Lennar plans large subdivision in Forsyth County

Homebuilding giant Lennar is proposing a massive complex of houses and townhomes in Forsyth County.

The Georgia division of the Miami–based homebuilder has proposed Mountain Crest, a project with 572 single family homes and 124 townhouses west of Cumming along Chamblee Gap Road, according to a Development of Regional Impact filing posted this month with the state Department of Community Affairs.

The proposed $280 million project, to take place over multiple phases through 2022, includes a trail network to the Big Creek Greenway, according to the filing.

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