Success runs through
our acclaimed communities

As time passes, our aspiration for excellence in community development has achieved industry-wide recognition. Success like this is only a byproduct of Newland’s innovation and determination.

Accolades

Community Honors
Sustainability
Leadership
Design
Lifestyle
Builders
  • Best-Selling Communities in the Country, ranked by RCLCO

    #17 - Estrella (2018)

    #36 - Tehaleh (2018)

  • Top 50 Master-Planned Communities, John Burns Real Estate Consulting

    #30 - Estrella (2017)

    #45 - Waterset (2017)

  • SEBC Grand Aurora Awards, Top Master-Planned Community in the Southeast

    Bexley (2017)

  • PRISM Awards: Best Multifamily Community of the Year

    Nexton (2017)

  • Chapel Hill Magazine: Favorite Neighborhood in Chapel Hill

    Briar Chapel (2017, 2016)

  • HBA MAME Awards: Developer of the Year

    Briar Chapel, Wendell Falls (2017

  • D CEO's 2017 Residential Real Estate Award Winner: Single Family Developer of the Year

    Canyon Falls, Hollyhock (2017)

  • Awarded Quality Planned Development designation by the West Houston Association

    Elyson (2017)

  • Showcase Magazine: Best Housing Community

    Tehaleh (2017)

  • The News & Observer: People's Choice Awards, Best New Home Community

    Wendell Falls (2016, 2014)

  • Austin Business Journal Master-Planned Community of the Year

    Rancho Sienna (2016)

    Falcon Pointe (2014)

    Teravista (2013)

  • Texas Association of Builders Best Overall Community

    Rancho Sienna (2016)

    Falcon Pointe (2014)

  • Triangle Business Journal: Top Residential Development

    Briar Chapel (2015)

  • Real Estate Scorecard, Bliss Award Winner for Best Georgia Community of the Year

    Sterling on the Lake (2014)

  • National Association of Home Builders, The Nationals Silver Awards, Master-Planned Community of the Year

    Anthem (2014)

  • HBA of Greater Austin, MAX Awards, Best Overall Community

    Sweetwater (2014)

    Teravista (2013)

  • HBA of Greater Austin, MAX Awards, Master-Planned Community of the Year

    Teravista (2013, 2011, 2007, 2004, 2003)

  • New Home Trends: Best-Selling New-Home Community in the Puget Sound

    Tehaleh (2013)

  • Fall Festival of Homes: eight awards, including Best Overall People's Choice Award

    Eagle Ridge (2013)

  • Metrostudy Austin: #1 Community in Austin for New-Home Starts

    Teravista (2012)

  • Houston Business Journal, Landmark Award, Best Residential Development

    Cinco Ranch (2011)

    Telfair (2010, 2008, 2007)

  • Greater Houston Builders Association, Community of the Year

    Telfair (2010)

    Eagle Springs (2009)

    Summerwood (2006)

    Cinco Ranch (2005)

  • Tampa Bay Builder's Associations Community of the Year

    MiraBay (2010)

    FishHawk Ranch (2008, 2007)

  • Best New-Home Community, Sign on San Diego

    4S Ranch (2009)

  • Ranking Arizona Magazine #1 Best Master-Planned Community

    Estrella (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006)

  • Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Master-Planned Community of the Year

    Sterling on the Lake (2006)

  • Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Award of Significant Achievement for sustainability efforts

    RiverLights Marina Village (2017)

  • The Triangle Business Journal, Space Awards Top Sustainable Project

    The Farmhouse at Wendell Falls (2016)

  • The Triangle Business Journal, Space Awards Top Sustainable Project

    The Farmhouse at Wendell Falls (2016)

  • North Carolina Home Builders Association Star Awards, Best Sustainable Development

    Briar Chapel (2016)

  • Florida Home Builders Association Aurora Awards: three prestigious distinctions for implementing sustainable practices and thoughtful land planning within the community

    FishHawk Ranch (2013)

  • NAHB Green Community of the Year

    FishHawk Ranch (2010)

  • U.S. Green Building Council — LEED Gold (for core and shell)

    Mountain Ranch Marketplace at Estrella (2010)

