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new town

In keeping with the expression “all things old are new again,”modern residential development is focusing on a small-town atmosphere called the new town concept.It includes sidewalks and community parks plus offices,retail,places of worship,and schools within the project itself and usually within walking distance of residential areas.It may even include some home-above-retail or home-above-office concepts and satellite offices for government services such as license renewal.

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Cedar Bay in Jacksonville is one of six master-planned communities purchased by GreenPointe Holdings and its divisions in 2010.
RCLCO states that master-planned communities in the southwest region are among the top selling master plans in the country.
ZOL Development's portfolio of master-planned communities currently includes Deseo on Mustang Island near Corpus Christi, Renace on South Padre Island and Aquatera at South Walton Beach in Florida's Panhandle.
Known for its community creation philosophy, the Company is one of the nation's leading developers of master-planned communities.
The projects in the acquired portfolio consist of large master-planned communities, smaller master-planned communities, land and lot-banking projects for homebuilders, and parcels of land suitable for residential development.
Graham specializes in the financing and refinancing of a wide variety of public and private projects, including all forms of public infrastructure, utilities, multi-family housing projects, single-family master-planned communities, industrial, manufacturing, transportation and recreational facilities; hospitals and other non-profit facilities; and commercial and residential redevelopment projects.
have earned a spot on the nation's top 20-selling master-planned communities for 2012 according to RCLCO, a major national real estate research firm.
Warsan Estate is a reiteration of our commitment to developing world-class master-planned communities in Dubai," Emaar Properties managing director UAE Ahmad Al Matrooshi said.
Ahmad Al Matroushi, managing director - UAE, Emaar Properties, said: "Warsan Estate is a reiteration of our commitment to developing world-class master-planned communities in Dubai.
But above all, the sense of identity attached to living in master-planned communities drives their popularity.
The Rancho Vista master-planned community is almost completed, and the 5,000-home Anaverde and 7,000-home Ritter Ranch master-planned communities are under construction.
Roseland Property's Port Imperial development spans two miles along the Hudson River "Gold Coast" and is one of the nation's largest urban redevelopment master-planned communities.
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