This is a perfectly good example why buying new construction is never a good idea. As a former realtor, I know builders and developers know very well that buyers LOVE new construction and will overlook many things to move into a brand new house. Reality is builders need a profit and as for amenities, it will cost the builder more money than he wants to spend so why not save the money from the second subdivision and have the owners from both subdivision share all the amenities. The bad news is future buyers may pay less for their homes than you paid for yours. If that's the case, you just lost some value in your house.
It's not what you want to hear but it looks like your subdivision won't have exclusive use of amenities. You and the other 17 owners can fight the builder and have the builder finish the amenities but be prepared for the builder to cry that he doesn't have the money available.... more