METRO VERDE Architect/developer: Denton Ventures, Las Cruces Completion: 2010 (phase one) Cost: $24 million Size: 187 acres Combines residential with a retail/ restaurant plaza, parks, trails, and aggressive conservation measures.
SOARING HEIGHTS COMMUNITIES Architect: Town & Home, Simi Valley, Calif. Completion: 2014 Cost: $302.9 million Size: 796.3 acres Part of a 50-year U.S. Air Force/Actus Lend Lease project to develop and operate family housing at Holloman AFB.
SONOMA ELEMENTARY Architect: ASA Architects, Las Cruces Completion: 2006 Cost: $10.4 million Size: 86,000 s.f. 36-classroom school accommodates 700 students.