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KB Home Now Selling in Tuscan Lakes

(League City, Texas – Oct. 2, 2009)   One of the nation’s largest homebuilders, KB Home is now selling in Tuscan Lakes, a Mediterranean-themed neighborhood in League City just three miles west of Interstate 45.

KB Home will offer 10 designs drawn from The Open Series™ in Tuscan Lakes, with prices from the $130,000s. The plans feature three to six bedrooms and two to four baths ranging from 1,377 to 3,578 square feet. Two model homes are nearing completion, with one showcasing a KB Disney Dream Room design, offering youngsters the opportunity to live among the Disney characters and stories they love most. Packages include Disney-inspired design elements and decorative touches such as exclusive paint colors, carpet, window treatments, lighting fixtures, closet doors, chair rails, wall graphics and stenciling. In the Tuscan Lakes’ model, the Disney Dream Room theme will be “Cars Revved Up.”

Founded in 1957, KB Home was named the “World’s Most Admired Homebuilder” by Fortune magazine in 2009, 2008 and 2006. The company trades under “KBH” and was the first homebuilder listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

“KB Home is a proven national builder and we are pleased to welcome them to Tuscan Lakes,” said Bob Douglas, the community’s general manager. “What they are bringing to Tuscan Lakes — homes priced from the $130,000s on 50-foot homesites — will give first-time home buyers greater options in the community. KB builds an excellent product.”

KB Home joins other newly announced Tuscan Lakes builders, D.R. Horton Homes, the nation’s second-largest homebuilder, and CastleRock Communities, well-known in the Houston area. Established community builders are Newmark Homes, Meritage Homes, Wilshire Homes and Coventry Homes, as well as custom builders Harbour Classic Builders and Masterpiece Custom Homes.

An 870-acre mixed-use development, Tuscan Lakes offers homes from the $160,000s to more than $1 million. Architectural elements reminiscent of the Tuscany region of Italy are integrated into amenities and common areas including an aqueduct at its main entrance, parks, resort-style pools, lakes, nature preserves, water features, greenbelts, walkways and jogging trails. Residents enjoy a multi-use swimming pool, a gathering space anchored by a massive stone fireplace, playgrounds and a community trail system.

About Tuscan Lakes
Tuscan Lakes, a project of The Johnson Development Corp. provides an Italian-themed oasis in League City, just minutes from an array of Clear Lake attractions. Fourteen of the area’s top builders offer stylish designs in the 870-acre mixed-use development, with prices from the $130,000s and custom plans from the $600,000s. Architectural and landscaping elements are inspired by the Tuscany region of Italy. Amenities include community parks, resort-style pools, lakes, nature preserves, water features, greenbelts and jogging trails.

About The Johnson Development Corp.
The Johnson Development Corp. is an award-winning residential and commercial land development company involved in premier projects including master-planned communities such as Sienna Plantation, Fall Creek, Riverstone, Woodforest, Tuscan Lakes, Edgewater and Silverlake in Houston, Texas, and Towne Lake, BridgeMill and Lake Arrowhead in Atlanta, Georgia. Established in 1975, known for innovative master planning and today one of the largest and most successful land developers in both Houston and Atlanta, Johnson Development has cultivated a strong reputation for vibrant, responsible development, with impeccably designed communities. For more information, visit