The Best Coming Soon 55+ Communities of 2019


We know that many active adult homebuyers like to stay up-to-date on all the latest active adult and active lifestyle communities. Some of the most renowned 55+ developers have been busy building new neighborhoods across the country and homebuyers looking for homes for sale in new active adult communities will want to take notice.

We’ve rounded up all of the new communities breaking ground, hosting a grand opening, or starting sales in the coming year through early 2020. Homebuyers can take note of the best new active adult communities with brand new homes for sale in their preferred retirement destinations.

These up-and-coming communities are organized into two sections: Breaking Ground and Grand Opening/Sales Opening. Within each section, communities are organized by state. Within each state, communities are organized in chronological order.

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Without further ado, here are the best communities coming soon in 2019 and early 2020.

Breaking Ground

These six new active adult communities will begin construction in 2019 or early 2020. Keep scrolling to see the communities that will soon open for sales or host grand openings.


Latitude Margaritaville Watersound – Panama City Beach
Early 2020
Active adults waiting on news about Latitude Margaritaville Watersound will be glad to hear construction will begin in early 2020.

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound will break ground in early 2020 and join Minto’s lineup of Jimmy Buffett-inspired communities. This 55+ community will be located on Florida’s Panhandle near Panama City Beach and will feature luxurious amenities. It will be one of the first active adult communities in the Panama City area, famous for its sandy beaches.

Similar to other Latitude Margaritaville locations, amenities will likely include a town center, resort-style pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center. Interested homebuyers can expect sales centers and model homes to debut in early 2021, with the first residents moving in by the end of 2021.


Ladera Rockwall – Rockwall
Mid-to-Late 2019

Active adults looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle in Rockwall, Texas should take a look at Ladera Rockwall. This 55+ community will break ground in 2019 with plans to build 122 low-maintenance homes across 64 acres. The homeowners’ association (HOA) will cover exterior home maintenance, landscaping, and lawn watering, making this lock-and-leave community ideal for those who want to travel.

Ladera Rockwall will also provide amenities for its residents, including walking trails and an amenity center with an exercise room, pickleball courts, and a pool and lounge area complete with an arbor and grills.


The Orchards of Central Park – Cumming
Summer 2019

The Orchards of Central Park will soon break ground in Cumming, Georgia. This 55+ community of 160 homes will offer single-family, attached, and condominium residences. In addition to this selection of home models, residents will enjoy a prime location adjacent to Central Park, one of the city’s best parks that features a swim center, dog park, walking and biking trails, and more.

The community will build a path so residents can easily walk to Central Park. Additional amenities will include a grand clubhouse with a fitness center, gourmet kitchen, meeting spaces, fireplace, cards and games tables, and an outdoor pool.


The Atrium at MetroWest – Fairfax
Mid 2019

The Atrium at MetroWest will provide active adults low-maintenance condos with easy access to D.C.

Del Webb will soon break ground on The Atrium at MetroWest in Fairfax, Virginia. This 55+ community of luxury condo homes will allow residents to enjoy a lock-and-leave lifestyle and spend more time traveling or exploring the surrounding area.

This active adult community will be built across from the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro Station, allowing for convenient access to public transportation and the Washington, D.C. area. Amenities will include an indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and a club room.


Abingdon at Lake Wilborn – Hoover
Mid-to-Late 2019

As the city’s first active adult community, Abingdon at Lake Wilborn in Hoover, Alabama will introduce resort-style 55+ living to the area. This age-restricted neighborhood will break ground in 2019 within the larger master-planned Lake Wilborn community.

Builder Signature Homes plans to construct 100 single-family homes upon completion, making this a tight-knit community with plenty of amenities. Planned amenities include a private clubhouse and pool, plus access to all of the amenities in Lake Wilborn, including a 5,000 square-foot wellness center, 300-acre park, and a pickleball court.

Grand Opening & Sales Opening

These active adult communities will open for sales, debut model homes, or host grand opening ceremonies in 2019 or 2020. You’ll probably recognize some of the names in Florida but a few of the other communities across the country may surprise you.


