Dear Mr. Simms,

I wanted to spend a minute thanking you for the homes that you have built. I live at Spinnaker Cove apartments. I have been living here for two years and just signed my third lease. This place has made a home for my son and I. My son is seven years old and I had him when I was sixteen. I wanted to beat the odds and make my son proud.

Every time I drive into this complex and open my door, I can’t believe that this is where I call home. The Twin Lakes condos are my dream and I admire them every time I drive. I’m so excited that you offer the rent equity program. It gives me hope that one day I can take the next step and own my home. My son is getting older and my next goal is to get my family into one of those condos. This may be out of the ordinary but I teach my son that it is important to thank those around you who impact your lives. So, Mr Simms, thank you from my son and me.

- Jennifer Wysong

Dear Mr. Simms,

When we found out that Charles H. Simms was the recipient of the prestigious 2009 McDaniels Zengel Life Time Achievement Award for outstanding service to the home building industry and the community, it only confirmed what we had experienced as recent first-time home buyers.

Although it was an exciting time in our lives we were nervous about purchasing our first home, especially in light of the current economic climate and the recent reports of foreclosure rates being on the rise. . . Our Cinnamon Ridge Sales Agent and the entire staff of Simms Development demonstrated ease and provided expertise allowing us to lay our anxieties to rest and truly enjoy our first home-buying experience. . .

While most people may think ‘you can’t get everything’ in your first home, our experience with Simms Development would suggest otherwise. (You) made it very simple for us to get all the things we wanted in our home and create a win-win situation for everyone. We love our new home sweet home and truly feel taken care of.

- Tim and Kelly Wilson

Dear Charlie,

On behalf of Clark Schaefer Hackett, I would like to congratulate you on your continued success in the Dayton market. I would like to acknowledge the recent article in the Dayton B2B promoting other opportunities for builders in today’s difficult economy.

Your enthusiasm and continuous effort to provide you and your colleagues with an economic edge in these challenging times is inspirational. It is often daunting to hear media reports and economic forecasters discuss the housing market. However, it is reassuring to hear positive insights from the region’s top and brightest builders! Your increased sales for 2008 are a testament to all the hard work and dedication you put forth.

Congratulations again on your accomplishments.

- Herb Lemaster

Dear Charlie,

My wife and I would like to thank you for the wonderful job you and your company put into Twin Lakes West. We love our Placid.

From the first time we came in to see the model, Stephanie, Trina and Phyllis made us feel welcome. The quality of work that went into our condo was above and beyond our expectations. We love the hardwood flooring throughout the main level. We love the cabinets and counter tops in the kitchen, as well.

Since we have moved in, we feel like we live at a resort. We have the best neighbors anybody could ask for. The pool is wonderful. Just feels surreal.
We just put in landscaping off the back patio, which just adds to our new home. We Love It!!

Again, thank you.

- David and Dawn Scholl

Dear Charlie,

Well, moving day finally arrived for us. It was a journey of many ups and downs for all concerned. We cannot thank you enough for your part in sealing the deal. Know Beth will be very happy in her new place, thanks to you. We love her condo as it will suit her needs well.

We so appreciated the help of Jay as well as son, Scott. Without the three of you we would not be settled in so well.

With so much thanks and appreciation to our ‘new best friend,’

- Dan and Suzie Dameron

Dear Charlie,

I appreciate your kindness and ethics that you utilize in your company. I am forever a Charles Simms Development convert! As you know, reputation is foundational; you exceeded my expectations.

I would be remiss if I did not tell you what an exceptional job Stephanie (Dietz) did in explaining procedure. When we looked at upgrades, I was amazed at her knowledge and interest in the product, style and colors…plus, her willingness to look at other options. She is a winner!

Also, Mark was so helpful and gave genuine attention to details. I wish you continued success Charlie.

- Bonnie Marshall


Thanks for the wonderful opportunity you have given me at Rubicon Place. I really enjoy this place, its location, and the quality construction. I’ll refer you as a top builder any time. Thanks again and keep up the good work!

- Lukas Swedlund

Dear Charlie,

We wanted to say how much we appreciated working with Trina Stromberg on several home issues. Trina is always helpful, cooperative, persevering, and does things in a timely manner. We know you have really good people working for you, but we wanted to give special recognition to Trina.

Keep on doing what you do so well. Best wishes!

- Malinda and Al Wolf