KB Home (NYSE: KBH) on Thursday announced the grand opening of Villas Escalante, a new community of single-family homes in East Tucson. Located at the northeast corner of Prudence and Escalante Road, Villas Escalante is convenient to prominent local employers like Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Pima Community College East and the University of Arizona South. Earlier this week, KB announced the opening of Oakmore Reserve in Tucson.

Home owners at Villas Escalante will be able to take advantage of its prime proximity to Interstate 10 and popular destinations like the Charles Ford, Lincoln, Vista del Prado and Escalante parks, the Rolling Hills and Fred Enke golf courses, and a number of great shopping, dining and entertainment options.

A plan 1465 home starts at $169,990.
A plan 1465 home starts at $169,990.

The one- and two-story homes at Villas Escalante range in size from 1,465 to 2,657 square feet, with up to six bedrooms and three baths. The KB homes at Villas Escalante offer open floor plans, spacious great rooms and flexible loft areas, and are priced from the $170,000s.

With KB Home's unique home building approach, home buyers at Villas Escalante will be able to tailor their chosen residence to suit their individual preferences at the KB Home Design Studio. From selecting lot location and floor plan, to customizing décor elements such as flooring style and paint colors, KB home owners can choose the right home for them.

The energy-efficient home designs offered at Villas Escalante include a number of energy- and water-saving features such as the Carrier® Côr™ smart thermostat, ENERGY STAR® certified appliances and WaterSense® labeled fixtures, which can help lower utility bills for KB home owners.