Developer Update: Progress On Lucero Site

9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Newland Communities, as managing developer for Estrella, has spent the past three years carefully and thoughtfully planning our next community. It’s a multi-faceted process that requires every detail to be considered, right down to when and where the first shovel full of earth is moved and how these details impact those already living in this beautiful community.

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A Community Committed To Conservation

4/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

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This year’s national Earth Day campaign focuses on education and how increasing knowledge and awareness is a key factor in protecting the environment. Our very own City of Goodyear is a great supporter of conservation education and has several programs already in place to support Estrella residents in their efforts to be good stewards of our natural resources.

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Caring for Our Native Plants

5/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Estrella is a community that is not only sensitive to the desert environment but to upholding the integrity of its natural vegetation and wildlife. To ensure our native plants are preserved we are intentional in the steps we take to identifying and marking plants that can be saved and relocated. 

 

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10 Amazing Facts about Saguaros

4/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Estrella is located in the Sonoran Desert, which happens to be home to one of the most majestic of all desert plants, the saguaro cactus.  Below are ten interesting facts about this Arizona icon, courtesy of the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum and Phoenix About.com. 

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Earth Day

4/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Earth Day is on April 22 and is a day to celebrate this amazing planet we call home. When it comes to respecting our Mother Earth through our day-to-day actions, it doesn’t take a lot of change. If we can collectively make slight adjustments to our everyday living, together we can make a big difference.

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Long-Term Sustainability in Action

1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Before it was popular, Newland Communities was looking at ways to protect and restore the land we develop, preserving or improving areas of natural topography, and integrating them within the community plan.  We take every measure we can to protect the rich history and traditions of the land, while providing healthy living opportunities for our homeowners. 

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10 energy saving tips from Gehan Homes

6/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Some of the benefits of owning a new home are the many energy saving features that often come standard in new builds.  Estrella’s newest builder, Gehan Homes, offers a wealth of energy efficient design options, and offers tips to slash those energy bills for any homeowner.

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