Several builders are developing age-restricted communities due to the increasing popularity of active adult living. Homebuyers who search for active adult communities will most likely start to notice that there are a few builders whose names come up over and over.
So we have created a list of the 10 Top Active Adult Builders to help you with your search. Please note, the builders listed below are in no particular order.
1. Del Webb
Del Webb is the leader in modern active adult communities and has become one of the most recognizable names in age-restricted communities. Since its opening of the original Sun City in 1960, Del Webb has built about 50 active adult communities in over 20 different markets.
Del Webb has been surveying Baby Boomers for nearly 20 years to better understand the outlook and thoughts of this generation. They have listened and adapted to Baby Boomers’ needs and delivered what they seek in an active adult retirement community.
They understand that there is a diverse crowd to please and the needs of homebuyers continue to change as nearly 79% of Boomers foresee working in some capacity, even after they retire. Del Webb offers an assortment of 55+ communities throughout the country to help ensure that each and every Baby Boomer is living his or her own version of a dream lifestyle.
Del Webb continues to plan new communities around the country to help please active adults and retirees. Their most recent community, Del Webb at Mirehaven in Albuquerque, is set to have over 500 homes and will encompass all of the standard amenities designed for an active adult lifestyle. Other popular communities include Sun City Huntley, Sun City Texas, Sun City Grand, Sun City Shadow Hills, and Sun City Summerlin to name a few.
Rich architecture, modern décor, and 5-star amenities blend to create a welcoming atmosphere, certain to inspire on a daily basis. Del Webb provides a place where lives are enriched, neighbors become friends, old relationships are rediscovered, and personal interests are pursued in an elegant yet relaxed environment. Del Webb has great plans for the future and you are guaranteed to find low-maintenance homes in amenity-rich communities of all sizes in a myriad of locations.
2. Robson Resort Communities
Robson Resort Communities is another front-runner in 55+ communities. They pride themselves on providing a community with extensive clubs, activities, and amenities dedicated to 55+ homebuyers. To help you energize your body, mind, and spirit, Robson Resort Communities provides the amenities, programs and the personal support you need for holistic health and wellness conveniently located right where you live.
In addition, they have recently received several Gold Awards by the National Association of Home Builders’ 50+ Housing Council including the ‘Best 50+ Detached Home’ at Robson Ranch Arizona, ‘Best 50+ Sales/Marketing Event’ at SaddleBrooke Ranch, and ‘Best 50+ Lifestyle Program’ at Pebblecreek. Robson Resort Communities offers six active adult communities in Arizona, which is more than any other builder in the state. They also have a community in Texas called Robson Ranch Texas.
Robson Communities encourages residents to realize their full potential as individuals and members of a community. Amenities are more than buildings, pools and fitness centers; they are invitations to make friends and explore new interests.
3. Epcon Communities
Although most Epcon communities aren’t age-restricted, they offer quaint neighborhoods with low-maintenance homes, perfect for today’s active adult homebuyer. They have several communities around the United States including Timbers Edge Villas, Deercreek Plantation, Oaks at Wildwood, Marrington at Cobblestone and Abbey Glen. Active adults who choose to live in an Epcon community will find a true small-town environment with a neighborly atmosphere where everyone cares about each other and about the community as a whole.