Beginning in the 1960s, master planned commercial blueprints started dominating the residential sector. Texas has stayed at the forefront of this trend. Las Colinas, established in 1973, was one of the earliest examples and is still experiencing growth to this day. The citizens voted to approve changes to deed restrictions in 2006, allowing an even greater density of urban mixed-use construction. Later in the 1970s, The Woodlands was developed and continues to stand as one of the premier residential and business destinations in the Houston area. Marcus Hiles’ business success is a result of the precedents his great communities set. Western Rim’s complexes boast resort style amenities meaning that tenants never have to vacate the grounds, if they so choose, and are always built upon carefully chosen lots with beautiful natural landscapes and convenient access to the region’s many attractions. Each property’s uniquely planned events and social activities foster healthy, active lifestyles and encourage accepting, neighboring environments.