Polo Trace – Delray Beach
Model Homes Opened March 2019

Builder GL Homes broke ground on Polo Trace in early 2019 and opened several model homes in March. This active lifestyle community will include many features that appeal to active adult homebuyers. Its prime location in Delray Beach will place residents less than 10 miles from several pristine Atlantic Coast beaches.

The resort-style amenities will include a 26,000 square foot clubhouse and 7 acres of amenities, including a social hall, restaurant, fitness room, and poker room. The luxurious outdoor amenities will include a resort-style swimming pool and spa, a lap pool, and a racquet club.

Del Webb Sunbridge – St. Cloud
Model Homes Opening Summer 2019

It seems that Del Webb is moving ahead with Del Webb Sunbridge, a 55+ neighborhood that will be located within the 24,000-acre master-planned Sunbridge community. The builder plans to unveil model homes in summer 2019, with sales beginning soon after. Del Webb Sunbridge will consist of at least 1,350 low-maintenance single-family and attached homes.

Amenities in this active adult community will include a 25,500 square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center, resort-style pool, community garden, and courts for tennis and pickleball. Residents will also enjoy close proximity to the Orlando International Airport.

Mirada – San Antonio
Sales Opening Summer 2019

Mirada is sure to be a hit in the popular Tampa area.

With resort-style amenities, elegant homes, and a location about 30 miles north of Downtown Tampa, Mirada in San Antonio will appeal to many active adults who dream of a Florida retirement. This gated 55+ community from Lennar Homes plans to open for sales this summer, giving homebuyers a chance to get in early in this community of 858 attached and single-family homes upon completion.

Located within the master-planned Mirada development, residents will enjoy private amenities, including a resort-style pool, clubhouse, fitness center, dog park, and courts for tennis and pickleball.

Del Webb eTown – Jacksonville
Grand Opening Summer 2019

Del Webb eTown in Jacksonville, Florida is currently open for sales, with a grand opening scheduled for Summer 2019. This age-restricted neighborhood will enjoy a location within the smart-living master-planned eTown development. Del Webb began construction of this community in 2018 and plans to include 346 single-family homes upon completion.

Residents of this community will not only enjoy modern homes but also access to amenities including an 8,000 square-foot clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center and resort-style pool, all in an area less than 20 miles from many beaches.

Del Webb Nocatee – Ponte Vedra
Grand Opening Summer 2019

The up-and-coming Del Webb Nocatee neighborhood plans to open in the larger master-planned Nocatee community this summer in Ponte Vedra, Florida, with sales already started.

Del Webb Nocatee will consist of 845 attached and single-family homes located less than two miles from Deep Creek State Forest and less than twenty miles from several Atlantic Coast beaches. Residents of this 55+ community will enjoy a 20,000 square-foot clubhouse and a resort-style swimming pool, plus all of the amenities found throughout Nocatee.

WaterSong at RiverTown – St. Johns
Sales Opening Fall 2019

Residents in WaterSong will have access to already built amenities in the master RiverTown community.

WaterSong at RiverTown is a 55+ neighborhood located within the master-planned RiverTown community along the St. Johns River in St. Johns County. Builder Mattamy Homes broke ground on this age-restricted community in February 2019, with model home construction scheduled to begin this summer and VIP Sales to begin this fall.

Upon completion, WaterSong at RiverTown will consist of more than 800 attached villas and single-family homes across 260 acres. Active adults will enjoy a private clubhouse and access to all of RiverTown’s amenities, including the RiverClub Clubhouse with a zero-entry Oasis pool, Olympic-size pool, and kayak launch.

North Carolina

Imagery – Mount Holly
Sales Opened Early 2019

Active adults who want to live near Charlotte but in a more secluded suburb should take a look at Imagery in Mount Holly. Located on the Mountain Lake Island peninsula, this 55+ community offers homebuyers an opportunity to purchase a brand new home on the covetable lakefront property.

While VIP pre-sales started in late 2018, builder Lennar Homes opened the community to all potential homebuyers earlier this year. The community will include 83 single-family homes across 23 distinct floor plans in three home model collections.

MillBridge Ranches – Waxhaw
Sales Opened Early 2019

The master-planned MillBridge development in Waxhaw consists of neighborhoods from several builders, but most recently, D.R. Horton started selling in MillBridge Ranches. There’s no age-restriction in the community, but it does have options that appeal to active adults, including single-story homes. It will consist of 56 single-family homes that will range from 1,672 to 1,902 square feet.

