"...Over the years, the meditating community of Radiance matured, with DevCo maintaining its economic vitality by selling large lots in the adjoining communities of Goldenwood and Goldenwood West. The three low-density subdivisions each have their own neighborhood associations, but the communities share a winding thoroughfare off FM 1826, as well as a single wooden sign -- "Goldenwood" -- that greets visitors at the entrance..."
"...Although the property belongs to Black Market Investments, a business entity owned by Terry Black and his sons, Mark has led efforts to develop the property. At the meeting, which was held at the Driftwood Firehouse in July of 2017, Mark told those in attendance that he was planning to build two 300-person wedding venues on a 64-acre lot right next to three residential developments: Radiance, Goldenwood, and Goldenwood West...."
"...As a development cooperative that owned 900 acres of the old Christal Ranch, the New Age landowners began selling off large lots to like-minded individuals committed to sparing trees in the name of progress. Over time, Radiance grew to include two other communities -- Goldenwood and Goldenwood West...."
"...I am writing as President of the Goldenwood Property Owners Association regarding Sen. Ken Armbrister's Senate Bill 1771 (the House companion bill is Rep..."
"...Residents in nearby Goldenwood and Radiance subdivisions are spearheading the formation of an alliance along FM 1826 to closely monitor other developments in the planning stages. Some communities impacted by the growth include the 145-year-old Friendship Baptist Church and the much younger Barsana Dham, a Hindu temple..."
"...The Save Our Springs Alliance, which describes the Cypress project as "the next Circle C Ranch," argued against the drilling, fearing what might come next: If Cypress engineers determine that wells can produce the quantity and quality of water needed for the development, they'll come back to the BSEACD board to request a permit to draw water from the Edwards Aquifer. Residents of the nearby Goldenwood subdivision fear their own water supply would be threatened if Cypress were given the green light..."
"...Why am I not surprised that the good ol' Chron would paint the flower-child foundations of Radiance in such glowing, sympathetic terms ["Matter Over Mind," Sept. 21]? As a 17-year property owner in Goldenwood West, I've had lots of personal experience with the legal and financial mess left by the business naiveté and unfulfilled promises of the oh-so-gentle-and-laid-back TM-ers who headed long-defunct DevCo..."