  • SEBC Grand Aurora Award, Green Construction for Residential / Mixed-Use for All Communities and 500+ Units

    FishHawk Ranch (2009)

  • LEED Silver Certification — U.S. Green Building Council

    Briar Chapel Clubhouse (2009)

  • Best Green Land Development Project — Triangle Business Journal

    Briar Chapel (2009)

  • Gold-level LEED for Neighborhood Development certification, U.S. Green Building Council

    Symphony Park (2008)

  • Texas Council of Engineering Companies, Silver Award, Wetlands Master Plan

    Summerwood (2007)

  • National Arbor Day Foundation: Nation's Top Master-Planned Community

    FishHawk Ranch (2007)

  • North Houston Association, Environmental Impact Award

    Eagle Springs & Summerwood (2006)

  • Avid Golfer Magazine, Most Environmentally Friendly Golf Course

    Teravista (2004)

  • One of the Most Admired CEOs, San Diego Business Journal

    Bob McLeod (2018)

  • West Houston Association IMPACT Award

    Ted Nelson (2017)

  • Fredericksburg Area Builders Association, Builder of the Year

    Embrey Mill (2017)

  • Stafford County Historical Commission Preservation Award, Knight House Rehabilitation

    Embrey Mill (2017)

  • Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women Champion Awards, Community Enhancement Award

    The Farmhouse at Wendell Falls (2016)

  • Wendell Chamber of Commerce, Large Business of the Year

    Wendell Falls (2015, 2016)

  • Inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame

    Bob McLeod (2013)

  • Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce, Best New Business Award

    Tehaleh (2013)

  • Hearthstone-Builder Humanitarian Award, Lifetime Achievement

    Bob McLeod (2011)

  • Teravista Elementary School, Business Partner of the Year

    Teravista (2011)

  • Pflugerville School Distrct, Business Partner of the Year

    Falcon Pointe (2011)

  • Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Best Community Service

    Sterling on the Lake (2011, 2009, 2008)

  • Tampa Bay Builder's Association's Chris DeMaio President's Cup Award for Community Contributions

    FishHawk Ranch (2010, 2006)

  • Houston Business Journal, Landmark Award, Best Public / Private Partnership

    Telfair (2010)

  • Austin Chamber of Commerce Out on a Limb Business Awards — Excellence in Innovative Business

  • Greater Houston Builders Association, Harris B. Liebermann Distinguished Service Award

    Newland (2004)

  • National Association of Home Builders Silver Awards, Best Community Welcome Center

    Riverlights (2018) 

    Sweetwater (2014)

  • HBA MAME Awards, Best Land Plan for a Community, Best Landscape Design for a Community

    Briar Chapel (2018)

  • Parade of Homes: Progressive New Home Designs

    Waterset (2017)

    Briar Chapel (2013)

  • Greater Houston Builders Association PRISM Awards: Sales Information Center of the Year

    Elyson (2017)

  • SEBC Grand Aurora Awards, Best Recreational Facility

    The Bexley Club (2017)

  • PRISM Awards: Best Sales & Information Center

    Nexton (2017)

  • NCHBA Stars Awards: Best Sales/Information Center

    RiverLights (2017)

  • Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association's MAX! Awards: Best Welcome Center

    RiverLights (2017)

  • Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, MAX Award for Best Design for a Community

    Rancho Sienna (2016)

  • Carolinas Chapter of International Design Association, Highest Honors in Residential

    The Farmhouse at Wendell Falls (2016)

  • South Sound Magazine: Annual Best of Awards — Best Office Space

    The Post at Tehaleh (2016)

  • DesignLens Excellence Award, John Burns Real Estate Consulting

    Tehaleh (2015)

  • National Association of Home Builders Silver Awards, Best Community Welcome Center

    RiverLights (2018)

    Sweetwater (2014)

  • Honored at Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council's Annual "Future of the Region" awards banquet for excellence in Development and Infrastructure

    Waterset (2013)

  • Associated Builders and Contractors, INC (ABC) Awards Gala award Gold Excellence in Construction for Western Washington

    Tehaleh (2013)

  • Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Best Landscape Design

    Sterling on the Lake (2011)

  • Greater Houston Builders Association, Best Model Home Park

    Cinco Ranch (2011)

    Summerwood (2010)

  • Houston Business Journal, Landmark Award, Best Renovation / Rehabilitation

    Telfair (2010)

  • National Assciation of Home Builder Silver Awards, Best Sales Center

    Briar Chapel (2010)

  • Southeast Building Conference, Special Amenity: Facility Design Center / Sales Center Office, Aurora Award

    Simply Cinco at Cinco Ranch (2008)

  • Hillsborough County Planning Commission Award for Excellence in Master Planning and Urban Design

    MiraBay (2006)

  • Best Sales and Information Pavilion

    Sterling on the Lake (2006 from Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and 2005 from National Sales and Marketing Council)

  • Outstanding Project of the Year, American Society of Civil Engineers

    4S Ranch (2002)

  • Pasco Builders Association Neighborhoods on Parade: Recognized for Outstanding Neighborhoods and Innovative Home Design

    FishHawk Ranch (2000)

  • NAHB Best in American Living Award

    Bexley (2017, 2018)

    Waterset (2015)

    FishHawk Ranch (2007)

  • Indy Weekly: Best Neighborhood to Live

    Briar Chapel (2017)

  • Where to Retire Magazine: One of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the U.S.

    Briar Chapel (2017)

  • Grand Aurora Awards, Best Recreational Facility

    The Bexley Club at Bexley (2017)

  • Live South Magazine: Best Sunset in Wilmington, Best Community for Kayaking / Canoeing

    RiverLights (2017)

  • Greater Houston Builders Association PRISM Awards: Master-Planned Community Recreation Center of the Year

    Elyson House at Elyson (2017)

    Rollingwood Recreation Center at Cinco Ranch (2012)

  • South Sound Magazine: Annual Best of Awards — Best Festival (Harvest Day), Best Kept Secret (Tehaleh Trails), Best Hike & Place to Walk Your Dog (Tehaleh Trails)

    Tehaleh (2017, 2016)

  • Grand Aurora Awards, Resident Gathering Space

    The Lake House at FishHawk Ranch (2014)

  • Fort Bend Community Partners, Lasting Impression Award for Outstanding Community Impact

    Telfair (2007)

  • Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Best Amenities Package over 500 homes

    Sterling on the Lake (2006)

  • Avid Golfer Magazine, Best of Public Golf Course Awards, ranked first place in Best Golf Course Practice Facility, Best Course Conditions, Best Service, Best Tee Markers, Best Place to Take a Client, Best Pro Shop

    Teravista Golf Club (2004)

  • GolfTexas.com, Best New Central Texas Golf Course, Best Overall Golf Experience

    Teravista Golf Club (2002)

  • Golf Club of Estrella

    #17 "Top 25 Arizona Golf Courses," Golf Advisor (2018)

    #15 "Best Course You Can Play in AZ," GOLFWEEK (2013)

    #18 "America's Best Courses, State by State," GOLFWEEK (2011)

    #16 "America's Best Courses, State by State," GOLFWEEK (2010)

    #28 "Top Courses You Can Play," GOLF Magazine (2010)

    #10 "America's Best Courses, State by State," GOLFWEEK (2009)

    #7 "Best Public Golf Courses," Ranking Arizona Magazine (2008)

    #7 "America's Best Courses, State by State," GOLFWEEK (2008, 2007)

    "America's Top Golf Courses," ZAGAT Survey (2007)

    #4 "Best Public Golf Courses," Ranking Arizona Magazine, The Best of Arizona Business (2007)

    "Women Friendly" Designated Course by Executive Women's Golf Association, 2007

     

  • Triangle Parade of Homes: Builder Awards

    Briar Chapel: 9 Awards (2017), 5 Awards (2016)

    Wendell Falls: 3 Awards (2017)

  • Parade of Homes: Builder Awards

    Waterset: 2 Grand Awards (2017)

    Briar Chapel: 7 Awards (2013)

  • Pasco Builder's Association Neighborhoods on Parade: Award-Winning Builders

    FishHawk Ranch (2000)