Phase 1 of Kresston, a 1,400-acre community from Johnson Development, will include 359 homes and lot sizes that range from 40-65 feet wide, according to an April 25 news release.

Diving in deeper

According to the news release, the homebuilders for the community—which is located along FM 1486—include:

  • Chesmar Homes
  • David Weekley Homes
  • Highland Homes
  • Lennar
  • Perry Homes
  • Westin Homes

Phase 1 of the development will also include a site for a proposed Magnolia ISD school, according to the news release.

How we got here

Earlier this year, Johnson Development broke ground on the development, according to prior reporting. The land for the community was purchased in November 2022.

What they’re saying

  • “We’re partnering with the top builders in Houston—really in the entire state—to offer homes fitting for the type of community we envision for Kresston,” said Stephen Barrera, vice president and general manager of Kresston, via news release. “Johnson Development has had long-standing relationships with all of them and can attest to the caliber of their work and customer service.”
  • “The amount of growth the Greater Houston area has experienced over the last several years has been incredible,” said Brock Eller, the senior division president for Houston at David Weekley Homes, via news release. “With the addition of Kresston to the Magnolia area, David Weekley Homes is proud to be part of yet another Johnson Development master-planned community.”

Stay tuned

The lots are expected to be delivered to builders by the end of this year, with home sales expected to begin in early 2025, according to the news release.