Houston dominates Top 20 master-planned communities in 2014Houston dominates Top 20 master-planned communities in 2014https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=20502015-01-08T13:31:00Z2015-01-08T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON - Houston dominated a list of the nation’s Top 20 master-planned communities in 2014, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

The top ranked of the seven local communities on the list was Riverstone, which moved up two positions to the No. 4 spot with 719 sales. Johnson Development Corp. is the developer of that community as well as top sellers Woodforest and Cross Creek Ranch, which both fell in the ranking.

New to the list was Wildwood at Northpointe, a 700-acre project of Friendswood Development Co. in the Tomball area where homes sales more than doubled to 442 in 2014.

Two communities fell off the 2014 list: Sienna Plantation, which ranked No. 17 in 2013 with 445 sales, and Canyon Lakes West, which ranked No. 18 with 378 sales.

The Villages, a community for age 55 and up in Florida, again topped the 2014 list with 2,601 sales.

Orange County, Calif. claimed the second highest number of master-planned communities nationally behind Houston.

Here's are the Houston communities among the Top 20 master-planned communities in the U.S. ranked by home sales in 2014.

Houston's Top Master-Planned Communities 
Community 2014
Home Sales
4. Riverstone 719
8. Aliana 500
12. The Woodlands 468
13. Cinco Ranch 451 (tie)
15. Wildwood 442
19. Woodforest 417
20. Cross Creek Ranch 411

Read more and see the full list in the Houston Chronicle.

Houston Chronicle
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