Wednesday, August 14, 2013

New Plano Project Better Than Concept

In my many years of writing about the Dallas real estate market, I’ve seen loads and loads of artists’ pictures of planned buildings.
Some of my favorites are of stuff that never got built, like Frank Lloyd Wright’s hotel on Commerce Street or the second Fountain Place tower downtown.
Usually the buildings don’t live up to the artists’ idea of what the property will appear.
By the time the project is finished, most people have forgotten what it was supposed to look like.
Yesterday, I stopped by to see a new building that’s turned out to be streets ahead of what the original drawing showed.
I’m talking about Heady Investments’ new office project on the Dallas North Tollway in West Plano.
The just-finished, office building in Legacy business park is a looker – much better than the preliminary marketing photos.

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