The Dallas Home Builders Association has announced that Windsong Ranch was named Master Planned Community of the Year at the 36th Annual McSAM Awards. The awards are held each spring to recognize "maximum creativity in sales and marketing." More than 300 entries were received this year and winners were named in 52 categories.

"We continue to set the new standard for residential development in North Texas," said Craig Martin, Founding Partner of Terra Verde Group, the developer of Windsong Ranch. "Windsong Ranch has exceeded all of our expectations and these industry awards reemphasize why our residents love this community."

Windsong Ranch also received McSAM awards for Best Welcome Center and Best Signage Program. Industry experts from around the country including builders, architects, interior designers and new home marketing professionals judged the awards.

Windsong Ranch was developed by Terra Verde Group. Other awards recognition includes The Nationals Silver Award winner for Best Signage, Best Welcome Center and Best Master-planned Community of the Year at the NAHB International Builders Show in 2015; and Best Single-Family/Planned Community Land Deal by the Dallas Business Journal as well as being DBJ’s People’s Choice Winner for the same category this year.

The 2,030-acre development promotes a healthy, active lifestyle and a strong sense of community. There are 600 acres of green space woven throughout the community that include parks, creeks, ponds and miles of hike and bike trails. The Commons area is the heart of the neighborhood where residents enjoy fresh food cooked to order at the Windsong Café, an outdoor living room, resort-style pools with cabanas and grilling areas, an event lawn, amphitheater, fitness center and kids play areas

Upon a projected 10- to 12-year build-out, the $1.2 billion Windsong Ranch, will consist of 3,100 single-family residential lots; 150 acres of mixed-use development along U.S Highway 380; and 600 acres of open space with native preserves, trails and parks.