RCLCO Announces Top-Selling U.S. Master-Planned Communities: Sienna Plantation Ranks in the Top Ten
March 17, 2011

FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS '€“ RCLCO, an independent real estate advisory firm, has been releasing its top-selling Master-Planned Community (MPC) rankings since 1994. In their 2010 report, Sienna Plantation is once again among the top selling Master-Planned communities in the country. New home sales in Sienna rose 5% over the previous year, and Sienna has consistently been in the top 10 selling communities ranked by RCLCO for the past 7 years.

RCLCO retains the most in-depth knowledge bank of MPC data and trends in the industry. Each year, RCLCO invites over 400 communities across the nation to participate in its annual MPC survey which includes information on a variety of measures in addition to sales. Master-Planned Communities are large-scale developments featuring a range of housing prices and styles, an array of amenities, and multiple non-residential land uses (such as commercial, hotels, and educational facilities) offering residents an attractive and convenient environment in which to live, work, and play.

'€œWe are thrilled that Sienna Plantation continues to rank among the top-selling Master-Planned Communities in the United States,'€ said Doug Goff, Chief Operating Officer of Johnson Development Corporation. '€œOur goal was to create a unique lifestyle in a community filled with amenities that appeal to home buyers. By ranking as a top-seller in the nation, we believe that we're doing just that.'€

As in past years according to the RCLCO survey, the Sunbelt region remained home to a majority of the top performing communities with Houston representing the largest concentration.

A 7,000-acre community located in the greater Houston area, Sienna Plantation is home to five Fort Bend Independent School District campuses including Fort Bend's newest high school, Ridge Point High School, which opened in August of 2010. Sienna also boasts an impressive amenities list including three resort-style water parks, two additional community pools, a lakeside amphitheater, lighted tennis courts, playgrounds, a world-class fitness center and the Camp Sienna sports complex. Sienna's on-site Director of Recreation and Fun oversees a full slate of classes, sports teams and events for all ages. Sienna Plantation Golf Club offers championship golf, a well-stocked pro shop and fine dining at The Grille. For more information on Sienna Plantation located near Highway 6 and the Fort Bend Parkway, call 281.778.7777 or visit www.siennaplantation.com.

RCLCO is an independent real estate advisory firm, providing market and financial analysis and strategic advisory services to a broad spectrum of clients including developers, corporations, financial institutions, institutional and private investors, public agencies, and nonprofit organization around the globe. Founded in 1967, RCLCO has expertise in urban development, community and resort development, economic development, and management consulting.

About the Johnson Development Corporation
The Johnson Development Corporation is an award-winning residential and commercial land development company involved in premier projects including master-planned communities such as Sienna Plantation, Fall Creek, Riverstone, Woodforest, Tuscan Lakes, Edgewater and Silverlake in Houston, Texas, and Towne Lake, BridgeMill and Lake Arrowhead in Atlanta, Georgia. Established in 1975, known for innovative master planning and, today, one of the largest and most successful land developers in both Houston and Atlanta, The Johnson Development Corporation has cultivated a strong reputation for vibrant, responsible development, with impeccably designed communities. For more information, visit www.johnsondevelopment.com.

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