Metro Tucson Homebuilders Acquire 172 Lots for Aggregate of $7.15 Million
TUCSON, AZ — Three major homebuilders, Pulte, DR Horton and Richmond American, added to lot inventory this month. The following sales took place within metro Tucson over the past 30-days, totaling 172 lots and an aggregate sale price of $7.15 million.
Pulte Home Corporation purchased 83 platted and engineered 50’x120’ lots from Vail Valley Joint Venture at Rancho del Lago for $1,969,916 ($23,734 per lot). The sale closed on October 24th. Pulte plans to continue development of its single-family product at Rancho del Lago. Randy Emerson of GRE Partners, LLC represented the seller and the buyer was self-represented.
DR Horton purchased 33 finished SFR lots for $1.54 million ($46,666 per lot) at Camino Seco Village, in the eastern submarket of Tucson. The sale closed September 28th. The seller, R.B. Price & Company Benefit Pension (Richard Price, President). DR Horton purchased for construction of 33 single family homes. Dan Feig and Aaron Mendenhall of Chapman Lindsey in Tucson represented DR Horton in the transaction.
Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc purchased 31 finished lots at Starr Ridge for $1.473 million ($47,500 per lot) in this 105-home site community. This is the second purchase in this subdivision for Richmond. Located just 15 minutes from downtown, the community offer spectacular mountain and valley views at the base of the beautiful Tucson Mountains, on the far west side of Tucson. Surrounded by miles of trails and breathtaking desert landscape, on the gateway to the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum and Old Tucson Studios. The sale closed October 21st. A majority of lots are 70’x110′.
Pulte Home Corporation purchased 11 finished lots at Molina Canyon Estates from Tucson Land and Cattle, LLC (Jim Campbell, manager) for $1.067 million ($97,000 per lot). Pulte plans to construct 11 SFRs after doing lot prep on the 80’x125’ lots. Molina Canyon Estates is an infill subdivision located southeast of Catalina Highway and Prince Road (Old). The sale closed September 22th. There were no brokers involved in the sale.
Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc. purchased 10 finished 70’ wide lots at Santa Cruz Meadows in Sahuarita for a price of $500,000 from Tucson Land, LLC. The sale closed on September 30th. The closing was the first takedown on an agreement to purchase of 49 lots at Santa Cruz Meadows. The seller was represented by Randy Emerson of GRE Partners, LLC and the buyer was self-represented.
DR Horton purchased 10-SFR lots for $397,500 ($39,750 per lot) at Eagle Point Estates, in the western submarket of Tucson. This was a part of a rolling option agreement for 83-lots at Eagle Point Estates, mostly 80’x100. The sale closed October 11th. The seller, Tierra Valencia of Tucson is an affiliate of the Estes Companies (Bill Estes III, manager). DR Horton began construction at Eagle Point Estates back in January 2015 and are over half-way to completion, with 26-lots remaining. Dan Feig and Aaron Mendenhall of Chapman Lindsey in Tucson represented DR Horton in the transaction.
DR Horton paid $200,000 ($50,000 per lot) for four finished lots in Tierra Linda Nueva in the northwest submarket, southwest of Emigh Road and Sanders Road in Marana. This is an option takedown for 48-lots from Tierra Linda Nueva, an affiliate of Estes Land and Development of Tucson (Kip Volpe, President) in a 190 SFR lot subdivision of 36,000 SF minimum lot size. Dan Feig and Aaron Mendenhall of Chapman Lindsey in Tucson represented DR Horton in the transaction.
For more information, Randy Emerson can be reached at 520.777.4949 while Dan Feig and Aaron Mendenhall can be contacted by calling 520.747.4000.
To learn more, see RED Comps #4212, #4194, #4245, #4243, #4211 and #4257.