New Master-Planned Community in Northeast Houston to Open in Mid-April

A national developer plans to open its first Houston community to the public on April 18-19.  Crescent Communities is getting ready to unveil The Groves, a new master-planned community in the woods northeast of Houston.  The 993 acre community if off West Lake Houston Parkway, just sought of Kingwood near Beltway 8 and Lake Houston. […]

Why Public Art Matters to Developers of Houston’s Master-Planned Communities

Houston’s master-planned developers have created increasingly elaborate amenities to attract prospective residents.  Over the years, concrete swimming pools have turned into modern, resort style pools with waterslides.  The old schoolyard playground has been replaced by “natural” playgrounds with treehouses and a 100-foot zipline. Today, displays of public art – typically found in urban parks and in front […]

New Active-Adult Community Planned for The Woodlands

  Del Webb, a national brand of Atlanta-based PulteGroup Inc., has acquired 200 acres next to The Woodlands to build a new community for active adults.  Del Webb The Woodlands will be 5 miles from I-45 on FM 1488, and it is expected to open in 2016.  The new community will include 550 homes, expansive […]


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