Master Planned Community Archives

Shea breaks ground on Shea3D community in Estrella


Shea Homes Arizona will break ground in mid-September, on its fifth Shea3D community in the West Valley, anticipated to open this December. Inspire at Estrella will be the sixth Shea Homes community opening this year. Located in Goodyear, Estrella is a 20,000 acre resort-style, master-planned community set against the Sierra Estrella Mountains. Although it’s a… Read More →

Estrella Makes List Of Top Master-Planned Communities

The Colony, Cush Wake

The Goodyear master-planned community of Estrella has been ranked 35th by the national independent research firm John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC) on its annual list of Top 50 Master-Planned Communities of 2013. The rankings are based on new home sales and Estrella is one of only four Arizona communities to make the top 50.… Read More →

Texas homebuilder makes its East Valley debut

Gehan Bridges at Gilbert

Gehan Homes, a Dallas-based homebuilder, announced the grand opening of its third community in Arizona, Palazzo at The Bridges, in the new Bridges at Gilbert master-planned community located at the southeast corner of Higley and Queen Creek roads. Two model homes are open at 3625 E. Cassia Lane in Gilbert, where move-up homebuyers can see… Read More →

Brookfield Communities Adds Sales Talent, New Brokerage


Phoenix-based Brookfield Communities has hired real estate veteran Craig Libby as its new sales team leader at its Verde Santa Fe master-planned community. In addition, Brookfield Communities has added Jack Hanson as a sales counselor at the community located near Sedona. Libby will lead the sales team at Verde Santa Fe, while Brookfield Communities is… Read More →

Vistancia Sees Record Sales for Master Planned Community

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Vistancia, a master planned community located in the rising foothills of the northwest Valley, is experiencing record sales for the first half of 2012 reporting 189 net sales representing a 78 percent increase in year-over-year sales growth. “We’ve eclipsed our 2011 total net sales during the first six months of this year and continue to… Read More →