KB Home (NYSE: KBH) over the weekend held grand openings at three new communities, two in Texas and one in California Inland Empire.
The first, Copper Creek, os a new commuter friendly community in Fort Worth, Texas. Located near the Alliance Corridor, Copper Creek offers easy access to major freeways, including Highway 287 and Interstate 35, and close proximity to Fort Worth Meacham International Airport and downtown Fort Worth.
At Copper Creek, KB Home will construct new 1- and 2-story homes and offer seven distinct floor plans on oversized homesites. With up to 7 bedrooms and 5 baths and ranging in size from 1,800 to 2,800 square feet, these KB homes also feature desirable design characteristics like spacious great rooms, ample storage, flex spaces, kitchen nooks and 3-car garage options. Pricing begins in the high $200,000s.
“We’re excited to debut this commuter friendly neighborhood in Fort Worth and all the amenities it will offer home buyers in the region,” said John Mann, president of KB Home’s Dallas/Fort Worth division. “Personalization is essential in 21st century living, and our dedicated team is poised to offer a new level of comfort and convenience in the area.”
Copper Creek will feature a private amenities center, including a swimming pool, splash pool, playground, sports courts and covered seating areas. Residents can also enjoy shopping and dining at nearby Alliance Town CenterSM, as well as fishing, boating and wakeboarding at Eagle Mountain Lake and NASCAR racing at Texas Motor Speedway®. The community is located within the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District.
“The dynamic floor plans at Copper Creek have been specifically designed with area home buyers in mind and allow them to personalize their KB home to suit their preferences,” said Mann. “We are confident that the desirable location, private resort-style amenities and our simple home buying process will appeal to families and others looking to purchase a new home in North Fort Worth.”
The KB homes at Copper Creek will be built to current ENERGY STAR® certification guidelines and include WaterSense®labeled faucets and fixtures. This is estimated to save home buyers between $1,092 and $1,476 a year in utility costs, depending on the floor plan.
The next is Saratoga Farms, a community of 1- and 2-story single-family homes in the Austin-area town of Elgin. Situated near US-290, Saratoga Farms is convenient to major employment centers in Austin as well as Elgin and Bastrop.
At Saratoga Farms, KB Home will construct 120 1- and 2-story homes and offer 10 distinct floor plans. With up to 6 bedrooms and 4 baths and ranging in size from 1,200 to 2,700 square feet, the homes at Saratoga Farms also feature desirable design characteristics like 2-car garages, flex spaces, ample storage space and elegant master suites. Pricing begins in the $190,000s.
“The Saratoga Farms community is a game-changer for home buyers in Elgin,” said Ken Langston, president of KB Home’s Austin division. “Our personalized homes and dedicated support team will create a beautiful neighborhood in a thriving area near parks, recreation and more.”
Saratoga Farms residents can enjoy the area’s various recreational facilities, including Elgin Memorial Park, a 26-acre park with open green space, sports courts and play equipment. Nearby Morris Memorial Park offers a swimming pool, fish pond, sports courts and bike trails. Shenandoah Soccer Park and Greenbelt are also within a few minutes’ drive of Saratoga Farms community. Downtown Elgin features a historic district as well as several dining, shopping and entertainment establishments.
“Saratoga Farms’ small-town atmosphere, proximity to community parks, dining and shopping, and commuter friendly distance to Austin are huge assets,” said Langston. “There is a lot to love about Saratoga Farms, and area home buyers interested in purchasing a new, personalized home should start here.”
The KB homes at Saratoga Farms will be built to current ENERGY STAR® certification guidelines and include WaterSense®labeled faucets and fixtures. This is estimated to save KB home buyers between $768 and $1,224 a year in utility costs, depending on floor plan.
Further west, KB opened Stonecreek, its latest neighborhood of new homes in the desirable Green Valley Ranch master plan in Perris. Convenient to Interstate 215 and the South Perris Metrolink® Station, Stonecreek is also close to shopping and dining at Perris Crossing Shopping Center and Menifee Valley Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente® Murrieta medical offices.
At Stonecreek, KB Home will construct 145 1- and 2-story homes and offer eight distinct floor plans. With up to 5 bedrooms and 3 baths and ranging in size from 1,600 to 2,900 square feet, these KB homes also feature desirable design characteristics like spacious great rooms, ample storage and dedicated laundry rooms. Pricing begins in the $350,000s.
“Stonecreek offers brand new, amenities-filled homes in a beautiful and commuter friendly neighborhood in Perris,” said John Fenn, president of KB Home’s Inland Empire division. “Our dedicated team is excited to bring personalized homes to such a vibrant area.”
In addition to enjoying Green Valley Ranch’s neighborhood parks, Stonecreek residents can also venture to Lake Perris State Recreation Area for hiking, bicycling, fishing, swimming, picnicking, camping, rock climbing and horseback riding. The Orange Empire Railway Museum is just a short drive away and nearby Ya’i Heki’ Regional Indian Museum provides a dynamic interpretation of Native American history.
“At Stonecreek, KB home buyers can create the home of their dreams in a commuter and family friendly location with the help of our professional team,” said Fenn. “Stonecreek offers easy access to the Inland Empire via freeways and commuter rail and proximity to area shopping and natural and cultural attractions, creating an ideal mix of urban amenities and small-town charm.”
The KB homes at Stonecreek will be built to current ENERGY STAR® certification guidelines and include WaterSense® labeled faucets and fixtures. This is estimated to save home buyers between $1,884 and $2,880 a year in utility costs, depending on floor plan.