Welcome to Plano Texas
Even though Plano derives its name from the flat desert plains of Texas, there are many trees and green parks that make up a large part of Plano’s landscape. Plano has two main nature preserves that are connected by walking paths and biking trails, and together,they make for one large area of open green habitate that rivals even Central Park in New York City.
First settled in the 1840s, Plano was incorporated in 1873, six months after the Houston and Central Railroad opened and made the city the trading center of the farming community. Today, the City of Plano is spread out over about 72 square miles with a population greater than 272,000.
Like other Texas cities, Plano has experienced tremendous growth over the years. In the 1990’s, historic Downtown Plano started its urbanizing efforts by building new restaurants, retail stores, office buildings and homes. Downtown Plano evolved into a hotspot for boutiques, antiques, clothes, furniture, restaurants and music. In order to sustain their growth and quality of living, the City of Plano formed the Sustainability and Environmental Education Division to partner with Plano’s citizens, business community, and educational institutions. Its aim is to enhanced overall quality of life in Plano by promoting development, encouraging various lifestyles, and providing environmental education services to its citezens.
Whether you’re a young family or a first-time job seeker, relocating to Plano might be the key to satisfying a change in lifestyle. In Vocativ’s annual report of “35 Best U.S. Cities For People 35 And Under”, Texas scored nine cities in the top 35.” Some of the country’s most recognized companies have headquartered their regional offices in Plano – Tektronix Communications, JCPenney, Pizza Hut, Rent-A-Center, Gearbox Software, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, CA Technologies, Capital One Financial Services and more.
Homes for Sale in Plano 75023 , 75024 , 75025 , and 75093
Home-ownership is part of the of the American dream. It’s the largest investment that most Americans will make in their lifetime. It is also one of the most complex, often requiring many legal documents and the involvement of many parties. One of the keys to successful home-ownership is to be informed buy an experienced real estate agent, and that’s what the Dan Combe Group can do for you. Being accurately informed is important to you, and a Dan Combe associate will take the time to talk to you and show you homes for sale in Plano 75023 , 75024 , 75025 , and 75093. Call Dan Combe today for a free tour of the area of Plano Texas. Call (817)800-0007.