Plano is known for their annual Hot Air Balloon festival, but something else is Hot about Plano - to no surprise it’s the business climate and job growth. Texas has done extremely well in the National job creation arena regardless of the economy being in free fall and Plano is one of the driving factors. In fact since 2006 Plano has added 16,000 private sector jobs with an annual median salary of over $75K. The job growth keeps on going for Plano with new recent additions and expansions to the business parks. Many names you will recognize like Capital One - adding more phases to the campus and now employing almost 3500 people, of course Encana the Canadian natural gas company has recently opened their new highrise headquarters in the Shops at Legacy and has moved hundreds of people from all over the Nation to Plano, PizzaHut/Yum is moving their headquarters to Plano and that move is almost complete. O'Neil Digital Solutions the printing company that prints the Investors Business Daily has just moved here from California, Ericsson is expanding, etc..etc..most people call Plano the Headquarters of Corporate Headquarters. You can see why by simply driving down Headquarters, Legacy, Communication, Hedgecoxe and see the JP Penney, Pepsi-Cola, Frito-Lay, McAfee, HP, CA and ATT&T corporate signs brightly lit at night. The the energy, lights and vibrant atmosphere makes everyone including this Entrepreneur feel energized and happy to live in the State of Texas where business is booming. If you would like more info about Plano visit their site at Planotexas.org - As far as real estate goes Plano is one of the more sought after communities in the Metroplex - first it has to the surprise of many I am sure, the lowest ad Valorem taxes of any city in the area and with property taxes being a major factor in the buying power of a home buyer that carries a heavy vote for people choosing to live here. Homes are also affordable with an average home value of $215K and combined with some of the top schools in the Nation being able to call Plano home is pretty amazing. Of course all of this translates into the a HOT real estate market as well - when purchasing a home in Plano a buyer is generally in multiple offer situations, so hire a local REALTOR to help you purchase a home in Plano, one that know the local market, practices real estate full time and understands your needs. I happen to know of a really good one.
JP Piccinini is the Broker and Owner of JP and Associates REALTORs a boutique real estate company where its REALTORs always strive to exceed expectations. He has closed hundreds of deals for buyers and sellers’, specializes in the Plano, Frisco residential real estate market. He is a perennial top producer and one of the few REALTORs in the FriscoPlano North Dallas area that holds the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist designation.
Author:JP Piccinini Phone: 800-683-5651 Dated: November 15th 2012 Views: 3,883 About JP: JP Piccinini is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, proud dad and the Founder, Broker and Owner of JP a...
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