Homebuyers can choose from D.R. Horton’s four home models. Many homes will feature covered front porches and flex rooms. Residents will join the desirable MillBridge community, which boasts amenities like a lazy river, swimming pool, clubhouse, walking trails, and a covered bridge and mill house.

Lake Walk Freedom Homes
Sales Opened Early 2019

Lake Walk homeowners will have plenty of amenities and access to Lake Norman.

While the master-planned Lake Walk community began construction in 2017, D.R. Horton’s new section, Lake Walk Freedom Homes, recently opened for sales. This low-maintenance, all-ages community will consist of 121 single-family homes available in six different floor plans. Homes will range from 1,588 to 1,906 square feet with features such as flex rooms, stone fireplaces, and open concept kitchens.

Residents of Lake Walk will enjoy a lakefront lifestyle with direct access to Lake Norman. Additional amenities will include wooded nature trails, parks, swimming pool, and a bocce court.

Meadows at Coddle Creek – Mooresville
Grand Opening Held January 2019

The 55+ community Meadows at Coddle Creek held a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony in January 2019. This age-restricted community will include 128 low-maintenance, single-family homes with nine models to choose from. Homes will range from 1,588 to 2,769 square feet with customizable features like flex rooms and additional outdoor living space.

Residents here will enjoy a location just minutes from historic Mooresville and 29 miles north of Uptown Charlotte. Amenities will include a clubhouse, outdoor pool and patio, and nature trails.

Adalyn Place – Fuquay-Varina
Sales Opening Mid 2019

A new age-restricted community will soon open for sales in Fuquay-Varina. Adalyn Place, a 55+ community from Dan Ryan Builders, will open for sales this summer with a grand opening scheduled for the fall.

The community plans to include 90 single-family ranch homes on a 30-acre site. The four home models will range from 1,626 to 2,972 square feet, designed for active adults who may want to downsize but still want to enjoy plenty of amenities.

The Commons at Monteith Park – Huntersville
Grand Opening Mid 2019

The Commons at Monteith Park is a good option for active adults looking downsize.

Builder Blue Heel Development has almost completed construction on The Commons at Monteith Park in Huntersville. Situated within the Monteith Park neighborhood, this intimate 55+ community will feature just 13 homes upon completion this year, with a total of nine single-family homes and four townhomes.

The maintenance-free lifestyle and community amenities that include a shared clubhouse, outdoor swimming pool, and scenic walking trails won’t be the only features that appeal to active adults. This community’s location near Lake Norman and 15 miles north of Uptown Charlotte will put residents within reach of everything the area has to offer.

Del Webb Carolina Gardens – Fuquay-Varina
Sales Opening Summer 2020

In late 2018, Pulte Homes announced its plans for Del Webb Carolina Gardens, the fourth Del Webb development in the Research Triangle and its first in Fuquay-Varina. This 55+ community will consist of 800 single-family homes across 400 acres. Homebuyers can choose from 10 unique floor plans to build their brand new home.

Proposed amenities include a 20,000-square-foot amenity center with a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor pool, and gathering spaces. Outdoor amenities will feature an outdoor pool and sun deck, community garden, and a dog park. The community will likely open for sales by the summer of 2020.

South Carolina

Cypress Point – Lake Wylie
Sales Opened in 2019

Builder D.R. Horton recently opened sales for its active lifestyle community Cypress Point in Lake Wylie. This resort-style community will include 90 age-restricted homes out of 358 total low-maintenance, single-family homes. Customizable features will include walk-in closets, flex rooms, and covered porches.

Amenities in this community will feature a clubhouse, swimming pool, and patio. Residents will find themselves just moments away from the waterfront dining, fishing, and watersports offered by the adjacent Lake Wylie. Uptown Charlotte will be just 20 minutes away.


Gatherings at Westview – Houston
Sales Opening Spring 2019

The newest Gatherings community from Beazer Homes, Gatherings at Westview, should open for VIP sales this spring. With plans to construct this community near Houston, it seems that Gatherings at Westview will offer a desirable low-maintenance lifestyle in a sought-after location.

