Press Release | 2/28/2024

Hillwood Welcomes Highland Homes to Hillwood Commons II at Alliance Town Center

(FORT WORTH, TX – February 28, 2024) — Highland Homes, an award-winning Texas homebuilder with communities in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and Austin, has signed a lease at Hillwood Commons II and will be the first customer at Hillwood’s newly constructed Class A office within Alliance Town Center.

Hillwood Commons II, located at 9900 Hillwood Parkway, is a four-story Class A office building at Alliance Town Center, a 900-acre vibrant master-planned community anchored by a robust medical district, major retailers, and high-quality, upscale living options in north Fort Worth. 

Construction and interior finish out of Highland Homes’ space is underway through this spring. It will be the homebuilder’s fifth location in Texas and serve as a hub for more than 175 local employees.

Tailored for workforce attraction and retention, Hillwood Commons II features sustainable LEED design features, EV charging stations, floor-to-ceiling windows, outdoor meeting spaces and centralized common areas conducive to flexible space plan layouts, earning a WiredScore Gold Certification. With direct access to Interstate 35W, the building is conveniently positioned within 15 minutes of downtown Fort Worth and 25 minutes from DFW International Airport.

“Hillwood remains an industry leader in the office market, creating this forward-thinking building with an expandable design option while prioritizing a healthy work-life balance,” said Steve Aldrich, senior vice president of Hillwood. “We’ve built Hillwood Commons II with an emphasis on the highest quality design and finishes, all within an ideal location to two walkable parks, fitness centers, and retail options.”

The 135,000-square-foot building is designed to accommodate an expansion of up to 270,000 square feet with an additional building connected by an outdoor courtyard and walkway, offering maximum flexibility for growing companies.

Situated across from Bluestem Park and Prairie Vista Park, Hillwood Commons II promotes a healthy lifestyle with walkability to a variety of multifamily housing options, new retail and dining amenities, a new grocer, and fitness facilities, like Life Time.

About Alliance Town Center

Alliance Town Center is a 900-acre mixed-use development within Hillwood’s expansive AllianceTexas development that offers premier amenities that embody modern living principles, featuring convenient access to Class A office spaces, unmatched retail and entertainment options, recreational parks and trails, and premier living options. Developed with wellness and sustainability at the core, the facilities, amenities and living spaces support healthy choices and active, social living year-round. Experience the value of a master-planned community centered on health and wellness at Alliance Town Center. For additional information, please visit

About AllianceTexas

Developed by Hillwood, AllianceTexas is an unparalleled regional success story that has transformed the North Texas economy and connected the area to global industry. Consisting of 27,000 acres, the development is anchored by the world’s first dedicated industrial airport, Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW), and hosts one of the nation’s premier intermodal hubs. Today, AllianceTexas is home to 575 companies that have created more than 66,000 direct jobs and have approximately 58 million square feet of developed commercial real estate assets. The development’s cumulative impact since 1989 is an estimated $120 billion for the North Texas region. For additional information, please visit

About Highland Homes

Founded in 1985, Highland Homes is an employee-owned company that builds nearly 4,000 homes across Texas each year and is among the largest and most trusted single-family new home builders in the country. A commitment to excellence has earned the company many industry awards, including consistent high rankings by J.D. Power and Associates, nine People’s Choice Builder of the Year and multiple home of the Year awards, as well as the Dallas Morning News People’s Choice winner for Best Builder and Best Luxury Builder. Highland was ranked sixth among the Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Texas by Fortune Magazine in 2023 and ranked first in Fortune Best Workplaces in Construction™ 2022 (Small and Medium). For more information, visit