Happy Trails from Coast to Coast

6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM


Seven of our communities teamed up with the American Hiking Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2nd. Trails are an integral part of our communities, providing healthy living opportunities for our residents. That’s why we invited residents, guests and Newland teams to hit the trails for the first annual, multi-community celebration of National Trails Day.

Nexton Wins Six Awards at the Charleston Home Builders Association 29th Annual Prism Gala

11/17/2017 12:00:00 AM


Nexton, a master planned community located in Summerville, South Carolina, received six awards honoring its work in sales, marketing and design at the 29th annual PRISM Awards. These marketing awards included Best Billboard, Best Magazine Ad, Best Print Ad and Best Sales + Information Center. In addition, The Parks at Nexton, a 350+ unit Class-A apartment community was named Best Multifamily Community of the Year. Held at the Charleston Gaillard Center on Nov. 3, 2017, the annual PRISM Awards and Gala, hosted by the Charleston Home Builders Association (CHBA) recognizes excellence in the new homes industry.

Momentous Milestone Reached by Estrella by Newland Communities, 5,000th Home Closes in Master-Planned Community

6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM


Offering residents a desert oasis rich with amenities and quality homes, the West Valley community of Estrella recently closed on its 5,000th home.

Introducing San Diego County’s First Carbon Neutral Community

6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM


Taking environmental stewardship to a whole new level, San Diego-based Newland Communities today announced plans to create San Diego County’s first carbon neutral community.

Newland COO West, Ted Nelson, Recognized for Impact by West Houston Association

4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM


Ted Nelson, President & Chief Operating Officer, West Region, recognized by West Houston Association with IMPACT Award

North America Sekisui House, LLC Acquires 4,000-Acre Nexton Community in Summerville, SC

3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

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NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH) and its development partner AMERICAN NEWLAND COMMUNITIES, LP (Newland) today announced NASH’s purchase of a major portion of Nexton from WESTROCK LAND AND DEVELOPMENT (WestRock). The acquisition property encompasses approximately 4,000 acres, with 400 acres designated as commercial use. WestRock will continue to develop its commercial land fronting on I-26 and US 176, including the PPCP Medical Campus, the Nexton town center retail, and various other commercial and retail projects.

Newland Communities' N.C. Projects Save Residents $1 Million

1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM


Green building has long been a buzzword in the residential real estate market but what difference does “going green” actually make? To find out, one national developer has quantified the effects of its sustainable building practices. For the past 10 years, Newland Communities has studied two of its projects in North Carolina--Briar Chapel and Wendell Falls--to gauge the results of five sustainability principles that regulate components such as air and water quality, energy efficiency and open, walkable spaces.

Newland Communities | RCLCO 50 Top-Selling MPCs

1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM


National real estate consulting firm RCLCO, has released their annual 50 Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities list for 2016, and San Diego-based Newland Communities posted 5 of the top 50 best sellers.

Happy Holidays from NEWLAND

12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Newland Communities | 729-Acre New-home Community in Frisco, TX to be developed.

6/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

American Newland Communities, LP (Newland) and its joint venture partner North America Sekisui House, LLC (NASH) announce the acquisition of 729 acres for a future master-planned community in Frisco, TX. The property is located north of the Sam Rayburn Tollway about 30 miles north of downtown Dallas and about five miles east of the Dallas North Tollway. Newland and NASH successfully completed a due-diligence period with the previous landowners, to officially close on the purchase on June 15, 2016.

Bexley Community to Introduce Expansive Community Trail Network with Connection to Suncoast Trail

6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM


Bexley, the fourth master planned community in Tampa being developed by Newland Communities, will include an authentic, multi-purpose community trail network, designed by Avid Trails, a national leader in trail planning and design. The 10+ miles of Avid Trails to be first of its kind in Florida.

Newland Communities Earns Developer of the Year

12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

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With more than four decades of experience, Newland Communities commitment to green and sustainable development has rightfully earned them the honors of representing Green Home Builder magazine’s Developer of the Year.



