Proposed Mixed-Use Development to Feature Luxury Residential, Retail and Office Space on Dallas North Tollway
(September 22, 2014) – DUBAI, UAE Dubai-based development company, Invest Group Overseas, has announced plans for the company’s first development project in the State of Texas. Frisco, Texas will be home to The Gate, a mixed-use luxury development to be located on nearly 41 acres at the northwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and future John Hickman Parkway. IGO’s corporate leaders introduced the project Sunday in Dubai, at Cityscape Global, one of the largest international real estate development and investment events in the world.
The $700 million development features high rise condo-style residences, a boutique hotel, Class A office space and destination retail and dining experiences all within a ‘walkable’ environment. The total square footage is anticipated to result in more than 2.3 million square feet of new construction in Frisco.
(September 9, 2014) – FRISCO, TX – Dozens of highly-qualified economic developers applied, but Dave Quinn, CEcD, demonstrates the innovative leadership needed to serve as the next vice president of the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC). Quinn joins the FEDC team at a time of robust commercial and residential development in Frisco. The fast-growing, northern suburb of Dallas now has a population in excess of 142,000 with a current annual growth rate over five percent. Within the city’s 72 square-miles, more than 16,000 acres of land are still available for development.
Quinn will directly supervise most of the professional staff in the FEDC office; but more important, he will help enhance business attraction and retention, and marketing practices for a global audience. He begins his vice president role on October 1.
Premier Venues to Headline Entertainment at High-End Development
(Frisco,TX–August 22, 2014) Ground was officially broken today on the site that will be the new World Headquartersof the Dallas Cowboys and Frisco’s Multi-Use Special Event Center in 2016. The City of Frisco and the Frisco Independent School District, in partnership with the Cowboys, celebrated the event this morning.The team is expected to make the move north to Frisco in 2016.
July 9, 2014 --Several highly qualified candidates applied, but John Bonnot stands out as the top choice for the Frisco Economic Development Corporation’s (FEDC) new director of economic development. The hire comes during a commercial and residential boom in the second-fastest growing city in America. With approximately 18,000 acres of land still available for development, the FEDC needed an additional staff member to focus on business prospects interested in developing in, and relocating to, Frisco.