Friscois an affluent city inCollinandDentoncounties inTexasand a rapidly growing suburb ofDallas. As of January 1st, 2013, the city had a Population Estimate of 129,574,up from 116,989,in the previous census (2010), making it thetwenty-sixth most populouscity in the state of Texas. Frisco was the fastest-growing city in theUnited Statesin 2009,and also the fastest-growing city in the nation from 2000 to 2009.In the late 1990s, the northernDallas–Fort Worth Metroplexsuburban development tide hit the northern border ofPlanoand spilled into Frisco, sparking explosive growth into the 2000s.
Many professionals who work in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex live in Frisco and commute everyday. However there is plenty to do in Frisco.
Like many Dallas suburbs, Frisco is accumulating a tremendous number of retail properties, includingStonebriar Centre(opened August 2000), a 165-storeregional mall, andIKEA(opened 2005). Retail establishments and restaurant chains line Preston Road, which is one of the major north-south-running traffic arteries in the city.
Frisco also built Frisco Square, a mixed-use development that will become the new downtown. Frisco Square has about 250 rental residential units, seven restaurants, about 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) of commercial office space and a few personal service locations. The major development in the project is the new City Hall and main library and a public commons. ACinemarktheater opened in December, 2010.
Frisco is home to several sporting venues, an NCAA Division I conference, an NHL hockey team, a Major League Soccer team, a minor hockey league and one of its teams, a Minor League Baseball team, and most recently added an NBA D-league team.
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Author:Leslie Fogle Phone: 214-364-5888 Dated: January 18th 2013 Views: 1,892 About Leslie: I was born and raised in the Central Valley of California. I attended California State University, S...