Award-Winning Power Ranch Nears Completion

GILBERT, Ariz. (December 20, 2013) – The 2,084-acre Power Ranch master planned community has completed its single family home development with the final home closing at Shea Homes Lantana at Power Ranch community.

The award-winning master plan, located at Power and Germann roads in Gilbert, opened in 1999 with Trilogy at Power Ranch, its active adult neighborhood.

The remaining builder at Power Ranch is Blandford Homes, offering an attached home triplex community, The Lofts, starting from the high $170s.

At final build out planned for fall 2014, Power Ranch will encompass 12 neighborhoods built by 19 builders in 39 subdivisions. Currently, a total of 7,035 residential units include 4,342 single family homes, 2,035 active adult homes and 764 apartments.

The developer planned community amenities and events to encourage residents of Power Ranch to venture outdoors to get to know each other, creating a more tightly-knit community in the process. The active family lifestyle with amenities for children and adults, is enhanced by more than 200 acres of open space, 26 miles of loop trails and 29 parks of various sizes including greenbelt playgrounds.

Additional amenities include two community clubhouses with meeting rooms and catering kitchens, two catch-and-release fishing lakes, large swimming pools, a shallow play pool, splash fountain, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, soccer fields, and picnic ramadas.

Schools, stores and offices are integrated throughout the community. Corridors of green are enhanced by more than 100 acres of turf, over 12,000 trees and 120,000 bushes.

Power Ranch is a multi-award winning community. The National Association of Home Builders recognized it as one of the five “Best Master Planned Communities in the Nation” in 2002 and it has been ranked as one of the “Top-Selling U.S. Master Planned Communities” by RCLCO for many years since 2001. Ranking Arizona has ranked Power Ranch as the “No. 1 Best Masterplanned Community” in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010, and within the top five for several other years. In 2009, it achieved Readers’ Choice for Best Master-Planned Community on AZCentral “Best” list. It was also honored as one of the “Valley’s Best Places to Live” by Arizona Foothills Magazine.

“Sunbelt Holdings has developed a multitude of successful communities over the years, but we are especially proud of the legacy of Power Ranch,” said Sean Walters, chief operating officer for Sunbelt Holdings. “Power Ranch has maintained a distinctive and lasting reputation, consistently popular with residents who value dynamic amenities and events that bring neighbors together and build a strong sense of community. For us, our success is seeing residents use and enjoy the amenities we designed into the plan. As developers, to know that our commitment to providing a active family lifestyle has succeeded, is the best reward.”

Power Ranch was developed by Sunbelt Holdings in partnership with DMB Associates, Inc. Sunbelt Holdings has been a recognized leader in real estate development, management and investment throughout the Southwest since 1979 and is dedicated to adding meaningful value to real estate projects. DMB Associates, Inc., founded in 1984 is a diversified, Arizona-based company creating sustainable, high-quality residential, commercial and mixed-use communities.

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