Newland Communities Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Developing Estrella

10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Newland Communities recently marked its 10 year anniversary developing Estrella. While the community got its start in the late 1980s, Newland set out to transform Estrella, into the premier residential master-planned community in the West Valley in 2005. During the past 10 years, Newland has introduced a host of new amenities and signature events to the community, focused on convenience and enhanced lifestyle offerings, and plans to continue delivering upon the vision in the coming years. It has also added a variety of new builders and opened unique neighborhoods tailored to a variety of homebuyers including singles, families and empty nesters. In line with the existing growth that Estrella has experienced, Newland has major plans for the future including, introducing additional new homebuilders and further development of the community that spans 20,000 acres.

Newland Communities | 2015 Marvin Design Awards

9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM


While it may seem odd that a business professional is receiving one of the building industry’s most prestigious design awards, it makes perfect sense when that person is Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki, Newland Communities’ chief marketing officer.

Newland Communities | NASH acquires four new communities that Newland will develop.

3/31/2015 12:00:00 AM


Greenwich, CT – WHEELOCK STREET CAPITAL, LLC announced today it has sold the remaining land assets in four master-planned communities to NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH), the U.S. business operations unit and a full subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD., Japan's largest homebuilder and a leading diversified developer. 

Newland Communities Posts Five Top-Sellers, and is Named the Nation's Most Geographically Diverse Developer

1/14/2014 12:00:00 AM


San Diego, CA – National independent research firm, John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBREC), has released their annual Top 50 Master-Planned Communities list for 2013, and San Diego-based Newland Communities posted 5 of the top 50 best sellers. 

1,160-Acre New-Home Community in East Raleigh to be developed

10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM

Raleigh, NC – A 1,160-acre new home community located just off US 64/264 at Wendell Falls Boulevard in Wendell, NC has new owners who plan to start development immediately. AMERICAN NEWLAND COMMUNITIES, LP (Newland) and their joint venture partner NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH) are pleased to announce the acquisition of master-planned community, “Wendell Falls”, in Wendell, NC.  Newland and NASH successfully completed a due-diligence period with previous landowners, Wachovia/Wells Fargo and officially closed on the purchase on October 21.

Stafford looks to Embrey Mill to Continue County's Record Growth

9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM


North Stafford, VA – Upon opening on September 28th, Embrey Mill, an 831-acre master-planned community in North Stafford, Virginia, is expected to become a major driver of Stafford County’s record economic growth. The highly anticipated community brings jobs and new homes to a region experiencing a surge in population and commerce.

Newland Communities and North America Sekisui House extend their Land Position with Acquisition of 500 Acres in Austin, TX

7/28/2013 12:00:00 AM


Austin, TX – Newland Communities, the national developer of the successful Austin area communities of Teravista and Falcon Pointe, and their partner, NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH) have acquired 500 acres in Williamson County for their third major community in Central Texas.

32 Homes Sold During Grand Opening of Waterset

10/8/2012 12:00:00 AM


Tampa, FL – On October 6, Newland Communities, the developer of the award-winning FishHawk Ranch community in South Hillsborough County, opened the new 1,300-acre Waterset community in Apollo Beach and announced that 32 homes were sold. Builders in Waterset’s initial phase include Ashton Woods Homes, Cardel Homes, David Weekley Homes, and Homes by WestBay, all of which have built homes in communities developed by Newland in the Tampa market and around the country. 

Tehaleh Grand Opening Kicks Off with $280,000 Home Giveaway

9/19/2012 12:00:00 AM


Pierce County, WA – On September 29, six Washington residents will engage in a breakneck live race to win a free home in Tehaleh, the new 4,200-acre mixed-used community opening that day in Pierce County. The Grand Opening for Tehaleh, a community planned to include over 5,900 new homes, will feature elected officials, builders, and local residents along with Great Race Home Contestants vying for the new home in an Amazing Race-style live contest.

NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE LLC-Newland Real Estate Group LLC joint venture acquires 28 residential master-planned communities in 11 US states.

1/18/2012 12:00:00 AM

San Diego, CA NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH) and Newland Real Estate Group LLC (Newland), through their affiliates, have formed a new joint venture, NASH-NEWLAND LLC, and acquired the largest operating portfolio of residential master-planned communities in the United States.The joint venture has purchased the interests of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and American Newland Communities, LP in 28 master-planned communities, located in 15 markets in 11 states.

