Parker Development Unveils New Projects
Parker Development officials unveiled proposals for four large residential projects this week. If approved and built, the projects will further shape the community Bill Parker helped define, pumping more than $1 billion into the local economy, bringing jobs and providing rooftops local business owners say they need to survive.
El Dorado Hills is young enough that some of its creators are still around. Founder Alan Lindsay is gone, but the next two in line — Tony Mansour and Bill Parker — are still here, having apparently survived another recession, eager to resume plans that have sat on the drawing board for years.
Parker is 1,000 lots shy of completing Serrano, the planned community he launched 22 years ago. The current proposed projects will likely take at least that long, he said.
He credits some good years at the front end of the housing bubble for providing him the wherewithal to launch Marble Valley, Serrano Westside and Pedregal.
The three projects made their first official appearance at the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 13, when ...