A Real Estate Investment and Development Company Centered on Accountability, Integrity, and Sustainability


Touchstone Communities is a San Diego-based real estate investment and land development company specializing in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of mixed-use and master-planned communities. Our portfolio includes modern home designs, retail centers, office and professional spaces, apartment complexes, recreational amenities, and regional infrastructure.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for American families through smart and sustainable community planning. We prioritize innovative design concepts that minimize environmental impact and integrate features that promote healthier lifestyles.

At Touchstone Communities, we are committed to being responsible stewards of the land, fostering positive relationships with local communities, and delivering strong investment returns. Our ultimate goal is to create vibrant places that residents are proud to call home.


  • Kerry Garza
    Kerry Garza Founder & President

Kerry Garza founded Touchstone Communities in 2000 with a vision to create attractive, sustainable communities that enhance family life through diverse amenities and a strong sense of neighborhood. With more than 40 years of experience in land development and the creation and construction of over 35,000 homes and several million square feet of commercial buildings, Kerry excels in navigating complex regulatory processes, addressing challenges, building strong relationships with stakeholders, and bringing the vision to life.

Kerry has created and overseen many projects with budgets exceeding $250 million, which have included major infrastructure elements such as highways, sewer treatment plants, pump stations, fire stations, and environmental mitigation and preservation.

Kerry has built a prestigious company – known for its expertise, integrity and credibility with award-winning and sustainable projects across California. Kerry’s commitment to quality and his attention to detail have established him as an exceptional developer and trusted partner.


Park Circle

 Valley Center, CA

Park Circle is a horizontal mixed-use master-planned community in the heart of Valley Center, CA. Located in North San Diego County, Valley Center offers residents an escape to clean air, highly rated schools, walking and biking trails, and great weather. All while still being a short commute to employment centers. Park Circle is designed in the classic American Heritage style with a variety of amenities and home types that will accommodate all buyers.

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