Nineteen years ago, the population of Goodyear was about 18,000 people – a small fraction of where it sits today at more than 84,000 residents. That sort of increase in population means more demand for new homes and more construction activity from property developers.

“Right now, if you drive our streets, there’s construction on every block,” said Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord. “We continuously have developers coming out. They’re constantly watching the growth.”

One of these developers is Newland, which claims to be the “largest private developer of mixed-use communities in the United States.” Newland manages the 20,000-acre Estrella master-planned community in Goodyear, which has continued to add new neighborhoods throughout the past thirty years. That’s also where the company recently opened Lucero, its fourth “housing village.”

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