Tri Pointe Group, a single-family home builder, is teaming up with Amazon to provide smart home technology in its new home stock. Now, Tri Pointe Group will offer smart homes outfitted with Amazon Alexa. The program with Amazon is an extension of Tri Pointe’s HomeSmart platform, which offers technology features, like home activation appointment with an Amazon Expert; Eero Home wifi system; Leviton or Lutron Smart Switches; Honeywell Lyric 2 Smart Thermostat or Ecobee Smart Thermostat; and Ring Video Doorbell Pro, among others.

“This expanded smart home offering currently being implemented across Tri Pointe Group’s six homebuilder brands will enhance our HomeSmart suite of state-of-the-art home tech and automation features to harness the power of Internet-connected devices,” Doug Bauer, CEO of Tri Pointe Group, tells “This collaboration now allows homeowners to activate scenes like adjustment of lighting and temperature, playing music, and much more with voice control. With the addition of the smart home features, we can elevate the homeowners experience by improving efficiency, convenience, and creating a more seamless lifestyle.”

The model will be rolled out across the platform, according to Bauer. “HomeSmart is offered across all six of our homebuilder brands,” he says. “We have more than 25 model homes that demonstrate HomeSmart, activated and supported by Amazon, with more openings over the coming months. To help new homebuyers maximize their HomeSmart technology at no extra charge, the package includes an on-site activation appointment with an Amazon Expert to customize the smart home experience, as well as activation support.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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