Ho’opili Update 2017

In September 2016, D.R. Horton Inc-Schuler Homes LLC (DRHI) broke ground on its long anticipated 12,000-home Ho’opili master-planned community in West Oahu. In 2006, the Texas-based developer acquired 1,600 acres of former sugarcane land from the James Campbell Estate.

Ho’opili presents a vision for a transit-oriented community in the quickly urbanizing Ewa district of West Oahu. The plan calls for a variety of orientations including single family homes and duplexes, townhomes, and Flex homes or mixed used housing. The plan focuses future growth around a series of commercial spaces, parks and gathering places, commercial farms, community gardens, public schools, and rail stations.

The $4.6 billion project is anticipated to create about 27,000 jobs during it 20-year buildout of the area. The first phase of the project (Ha’akea) is expected to be completed in Summer 2017 with close to 600 residential units. Prices range from the mid-$300K’s up to $900K’s.

Haakea at Ho’opili is planned for 151 single family homes with 6 plans to choose from consisting of 3 and 4 bedrooms. The square footage of these homes ranges from 1,695 sq ft – 2,369 sq ft. Prices start in the mid-$550K’s to $700K’s.
Haloa at Ho’opili is planned for approximately 140 residential units of multi-family, townhomes, duplexes, and Flex homes. Square footage range from 750 sq ft. to 1,900 sq ft. Prices range from low $300K’s to high $600K’s.

About the Author

Brandon Lau grew up in Kailua and currently resides in Honolulu with his wife Andee and children Caylah, Elijah, and David. His eighteen years in real estate led him to become a Partner at ChaneyBrooks Choice Advisors. Over the past 10 years he has developed the team and systems that has created a high level of service and value for his clients.

What differentiates Brandon and his team is his consultative approach to real estate. He advises clients with relevant data and expert insight to help them make the best choices in real estate. Good choices in planning for long term dispositions, negotiating for the best price or knowing when not to pursue an investment are ways his consultative services will give you an advantage in the marketplace. His bottom line is providing service with the utmost integrity and expertise.