2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
Last year, the Connect CRE team followed up our well-received Next Generation Awards and Women in Real Estate Awards with the inaugural Lawyers in Real Estate Awards. For...
2021 Women in Real Estate
Announcing the 2021 Winners for the Connect CRE Women in Real Estate Awards.
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2021 Next Generation Awards
Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry,...
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Bellagio Lagoon is One of Forney’s Largest Residential Projects to Date
Megatel Homes LLC is developing the Bellagio Lagoon community, one of the largest residential projects to date in the Dallas suburb of Forney. Once completed, the more than $800 million project will feature a manmade lagoon with white sand beaches. The homes will range from 1,800 square feet to 4,200 square feet and be priced between $349,000 to $600,000.
“Megatel lagoon communities have proven to be a game-changing asset type for our firm,” said Aaron Ipour, co-founder. “We have received tremendous feedback from potential homebuyers, which has greatly exceeded our expectations.”
The first phase of homes at the community, which features 400 homes, is expected to be completed by April 2022. The lagoon is expected to be completed by August 2022.
One of the fastest-growing North Texas new home markets, Forney has benefited from the influx of residents migrating from dense urban districts to the suburbs during the pandemic. Forney recently ranked second on the Best Suburbs in 2021 list by Homes.com.
Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM.
In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.