A behind-the-scenes look into the Woodlands, an invative new town that was built from the ground up near Houston, Texas. This is the story of the people who were instrumental in developing it and the experiences and challenges they had in creating a better, new hometown. A book about teworthy real estate developers and their work, this account provides insight into the lessons learned from the development of a large, successful master-planned community.
Roger Galatas is president and CEO of Roger Galatas Interests, LLC, a Woodlands, Texas-based firm that provides advisory and development services to owners, investors, and management executives of real estate ventures specialising in master-planned communities. Jim Barlow is a longtime journalist who has worked in television, radio, newspapers, and with the Associated Press international wire service. He also served as the business columnist for the Houston Chronicle for 15 years.