Kristen Routh-Silberman is a Las Vegas real estate powerhouse and megaagent. She posts record sales; her clients rave, and her marketing and homes look phenomenal. If you ask her, she will tell you about the power players she is surrounded by which include developer Rich MacDonald, Tyler Jones of Blue Heron DesignBuild, Chris Stuhmer of Christopher Homes and architect Richard Luke.
“In 2015, I won the MacDonald Highlands real estate account. The market was still climbing out of the recession. There wasn’t much going on. I spent countless hours talking about real estate and strategies with MacDonald Highlands’ developer, Rich MacDonald. Rich creates environments for people to thrive. He is smart, strategic, fearless, likes new ideas and is a risk-taker. He lets you go to the edge and walk off. I am sure if you ask Tyler, Chris or Richard they will say the same thing. They are all thriving in MacDonald Highlands while creating some of their best work ever.
My first call was to Tyler Jones of Blue Heron DesignBuild. We were convinced that Tyler’s innovative designs were not just special, but they were also changing the way people live in homes. Turns out that most of the production builders do too, as they are all trying to imitate him. Tyler moved Blue Heron into MacDonald Highlands in a big way. Their seven custom home neighborhood called Equinox has only two left, their new pre-designed neighborhood Dragon Rock opens this month, and their show home ‘Vegas Modern 1’ opens this summer. While Tyler was going big, Chris Stuhmer of Christopher Homes was creating smart-sized luxury homes for boomers ready to downsize their footprint while upgrading their level of quality, detail, and luxury. Chris’ Vu neighborhood resonated so strongly with this luxury buyer, it nearly sold out before he started advertising. Chris is now creating the next evolutions of his signature Vu collection: Vu Pointe and Vu Estates in MacDonald Highlands.
While we had big and small luxury homes covered, we wanted to create a product offering right in the middle. We collaborated with architect Richard Luke. The Richard Luke Five Star Collection featured 20 one-stories ranging from 5,000-7,000 square feet. It was the best selling custom luxury home line in 2018 and 2019. His 2020 collection will feature 10 new moderns. Between Rich MacDonald carving out the best view lots in town and palettes for Tyler, Chris and Richard to create phenomenal Strip-view homes, I have the best job in town. It takes a village to create a village. The power player of this story is Team MacDonald Highlands.”