Plano, Texas has a rapidly growing population and a lot to offer its residents. The city’s economy is thriving and the city government is interested in forming successful partnerships with local businesses. There are a number of large corporations calling Plano home, including JC Penny, EDS, Frito-Lay, Alcatel, and Dr. Pepper. Plano has internationally-recognized Police and Fire Departments, as well as an abundance of open space and parkland, award-winning schools, and easy access to regional airports. Opening of the new Legacy west center , a mixed use development of restaurants , office , retail and more . Aerospace giant Boeing Aerospace giant Boeing recently announced plans to locate a new division headquarters in the Legacy West Urban Village.And Toyota has just started moving the first of thousands of workers into its new North American headquarters located just up the street and Liberty Mutual Insurance and JP Morgan Chase will start moving thousands more employees into Legacy West late this year.
Things to do and places to visit
Shopping, Dinning and Entertainment :
The Shops at Legacy is an upscale mixed-use development of retail shops, , restaurants, office buildings and residential units at the busy intersection of Legacy Road and Dallas Parkway.
Legacy West :
Newest, brightest and biggest mixed-use development in West Plano.The project was built on 250 acres of surplus land surrounding retailer J.C. Penney’s headquarters.
Legendary Southfork Ranch, made famous by the Ewing Family in the television series “Dallas” for 13 years, from 1978 to 1991 Southfork Ranch facilities are ideal for weddings, reunions and holiday parties, and also easily accommodate corporate retreats, training sessions, company picnics, proms and fundraisers. Guest lists from 10 to 2,000 are easily accommodated at the ranch. Visit today to experience all the history and fun that this staple of Texas has to offer.
Located on the western border of Plano, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve is a 200-acre park featuring vast areas of natural beauty for walking, jogging, hiking, orienteering, and other outdoor activity. The preserve has a natural bio filter for cleaning surface run-off from the parking lot before it re-enters the groundwater tables. The observation tower gives a spectacular view of the city. Address: 6701 W. Parker Rd Plano, TX 75093
Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve one of Plano’s Largest park of 800 acres . The pond at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve is open for kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle boarding from dawn to dusk.For the brave and adventurous try the tree top adventure Go Ape Treetop Adventure course offers guest a fully immersive outdoor experience. Our treetop course features 5 sections, each leading you higher into the forest canopy. With 39 exciting crossings; like the Pirates Crossing, Fisherman’s Trap, 2 Tarzan swings and 5 zip lines, guests are guaranteed a one of a kind outdoor adventure experience worth talking about. Address : 5901 Los Rios Blvd. (Between Jupiter and Parker Road) Plano Rx 75074
Oak Pointe Nature & Retreat Centre
The 7,000 square foot Oak Point Park Nature & Retreat Center overlooks the majestic beauty of Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve. The center has 2,400 square feet of meeting/rental space as well as interactive nature exhibits, making it the most unique venue in Plano for special gatherings like outdoor education, weddings, parties, corporate retreats, business meetings and much more