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Kresston Real Estate

Kresston is a brand new community located in Magnolia, TX. It is being managed by Johnson Development Corp. and is planned to open in late 2024/early 2025. Kresston includes 1,400 acres to encompass approximately 3,600 homes. Amenities are to be announced. This Montgomery community is situated at the intersection of highway 249 and FM 1486, and will have direct access to the new 249 Aggies Expressway Extension to 105. There are plans for 9 model homes.

Schools Servicing Kresston

Residents of Kresston will be zoned to Magnolia ISD. There are plans for an on-site school as well. Magnolia West High School is an authorized IB World School. The program is offered to Junior and Senior students on campus. Those who complete the IB Diploma Programme and receive an IB Diploma are guaranteed 24 credit hours at any public Texas University.

How did Kresston get it’s name? The founder of Johnson Development Corp., Larry Johnson, grew up in the West Texas town of Kress about an hour South of Amarillo. Raised amidst a 300-acre tenant farm, Larry’s days were filled with milking cows, hauling hay, and countless hours spent atop his father’s trusty Ford tractor. It was there that the value of hard work and cultivated a deep-seated affection for the land—a passion that would later fuel his ascent as a leader in residential development. Larry passed away in 2022, and the name was a tribute to his history.

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