Ashlar Development Expands Wildridge Community with a 122-Acre Acquisition
The largest commercial development within the City of Oak Point includes four acres for the city’s new civic area
DALLAS (October 4, 2022) – Ashlar Development, an acclaimed master-planned developer, today announced the addition of 122 acres to Wildridge, their award-winning community in Oak Point, north of Dallas.
Located along FM 720 at Shahan Prairie Road, east of the current community, the acquisition will add 525 new homes including townhomes and single-family homes to the Wildridge masterplan. It will also deliver 25 acres of new commercial, retail and civic opportunities to the community. The retail spaces are planned for neighborhood services and will be the largest commercial center in Oak Point, meeting the growing demand for retail in the area.
“With construction anticipated to begin in summer 2023, this significant expansion of Wildridge will bring new home types and valued retail services to the community,” said President Steve Yetts, Ashlar Development. “Additionally, the plan includes a new four-acre civic center for the City of Oak Point, which we are proud to have within the Wildridge community.”
“This is a big achievement for our city, and we thank our city board volunteers for their helpful contributions to bring this vision to life,” said Mayor Dena Meek, City of Oak Point. “We look forward to the opportunities this mixed-use development will bring for all Oak Point residents, including a larger place to gather and enjoy dining and retail options close to home.”
“The strong partnership between Ashlar Development and our city will provide critical infrastructure improvements that seek to benefit current residents and promote future commercial growth within the city,” said City Manager Stephen Ashley, City of Oak Point. “With acres of diverse civic and entertainment options, we are excited to grow with Wildridge and build a community to connect and enrich the lives of all citizens.”
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About Ashlar Development
Headquartered in Dallas, Ashlar Development LLC is the master developer of numerous well-established and successful master-planned communities: The Groves in northeast Houston, Whitecap in North Padre Island, Nichols Vale in middle Tennessee and Wildridge in north Dallas. Combined, these four communities feature nearly 6,000 homes on approximately 3,500 acres.
Set in the middle of Oak Point on the peacefully quiet peninsula of Lake Lewisville just west of Frisco, Wildridge is surrounded by the natural beauty of open spaces and winding trails. Named Master Planned Community of the Year in 2020 by the prestigious Dallas Builders Association, Wildridge offers a wide array of opportunities for residents to connect with nature and one another.