The Colony is City by the Lake in Denton County with the shores of Lake Lewisville as its backyard and all the big city advantages nearby. From leisure activities, business and play, The Colony offers it all. The Colony features miles of trails and green space, offering all kinds of outdoor recreation which have earned The Colony designations as both a Tree City USA and a Playful City USA. Its Five Star Athletic Complex helped The Colony be tapped by Sports Illustrated as its 50th Anniversary Sports Town of the United States. It is corporate headquarter for Pizza Inn and the Edward Don distribution center. All this might be enough for some cities, but The Colony isn’t content to be just like any other suburb.
The Colony is a vibrant community that embraces economic growth, and because of that has landed of the largest retail furniture development in the nation. Upon completion in 2015, Grandscape will introduce one of the largest and most unique mixed-use real estate developments in the world with over 400 acres and 3.9 million square feet of retail, entertainment, dining and attractions. It is expected to create 2,000 jobs and attract between 8 to 10 million visitors a year. Its anchor tenant, Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas, will be the largest furniture store in the nation offering furniture, flooring, appliances and electronics in a distribution center that is more than 22 football fields in size. It will offer a true, one-stop shop for household items with in-stock product and same-day pickup available. The Warren Buffet-owned furniture store has become a magnet for other commercial developers. TopGolf-The Colony is already one of the region’s premier new attractions, opened just across the street.
The Colony also ranked No. 10 on Money’s list of “Where Homes are Affordable.” With a median home price of $135,863, the city enjoys a wealth of housing options, from one-bedroom apartments to lakeside mansions. The Colony is located inside both the Lewisville Independent School District and the Little Elm Independent School District. The Lewisville ISD has built six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school inside the city limits. The Little Elm ISD is currently building a K-8 Stem Academy in The Tribute subdivision with a focus on teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics to meet demand for the technology dependent society of today and tomorrow.
In 1999, Courtney Robinson traded Boston’s three seasons of winter for the warm and welcoming spirit of the North Texas community. She has lived in Dallas, Denton, McKinney, and Melissa and has made her home in Plano since 2009.
She holds a Master's degree in Secondary Education from the University of North Texas and has spent most of her years as a Texan as a middle school teacher in Plano.
A life-long learner, Courtney is always looking for opportunities to improve the process of buying and selling homes in order to increase her clients’ comfort. Her strengths in planning and organization help her clients experience a tranquil transition; her methodical approach reduces the likelihood of surprises; and her razor-sharp research skills help to protect her clients’ investments.
Personable and professional, Courtney Robinson can turn a journey of a thousand miles into an easily-accomplished series of steps. Don’t mistake her compassion for complacency-- during negotiations and closing procedures, she represents her clients skillfully and tenaciously. She is as knowledgeable as she is calm and as thorough as she is patient.
Diligent, responsive, and always willing to go above and beyond to assure a calm and comfortable experience for her buyers and sellers, Courtney is proud to exceed expectations as a member of JP and Associates REALTORS.