A Look at the Impact of Plano’s Enterprising Legacy West Development

by Tracy Hookstra | February 7, 2017

The 3 billion dollar Legacy West development in Plano TX is attracting big business to this growing city. And with that business growth, including a new home to companies like JPMorgan Chase, Liberty Mutual and Toyota, comes an endless supply of new jobs.

Consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing cities and offering a booming economy, Plano is one of the top places to live in the United States. Situated about twenty miles north of downtown Dallas, this vibrant community is quickly becoming home to many thousands of businesses and young families.

The mayor of Plano, Harry A. LaRosiliere, is thrilled about the blossoming development within his community. “Plano has boldly embraced our identity as a premiere, diverse and inclusive world-class city that comfortably competes on the global stage for any business, family or individual looking for a place to call home. Because of our economic development activity, Plano and North Texas thrives as the place for opportunity. We are a place for everyone to dream. Through job creation and an environment that fosters business growth, prosperity becomes a reality. Plano is the City of the Future and will eagerly welcome new businesses, amenities and people. Plano awaits you with open arms!”

What is Legacy West?

The Legacy West project is an enterprising development of stores, restaurants, offices, hotels, condominiums, apartments and a movie theater. Covering 240 acres at the corner of the State Highway 121 and Dallas North Tollway, the development spans three and a half blocks from Headquarters Drive to Legacy Drive north.

Stretched over 168 acres within the Legacy West family-friendly neighborhood, the Shops at Legacy is located right in the middle of Legacy Town Center and is boasts corporate headquarters, boutique shopping, urban design homes, world-renowned restaurants, a full-service hotel and more than eight acres of public trails and parks. The Shops of Legacy West is the area’s hot spot for nightlife and dining attracting residents from both North Plano and Frisco.

The Economic Impact of the Legacy West Development

Over the last twelve months, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has experienced an explosion of more than 103,000 jobs in the private sector. That news gives DFW the title of having the second largest increase of private jobs in the entire nation. Even with the drop in oil prices that have created economic problems in Oklahoma and Houston, Dallas was able to flourish.

Legacy West is home to both large and small businesses and thousands of thriving workers. With more than 325 thousand square feet of exceptional office space, all close enough to walk between, there’s lots of space for even more prosperous ventures.

Living at Legacy West

Offering a wide variety of possibilities to call your home, living at Legacy West keeps you at the heart of the excitement. With over 600 luxury rentals, the Grand high-rise residences offer a taste of the finer things in life including a wellness studio, rooftop lounge, health club, dog park and pool with cabana; to name just a few.

The Villas is situated on a one-acre private park nestled amongst a plethora of greenery, open areas and even a dog park. Windrose and the Britton Homes at Legacy West offer 127 single family villas with a range from 1800 to 3900 square feet of luxurious living space throughout one, two and three story homes. The impressive 24 story Windrose Tower makes it possible for you to live a life luxury right next to all of the thrills of the Legacy West. Remarkable comforts and indulgent attention to detail, these elegant urban homes come with outdoor kitchens, balcony fireplaces, fitness centers and a concierge service.

If you are looking for a home in Legacy West and the Plano TX area, you need the help of an experienced Realtor. At The Jan Richey Team, we know Legacy West and the Plano TX area, and we can help you get the home of your dreams at a price you can afford. To find out more about how we can help you get into the best neighborhoods in Plano, TX, call us at The Jan Richey Team at (972) 742-0177 or visit janrichey.com.

The Jan Richey Team | Plano Real Estate | (972) 742-0177