Summerlin Las Vegas Master Plan Nears Halfway Point

Summerlin Las VegasSummerlin Las Vegas is home to more than 93,000 residents who live in more than 37,600 homes, townhouses, condominiums and apartments. Nearly 22,000 people work in Summerlin’s business parks, retail centers, schools and medical centers.

Summerlin, Nevada community still has more than 7,500 of its 22,500 acres left to develop with completion scheduled for 2020. Of the 30 villages Summerlin Las Vegas will have at build-out, 11 are complete and eight are under active development.

“The majority of Summerlin Las Vegas future real estate development will occur in the community’s southern and western regions,” Orrock said. “What many don’t realize is that Summerlin’s southern tip extends well beyond Russell Road and that its western boundary is formed by the Red Rock National Conservation Area that The Howard Hughes Corp. helped establish in the late 1980s via a real estate land exchange with the Bureau of Land Management.

Summerlin, Nevada began as a 25,000-acre parcel purchased by the legendary Howard Robard Hughes Jr. in the mid-1950s along the western rim of the Las Vegas Valley.

In the late 1980s, the community’s boundaries were further defined by the sale of land to other developers who went on to develop the adjacent communities of The Lakes, Peccole Ranch, Desert Shores and South Shores.

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