Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

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Byline: Story by Glen Rosales For the Journal * Photographs by Pat Vasquez-Cunningham of the Journal

Rutledge Homes is filling up its corner of High Desert

Kyle Rutledge almost can't believe the success he has enjoyed in High Desert. The area was supposed to take 10 to 12 years to build out, he said, adding, "instead, it's going to be finished in six or seven years."

The Rutledge Homes' Canyons subdivision has just 18 lots left. And that has the custom builder in something of a quandary.

"In another three years, this will be over," Rutledge said. "Then I don't know what I'm going to do. I'm not trying to be funny: I don't know something that I'm going to go next. …

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