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.

Imperial is a community by Johnson Development Corp., an award-winning residential and commercial land development company that was established in 1975. Johnson Development has founded its success on vibrant, responsible development and innovative master planning that has set the standard for residential communities.

Johnson Development has been involved in more than 100 projects, with more than 43,000 acres developed for master-planned communities, multi-use commercial parks, office buildings, retail centers and residential subdivisions. Johnson Development is the force behind many of Houston’s most successful master-planned communities and has 17 active developments, including 14 in Houston — Riverstone, Sienna Plantation, Woodforest, Cross Creek Ranch, Edgewater, Fall Creek, Grand Central Park, Harmony, Harvest Green, Imperial, Tuscan Lakes, Jordan RanchVeranda and Willow Creek Farms. The company also has the active development of Viridian and Trinity Falls in Dallas-Fort Worth and is developing Lake Arrowhead in Atlanta.

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

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Shay Shafie - Johnson Development
Shay Shafie
General Manager

Jerry Ulke - Johnson Development
Jerry Ulke
Development Manager


Johnson Development is proud to be a supporter of the Arbor Day Foundation. We are committed to being kind to our planet by planting and preserving thousands of trees
in our communities annually.



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