Las Cruces RankingsEvery time I turn around it seems that Las Cruces, New Mexico has earned another award or recognition.  That is what makes relocating to or retiring in Las Cruces, NM such a great option. Be sure to Contact us today at 575-523-2500 if you’d like more information about retiring or relocating to Las Cruces.

Here is a summary of a few of the outstanding rankings and honors that Las Cruces has earned over the last decade:

  • #15 Top Boomtown in the U.S. – Inc. Magazine, 2007
  • Most Secure Place to Live, Medium-Sized City – Farmers Insurance Group, 2007
  • Number One Dream Town to Retire – AARP Magazine, Jul/Aug 2006
  • Safest City in the Country, Medium-Sized City – Farmers Insurance Group, 2006
  • Best Small Metro Area for Business & Careers – Forbes/Milken Institute, 2002-2005
  • Best Place to Retire – CNN/Money Magazine, 2005
  • One of the Best College Towns to Retire – Money Magazine, Nov 2005
  • Top 50 Motorcoach Destinations in the United States – American Bus Association, 2004 & 2005
  • New Mexico Sports Town of the Year – Sports Illustrated, May 2004
  • Top 10 Cities for Hispanics to Live – Hispanic Magazine, 2002 & 2003
  • Best Place to Live – Family Digest, Fall 2002
  • One of America’s Top 100 Retirement Towns – Where to Retire Magazine, Fall 2001

Do you know of other rankings?  Please leave us a comment about why you love Las Cruces!

Contact us today at 575-523-2500 for more information about the why Las Cruces, NM and Picacho Mountain rank so high top destinations to relocate or retireCustom Homes, Patio Homes, Town Homes, Neighborhood Retail, and more!



New Courtyard Home Virtual Tour

Enjoy this virtual tour our newest model courtyard home here in The Willows at Picacho Mountain. Based on the popular Encanto floor plan, this charming home blends indoor and outdoor living, making it the perfect place to enjoy the beautiful New Mexico climate. The spacious great room, flex room and kitchen all open to an intimate enclosed outdoor living space featuring an outdoor kitchen, bar and fire pit. The home also features an all new mud room/laundry room/utility office concept that connects the master closet and great room.

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New Home Construction

Custom Home Construction – Phase One

This clip kicks off our new “Custom Home Construction” video series showcasing a behind the scenes look into West Mesa Builders’ construction and design process. In the coming months we will cover everything from framing and insulation, to kitchen design and color selection. Bob and Karen Pofahl also share the stringent quality control steps they take to ensure each home is built to the highest standards and much more.

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Custom Home Tour With Karen

Custom home designer and builder Karen Pofahl, of West Mesa Builders, walks us through one or her new home during its final stages of construction. This 3600 square foot home is located in Picacho Mountain Master Planned Community and sits on a 2 acre lot that has breathtaking views of the Organ Mountains and Mesilla Valley. The home has a contemporary feel to it, yet seamlessly blends into the beautiful desert surroundings.

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