The region’s excellent business climate makes Plano more than just the ideal place to live. Legacy Business Park is home to many major corporate headquarters including Frito-Lay, JCPenney, EDS Credit Union, Dr. Pepper and Country Wide Financial just to name a few. Because of these and many other major employers, plenty of diverse job opportunities are available in and surrounding the city of Plano. With businesses ranging from start-up companies to major corporations, residents can begin and advance their careers in an environment that is also extremely family-friendly.
Thanks to the nationally accredited Plano Parks and Recreation Department, residents take pleasure in countless recreational amenities and activities throughout the city. Home to over 50 parks and miles of trails for hiking and biking, residents can easily maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. The nearby Lavon, Lewisville and Fork lakes offer fishing, water sports, boating and camping fun for the whole family. Additional family fun can be had at annual events such as the well-known Plano Balloon Festival. Other leisure activities abound thanks to such popular destinations as the Texas Motor Speedway, Six Flags and Hurricane Harbor and Rangers Ballpark, all of which are within an hour’s ride.
Conveniently located highways, rail lines and airports make transportation in, around and out of Plano very easy. Just down the George Bush Tollway are the Dallas/Fort Worth and Love Field airports as well as the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit light rail service, known as DART to the locals, carries you around 13 different cities including Plano.
The young residents of Plano attend the schools within the Plano Independent School District. Serving more than 53,000 students, 22 schools within this district have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The Plano Independent School District provides a quality education for students at all levels. Together with faculty, staff and parents, students work to develop basic academic skills and the ability to become productive members of society.
Plano’s strong community focus mixed with wide, pedestrian-friendly streets that are carefully landscaped with beautiful trees and wildflowers contribute an extra bonus to an already wonderful environment in which you can live, work and play. Safe and secure, vibrant and diverse, Plano is a place that anyone can call home. Whether you are looking for a home in which to raise your family or finally retire to a quiet community, the Plano real estate market has housing options that will suit your needs. Contact the Reechia Powell Realty Group to learn more about available Plano homes for sale.