Construction has begun on Phase 1 of Airia Development Company’s Colton, a 5,700-acre master-planned community near Todd Mission and Magnolia, according to an April 3 news release.

In a nutshell

The community, which has a build-out value estimated at $9.9 billion, will include single-family homes alongside around 500 acres of mixed-used parcels planned for uses such as multifamily, retail and medical, according to the news release.

Students living in the first phase of the community will attend Magnolia ISD, according to the news release. Colton will be designed to include proposed future on-site schools.

Quote of note

“Colton embodies quintessential Texas living with a distinct design inspired by the state’s historical, cultural and architectural influences,” Airia Development Company President Travis Stone said via news release. “It will represent a reimagined master-planned community grounded by a unique and friendly Texas spirit.”

Stay tuned

Construction on model homes is anticipated to begin this fall with homebuilders set to begin sales in 2025, according to the news release.

The map below is an estimate of Colton’s boundaries and may not reflect its exact location.