March 30, 2023

A prominent Houston progress agency is arranging 850-acre group in Fort Bend County that could carry 1000’s of more inhabitants to a smaller suburb southwest of Houston.

In its most significant ton growth task in Houston in 25 decades, Hines is partnering with Trez Cash, Caravel Ventures, and Sumitomo Forestry to develop the new learn-prepared neighborhood to Rosenberg. In August, the team acquired a significant swath of farmlands for the neighborhood off of U.S. Highway 59 at Klosterhoff and Finney Vallet, about 40 miles southwest of downtown Houston and 1 9 miles southwest of Sugar Land.

Building is anticipated to start out this 12 months on the 2,400-house neighborhood  with the very first phase of houses complete in 2024.

The local community will be acknowledged as Brookewater, a participate in off of the linear lakes, trails and inexperienced spaces flowing through the neighborhood and connecting citizens to nature, said Rob Witte, Senior Controlling Director at Hines. There are far more than 200-acres of recreational out of doors place prepared in the local community, Hines reported.

 “As a single of the most significant grasp-planned communities in Rosenberg, Brookewater will be necessary in assembly the demand for whole lot inventory and top rated-tier household amenities for Houston’s fast rising populace,” Witte mentioned.

The crimson define to the still left of the map screenshot exhibits where Brookewater is planned.


Witte said Hines and its associates were fascinated in Rosenberg mainly because of its obtain to Houston by way of U.S. 59, its area in just the Lamar Consolidated Unbiased Faculty District and the potent homebuyer demand from customers in the location. (Hines is making a college internet site in Brookewater but didn’t present additional specifics.)

Stage one of Brookewater will consist of somewhere around 400 plenty and will be constructed by Highland, Perry, David Weekley, Gehan, Chesmar, and Westin Houses. The homes will be a range of dimensions and kinds.Properties will be priced from the mid $300,000 to the higher $700,000 vary, in accordance to Hines.

Regular residence selling prices in Rosenberg are about $385,000, marginally underneath the Houston metro typical of about $411,671, in accordance to Houston Affiliation of Realtors.

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This is the largest great deal development undertaking for Hines in Houston given that Initially Colony, a significant 9,700-master-planned local community in Sugar Land concluded in 1997. Hines beforehand has partnered with Tez, Carval and Sumitomo Forestry on a master-prepared community in Austin recognized as Mirador.

Brookewater is the latest large group planned close to Rosenberg. Elsewhere around Rosenberg in Fort Bend County, Land Tejas and Starwood Land are building a 933-acre grasp-prepared group predicted to have 2,000 houses. Other huge new communities prepared in Fort Bend County contain Johnson Development’s new 1,258-acre master-prepared local community in Fulshear. Individually The Signorelli Business has also proposed a 4,700-acre learn-planned local community, known as Austin Level that could ultimately encompass 14,000 one-family members households if fully designed out.

Builders are flocking to Fort Bend County simply because of its rising inhabitants. Fort Bend County’s population grew almost 47 per cent in the previous ten years, hitting an approximated 858,527 inhabitants by July 2021, according to the Census Bureau. Officials in Fort Bend County assume the county’s inhabitants to eclipse 1.1 million people by 2030, reaching 1.44 million people by 2050, according to estimates by Woods & Poole, a demographic details consultancy in Washington.

The Brookewater land transaction was led by Carson Nunnelly, director at Hines. The seller wasn’t disclosed.