About The Team 

Welcome to Masonwood Development’s About Page, where we introduce you to the breadth and depth of our capabilities, particularly through Masonwood Services. This specialized division is dedicated to assisting single-family builders, multifamily builders, and retail users who might lack the necessary expertise to handle the complexities of real estate development in the crucial pre-construction phase. We offer a complete suite of services that includes site selection, feasibility analysis, and securing entitlements, ensuring a smooth transition from concept to construction.

With over three decades of industry presence, Masonwood has established a vast network of partnerships and a rich repository of expertise. This foundation allows us to guide our clients through the many facets of development with confidence and detailed precision. Our commitment to meticulously preparing projects for construction underscores our broader commitment to excellence and cements our position as a trusted advisor in the Texas real estate sector.

At Masonwood Development, we are not just about building properties—we’re about building possibilities. Our dedication to innovation, community enhancement, and sustainable growth makes us the perfect partner for those aiming to make a meaningful impact in Central Texas. As you get to know more about us, you’ll discover the reasons why we are the go-to choice for real estate development in the region.

The Masonwood Story

Masonwood Development has been a trusted leader in the Texas real estate industry since 1994. Rooted in a deep understanding of the state’s unique landscape and commitment to developing sustainable and attainable housing solutions for the Greater Austin area and beyond, our family-owned business has developed over 20 communities and delivered more than 15,000 lots to builders. Our portfolio spans master-planned, mixed-use, urban infill projects and a development services division delivering vertically integrated solutions for builders and retail users. This variety illustrates our adaptability and pioneering spirit in meeting the needs of Texas’s growing population.

Our Real Estate Development Services division caters to those without the expertise to handle the pre-construction phase, offering services from site selection to entitlements. With decades of experience and strong partnerships, we empower clients to build with confidence, establishing ourselves as trusted advisors in Texas’s dynamic real estate scene. Masonwood Development stands for growth, innovation, and community, becoming the go-to partner for impactful projects in Central Texas.



Why Choose Masonwood Development?

Trusted Leadership and Pioneering Innovation: With a legacy spanning over three decades, Masonwood Development stands as a testament to enduring quality and innovation in the Texas real estate industry. Our family-owned business prides itself on being a trusted advisor and leader in developing eco-friendly and affordable housing solutions tailored to the diverse needs of the Texas population.

Our Promise.

Your Partner in Growth and Success: Choosing Masonwood Development means opting for a company that stands firmly for growth, community, and innovative solutions. As your go-to partner for impactful projects in Central Texas, we commit to delivering excellence and supporting your visions every step of the way.


At Masonwood Development, our team is the cornerstone of our success. With decades of combined experience in real estate development, our dedicated professionals share a common passion for growth, innovation, and community building. Rooted in a deep understanding of Texas’s unique landscape and market trends, our experts work tirelessly to deliver sustainable and attainable housing solutions.

We pride ourselves on our adaptability, pioneering spirit, and unwavering commitment to meeting the evolving needs of Texas’s growing population. Whether it’s guiding clients through land entitlement deals or developing vibrant master-planned communities, the Masonwood team stands by your side, offering trusted expertise and personalized service every step of the way.

Jim Meredith



Jim Meredith, the visionary founder of Masonwood Development and Masonwood Homes, has been pivotal in shaping the Central Texas residential landscape since 1994. With over 15,000 lots developed across 20 communities, his commitment to quality, innovation, and partnership has established Masonwood as a leader in master-planned, mixed-use, and boutique urban communities. In 2018, Jim merged his expertise with Jim Gressett of Idea Homes to create Masonwood Homes, leveraging their team’s combined 120 years of industry experience for future success. Renowned for his strategic foresight, dedication to excellence, and strong community and industry relationships, Jim Meredith’s passion for transforming raw land into thriving communities drives Masonwood’s mission. Under his leadership, Masonwood continues to create sustainable, high-quality living environments, maintaining a legacy of innovation and community enhancement in Central Texas.

Jack Meredith

Chief Financial Officer


Jack Meredith serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Masonwood Development, a role he has excelled in since September 2019. With a solid foundation in finance and accounting from his Bachelor’s degree, Jack has been a pivotal figure in Masonwood for over seven years, guiding the financial strategy behind more than $100 million in projects and the development of 860 lots. His journey at Masonwood began as a Financial Analyst, quickly ascending to CFO thanks to his expertise and leadership. Prior to Masonwood, Jack gained valuable experience at G&C Excavators, progressing from Project Manager to Junior Estimator, where he specialized in civil construction plan take-offs. A native of Austin, TX, his deep understanding of the market has been instrumental in Masonwood’s success across various projects, including land acquisition, debt management, and development planning. Jack’s diverse experience and strategic financial management continue to drive Masonwood’s mission of developing sustainable and community-focused projects in Central Texas.

Natalie Roberts

Chief Marketing Officer


Natalie Roberts joined Masonwood in 2018 and now serves as the Chief Marketing Officer, bringing over two decades of marketing experience to her role. Her journey through the ranks of Streetman Homes, Mercedes Homes, MileStone Community Builders, and Mission Mortgage of Texas has equipped her with a profound expertise in strategic marketing and brand development. At Masonwood, Natalie’s leadership is characterized by her innovative approach to marketing and her dedication to enhancing the company’s brand visibility in new market sectors. She is responsible for leading the marketing team, formulating strategic objectives, and ensuring a cohesive brand message across various platforms. Natalie is central to the planning and execution of marketing strategies, prioritizing effective communication with our target audience. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Natalie is deeply committed to community service. Her active participation in organizations such as Austin’s Habitat for Humanity, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin reflects her dedication to making a meaningful impact in the community.

Patrick Floyd

Construction Manager


Patrick Floyd, who grew up in Austin, Texas, comes from a family line of real estate developers. Immersed in the industry from an early age, he has garnered multiple years of experience in both commercial and single-family development. Having managed numerous projects in both Austin and San Antonio Patrick is dedicated to delivering high-quality projects, consistently practicing exceptional communication and meticulous attention to detail. His deep-rooted passion for real estate and development reflects in his work. 

Tara Hatley

Project Manager


Tara Hatley brings over 15 years of valuable experience to the team as our Project Manager with experience spanning 7 years in Real Estate Development and an additional 15 years of collaborating with Austin’s Builders.  With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, Tara adeptly oversees every aspect of project management from feasibility studies to zoning regulations and entitlement processes. Her ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse teams are instrumental in fostering cohesive consultant relationships and ensuring seamless project execution.  Driven by a passion for innovation and a dedication to delivering quality projects, Tara plays a pivotal role in bringing our teams’ vision for thriving master-planned communities to life.