new town

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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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Port Charlotte is an attractive conservation village while the main centre of habitation - Bowmore -was the first planned village in Scotland.
Approximately 90% of its settlements are clustered together as planned villages, with specific areas set aside for grazing and agriculture.
It all depends on how many kids move into Newhall Ranch - four planned villages that will include about 21,000 single-family homes, apartments, condominiums and senior-living facilities.