GILBERT -- Valley homebuilder Meritage has just broken ground on a new subdivision that's the first of it's kind in the country.
The 400 homes in Lyon's Gate near Ray and Higley roads in Gilbert will have a variety of standard green features and energy-efficient technology designed to save buyers some big bucks, including up to 80 percent on the utility bills.
The best part for buyers is that those money-saving eco-friendly features won't cost extra.
Lyon's Gate will have homes ranging from 1,600 to 2,400-square feet. Prices are expected to start at about $180,000.
Tess Rafols got the lowdown on Lyon's Gate from C.R. Herro of Meritage Homes.