SALT LAKE CITY (May 22, 2006) – Salt Lake City-based Hamlet Development, which produces well-designed, customer-oriented residential communities along the Wasatch Front, has announced Nicholas Mingo as its new vice president of development.  Hamlet Development is part of the Hamlet Companies, which also includes Hamlet Homes, Stirling Mortgage and Diversified Habitats.

As vice president of development, Mingo supervises the development of all residential land, including interfacing with municipalities to obtain subdivision approvals, establishing land development budgets, value-engineering infrastructure improvements and negotiating competitive bids.

Mingo brings a myriad of experience to his position, including more than six years of experience in land development and civil engineering with a focus in residential and commercial projects. Prior to Hamlet, Mingo worked several years for Stantec Consulting, Inc. as a project engineer, project manager and profit center managing leader.

Mingo received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah. He is a licensed professional engineer in both Utah and California and participated in the American Council of Engineering Companies Leadership Institute in 1994.

About Hamlet Homes

Hamlet Homes crafts quality, customer-oriented homes, ranging from condominiums and townhomes to single family homes, located in attractively designed neighborhoods for homebuyers in northern Utah. Since the company’s founding in 1995, Hamlet Homes has developed more than 3,360 lots and constructed more than 2,250 homes in 33 communities. The company is continually striving to meet and exceed the expectations of its homebuyers and live up to its slogan of “Great Homes. Great People. Great Experience.” In 2004 and 2005, Hamlet was awarded the Builder of Integrity Award from the Quality Builders Warranty Corporation, and in 2003 and 2004, Hamlet was awarded Utah’s Best of State medal for residential construction. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Hamlet Homes is part of the Hamlet group of companies, which also includes Hamlet Development, Stirling Mortgage and Diversified Habitats.