Taylor Morrison's Sea Summit communities in San Clemente, Calif.

After four decades of efforts to develop a 248-acre coastal palisade between Avenida Vista Hermosa and Avenida Pico in San Clemente, Taylor Morrison Homes is at last greeting potential buyers to its 309-home community, Sea Summit.

Orange County Register staffer Fred Swegles has the story, tapping Phil Bodem, Taylor Morrison’s Southern California division president, for perspective on expectations and results after grand opening ceremonies last week. Swegles writes:

“We had numerous people making a buying decision,” Bodem reported. “We will work with them to help determine their next moves. Prior to the grand opening, we had sold 15 residences. The biggest ‘a-ha’ moment came from many visitors who told us they did not realize until setting foot at Sea Summit exactly how close we are to the Pacific Ocean.”

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