing options in a popular retirement setting.

“With more than 1,000 people attending some of our lifestyle informational events, it’s clear that there is great interest in Del Webb Wilmington,” says Charlie Tipton, president of the Company’s Coastal Carolinas division. “With its great location and rich community lifestyle, we can expect a lot of interest from baby boomers looking for their next home.”

A grand opening celebration where six fully furnished, designer decorated model homes will be available for public viewing. For the first time, baby boomers can preview the Castle Rock home design, which features the Rachael Ray Home Collection. The event will also feature live music and refreshments.

According to Mr. Tipton, the 55+ buyer is the largest consumer segment in Wilmington and the city is growing as a retirement destination. “We are very excited about grand opening our first Del Webb community in Wilmington. Many baby boomers are attracted to Wilmington because of the great weather, the great quality of life, and the access to employment opportunities.”

Del Webb Wilmington
Del Webb Wilmington is located 10 minutes south of downtown Wilmington with easy connectivity to beaches, major shopping, entertainment, dining and healthcare in the area. Residents will live within
walking distance to riverfront shops and numerous outdoor communal spaces offered in RiverLights.
The community will feature a 15,000-square-foot amenity center with indoor and outdoor pools, fitness rooms and tennis, bocce and pickleball courts. Focused on an engaging lifestyle for the mind and body, programs will be tailored to the specific needs, interests and desires of the residents, and facilitated by a full time lifestyle director to help plan activities, outings, new clubs and interest groups.
Inspired Home Designs Featuring the Rachael Ray Home Collection
Del Webb Wilmington offers 11 home designs ranging in size from 1,262-2,625+ with prices start in the $231,990. Featuring new contemporary, consumer-inspired home designs that are the result of extensive consumer research and analysis of buyer feedback, Mr. Tipton says these new home designs provide innovative features and options designed to complement the active adult lifestyle. Such features include sunrooms, versatile loft spaces, abundant storage options, attic storage options with fixed staircase, open island kitchens, master bedrooms with mini-suites, and much more.

The 1,755-square-foot Castle Rock model features furnishings from the Rachael Ray Home Collection. Using Rachael Ray’s High Line Collection, buyers can sample the furniture that they can use for their own living room, dining room and bedrooms, which are available for purchase at the local retail store, 0000.

For more information, please call 866-216-3695 or visit

About Del Webb
Del Webb is a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM).  Del Webb is the pioneer in active adult communities and America’s leading builder of new homes targeted to pre-retirement and retiring boomers.  Del Webb builds consumer inspired homes and communities for active adults ages 55+ who want to continue to explore, grow and learn, socially, physically and intellectually as they look forward to retirement.  For more information on Del Webb, visit  
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