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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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The units represent the initial phase of residential real estate development that will be located within Sandestin's planned Village of Baytowne Wharf.
Other Nevada properties include: 739 acres in the City of North Las Vegas (primarily around the North Las Vegas Air Terminal) that are zoned for a variety of residential, commercial and gaming/hotel uses; a 58 acre parcel fronting on Interstate 15 at the south end of the Strip that is partially zoned for gaming; 31 acres of commercial land just outside of Summerlin (accommodates one of the planned village centers); 457 acres of residential and commercial land in northern Nevada; and a 16,512 square foot office building leased to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Tres Santos plans to include a pedestrian-friendly 1,100-acre community with two thoughtfully planned villages with three inclusive settings: Town Farm - with a two-acre organic farm, homes, a boutique hotel, a farm-to-table restaurant, retail stores, and an international research and education center for Colorado State University; Beach - with oceanfront homes, a boutique hotel and a beach club; and Hillside - with a residential development and a yoga retreat center.