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Credit: City of Plano An aerial shot of West Plano neighborhoods and homes.
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Plano Ranked as Best City in the US for Family Renters

Plano ranks as the best city for family renters, a recent analysis finds.   The ranking analyzed a total of 136 cities with at least 10,000 apartment units across three main categories: cost of living and housing, local economy and quality of life. The categories were compiled from 25 metrics including availability of family-sized apartments and...

Get to Know Lisa Bloskas & Emily Hohenstein of Willow Bend Title Company
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Get to Know Lisa Bloskas & Emily Hohenstein of Willow Bend Title Company

Today, we are pleased to introduce you to Lisa Bloskas & Emily Hohenstein, founder, and president, respectively, of Willow Bend Title Company in McKinney, TX. Industry: Real Estate – Title & Escrow Services What do you do, and who do you serve? Willow Bend Title Company™ is a female-founded, locally-owned title company that brings 30+...

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JCPenney Welcomes 2000 Employees in Return to Office Launch

JCPenney announced today the reopening of its new corporate offices at the Campus at Legacy West (CALWest). A long-standing North Texas business community member, JCPenney’s return to its Plano campus marks a transformative moment for the company as it drives forward a new hybrid work strategy for associates. JCPenney welcomes back more than 2,000 associates...

NexPoint's James Dondero with 5400 Legacy Drive (James Dondero, NexPoint Advisors, Getty)
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EDS Headquarters to Get $4 Billion Redevelopment

NexPoint Advisors is ramping up redevelopment plans at the former Electronic Data Systems headquarters in Plano. The Dallas-based firm, led by James Dondero, wants to build up to 775 residential units and a hotel at 5400 Legacy Drive, adding to its ambitious plan to transform the 91-acre office campus into a $3 billion, 200-acre life sciences campus,...

New Gated Rental Home Community Coming to Princeton
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New Gated Rental Home Community Coming to Princeton

As Princeton continues to grow, council considered another development plan that is proposing to build over 500 homes near its current Eastridge subdivision. A representative of the Garden Homes of Venice development went before council during the Monday, July 11, regular meeting. The action item was part of a development agreement that would incorporate the...

Jerry Jones Real Estate Company to Start Development in Prosper
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Jerry Jones Real Estate Company to Start Development in Prosper

Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys and Blue Star Land, is currently undertaking a residential and retail development surrounding the iconic silos in Prosper, Texas more than two years after acquiring the property.  According to The Dallas Morning News, huge storage silos were once used to stockpile grain for nearby egg and poultry farms. Many...

Majority of Plano Residents ‘Uncomfortable’ with STRs
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Majority of Plano Residents ‘Uncomfortable’ with STRs

More than 60% of respondents to a Plano community survey reported they would be “very uncomfortable” having a short-term rental on their block, according to data presented at a June 12 City Council meeting. Results from the community survey, which concluded in May, will inform the discussions of a short-term rental citizen task force. The task force...

A resort hotel and conference center at Craig Ranch is expected to open soon.
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Marriott Could Be Headed to McKinney

The project is a to-be-built 285-key Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott located in McKinney, TX. It will become the gateway project for the 2,200-acre mixed-use Craig Ranch development. The hotel will be situated across the street from the nationally recognized Craig Ranch TPC golf course and will have 36,000 SF of state-of-the-art meeting space, a...

The Lakeside Park project on Preston Road in Prosper will include shops, restaurants and offices.(Contributed / MQ Development )
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Retail, Restaurant, Shopping Project Underway

Developers have gotten approvals for a new retail and commercial complex in Prosper. Dallas-based MQ Development Co. plans to develop the 7-building retail, restaurant and office project on Preston Road north of Prosper Trail. The 48,000-square-foot development will be just north of the Kroger Marketplace shopping center, the Shops at Preston Trail. The “mix of retail, restaurants and...

Oxenfree at Princeton is part of Core Spaces’ initiative to deliver 20 build-to-rent communities across the country by 2026.
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Princeton Build-to-Rent Community Project Underway

Core Spaces, a developer with offices in Chicago and Austin, is underway on construction of Oxenfree at Princeton, a 408-unit build-to-rent residential community located on the northeastern outskirts of Dallas. The site spans 50 acres, and the development will feature a mix of single-family and townhome-style residences with three distinct architectural styles. Oxenfree at Princeton...