Forestar Unveils Phase 1 Plans for Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch

NOVEMBER 18, 2021 – Forestar Group Inc. (“Forestar”), a leading national residential developer, is proud to unveil the phase 1 community master plan for Star Farms, a multigenerational lifestyle community coming soon to Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

The national developer plans to release over 300 homesites in phase 1 of the resort ranch community. Phase 1 will include single-family homes, townhomes and villas ranging from approximately 1,500 to over 4,000 square feet.

“We are excited with the progress the resort community is making,” said Forestar West Florida Division President Tony Squitieri.  “Our design is uniquely focused on bringing multigenerational households together through our land plan, amenities, home selections and lifestyle programming. Star Farms will be a place where generations of family, including grandparents, parents and children, can experience life together.”

Surrounded by the natural beauty of Southwest Florida, Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch will offer a unique experience tailored to meet the needs of today’s diverse homebuyers. The thoughtfully designed, 700-acre, gated neighborhood Forestar will develop is planned to be a resort ranch hometown featuring 1,500 single-family homes, paired villa retreats and townhomes with a variety of amenities, clubs and hospitality services. Positioned within the award-winning master-planned community of Lakewood Ranch, Star Farms is minutes from dining, shopping, and cultural activities as well as top-rated beaches.

Whether exploring new adventures, discovering new passions, meeting new neighbors, or finding new ways to connect with nature, Star Farms will be an extraordinary place to call home. Experience a hometown that connects and inspires.

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About Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch is the 33,000+-acre award-winning master-planned community in Sarasota and Manatee counties on the West Coast of Florida. Just minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches and cultural assets in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch is already home to more than 50,000 residents and features A-rated schools, the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, the Sarasota Polo Club, the 75-acre Premier Sports Campus, three town centers that include theaters, shopping and dining, and more than 5.5 million square feet of commercial property. For more information, visit

About Forestar Group Inc.

Forestar Group Inc. is a residential lot development company with operations in 56 markets and 23 states and delivered 15,915 residential lots during the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021. The Company is a majority-owned subsidiary of D.R. Horton, the largest homebuilder by volume in the United States since 2002. For more information, visit Community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change at any time without notice or obligation. Dimensions are approximate. Forestar is an equal housing developer.