D.R. Horton has big plans at Lakewood Ranch in Manatee County, Florida. The Sarasota Herald reports:

The developer of Lakewood Ranch has sold 278 acres to a builder who plans a 675-home subdivision.

Solera Landco LLC paid $9.85 million this month for the pasture land at 5010 Uihlein Road, about 1.3 miles north of State Road 70 and 2.1 miles south of S.R. 64, according to county records.

Home builder D.R. Horton will construct the single-family homes at what will be called Solera at Lakewood Ranch.

The Manatee County Commission approved the project in June.

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