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We are a design-driven development firm based in IL and AZ. For more than 40 years, we have been developing, designing, building and managing striking residential communities. From the beginning, we integrated the functions involved in new construction within one company. We ...
Mission: We create beautiful and innovative spaces that enhance the human experience.

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Optima Founder David Hovey
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    The leaders are very inspirational and always eager to help and improve you


    There is a bit of mess in management

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      Sono stata contattata telefonicamente dall’hr. Il Colloquio si è svolto in sede con il Manager e la responsabile hr dunque è stato sia conoscitivo Che tecnico. Mi hanno! Subito messo a mio agio chiedendomi di me e del mio Percorso per poi iniziare con domande più tecniche

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    Optima Awards & Accolades

    • 2021 Firm of the Year AwardAIA Chicago2021
    • 2021 Top Companies AwardAZ Central2021

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