Master-planned communities thrive in HoustonMaster-planned communities thrive in Houstonhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=86982012-12-20T07:42:00Z2012-12-19T08:00:00Z

HOUSTON - The Houston area is one of the best places in the country to find master-planned community developers continuously moving dirt. Master-planned communities in the Houston area have a 30 percent market share of all home starts, according to Jarvis, director at Houston-based Metrostudy.

There are more than 20 master-planned developments in the Houston area. The Houston Business Journal reported more information on the most active communities.

  The Woodlands Cinco Ranch Riverstone Bridgeland Shadow Creek Ranch
Total acreage 28,000 acres 7,500 acres 3,700 acres 11,401 acres 3,500 acres
Year established 1974 1984 2006 2003
Developed homes >30,000 homes 2,000 homes (6,000 planned) 5,000 homes (20,000 planned) 5,000 homes (12,723 planned)
Population >100,000 people >18,000 people 1,500 people (plans to reach 65,000+)
Price range $94,000 to $7M $107,000 to $1.3M $185,000 to $4M $168,000 to $1M $170,000 to $800,000
Distance to Houston CBD 27 miles 30 miles 26 miles 27 miles 15.2 miles

Read more at the Houston Business Journal.

Houston Business Journal
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land
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