Since the 1960s, master planned commercial developments have been a prominent force in the residential sector, with Texas at the forefront of this trend. Established in 1973, Las Colinas was one of the first such developments and is still experiencing growth today. In 2006, citizens approved changes to deed restrictions to allow an even greater density of mixed use urban construction. The Woodlands was built in the 1970s and still stands as one of the most prominent residential and business destinations in the Houston area. The success of Marcus Hiles’ business stems from the precedents these great communities uphold. Western Rim’s developments showcase resort style amenities so that their tenants never have to leave the property, if they so choose, and are built on carefully selected plots featuring beautiful natural landscapes and easy access to Texas’ many attractions. Each property has unique planned events and social activities promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and fostering accepting, neighboring environments.