MacDonald Highlands, situated on the foothills of McCullough Mountains, offers some of the most scenic views of the valley and mountain ranges. Reaching elevations of 2700 feet above the Las Vegas Valley, its location is also an extremely challenging topography to build custom homes. Heralded for its unique setting and for nesting many luxury mountainside homes in Henderson, NV, MacDonald Highlandshas quickly become one of the premier luxury developments in the Southwest. Lot owners have purchased a variety of homesites ranging from flat golf course frontage, multilevel pads, to large hillside acreage.
Located behind the guard-gated entrance of MacDonald Highlands is the crown jewel of the community, the private DragonRidge Country Club. This secluded course has been voted the ‘Best of Las Vegas’ by the Review Journal, was placed back into the canyons, among the rock outcroppings and arroyos, utilizing dramatic elevation changes throughout.
The downturn of the economy that started in late 2007 had significant impacts across many different markets and industries. At the peak of the recession, the gaming and real estate markets were disproportionately impacted and stalled many development projects in Las Vegas. Being the capital of gaming, Las Vegas suffered a major blow to the heart of its key industry and deterred many developers to abandon their projects in order to stay afloat.
Nevada’s economy has been making a steady recovery and signaling the return of a viable marketplace. In addition, Nevada, among a handful of other states, has been experiencing a rapid growth in its economy due to efforts put in place by the state and federal government. Over the past few years, Nevada has been focusing on encouraging investments and attracting businesses to the state with lucrative tax breaks and the positive outlook of a sustainable economy.