Active adults will find plenty to do in Houston, a place known for its big-city energy and near-endless recreation opportunities. Some of the city’s most popular attractions include its theater district, sports games, and lush green spaces. And with lock-and-leave condominiums to call home, active adults can spend their free time exploring the city.

Gatherings at Mercer Crossing – Farmers Branch
Grand Opening Spring 2019

Beazer Homes is staying active in 2019, Gatherings at Mercer Crossing is just one of several soon to open condo communities.

Gatherings at Mercer Crossing in Farmers Branch will offer active adults a low-maintenance condominium lifestyle near Dallas. Beazer Homes expect to host a grand opening this spring, with many condominium homes already for sale.

Homes will range from 1,529 to 2,031 square feet across four different floor plans. Each condo will feature a private balcony and a one-car garage. This community’s lock-and-leave lifestyle will be ideal for active adults who want to downsize and spend their retirement traveling, especially with its location just 15 miles north of Downtown Dallas and 10 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Ladera at Tavolo Park – Fort Worth
Sales Opening Early-to-Mid 2019

Located within the master-planned Tavolo Park development, the age-restricted Ladera at Tavolo Park community will feature approximately 185 homes across 40 acres. The HOA will take care of exterior home maintenance, lawn care, and landscaping, creating a true lock-and-leave lifestyle. Interested homebuyers can expect pre-sales to begin late spring or early summer.

Amenities for all Tavolo Park residents include an activity center, beer garden, resort-style swimming pool, gym, bocce courts, and walking trails. Active adults who want to explore the surrounding area will live in close proximity to downtown Fort Worth and approximately 40 miles from Downtown Dallas.

Del Webb at Trinity Falls – McKinney
Model Homes Opening Mid 2019

Del Webb at Trinity Falls continues the trend of age-restricted communities in MPCs. 

Del Webb at Trinity Falls, the builder’s third active adult community in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, broke ground in late 2018 with plans to construct 537 single-family homes total. Del Webb will open six model homes in 2019 and an on-site information center by the end of the year.

This 55+ community will enjoy a convenient location with the master-planned Trinity Falls division. Residents will enjoy amenities such as a 10,000 square-foot clubhouse, fitness center, and resort-style pool and spa, plus all of the amenities within Trinity Falls.

Gatherings at Twin Creeks – Allen
Grand Opening Late 2019

With the same low-maintenance lifestyle homebuyers have come to expect from Beazer Homes’ Gatherings communities, Gatherings at Twin Creeks in Allen will appeal to many active adults who want to live in a 55+ condominium community near Dallas. Homes will range from 1,529 to 2,031 square feet across four unique floor plans and will soon hit the market, with a grand opening planned for late 2019.

Residents of this 55+ condominium community will enjoy a location 26 miles north of Downtown Dallas. Future plans for this community include the construction of an on-site pool and fitness center.

Chambers Creek – Houston
Grand Opening Mid 2022

Chambers Creek, an up-and-coming 55+ community in Willis, broke ground in late 2018 and plans to open in 2022. Builder Caldwell Communities will construct 3,000 homes across 1,200 acres. One of the most notable features of this active adult community will be its lakeside location along Lake Conroe.

Residents of this 55+ community will enjoy an on-site marina and direct lake access for water recreation and relaxation. The extensive lineup of resort-style amenities will also include a Tom Lehman-designed championship golf course, a resort-style pool, and pickleball courts.


Courtyards at Camden – Acworth
Grand Opening Held Spring 2019

More low-maintenance homes are coming to the Atlanta suburbs in the form of the Courtyards at Camden.

With a grand opening ceremony held on March 1, active adults can now make pre-sale contracts and lot reservations at Courtyards at Camden in Acworth. This 55+ community from Traton Homes will consist of 95 homes with three different floor plans to choose from, each with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

A convenient location 30 miles north of Downtown Atlanta means that residents can visit the metropolitan area as often as they like. Within the community, residents will enjoy a clubhouse, pool, bocce court, and walking trails with park access.

