As the new year approaches, here is a look back at developments that happened over the course of 2023, with a few continuing throughout 2024.

1. European-style Wolf Lakes Village reaching milestones in Georgetown

A “legacy project” to last 100 years and longer, designed to mirror ancient villages across Europe, the Wolf Lakes Village master-planned development in Georgetown has been in the making for decades, said Wolf Lakes LP President Iva Wolf McLachlan and Vice President Donald McLachlan.

2. First of 2,500 homes built in Georgetown's Parkside on the River

Around 150 residents have moved into homes at Parkside on the River in Georgetown, where developers and builders continue to add new houses on the 1,500-acre subdivision.

Situated between the San Gabriel River and RM 2243—also called Leander Road—the master-planned community has a little over 2,500 single-family lots planned for the site.

3. First of Georgetown's 3D-printed homes hit the market

A community of 100 homes being built with 3D-printer technology in Georgetown’s Wolf Ranch neighborhood reached a milestone July 22, when the first model home opened to the public.

4. Georgetown becomes home to new manufacturing facility for ZT Systems

Officials with ZT Systems, a computer server manufacturer, announced Oct. 13 a new manufacturing facility for the company is being built in Georgetown.

The 430,000-square-foot cloud-computing manufacturing facility will be located in the 146-acre NorthPark35 industrial development, which is situated at the intersection of I-35 and SH 130.

5. Mixed-use development in Georgetown to break ground in January

Westinghouse Crossing, a 35-acre mixed-use development in Georgetown, is set to break ground in January.

The development, which was previously expected to break ground this fall, will be located near the intersection of Westinghouse Road and North Mays Street, and include 225,000 square feet of space.

Community Impact will continue to follow these stories and more throughout 2024.