New & Notable
Frisco, Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Looking ahead, there are numerous projects currently under construction and in the works including new hotels, attractions, as well as shopping and dining options for residents and visitors.
In December 2018, the PGA of America announced plans to move its headquarters from Palm
Beach Gardens, Florida, to Frisco, Texas, where it will anchor a 660-acre mixed-use development
with a public-private investment worth more than half a billion dollars.
The new PGA of America headquarters is open and home to national player development and
coaching programs. PGA Frisco is planning to host an unprecedented cadence of championships,
with 23 already in the books for a 13-year span.
The project also includes an Omni PGA Frisco Resort. Opening spring 2023, the resort will
feature 500 guest rooms and suites, 10 four-bedroom ranch houses, three pools (including an
adults-only rooftop infinity pool), Lounge by Top Golf, and over 127,000 square feet of indoor
and outdoor meeting and event space. An expansive retail an entertainment district will feature
dining, shopping, and an outdoor stage. The resort will offer two 18-hole championship golf
courses, a lighted 10-hole short course, and a lighted two-acre putting green, totaling 46 holes.
Located on the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 380 and Preston Road, Fields, a 2,544-acre
mixed use development, is a project of Hunt Realty Investments and Karahan Companies that
began development in 2021.
The project features topography like no other location in North Texas and will offer visitors and
residents an experience completely catered to them. As a 15-minute city, parks, cafes, shopping,
spas and more are easily accessible and redefining a well-lived life.
University of North Texas
The University of North Texas broke ground for its Frisco campus, which will be a satellite facility
of its main campus in Denton, Texas. The $100 million investment will start with roughly 3,500
students in classes in 2023 and reach a potential of 25,000 students in 25 to 30 years. UNT at
Frisco will be the only 4-year, tier 1 research university in the city.
The Star District Dishes Up Five New Restaurant Concepts
The Star District, a 91-acre entertainment district and the headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys, is dishing up five new restaurants and bars, opening throughout 2022.
• Lombardi Cucina Italiana’s atmosphere reminds you of an open-air villa in Italy, and the menu features authentic Italian cuisine with a modern touch (now open).
• The Glen & Monarch Stag, technically two concepts: a restaurant called The Glen and an adjacent scotch bar called the Monarch Stag. The Glen will feature hand-pressed craft cocktails, wine, scotch, and seafood. The Monarch Stag will have food, live music, a cigar lounge, and scotch whisky and bourbon selections from around the world (now open).
• Sidecar Social is a fun, outdoor concept featuring craft cocktails and bites, games, karaoke, live music, TVs, and an all-season patio (opening fall 2022).
• Snowbird Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen is an upscale Art Deco-inspired lounge with a tantalizing array of mixology cocktails, small bites, and music (opening spring 2023).
Frisco Brewing Company Taps into Frisco’s Rail District
Frisco’s historic Rail District will be getting its first brewery in 2023. Frisco Brewing Company will serve a variety of craft beers, seltzers, and cocktails. The 16,000-square-foot facility will house a brewery as well as restaurant, bakery, and butcher shop. In addition, a large 14,000-square-foot outdoor entertainment patio will host events and live music.
Hall Park Redevelopment
Hall Park, a 162-acre office park, is undergoing a $7 billion plan to redevelop the district over
the next 20 years. Redevelopment plans include a 1,250-1,500-seat performing arts center, a
new office tower, a boutique hotel, a 19-story luxury residential tower, 60 executive suites, and
a 10,000-square-foot food hall. Construction started in 2022 on a new community park that will
feature an 18,000-square-foot children’s area, a 6,500-square foot dog park, event lawn, and
performance pavilion. The park is expected to open in fall 2023.