Wysong Hospital campus in McKinney receives new zoning

Council approved for the Medical City McKinney's Wysong Hospital building to be redeveloped. (Courtesy Google Images)
Council approved for the Medical City McKinney's Wysong Hospital building to be redeveloped. (Courtesy Google Images)

Council approved for the Medical City McKinney's Wysong Hospital building to be redeveloped. (Courtesy Google Images)

The Wysong Hospital campus, or the building that formerly housed Medical City Behavioral Health services, has been rezoned from planned development to commercial.

McKinney City Council approved this change at its Sept. 15 meeting. The Wysong Hospital campus and 11.47 acres surrounding it are under contract to be sold to an owner who plans to redevelop the property with commercial uses, according to meeting documents.


There are no firm development plans for this area, said Matt Moore with Claymoore Engineering on behalf of the applicant. The intention was to clean the zoning up in case anything does move forward. Director of Planning Jennifer Arnold said she believed it is possible the hospital building would be demolished to make room for some of the new possible uses, such as retail, restaurant, a movie theater, hotel or motel.

The hospital services, which were located at 130 S. Central Expressway, have been relocated to 4500 Medical Center Drive under Medical City McKinney’s new behavioral health and rehabilitation services pavilion, which recently finished construction.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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