1825 Stilesboro – Marietta
Grand Opening Spring 2019

Traton Homes’ second up-and-coming community in the area, 1825 Stilesboro, is slated to open this spring. This intimate 55+ community will include 36 single-family homes across 11 acres. Many homes will feature open floor plans and indoor/outdoor living space. Each home will open to its own private courtyard perfect for relaxing, gardening, and entertaining.

Residents of this community will enjoy a convenient location close to the private member-owned Marietta Country Club, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, and historic Marietta Square. The dining, entertainment, and recreation opportunities of downtown Atlanta will be just 24 miles away.

New Jersey

Del Webb Florham Park – Florham Park
Grand Opening Summer 2019

A 15,000 square-foot clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools will lead the lineup of amenities at Del Webb Florham Park in Morris County. The grand opening for this new 55+ community of 242 brand new single-family homes for sale is anticipated for June.

In addition to its resort-style amenities and spacious homes, Del Webb Florham Park offers a convenient location for active adults who want to travel to New York City and several airports are less than 30 miles away.


Amblebrook – Straban Township
Grand Opening 2019

The grand opening of Amblebrook, a highly anticipated 55+ community in Straban Township near Gettysburg, is scheduled for 2019. Construction is already underway on this active adult community that plans to consist of 2,000 single-family homes on nearly 800 acres of Central Pennsylvania hills.

Future residents can have high expectations for Amblebrook. This large community plans to include a Town Center with a clubhouse, bar and grill, a working farm, and coffee shop. Additional amenities will include an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and walking trails.


Oakton at Terramor – Corona
Model Homes Opening Spring 2019

The newest 55+ neighborhood in the master-planned Terramor community in Corona will be Van Daele Homes’ Oakton at Terramor. Oakton at Terramor plans to open model homes and host a grand opening ceremony in spring 2019 with the first residents moving in this fall.

This exclusive age-restricted community will include just 83 residences that will range from 2,485 to 3,207 square feet. Home customization options will feature indoor/outdoor living space, optional second stories, guest suites, golf cart garages, and wet bars.


Gatherings at Indian Lake – Hendersonville
Sales Opening 2019

Condominiums are setting the trend among 2019 55+ communities.

Active adults seeking low-maintenance condominiums for sale in Hendersonville may want to consider Gatherings at Indian Lake. This 55+ condominium community near Nashville will open for sales in 2019 with a grand opening scheduled for late 2019 or early 2020.

A total of 54 spacious condo homes will range from 1,529 to 2,031 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and open kitchens. Convenient features will include private garages, covered balconies, and elevators. Many homes will include optional office space for an in-home work area or spare bedroom.


Del Webb Chauncy Lake – Westborough
Grand Opening Mid-to-Late 2019

A new age-restricted condominium community is coming soon to eastern Massachusetts. Del Webb Chauncy Lake in Westborough will consist of 14 buildings with 700 condominium homes total that will range from 945 to 1,496 square feet. Each home will feature king-sized bedrooms with ensuite master bathrooms, walk-in closets, and private balconies.

Del Webb will bring many of its signature amenities to this community, including a 14,000 square-foot clubhouse, fitness center, ballroom, pool, and courts for tennis, bocce, and pickleball. Walking and biking trails will weave through over 400 acres of open space.


Nottingham Trace – New Albany
Grand Opening Held Spring 2019

Homebuyers looking for active adult communities in Ohio can now visit new homes for sale at Nottingham Trace in New Albany. This 55+ community recently opened its first phase of 57 home sites. Upon completion, the community will include 240 single-family homes that will range from 1,683 to 2,168 square feet with plenty of customization options.

With an HOA that takes care of lawn care and snow removal, residents will have more free time to enjoy the community clubhouse, fitness center, pickleball and bocce courts, outdoor gathering spaces and walking paths that connect to park system trails.


Liberty Green – Bolingbrook
Grand Opening Held Spring 2019

The newest active adult community in the greater Chicago area, Liberty Green opened in Bolingbrook on February 23. Builder Pulte Homes held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and debuted a fully decorated model home to get active adult homebuyers excited about these new homes for sale.

Adjacent to the Bolingbrook Golf Club, Liberty Green will include 155 single-family ranch homes. Many homes will back to the golf course, while the whole community will enjoy direct golf cart access points. Residents will also have a social membership to the golf club.

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