The Canyons Development in Castle Pines CO is Underway

The Canyons development - increase recreation and shopping areas

Castle Pines is about to grow… in a big way.

With two new home construction projects in process, The Canyons development and the Castle Pines Valley development, Castle Pines CO is expected to double in size.

This is great news for people looking at homes for sale in Castle Pines CO, as they will have a greater variety of choices in available housing.

Construction has already started on The Canyons, a master-planned development located on the east side of I-25 between Hess Road and Happy Canyon Road – just south of the Rueter-Hess Reservoir. Infrastructure and development work began in 2016, platting and development will occur during 2017, lot development will happen in 2018, and future residents can expect new homes to be ready for move-in during 2019.

Development of The Canyons in Castle Pines CO Planning Map

The Canyons in Castle Pines Planning Map – Click on Map to Enlarge

According to the City of Castle Pines, Colorado, The Canyons encompasses 3,343 acres of land, and will include the following amenities:
The Canyons Development Next to the Rueter-Hess Reservoir

  • 20 acres for civic uses
  • 4 acres for a transit station
  • 1.5 acres for a fire station
  • 2,500 dwelling/residential units
  • 2.1 million square feet for mixed use/non-residential development
  • 113 acres for public parks
  • 50 acres for public schools
  • 1,400 acres of open space

The Canyons Development Builders – Shea Homes Colorado

Shea Homes will develop and build the residential portion of The Canyons. When complete, the development’s 2,000 residences will include single-family homes and multi-family complexes. Besides homes, the area will also feature several amenities that will collectively provide a desirable atmosphere for living, working, shopping, and spending time outdoors.

In 2015 Shea Homes purchased 1,270 acres of land in The Canyons from North Canyons LLLP. Although architectural plans have not yet been released, it is expected that the homes built by Shea will offer a substantial mix of options – including starter homes, luxury homes, and ranch-style homes. A price range for these homes has not yet been made public.

Building Site for The Canyons Development

Building Site for The Canyons Development

Staying true to the builder’s commitment to its guiding principles, Shea Homes plans to “weave nature right into the fabric of the community.” Design and construction of The Canyons in Castle Pines will focus on:

  • Emphasis on health and well-being
  • Architecture that respects land and place
  • Trails, gathering spaces, and energy places
  • Enduring commitment to the environment and to community

Shea Homes states: Here (The Canyons), the land feels like an older, untamed Colorado. And we intend to keep it that way. We are Shea, and we recognize the importance of keeping and enhancing the natural beauty of The Canyons for the people who will be fortunate enough to call this place home.

Expected Growth for Castle Pines CO

As a community of approximately 10,000 people, The Canyons is slated to double the population of Castle Pines. The increase in number of residents is expected to positively impact Castle Pines by providing new infrastructure and additional shopping and recreational areas for anyone living nearby.

One of the most appealing qualities of Castle Pines is its small-town feel – even though it’s geographically located so close to the heart of the major metropolitan area of Denver. The Canyons development is planned to fit in very well with the existing environment in Castle Pines and will undoubtedly add to the charm and allure of the area.

Now is the time to stay in the loop about new construction homes in Castle Pines. If you are interested in purchasing a home in The Canyons in Castle Pines, please remember that in Colorado homebuyers do not pay real estate agent fees – even for new construction homes. Enjoy a successful transaction with the help Jim Garcia, an expert real estate agent who specializes in Castle Pines and all of Douglas County, Colorado. Contact Jim for more information about new constructions homes, and for updates on The Canyons in Castle Pines community.

Originally published at on August 19, 2017.