Chinese Builders Looking At Verrado
Representatives from Chinese development companies recently toured Verrado, the 8,800-acre residential community at the base of the White Tank Mountains in Buckeye, to learn about suburban community building.
The builders are preparing to develop land on the outskirts of Beijing. "Verrado encompasses an entire concept that the Chinese will be using in the future to create cities. Full service cities in the middle of areas where there's no development today," said John Gallagher, founder of Pinnacle Consulting Group, the Valley-based company that helped bring the Beijing group to the United States.
"They have communities that are conceptually like Verrado, but certainly not at the sophistication level of this community," Gallagher said. "They're going to take some of the concepts from here. It's just going to be adjusted to fit the Chinese style." More...