The Sands: The City of Las Vegas teams up with representatives of leading home builders Lennar, Shea and Woodside to break ground on Sunstone.
Hand-out The Sands: The City of Las Vegas teams up with representatives of leading home builders Lennar, Shea and Woodside to break ground on Sunstone.

A joint venture between Lennar Corporation, Shea Homes® and Woodside Homes, today broke ground on Sunstone, a new master-planned community located in northwest Las Vegas.

Anticipated to open in 2021, the new community will provide a wide variety of homes within a highly-amenitized setting. Lennar is the managing partner.

The new master-planned community will bring more than 3,000 new homes to northwest Last Vegas.

"We are excited to partner with the City of Las Vegas to begin the construction and development of this new distinctive community," said Joy Broddle, division president of Lennar Las Vegas. "Sunstone has been thoughtfully designed to provide modern yet nature-inspired amenities. A diverse and extensive trail system throughout the community will allow for connectivity between the homes, parks, schools and outside services."

Sunstone will contain ten neighborhoods, offering a variety of designs for families at every stage of life including attached condominiums, single-family homes, move-up estates and age-qualified residences. The setting for Sunstone will be outdoor recreation-focused, with about 15 miles of interconnected trails, two parks, active play fields, tot lots, activity stations and more – all with views of city lights and mountains.

Lennar will build approximately 1,245 homes across five gated communities in Sunstone, comprised of single-family residences, attached multi-family homes and its Next Gen® – The Home Within A Home® design for the ultimate multigenerational living experience. Each new Lennar home will feature its signature Everything's Included® upgrades and features such as state-of-the-art appliances, integrated home automation and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ designs whole-home coverage, all at no additional cost.

Shea Homes® will introduce its nationally recognized 55+ and resort lifestyle brand, Trilogy®. Trilogy Sunstone is planned to include approximately 1,000 new homes comprised of single-family detached homes and duplexes featuring some of Shea Homes' newest floor plan designs. These homes will also include SheaConnect™, a suite of smart home features designed specifically to ease daily life with energy efficient products and automation systems. The centerpiece of this Trilogy will be the resort club - the hub and heart of the community – where Trilogy homeowners will enjoy indoor and outdoor resort-styled amenities as well as trend-based lifestyle programming that encourages the brand's core values of connection, wellness, and freedom. Notably, Trilogy's lifestyle is not delivered by HOA or volunteer staff but by hospitality-trained teams.

Woodside Homes will apply its design-centric approach to create three distinct neighborhoods to provide approximately 627 new homeownership opportunities within the Sunstone masterplan. Two neighborhoods will consist of two-story homes ranging approximately 1,600 to 2,700 square feet, while the third neighborhood will feature all single-story designs and account for approximately 210 of the total home sites.

"Our goal is to create a desirable new home community designed for the way people live today – with the ability to evolve into how families want to live in 20 years from now," said Broddle. "We are united with Shea and Woodside in our vision for Sunstone to provide a community that's modern, promotes technology and provides an overall active and balanced lifestyle."