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Samsung Plant to Expand in Austin

March 6, 2021 2:14 pm

A planned expansion by Samsung will bring even more jobs within easy commuting distance of homes in Bastrop TX.

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is planning to build a $17 billion plant to manufacture chips at its campus in North Austin. If completed as planned, the plant will be the biggest one in the entire state. It is projected to be about 7 million square feet, or 15 times larger than the Tesla gigafactory. It’s expected to employ about 1,800 people.

The Samsung expansion could provide convenient job opportunities for people who live in the communities of Whisper Valley, ShadowGlen and The Colony.

The Colony

This new community in Bastrop, TX is perfect for those who love an active lifestyle. It is located on 2,300 wooded acres right beside McKinney Roughs Park. The Colony offers country living just minutes from the city of Bastrop, downtown Austin and the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Life in The Colony includes outdoor recreational options, planned activities and wildlife sightings. The community has hiking and biking trails, tennis and basketball courts, soccer fields, a fitness center, Jr. Olympic-sized swimming pool and sauna.

We’re offering 12 home plans from our Bridges series at The Colony. These homes are 1,772-2,829 square feet and have 3-4 bedrooms. Prices range from the $289’s-$450’s.

Whisper Valley

Whisper Valley is a cutting-edge community featuring high-tech, eco-smart living in a natural setting. It was the 2019 winner of a Grand Award from Green Builder Sustainability Awards. The 2,000-acre development includes 600 acres of natural land and green spaces. Solar and geothermal systems make these homes energy-efficient and eco-friendly. The community has numerous amenities including an electric vehicle charging stations. Homes in Whisper Valley start in the low $400’s.


Located in Manor TX, ShadowGlen is currently sold out, but we have a new phase opening in May 2021. Join our interest list for this outstanding golf course community just east of Austin. In addition to the 18-hole Shadow Glen golf course, the community has a resort-style swimming pool with waterslides, a beach area and splash pads. Shadow Glen Elementary is the newest school in Manor ISD. The new phase of ShadowGlen will feature plans from our Capitals series.

Chat with Kyle Henson or call or text 512-856-5664 today to learn more about ShadowGlen, Whisper Valley or The Colony community of homes in Bastrop TX.

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