Community Planning and Development
Rancho Mission Viejo’s core real estate specialty is the planning and development of large-scale, mixed-use urban communities on The Ranch family’s property holdings in South Orange County. To date, the community planning and development expertise of Rancho Mission Viejo has produced the 10,000-acre City of Mission Viejo, the 5,000-acre City of Rancho Santa Margarita, the 4,000-acre community of Ladera Ranch, and the 1,000-acre community of Las Flores. Each community has been honored with numerous awards for its innovations in land use planning, engineering, design, architecture, as well as sales and marketing.
Now under construction is the new ranch community of Rancho Mission Viejo. The multiple villages on The Ranch (starting with Sendero and now including Esencia) will be designed to exist with The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo and its protected habitats, cattle grazing lands and agricultural fields. Over the next decades, up to 14,000 homes (including 6,000 homes for active adults) will be constructed and new roads, schools, parks, recreational facilities, retail and commercial business centers will be built to meet the needs of generations today, as well as those to come.