Masterplan Spotlight: River Islands in Lathrop, California

Aerial view of River Islands masterplan in Lathrop, California
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Masterplan Post iconWe had a chance to learn all about the desirable lifestyle at River Islands masterplan from River Islands Marketing Director Colleen Edwards and Northern California Richmond American Senior Marketing Manager Diana Moore.

Location Perks

River Islands is situated in the Central Valley of California in the city of Lathrop. It is approximately 35 minutes from Dublin and equidistant from San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento. Residents also enjoy easy access to I-5, I-580 and BART. The community was designed to create a relaxed lifestyle with many opportunities for water recreation, including lakes and some homes with boat docks for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. The masterplan boasts proximity to the San Joaquin River and a peaceful, natural environment with trails and wildlife.

Nearby Employers

There are many offices, corporate headquarters and distribution centers nearby. Major employers in the area include Amazon, Tesla, In-N-Out Burger, UPS and Ghirardelli Chocolate.

Buyer Insights

Homebuyers in a variety of life stages call River Islands home. Many people who work in the Bay Area move to the neighborhood to enjoy a suburban lifestyle and a larger home. It’s common to find multiple generations living in River Islands—grandparents love living near their grandkids! When Richmond American started planning Watermark at River Islands, consideration was given to designing homes that would suit the lifestyle needs of a wide range of buyers.

Masterplan Amenities

River Islands has a brand-new Welcome Center with a wrap-around porch, meeting facilities and more. The masterplan encourages residents to network with their neighbors. There is also an 18-mile trail system, parks, ponds and two popular charter schools geared toward science and the arts. When the community is complete, there will be nine schools.

Ready to start selling?
Richmond American is proud to offer four floor plans from the Seasons™ Collection at this location—homes with popular features, hundreds of personalization options and an amazing price point.