Plano, located 19 miles north of Dallas, is easily accessible from Dallas via Central Expressway (75) or the Dallas North Tollway. DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) offers express service between Plano and downtown Dallas and DART also provides cross-town service in Plano.
Plano offers suburban living with a broad range of urban amenities. The city has many hotels, entertainment possibilities, dining opportunities and world class shopping. Plano’s dining experiences are full of variety. There are ethnic restaurants, cozy tea rooms, cafeterias, delis and convenient fast food. A few of the shopping choices in Plano include Historic Downtown Plano, the exceedingly popular Shops at Legacy and The Shops at Willow Bend. The Shops at Legacy have been such a hit, that Legacy West is under construction right near Liberty Mutual and Toyota’s new offices and will offer more shops, restaurants and housing. There are also numerous arts and entertainments facilities throughout the city.
Plano boasts award winning schools and the Plano ISD is known to offer an exceptional academic environment with a commitment to academic excellence. Newsweek Magazine named Plano’s three senior high schools among America’s best schools.
Plano’s corporate presence is powerful. Alliance Data Systems, Cinemark Holdings, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Frito-Lay, JC Penney, Rent A Center and many others call Plano home. The newest additions to this impressive list include Toyota, FedEx and Liberty Mutual. FedEx just opened in their new facility and both Toyota and Liberty Mutual are building employment centers for 4,000 plus at each location. Plano is known at the moment as “Boom Town, USA!”
Diversity is the cornerstone of Plano! The population is vibrant and represents a variety of ages, backgrounds, religions and cultures. This diverse group comes together to create a connected community with a distinctive friendly nature and an independent spirit.