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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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Downtown Columbia is located at the center of Columbia, MD, one of the first master planned communities in the U.S.
Under this sales teaming agreement, IntelliCommunities will offer the NetShare(R) community Web portal service as part of BellSouth's comprehensive communications portfolio for planned communities that includes voice, video, high-speed data, security and Wi-Fi hotspot solutions.
Under this sales teaming agreement, IntelliCommunities will offer the NetShare[R] community Web portal service as part of BellSouth's comprehensive communications portfolio for planned communities that includes voice, video, high-speed data, security, and Wi-Fi hotspot solutions.
Reforming Suburbia by Ann Forsyth examines the design, development and present outcomes of three such planned communities. Irvine Ranch in Southern California's Orange County, first outlined in 1960, is the earliest and largest planned community under examination.
Other planned communities are more inclusive, and operate on a cooperative basis.
"There are a lot of arbitrary styles out there in master planned communities. This approach seems to have identified well with buyers, who tend to be highly intelligent young people who want a fully wired house.
However, as in other planned communities, many residents here decided to stay after seeing how little their money could buy outside of "Irvana"--how many amenities they would have to sacrifice in moving to a development with houses better suited to larger families or changing needs.
The company owns, manages and develops master planned communities and mixed-use and other real estate properties in the US.
"This agreement will give homeowners in our new Sage Creek and Trolley Run Station master- planned communities the ability to easily and conveniently equip their homes with the latest in state-of-the-art communications and entertainment services from BellSouth."
When BUILDER surveyed providers and buyers of community intranets, we found that while fees for large master planned communities are fairly consistent, providers differ in how they slice costs, what they include, and whether they provide hosting.
Henderson is home to many master planned communities. Some of these master planned communities are less than 10 years old and others are much older.