Plano Market Square Mall redevelopment and four more top DFW updates

A redevelopment project for the former Plano Market Square Mall received unanimous approval Nov. 16 from the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission. (Community Impact staff)
A redevelopment project for the former Plano Market Square Mall received unanimous approval Nov. 16 from the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission. (Community Impact staff)

A redevelopment project for the former Plano Market Square Mall received unanimous approval Nov. 16 from the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the five top stories from Community Impact Newspaper’s past week of Dallas-Fort Worth-area coverage.

Plano

'Embrace the concept of a village': Plano Market Square Mall takes first steps toward redevelopment

A redevelopment project for the former Plano Market Square Mall received unanimous approval Nov. 16 from the Plano Planning and Zoning Commission.

GUIDE: 15 local getaways in and around the Plano area



Plano residents looking for something to do can check out this guide for attractions to see in Plano and other nearby areas.

Collin County economic report supports Plano's plan of action in fight against COVID-19

Public policy nonprofit Every Texan released a 44-page report on economic data for Collin County, which various Plano and Collin County entities can now use as a baseline for analysis of effects of the pandemic.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

New $175 million athletics, performing arts stadium proposed for Keller ISD

Board members and officials from Keller ISD were briefed Nov. 16 about possible plans for a new athletics and performing arts stadium in the district.

​​​​​​​Collin County

Number of COVID-19 patients in Collin County hospitals sees sharp rise over recent weeks

Since the end of October, Collin County has seen a spike in COVID-19-related hospitalizations: As of Nov. 13, COVID-19 patients occupied 267 hospital beds across the county.

Francesca D’Annunzio, Ian Pribanic, Liesbeth Powers and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.