Newland Communities 2011 Year-to-Date Home Sales Exceed 2010 Total Sales

11/29/2011 12:00:00 AM

San Diego, CA – With more than a month left before year end, 2011 net home sales in active Newland communities across the country have surpassed the total annual home sales achieved in those same communities in 2010.

Newland acquires 4,218 acres of prime land from HomeStreet Bank

3/23/2011 12:00:00 AM


Seattle, WA – Located 45 miles southeast of downtown Seattle, the land is entitled for the development of a comprehensive master-planned community.

Newland CEO, Bob McLeod, Recognized for Humanitarian Leadership by Housing Industry

1/12/2011 12:00:00 AM


Orlando, FL After more than 40 years in real estate development, leading his company to participate in charitable and community-focused programs across the country along the way.

Newland Communities Named Developer of the Year for 2010

1/4/2011 12:00:00 AM


San Diego, CA – Newland Communities, the country's largest private developer of planned residential and urban mixed-use communities, is named 2010 "Developer of the Year" by Builder and Developer magazine.

Newland and SEKISUI HOUSE form Joint Venture to acquire real estate development projects in the United States

9/29/2010 12:00:00 AM


Houston, TX – Joint venture acquires 492 acres of land west of Houston for expansion of Cinco Ranch, Newland’s top-selling planned community, advancing SEKISUI HOUSE’s overseas expansion into the U.S. real estate market.

Telfair named 'Community of the Year' from Greater Houston Builders Association

9/28/2010 12:00:00 AM


Houston, TX – Telfair, a 2,018-acre master-planned community in Sugar Land, has been named the 2010 Houston’s Best “Community of the Year” award by the Greater Houston Builders Association.

Estrella opens new neighborhood by William Ryan Homes

9/10/2010 12:00:00 AM


Goodyear, AZ  Estrella, the master-planned community owned and being developed by Newland Communities launches Serenity, its newest neighborhood by William Ryan Homes. A grand opening celebration for Serenity is planned on Saturday, September 18th.

Mountain Ranch Marketplace at Estrella receives LEED Gold Certification

7/6/2010 12:00:00 AM


Goodyear, AZ  First neighborhood shopping center in Arizona, and one of the few in the United States, to receive prestigious LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

FishHawk Ranch named NAHB Green Development of the Year

5/18/2010 12:00:00 AM


Tampa, FL – FishHawk Ranch by Newland Communities was named Green Development of the Year at the 2010 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Conference.

Tax Deal Lifts Home Sales but Price Pressures Loom

4/22/2010 12:00:00 AM


New York, NY – The Wall Street Journal reports that federal tax credits spurred a large jump in home sales last month. Newland has seen first quarter 2010 sales up 28% from a year earlier.

Land Prices Jump as Homebuilders Move In

4/21/2010 12:00:00 AM


PHOENIX, AZ - The Wall Street Journal reports that homebuilders are battling to acquire lots in preparation for future construction. This is certainly the case at Estrella, a 12,000-acre master-planned project in Arizona being developed by Newland Communities.

Newland closes on option contract with Joseph Carl Homes launching new Active Adult neighborhood at Estrella

1/15/2010 12:00:00 AM


Goodyear, AZ — Newland announced the newest neighborhood in Estrella today, CantaMia by Joseph Carl Homes, an active adult neighborhood specifically for residents 55 years and better. CantaMia will be Estrella’s first active adult neighborhood, adding to the abundance of home choices and amenities already offered by the developer and enhancing the multi-generational demographic of the master-planned community.

Taylor Morrison to develop Avalon at Telfair in Sugar Land

1/7/2010 12:00:00 AM


Houston, TX  Taylor Morrison has purchased 108 acres from Newland Communities for a new upscale community to be called Avalon at Telfair, to be developed within the boundaries of Newland’s 2,018-acre Telfair master-planned community at U.S. 59 South and University Blvd. in Sugar Land.

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D.R. Horton joins builder team at Sterling on the Lake

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Atlanta, GA Sterling on the Lake by Newland Communities, the award-winning residential community in Flowery Branch, Ga., has announced that D.R. Horton will join the community as one of its premier builder partners.

Newland Communities posts number 1 selling community in the country for 2009 and five of the top 15

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San Diego, CA – Newland is the only developer with five in the top 15 best-selling communities in the US according to RCLCO. Newland's Cinco Ranch ranked #1 in the US.