The familiar landscape of Ranch to Market 1431 west of U.S. 183 toward the Texas Hill Country is changing.
Yes, its serpentine path is still lined with seemingly endless groves of mountain cedar, live oaks and the occasional stand of silver maples. But emerging from the hillsides along the highway — running more or less parallel to Lake Travis — is a different strain of growth.
We’re talking planned residential communities that expect to bring upward of 5,000 new homes to the North Shore of Lake Travis. And, as the real estate axiom goes, retail follows rooftops, so the projects will likely spin-off additional commercial development.