Plano approves Legacy Central plan for new hotel, retail, restaurants

On Feb. 17, the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission approved plans for a new hotel and another building for retail and restaurants north of Legacy Drive. (Rendering courtesy city of Plano)
On Feb. 17, the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission approved plans for a new hotel and another building for retail and restaurants north of Legacy Drive. (Rendering courtesy city of Plano)

On Feb. 17, the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission approved plans for a new hotel and another building for retail and restaurants north of Legacy Drive. (Rendering courtesy city of Plano)

The developer revamping the former Texas Instruments office campus in Plano has unveiled plans to add new retail and restaurant space and a hotel north of Legacy Drive.

On Feb. 17, the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission approved the revised preliminary site plan requested by Los Angeles-based Regent Properties, which is redeveloping the property under the name Legacy Central.


The new plans depict a four-story, 90-room hotel west of U.S. 75. They also show a longer, L-shaped building that designates 50,000 square feet of space for restaurants and retail stores on the property’s west side.

The two additions would join a flurry of development activity that has occurred in recent years south of Legacy Drive. As part of the Legacy Central project, crews have replaced the parking lots and fields that used to surround the office buildings with apartments, restaurants, retail stores and green space.

Regent Properties did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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