Ten Master-Planned Communities That Bucked the Trend

Builder Magazine looks at ten master-planned developments that sold well in a market that has dwindled through the recession.
August 29, 2010, 5am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Four of the ten are in Houston, Texas, and are all infill developments. Gadi Kaufmann, CEO and managing director at RCLCO, notes in the Builder article:

"Three are along the energy corridor to the south and west, and The Woodlands is its own employment corridor. There is a trend reemerging of people wanting to move back closer to jobs and services, rather than choosing exurban bedroom communities that are devoid of these elements."

Jenny Sullivan says the factors for success in these master-planned communities seem to be a variety of housing types and good schools, parks, and other community amenities.

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Published on Friday, August 27, 2010 in Builder Magazine
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