Master Planned Communities

From the Builders of Stonebridge Ranch, The Grove Frisco Is Putting Down Roots

By Shelby Skrhak / April 26, 2019 / 1 Comment

If you drive all the way north up Custer Road, you’ll come upon The Grove Frisco, a new 735-acre master-planned community by Newland. About 120 homes have been sold or are under construction in what Newland, the community developer with more than five decades of experience, calls a modern village. As you turn off Custer […]

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Villas of Lake Highlands To Be Second David Weekley Development in East Dallas

By Leah Shafer / April 1, 2015 / 6 Comments

Houston-based David Weekley Homes is building their second community in East Dallas, with five houses ready for move-in this summer. Villas of Lake Highlands will be a private gated community of detached, single-family houses near White Rock Lake at E. Northwest Highway and Plano Road. At build-out, the development will have 80 houses. Prices start at $410,000 and the houses range […]

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Castle Hills Enticing Young Professionals with New Phase of Luxury Apartments

By Leah Shafer / February 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

Since the first homeowners moved into Lewisville’s Castle Hills community in 1998, more than 12,000 people have decided to call the master planned community home, and it is about 60 percent built-out today. Located off State Highway 121 and Farm-to-Market Road 544, Castle Hills is 60 percent residential and has single-family houses ranging from about […]

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When Building Successful Communities, Education is Everything For Republic Property Group

By Joanna England / July 2, 2014 / 0 Comments

Republic Property Group — developers of masterplanned community Light Farms in Celina, TX — has donated $2 million to Prosper ISD as well as the land for a new elementary school. The campus, which will be located within RPG’s sustainably oriented Light Farms development, a 1,070 acre community with tons of family friendly amenities.

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Hillwood’s Fred Balda: New Home Starts and Closings Are Up, Driven By a Four Letter Word: JOBS. Dallas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans / October 5, 2011 / 0 Comments

A quarterly report from Metrostudy says Dallas-Fort Worth new home construction was up 7 percent, and closings on new homes up 9 percent, in the third quarter July, August, September, compared with the second quarter. And housing starts were up 6 percent from the same period last year. Analysts now says the market is coming down […]

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