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PLANO, Texas, Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Green Brick Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) (�Green Brick�) today announced the acquisition and development of three new master-planned neighborhoods in Frisco, Texas for over 1,000 homes with an expected build out value of more than $500 million.
�With some of the highest job growth rates in the nation, Frisco has continued to expand at a rapid pace. We made an investment in Frisco because it is a great place to live and work, and we are seeing demand for new construction greatly outpacing supply,� said Jim Brickman, CEO of Green Brick Partners.
�Frisco is one of the most dynamic markets for lot development in DFW. Presently, Green Brick is the most active developer in this market. Projects under way represent about 1/3 of all new development,� said Ted Wilson, of Residential Strategies.
The three new neighborhoods include Park Vista, which will consist of a mixture of 333 single-family homes, patio homes, and townhomes built by Green Brick subsidiaries Normandy Homes and CB JENI Homes, Frisco Springs, which will include 172 single-family homes constructed by Village Builders and Toll Brothers as well as 154 townhomes constructed by CB JENI Homes, and Edgewood, a 354-lot single-family home development which will feature Southgate Homes, Normandy Homes, Meritage, and M/I Homes as builders.
�The rapid growth of Frisco has led to some of the highest housing demand in the nation,� said Jed Dolson, President of Green Brick Partners� Texas Region. �The average price for a new home in Frisco has exceeded $535,000 due to increasingly limited supply of land and rising construction prices. Our new developments will bring over 260 value-oriented homes starting in the $300�s that will be optimal for growing families looking to benefit from the great Frisco ISD schools.�
The 67-acre Park Visa community will be located at the southeast corner of Eldorado Parkway and Coit Road and the 97-acre Frisco Springs community will be located three miles west, at Eldorado Parkway and North Country Road. The 120-acre community of Edgewood will also be located in close proximity, at the intersection of Coit Road and Main Street. The three communities will be a short distance from the newly-announced 390-acre tract that is slated to be developed by the City of Frisco as a civic and sporting destination.
Frisco Springs is the first neighborhood under development, with home construction slated to begin the spring of 2018. Model homes in Edgewood will follow in early summer.
About Green Brick Partners:
Green Brick Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) is a diversified homebuilding and land development company. Green Brick owns a controlling interest in four homebuilding companies in Dallas, Texas (CB JENI Homes DFW LLC, Normandy Homes (a division of CB JENI), Southgate Homes DFW LLC, and Centre Living Homes, LLC), as well as a leading homebuilder in Atlanta, Georgia (The Providence Group of Georgia, L.L.C.). Green Brick also owns a non-controlling interest in Challenger Homes in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Company is engaged in all aspects of the homebuilding process, including land acquisition and the development, entitlements, design, construction, marketing and sales and the creation of brand images at its residential neighborhoods and master planned communities. For more information about Green Brick Partners, Inc.�s homebuilding partners go to�https://greenbrickpartners.com/team-builders/.
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