The Hunt Highway portion that lies between Johnson Ranch and Florence was a dangerous dirt road. George saw this serious problem and addressed it.
Johnson Utilities in Pinal County, was the first in the state to use solar energy to fully power a waste water-treatment facility.
George often makes considerable donations to local and statewide charities involving children.
It is no secret that George utilizes many of his own resources to help and support his community.
The Golf Club at Oasis is a hidden gem located along Hunt Highway. Initially opened in 2003 the course features nine fairways and 18 greens. It's a nice, affordable course for the many residents and snowbirds who play it.
A native Arizonan with over 60 years experience in planning and developing residential, retail, recreational and resort properties. He has been involved in award winning projects in Arizona such as the El Conquistador Resort Hotel and Golf Course in Tucson and the Indian Bend Wash in Scottsdale which demonstrate his creative abilities and sensitivity to the needs of an area. He started Johnson Utilities Water Company which serves the San Tan Valley area and it has grown to one of the largest private water/wastewater treatment utilities in Arizona.
Over 60 years of experience
Traversing 11 miles through the heart of Scottsdale. This world-renown flood control project is rated among the top urban "green spaces" in Arizona.
Located in Scottsdale, AZ founded 36 years ago, this award winning club offers an exciting blend of racquet sports, fitness and swim amenities.
George envisioned and developed Johnson Ranch which was the first housing community in what is now called San Tan Valley, AZ.
George saw there was a huge need for a community library as there were no libraries in the area. He generously donated the building, books and computers for the library in March, 2011.
George developed and built this world renowned resort and it opened in 1982. It is located in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Florence School District was in dire need of an elementary school. George felt an obligation to help after he saw the distance children had to be bussed to school. He donated both the land and construction for the Walker Butte School.
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