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As home builders, developers, and land planners know, inviting amenities are pivotal to the success of new-home developments. Whether it's a golf course, pool, or pickleball courts, recreational facilities are what make each community unique.

Here are three projects that raise the bar on communal spaces with the use of unique gathering spaces such as a greenhouse, events lawn, and demonstration kitchen.

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Farmhouse-Style Clubhouse Is at the Heart of Wallis Ranch

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Potomac Shores Dedicates 13,000 Square Feet to Leisure

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New Houston Community Features an "Amenity Village"