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new town

(in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population

new town

A new, essentially self-sufficient city, built in a previously undeveloped area, which provides residential, commercial, industrial, educational, recreational, and public facilities.
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The company specializes in creating distinctive mixed-use and master-planned communities that emphasize quality of life and recreational opportunities, and currently has more than 110,000 residential units in various stages of development throughout California and Nevada, including Weston Ranch in Stockton and McAllister Ranch near Bakersfield.
The company employs more than 1,500 individuals and is developing seven master-planned communities - Bonita Bay, The Brooks, Shadow Wood Preserve, Mediterra, TwinEagles, Verandah and Sandoval - along with 12 golf courses and two marinas.
General Growth's community development portfolio includes master-planned communities in: Columbia, MD; Summerlin in Las Vegas; and The Bridgelands in Houston, in addition to GGP's interest in The Woodlands (Houston).
Its affiliates have developed more than 30 mixed-use master-planned communities, comprising 60,000 residential units and 5 million square feet of commercial space.
He adds sales among move-up and custom home buyers, empty nesters, active retirees and young families remain brisk in all of Johnson Development's master-planned communities including Tuscan Lakes, Fall Creek, Harmony and Willow Creek Farms.
The leading 55 and over community in Greater Harrisburg has been recognized for a second time as one of the "50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States" by the nation's leading authority on active lifestyle developments, Where to Retire Magazine.
It has two master-planned communities in the Houston market and one in Las Vegas.
Brambleton's 2012 sales record was recognized by the real estate industry experts, RCLCO, ranking the master-planned community on their list, "Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of 2012.
Founded specifically to provide bundled telecommunications services to quality master-planned communities, En-Touch Systems, Inc.
The homebuilding division will complement the company's existing land acquisition division of GreenPointe Communities and its infrastructure division of GreenPointe Pathways, each of which work collaboratively to finance, acquire, restructure, create, build and manage residential master-planned communities.

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