MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Sienna Plantation is the top-selling master-planned community in Texas, according to two recent annual reports released Jan. 3.
The 10,800-acre Missouri City community placed No. 14 on lists by housing researchers John Burns Real Estate Consulting and Robert Charles Lesser & Co with 530 homes sold in 2018 — an increase of 42 percent compared with 372 homes sold in 2017.
“Two new Fort Bend schools opened since August 2017 and the new Sawmill Lake Club complex have been big draws for new home buyers,” said Alvin San Miguel, general manager of Sienna Plantation. “Add in a diverse offering of homes and price points, five additional on-site schools and a busy social calendar of more than 75 resident events a year and you have an experience that can only be described as the ‘Sienna Life.’”
“Texas remains a strong real estate market, as does the Houston area,” San Miguel said. “To lead home sales for Houston and Texas reflects highly on what we offer in Sienna Plantation.”
David Jarvis, Senior Vice President with John Burns Real Estate Consulting, says it’s not unusual for a community that is 20+ years old to remain popular with homebuyers.
“Sienna Plantation is more desirable than a couple of decades ago because it’s matured well and has been developed well,” he said. “What really sets Sienna apart is its great location — you lack for nothing nearby — the excellent schools and all of the spectacular amenities.”
Seventy percent of the top 10 Texas developments are from the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area.
Last July, RCLCO ranked Sienna as No. 15 among the nation’s top-selling master-planned community on a mid-year report.
Sixteen builders offer homes priced from the $250,000s to more than $1 million in Sienna Plantation. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle with frequent events, multiple water parks, 35 miles of trails, more than 100 acres of parks and many other amenities. Seven Fort Bend ISD campuses are located on-site.
Sienna Plantation is one of six Johnson Development Corp. communities included on the January RCLCO report. Others were: Cross Creek Ranch in Fulshear at No. 25; Riverstone in Fort Bend County, No. 34; Harmony and Woodforest in South Montgomery County, No. 36; and Viridian in Arlington, tied for No. 37.