Estrella, 55+ community CantaMia at Estrella honored in 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona

The results are in – two master planned communities in Metro Phoenix developed and owned by Harvard Investments are listed among the Top 10 in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2024 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll.

Estrella in Goodyear, Arizona, is ranked No. 5; Cadence at Gateway in Mesa, Arizona, is ranked No. 9. In the Active Adult Communities Top 10, CantaMia by Taylor Morrison, the 55+ community at Estrella, is ranked No. 5.

Home to more than 8,000 families, Estrella is a 20,000-acre mixed-use master-planned community located in the City of Goodyear, approximately 17 miles west of Phoenix. Estrella’s 500-plus acres of open space include more than 50 parks and 65 miles of paths and trails, plus 72 acres of lakes for kayaking, sailing, and catch-and-release fishing.

Amenities include Starpointe and Presidio Residents’ Clubs, the Yacht Club of Estrella, two fitness centers, resort-style swimming pools, basketball, volleyball, pickleball, and tennis courts. Estrella is also home to a Nicklaus-design Championship golf course, The Golf Club of Estrella.

Cadence at Gateway is a 444-acre master-planned community in Mesa, within the desirable Gateway corridor in the Southeast Valley. Cadence is designed as a mixed-use community resplendent with amenities that go far beyond the norm. The center point for the community is The Square, featuring resort-style pools, a complete fitness center, community center, and a large event gathering space perfect for weddings and community gatherings.

Check out the Top 10 lists here.

Find your new home at and discover why 8,000 families already call this diverse, welcoming West Valley master-planned community home. Located in Goodyear, Arizona amongst pristine mountains and a dramatic desert landscape, Estrella amenities include multiple Residents’ Clubs, resort-style pools and a waterpark, 72 acres of lakes, 65-plus miles of paths and trails, the Yacht Club of Estrella, the award-winning Nicklaus Design course at the Golf Club of Estrella, community welcome, and more than 50 signature and neighborhood parks.