Gary Short, Director of Real Estate Sales

I’d be curious to know from those of you that have been around Cordillera Ranch for a while, if you’ve noticed the sheer amount of growth the community has experienced since you arrived? Or is it like having children in the house? You know they’re growing, but it’s not as obvious as it is to someone that hasn’t seen those same kids for some time.  

Recently a couple came by the Visitor’s Center who had been looking at home sites here 20 years ago. They ended up being transferred out-of-state before they were able to complete the process, and hadn’t been back since, but were curious to know how things had progressed. I am not a good enough writer to describe the looks on their faces as we drove through, but suffice to say it was a look of amazement.

From the day that couple left, to now, there have been more than 900 homes built, nearly 80 more under construction and another 50 in the review process today. That is a lot of activity and growth throughout the community and even more new faces. Many are new to Texas or have come from places well outside of our immediate region. They’ve landed here in search of a better place to raise a family, or to create an environment that would serve as a beacon, enticing friends and loved ones to reconnect and gather several times a year under an umbrella by the pool, on the golf course, or on a leisurely float down the river.  

For those here already, be it six months or 15 years, YOU were a new face at one time. Since then, you’ve had a hand in the unprecedented growth the Ranch has gone through over the years, welcoming newcomers as if they’d been close friends for years. And for some of you reading this, hopefully YOU will be one of those someday, too! 

Gary Short
Director of Real Estate Sales
Cordillera Ranch

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