DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 09, 2016) - Sustainability, environmental stewardship, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle are all important components of open green areas in any neighborhood. As a developer of residential communities in the Dallas area, Marcus Hiles is honored to be able to donate land for community parks and provide the much-needed property for natural recreation spaces. Trees, plants and wildlife are essential for life and allow families, couples and individuals a place for relaxation. These spots can only thrive through the generous work and dedication of people and businesses, such as Hiles, devoted to environmentally friendly efforts.
Urban parks and wilderness environments increase the health and well-being of the citizens who live nearby and are fundamental resource for strengthening American cities. The U.S. Centre for Disease Control (CDC) research shows an exciting and positive correlation between access to community areas and likelihood of someone choosing to exercise. Having open recreation space in the vicinity of where people live encourages physical activity, fellowship and fun. Parks often become the unique hub of a city and are an investment in the growth of the neighborhood. Knowing the importance of public space for leisure and enjoyment of nature, Marcus Hiles has contributed to the transformation of multiple Texas cities with his generous gift. Inspired to create amazing places to live, these community parks are an essential part of his vision. His mandate for eco-friendly business extends to his company that annually plants trees by the thousands. Neighborhoods with access to green space, surrounded by living things, vegetation and wildlife are healthier, friendlier, more inviting and prosperous.
The benefits of urban wildernesses enhance the local eco-system in many positive ways. Not only do trees and plants create life-giving oxygen; they play a crucial role in retaining ground and rain water, and removing toxins from the surrounding air. American Forests is an organisation that studies municipal forests and the repercussions of declining natural areas in cities. They educate and provide fascinating information like the fact that two trees can make enough oxygen for one person and can absorb twenty pounds of air pollution every year. Parks also provide shade, cooling down a significant area and reducing heat retention. Air-conditioning requirements are lower in a community with ample canopy coverage. A car that is placed in the shade stays fifty degrees cooler than one parked in the sun. In urban locations natural spaces must be created and maintained through human intervention and assistance.
Marcus Hiles is a Texas-based real estate entrepreneur and investor. As Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Western Rim Properties and Newport Classic Homes, he is a visionary developer, committed to designing and expanding high-quality communities with executive residential rentals available throughout the region. The company manages and owns more than 15,000 luxury properties that include affordable world-class amenities and a focus on a healthy lifestyle. These dwellings emphasize family with permanent ecological public areas, first-rate schools and recreation locations at the forefront of importance. One of Hiles' personal goals is to increase the tree canopy in Texas substantially. His passion to help others extends to philanthropic activities and his association with different state boards.
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