Several notable businesses opened in McKinney during 2016 and while we will share all the details in our January issue, we couldn't help but give you a sneak peek.

1. Mercedes-Benz of McKinney

Mercedes-Benz of McKinney opened Aug. 1. The 75,000-square-foot, $32 million project initially brought 1,600 new vehicles and 125 new jobs to the area. The dealership features new vehicles in both indoor and outdoor showrooms as well as a service area.

2. Ettiene Market

The store opened April 9 and offers a variety of kitchen items, including mugs, measuring cups, bowls and spoons, as well as kitchen towels and other linens. The market also offers several drink mixes, bar items, candles and other kitchen decor items.

3. North Texas Escape Rooms

North Texas Escape Rooms opened Oct. 28. The interactive experience is built around a theme that tests a team’s wits against complex clues, puzzles and mysteries embedded within the rooms. Teams have 60 minutes to figure out the clues and solve the puzzles.

4. The Max Challenge

The Max Challenge opened Aug. 29. The business is a fitness concept that incorporates exercise, nutrition and motivation to help individuals achieve the best results in 10 weeks. The fitness center combines fitness classes for all ability levels with nutrition guidance, support and motivation to help individuals meet their fitness goals.

5. 1911 Academy and Firearms

1911 Academy of Firearms and Training opened April 28. The store offers Texas concealed handgun license classes as well as cleaning, repairing and restoring firearms.