New mixed-use development planned for McKinney; Frisco raises water, sewer, solid waste rates; and more top news from DFW

The West Grove mixed-use development will include about a 4-acre entertainment area called The Hub. (Rendering courtesy city of McKinney)
The West Grove mixed-use development will include about a 4-acre entertainment area called The Hub. (Rendering courtesy city of McKinney)

The West Grove mixed-use development will include about a 4-acre entertainment area called The Hub. (Rendering courtesy city of McKinney)

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New mixed-use development to bring $14 million entertainment area, multifamily development to US 380 in McKinney

The project is a planned 500,000-square-foot retail, restaurant and entertainment destination located at the southeast corner of US 380 and Custer Road in McKinney, according to information from De La Vega Capital Development, which is overseeing the project.

Frisco raises water, sewer, solid waste rates

The rate increases are necessary to meet debt service payments related to the Panther Creek and Stewart Creek wastewater treatment plants, according to Treasury Manager Brett Peterson.


Mixed-use development proposed for Haggard-owned farmland in Plano

The more than 2-million-square-foot area is near the Dallas North Tollway just south of Spring Creek Parkway and east of Parkwood Boulevard. It is one of the largest undeveloped tracts of land in Plano and the last large piece of unused land owned by the Haggard family, according to a city report.

‘Diamond in the rough’: Frisco enters deal to transform area around Dr Pepper Ballpark

On Sept. 21, Frisco City Council approved a more than $19 million land sale to Alterra Capital Management. Alterra acquired Pennant Park, 14.6 acres just south of Dr Pepper Ballpark and is required to redevelop the area.

New Braum’s at Custer Road and US 380 in McKinney sets opening date

Each Braum’s store offers a three-in-one concept, featuring a restaurant, ice cream parlor and grocery market with fresh meat, dairy and produce inside each location.

Miranda Jaimes, Matt Payne and Erick Pirayesh contributed to this report.


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A new Boot Barn is coming soon to McKinney. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
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McKinney Fire Department Captain Jared Turner will serve on the council for 12 months. (Courtesy McKinney Fire Department)
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sits beside Samsung CEO Dr. Kinam Kim as he announces the company is brining a $17 billion facility to Taylor. (Screnshot via KXAN)
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Bill Curci is a chief operating partner for Shuck Me, a seafood restaurant in Fort Worth. (Bailey Lewis/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Village Green Alzheimer's Care Home is opening a location in McKinney next year. (Courtesy Village Green Alzheimer's Care Home)
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