New home construction in Corpus Christi is booming. The population increase due to the oil production in the area has spurred new developments in every area of the city. If you’re looking for modern family homes close to the city, the Southside is for you. You can find new luxury homes in established communities or brand-new developments along the Oso Bay. New constructions on Padre Island are growing at a slower pace, but there is still a selection of new homes at a variety of price points, as well as empty lots to design your dream home.