linda grossman keller williams: McKinney Climbs National Safest City Rankings....UP 15 SPOTS! - 01/28/11 12:10 AM
According to the CQ Press 2010 Safest Cities Report, McKinney is among the safest cities in the country. McKinney climbed to the 51st safest city in the country, up 15 spots from last year. “We have worked extremely hard day in and day out to make McKinney an even safer place to live, work and play despite challenges like a down economy and continued rapid growth. Our officers and detectives work hard at deterring and investigating crime, and this report shows their dedication really pays off,” said Police Chief Doug Kowalski. Overall, of all cities with a population of more than … (0 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: It’s Time To Think Outside Of The Box. . .And Spend Inside The Box Right Here In Our Community! - 09/24/10 04:45 PM

We all know that job growth is key to move this economy along . . .Frisco just announced Premier Studios a one billion dollar project is coming to Frisco. Founder, President and CEO Jerry Roy said the project will create more than 450 jobs, pending additional negotiations, and will cost $700 million to develop. The land under contract is northwest of the Dallas North Tollway and Warren Pkwy., just north of Hall Office Park. . . . And more announcements are on the way . . .Texas is the place for employers from an economic standpoint looking at Texas as … (0 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: Frisco And McKinney Remain The Top Places To Live In The US! - 09/09/10 03:19 AM
"The American", A Journal for the American Enterprise Institute, did a study on American migration and  population growth during the economic growth years 2003-2007 and then during the recession years 2007-2009. What they found is that Texas is arguably the nations' most sustained and serious economic success story. We have the lowest unemployment of the ten largest states and very high domestic inflow (people moving from other states to Texas)!
In 2008 to 2009, Texas had 18% of the nation's population growth and by far the highest domestic inflow of any state . . . 143,423 people moved from other states … (1 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: McKinney Is Home To One Of The Nation’s Largest And Most Well-Established Master-Planned Communities: Stonebridge Ranch - 05/19/10 10:36 AM
 
Located on over 5,000 acres, with 1,200 acres preserved as open space, Stonebridge Ranch is the largest Master Planned Community in North Texas. The population at build out is projected to be 30-35,000 residents. The community includes six parks, 830 acres of golf courses, lakes, ponds, sailing, fishing and 8,000+ single family homes, 1700 multifamily units, 280 acres of retail, and 270 acres of office space.
Stonebridge Ranch is one of the nation's most recognized master-planned communities. Since it's opening in 1988, it has grown to a balanced mix of residential, retail, and office uses with multiple amenities, and a … (2 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: McKinney: Unique by Nature, Green By Design - 05/19/10 10:32 AM

McKinney businesses, residents, schools and city government aren't simply following a trend toward green living and sustainable development - they are leading the way.
Businesses with operations in McKinney have led the environmentally sustainable development movement in McKinney by building offices using green building techniques and meeting stringent platinum standards for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certification.
In 2006 , McKinney welcomed one of the nation's first privately developed LEED certified platinum office buildings,.  Built by a subsidiary of a Netherlands firm, Wereldhave, the McKinney Green Building is a $11.4 million structure that recycles rainwater and has … (0 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: McKinney’s Historical Courthouse Is Now A Home For Arts And Culture - 12/15/09 01:47 AM

McKinney's arts scene is as unique as the rest of the community.  Art galleries downtown, new theater groups, a recently renovated performing arts center and city-funded grants dedicated to enhancing the cultural arts in McKinney are all signs of a vibrant, growing art environment.
 The McKinney Community Development Corporation and the city joined efforts in a $9 million project to transform the courthouse into the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC), a cultural center for both McKinney and greater Collin County.
In 2006, the 23,000-square-foot center opened with the 427-seat Courtroom Theater, Encore Wire Conference Room, Ruschhaupt Reception Hall, Noble Hall … (1 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: Downtown McKinney: McKinney’s Heart and History - 12/15/09 01:36 AM

For more than 160 years, Historic Downtown McKinney has been the hub of the community.  Now after years of reinvention and a recent renovation, it's still a thriving center of activity.
 The city recently invested $2.2 million to update the downtown area, adding landscaping and lighting, building benches, widening sidewalks and increasing parting.
The mix of residential and commercial tenants continues to grow, with more than 120 businesses like clothing stores, art galleries, specialty gift shops antique shops, law firms, wineries and restaurants calling historic downtown McKinney home.  Many downtown eateries now offer patio dining thanks to the upgrades.  And … (3 comments)

linda grossman keller williams: McKinney’s Courses Offer World-Class Golfing Opportunities - 10/26/09 01:52 PM
With a population of just over 121,000  McKinney is a community of extraordinary golfing opportunities with five major golf courses and/or country clubs including TPC golf course at Craig Ranch, Eldorado Country Club and Stonebridge Ranch Country Club.  In McKinney, there is an open invitation to embrace the outdoors with an abundance of hiking and biking trails, baseball diamonds, softball fields, lakes, and parks.
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linda grossman keller williams: McKinney Named As One of Top Ten Fastest Growing Cities In USA - 08/18/09 11:22 AM

As a REALTOR® and long time resident of Stonebridge Ranch in McKinney,  and as a  McKinney Market Specialist, I have both a business perspective and a personal viewpoint as to what makes McKinney standout as one of the best cities in the USA. Recently, CNNMoney.com released a list of the "10 Fastest Growing Cities" in the country and McKinney was included in that list.  In fact, McKinney had the highest rate of growth of any since 2000, more than doubling in size.  In the August 2008 issue of Money Magazine, McKinney was picked as one of the top 15  small cities … (3 comments)

 
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