Developer's Story


Santaluz is a model of innovative design with special care taken to protect the 3,800-acre community's natural character and enhance the "Early California" setting. Named "Best Master-Planned Community in Southern California" by the Building Industry Association, Santaluz also received the Gold Nugget Award for "Best Land Plan" at the Pacific Coast Conference. Santaluz is a collaboration the high-quality, large-scale real estate developer DMB Associates, Inc. and one of the top homebuilders in North America, Taylor Morrison.

DMB Associates, Inc., is a national leader in the development of livable communities that provide sustainable, environmental, economic, lifestyle and aesthetic value. As a diversified real estate investment and development firm, DMB has real estate holdings that include current and planned resort/recreational and primary residential communities, signature commercial developments, country clubs, health clubs and spas that are located in Arizona, California, Utah and Hawaii. DMB communities are unique expressions of their people, place and surroundings and are thoughtfully designed to leave a lasting legacy that can be enjoyed and appreciated by future generations. Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, the DMB name is synonymous with the highest quality development. DMB's name is synonymous with projects that include a true lifestyle experience and include the following properties:

  • Arizona
    • DC Ranch
      An 8,281-acre community in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale
      Website

      Silverleaf
      A Weiskopf design in the McDowell Mountains of Scottsdale, Arizona
      Website

      Forest Highlands
      An 1,100-acre private community with two Tom Weiskopf courses in the mountains of Flagstaff, Arizona
      Website

  • California
    • Martis Camp
      A 2,177-acre private community between Truckee and Lake Tahoe
      Website

      Lahontan
      A private golf community in North Lake Tahoe, California
      Website

  • Utah
    • Glenwild
      A 900-acre private community with a Tom Fazio course in Park City Website

  • Hawaii
    • Kukui'ula
      A golf course community on the Poipu side of Kauai, Hawaii Website


Taylor Morrison was the builder of the Casitas and the Posadas, Santaluz's awarding winning home collections, as well as the managing partner of the Santaluz development. They are known for building a wide range of product for discerning homebuyers across the country. With more than 280 communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas, Taylor Morrison offers first-time, mid-market and mid-to-upscale housing in both master-planned communities and urban infill neighborhoods. The company also operates under the Monarch brand in Ontario, Canada, where it builds single-family homes and high-rise condominiums. Taylor Morrison is a wholly owned subsidiary of Taylor Wimpey plc (LON: TW), a homebuilding company with 125 years of experience and operations in the United Kingdom, North America, Spain and Gibraltar. For more information visit www.taylormorrison.com.

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