A 362-acre development featuring various housing types and commercial uses may be built on land in Georgetown's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Georgetown City Council approved amending a future land use designation under its 2030 Comprehensive Plan to accommodate the proposed development at an April 9 meeting.

Two-minute impact

Council members approved a developer's request to amend the city’s future land use designation for nearly 362 acres along Ronald Reagan Boulevard and RM 2338 from neighborhood to mixed-density neighborhood and regional center.

The new designation could make way for Heirloom—a development featuring 255 acres of mixed residential uses, 35 acres of multifamily housing, 15 acres of commercial developments, and 60 acres of parks and open space, according to city documents.

Heirloom is planned to include up to 3,000 residential units for “a variety of household sizes and income levels,” including:
  • Detached single-family housing on various lot sizes
  • Townhomes
  • Courtyard housing
  • Multifamily housing
  • Mixed-use housing
While the property is located in the northwestern portion of Georgetown's ETJ, the developer is seeking to annex it into the city, Columnar Investments representative John Landwehr said.

What else?

All residents could live within a quarter-mile walking distance of parks and amenities, said Abby Gillfillan, a representative of planning and design firm Lionheart Places. The open nature space would include a large central park and a network of trails, city documents state.

Gillfillan said Heirloom’s commercial offerings would serve as an amenity for the region as well as the community’s residents.

The development would improve mobility in the area by forming connections to nearby roadways, including Ronald Reagan Boulevard, Gillfillan said. The 362-acre site is located near the Parmer Ranch and Nolina subdivisions, Georgetown ISD’s new Benold Middle School, and a future H-E-B grocery store, Georgetown Senior Planner Ryan Clark said.

Stay tuned

Amending the future land use designation was the first step in allowing the Heirloom development to advance, Gillfillan said.

At a council workshop in May, the developer plans to request approval of a development agreement, creating a public improvement district, amending the site’s zoning and annexing the property into the city of Georgetown, according to city information.