Though not booming at the same rate as Bluebonnet’s western areas, there are other housing developments dotting the co-op’s service area. Bastrop County will add 500 houses in five developments in the next few years. The EDC Business Park is slated for Giddings. Brenham has several smaller housing and retail developments. Bluebonnet also continues to see steady business from oil fields. Growth in other Bluebonnet Counties
Real estate consultant Eldon Rude of Austin said his clients once weren’t interested in the communities along the Texas 130 toll road corridor.
Long-term planning has Bluebonnet well prepared for growth
The growth transforming cities and school districts in Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s western service area is no surprise. The co-op has been laying the technology groundwork for it for years. Today, Bluebonnet is improving processes to make operations more efficient and responsive, and planning new facilities to accommodate growing service demands.
Growth in other counties:
WASHINGTON COUNTY: Ralston Creek Estates, a subdivision being built in Brenham, and Burton Villas, a 22-lot subdivision in the Zionsville area off FM 2679; The Crosswinds Estate, a 14-lot development near Brenham, is complete.
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