Canadian Builder Talks U.S. Expansion

Empire Communities opens its first U.S. division in Houston. By Brian Croce | January 27, 2017 The Toronto Maple Leafs’ best player is teenager Auston Matthews from Arizona. When the National Hockey League (NHL) entered into non-traditional hockey markets like Arizona and Florida in the 1990s, it did so with the hopes of growing the game nationally. ...

Dellrose Community Names Fall Promotion Winner

By Empire Communities | January 18, 2017   (Hockley, Texas – Jan. 18, 2017)                A casual home shopping visit to see models in Northwest Houston’s Dellrose community last fall has left one lucky visitor $1,000 richer. Empire Continental Land, developer of 600-acre Dellrose, recently awarded Sheena Singh two $500 VISA gift cards a ...

Six shots with a Canadian residential developer entering the Houston market

By Houston Business Journal | November 22, 2016 Andrew Guizzetti fell in love with Houston on a hunting trip several years ago. After tasting some barbecue, pecan pie and Blue Bell ice cream, the Canadian developer was sold. Guizzetti, the CFO and executive vice president of Empire, would launch a residential development and homebuilding division in Houston ...

Why this Canadian developer launched its U.S. homebuilding division in Houston

By Houston Business Journal| November 8, 2016 A Canadian developer has entered the U.S. market, building its first home in Houston. Empire — which has built more than 10,000 homes and condominiums in Canada — began expanding to Houston four years ago. The Toronto-based developer, under its land division Empire Continental Land, has developed a few hundred ho ...

Empire Launches 6th Texas Community

Empire Communities| December 5, 2016 Empire Continental Land is continuing its expansion into the Texas market, with the start of its sixth local community Empire, one of Canada’s leading developers and homebuilders, has started development of a 206-acre parcel west of State Highway 146 and north of FM 646 in League City. The community will offer approximately ...