Here are the Top 10 master-planned communities in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?

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Top 10 Arizona master-planned communities

Here are the Top 10 master-planned communities in Arizona, as featured in the 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona:

1. Vistancia Development

Background: Set amongst the natural Sonoran Desert foothills in the Northwest Valley, the 7,100 acre-master-planned community of Vistancia in North Peoria offers stunning panoramic desert and mountain views along with excelling schools, parks and trails, recreation centers, golf courses, and resident lifestyle experiences. Opening in 2004, Vistancia is now home to over 18,000 residents in four unique lifestyle communities: Trilogy at Vistancia, an active adult resort community; The Village at Vistancia, a family a friendly-friendly community with access to two K-8 elementary schools and planned resident activities and recreation centers; Blackstone at Vistancia, a luxury golf course community featuring the private Blackstone Country Club; and Northpointe at Vistancia an elevated desert living experience with some of the most spectacular views in the Northwest Valley. 

2. Morrison Ranch

3. Las Sendas Community Association

4. Gladden Farms Community Association

5. Estrella

6. Saguaro Bloom

7. Johnson Ranch

8. Red Rock Village

9. Cadence at Gateway

10. Ironwood Crossing

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