Developer Information

Honoring the Past. Creating the Future.

The Johnson Development Corp. is a Houston-based residential and commercial land development company founded in 1975 with over 40 years of experience in the real estate development business.

Johnson Development has played an active role in the development of more than 100 projects on over 43,000 acres in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas. These projects include master-planned golf course communities, Brownstone and condominium communities, retail shopping and entertainment districts, office buildings and mixed-use commercial centers in both urban and suburban settings.

In Texas, Johnson Development is known for Sienna Plantation, RiverstoneHarvest Green, Cross Creek Ranch, Woodforest, Grand Central Park, Harmony, Fall Creek, Edgewater, Tuscan Lakes, Jordan RanchWillow Creek Farms, Trinity Falls, Veranda and Viridian. Outside of Texas, Johnson Development has been involved in the development of BridgeMill, Towne Lake, and Lake Arrowhead in Georgia and Las Colinas at Rialto in California.

Johnson Development has successfully formed strategic partnerships with large public corporations, nationally recognized mortgage lending firms, international financial institutions and individual foreign and domestic investors.

Imperial Sugar Land Team: Johnson Development

Back Row: Shay Shafie, General Manager for Imperial Johnson Development; Bret Batchelder, Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer for Cherokee Investment Partners; Jerry Ulke, Development Manager for Imperial Johnson Development; Scott Carter, The State of Texas General Land Office; Kirk Boswell, Chief Financial Officer for Johnson Development; Larry Johnson, President and CEO for Johnson Development; Doug Goff , Chief Operating Officer for Johnson Development

Front row:  John Mazzarino, Managing Director for Cherokee Investment Partners; Elizabeth York - Legal Counsel for Johnson Development; Jennifer Johnson, Vice President of Commercial Sales for Johnson Development; Hal Croft, The State of Texas General Land Office


Shay Shafie - Johnson Development
Shay Shafie
General Manager

Jerry Ulke - Johnson Development
Jerry Ulke
Development Manager




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