Alta Terra

Location: Portales, New Mexico

Developer/Owner: Portales 801 Inc./U.S.National Housing I.L.P

Architect: Williams and Associates, Houston, TX

Contractor: Metri Constructors, Inc., a J.A. Jones Company

Lender: S.B.C. Warburg Dillon Read Inc.

Tenant: United States Government, Department of the Air Force

Size: 44 Acres, 150 Single Family Houses

Features: Alta Terra was designed to provide an attractive, high-quality living place for families assigned to Cannon Air Force Base, located 20 miles north. Each of the brick and vinyl-sided single-family homes has two to four bedrooms and an attached garage. They are located on individually subdivided sites. The community also offers playground areas and a recreation/maintenance building.