WYLIE, Texas [July 19, 2023] – Huffines Communities, one of the largest residential developers in the DFW Metroplex, is excited to announce the sale of Phase 10 in Inspiration Texas, a prestigious master planned community. Renowned home builders, First Texas Homes and Ashton Woods have acquired the 73 acres and plan to construct ± 287 residential homes to add to the existing 2,000+ homes in the community!
Details of the deal are not public, but Huffines Communities had interest from over 12 different builders for the site due to the incredible success of the existing community. No brokers were involved in the transaction and Huffines will stay on the project to fee develop on behalf of the buyers.
“Huffines Communities is excited to announce this partnership with First Texas and Ashton Woods as we believe it will further enhance the appeal of this exceptional master planned community,” said Phillip Huffines, Co-Founder at Huffines Communities. “Inspiration is a great example of our firm’s focus on creating a truly exceptional environment for residents. We are certain that the buyers share our commitment to excellence and will create a truly outstanding living environment that aligns with the vision and values of Inspiration Texas.”
Originally breaking ground in 2014, Inspiration sits on over 700 acres of land on Lake Lavon and already has 7 builders within the development, including Brightland, First Texas, GFO, Highland, Mercury, Pulte, and Shaddock. The community has a luxurious amenity center featuring a lazy river, 3 pools, and a 3,000 square foot gym creating an unparalleled lifestyle for its residents.
About Huffines Communities: Founded in 1985, Huffines Communities began as a residential land development firm. Over the years, the company has evolved to become one of the largest privately held multifamily and single-family developers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With a track record of over 2,400 apartment units developed and more than 15,000 single-family lots built in the last 15 years alone, Huffines Communities continues to shape the landscape of the North Texas region. Renowned for their community-centric approach, Huffines Communities has garnered a reputation for creating innovative and sustainable developments that enrich the lives of residents while preserving the natural beauty of the surrounding areas.
About First Texas Homes: First Texas Homes has over 45 years of family history in residential home building and have built a reputation for constructing thousands of quality homes in Texas. The firm of over 100 employees is still privately owned and run by Founder and CEO Randall Vanwolfswinkel. First Texas has previously worked with Huffines Communities in numerous developments over the past 15 years including Inspiration Texas and Solterra Texas. Their unique approach includes in-house architectural planning that ensures unparalleled design flexibility for custom-quality homes.
About Ashton Woods: Ashton Woods is a privately held luxury home builder with over 225 employees and 30 years of experience building in multiple cities throughout the United States. Under the leadership of Ken Balogh, Ashton Woods was recognized as the top homebuilder in 2023 by Builder magazine. With a commitment to creating homes that embrace functionality and reflect the unique lifestyles of their residents, Ashton Woods has earned a reputation for building inspired living spaces that stand the test of time.