McKinney commission gives initial approval to zone for Carter BloodCare

Carter BloodCare is looking to open in the shopping center of Eldorado Parkway and South Central Expressway. (Courtesy city of McKinney)
Carter BloodCare is looking to open in the shopping center of Eldorado Parkway and South Central Expressway. (Courtesy city of McKinney)

Carter BloodCare is looking to open in the shopping center of Eldorado Parkway and South Central Expressway. (Courtesy city of McKinney)

Carter BloodCare is one step closer to opening a location in McKinney.

The McKinney Planning & Zoning Commission agreed to rezone about 24 acres from a planned development district to a local commercial district to allow for the use of a clinic at the northwest corner of Eldorado Parkway and the west side of Central Expressway. This is the same shopping center where Trader Joe’s is located. Carter BloodCare plans to occupy the space next to Home Consignment Center in this area.


The rezoning was needed because, under the current zone, clinic uses were not permitted with retail uses.

Carter BloodCare has seen an uptick in demand, partially due to its offerings of COVID-19 antibody tests, said David C. Spagnolo, division director for Whitestone Reit real estate, on behalf of the clinic. If Carter BloodCare gets the approval it needs, it is expected to open before the end of the year, he said.

The item will be sent to the McKinney City Council’s Oct. 19 meeting with a favorable recommendation from commissioners.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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