Thursday, July 02, 2015

City council approves Frisco’s $1B Frisco Station project next to Cowboys HQ

Frisco city officials have approved plans for Frisco Station, the 242-acre mixed-use development on the Dallas North Tollway north of Warren Parkway.  
The development surrounds the new Dallas Cowboys headquarters and is being built by Hillwood Properties, VanTrust Real Estate and The Rudman Partnership.
Frisco’s city council on Wednesday night approved plans for the $1 billion development.
“We believe our master plan is in direct alignment with the city’s economic development and comprehensive plan goals, maximizing land value for the surrounding area, and providing a unique urban district for Frisco residents and companies to converge,” Hillwood Properties president Mike Berry said in a statement.  
“We’re excited to kick off our project with the collaboration of the community.”
Frisco Station is planned to include more than 6 million square feet of office space, 2,400 residential units, hotels and more than 200,000 square feet retail space.
“The level of interest that we’re receiving from potential customers is incredible,” Berry said.
Architects RTKL, HKS and BOKA Powell will design the project, which includes office, retail, residential and medical buildings. Kimley-Horn has been hired as the engineer for the development
And Retail Street Advisors will market commercial space in the development.
MRA International an entertainment development consulting firm is also part of the project team.  
Steve Brown/ Dallas Morning News