July 12th, 2017

Meet Margaret LaCalle, President of Grande Dunes and Grande Dunes North

Raleigh, NC July 11, 2017 — Margaret LaCalle, an accomplished real estate executive recognized for process innovation and fiscal leadership, has been named President of Grande Dunes and Grande Dunes North.

In a career spanning 25 years, LaCalle lead projects at WCI Communities, Toll Brothers and Kolter Homes. An accomplished innovator, she is recognized for her successful guidance and leadership resulting in all aspects of project development, sales and marketing, commercial and retail development and operational leadership.

As President, LaCalle will lead the operations of Grande Dunes, a 2,200-acre master-planned community in Myrtle Beach, SC that stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to west of the Intracoastal Waterway. Grande Dunes will have approximately 5,000 single-family homes, villas, homesites and 2 million square feet of retail and commercial properties.

Before becoming president, LaCalle held several executive roles, including the development of Kolter Homes’ Alton community, a 680-acre DRI of unimproved land, zoned for mixed-use in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. A native of Northampton, England, LaCalle graduated from the University of Northampton in England with a BA in business administration.

During a decade with WCI Communities, LaCalle rose from closing director to senior project manager overseeing the two largest master-planned communities in the Southeastern U.S., Heron Bay and Parkland Golf & Country Club. At Toll Brothers, she helped the company meet fiscal goals for a major property acquired during bankruptcy proceedings.