Frisco is located in the northern part of the DFW-Metroplex, within western Collin and eastern Denton counties. Both DFW Airport and Dallas Love Field are within 25 miles of Frisco. Major highways are Dallas North Tollway, Sam Rayburn Tollway (Formerly the State Highway 121 Tollway) with easy access to Interstate 35E/377, SH 289 (Preston Road) and US 380.
Frisco has become one of the most desirable locations for purchasing a home in the metroplex. This is due, in large part, to the numerous businesses that have relocated to the area. Some of the businesses that have recently relocated to the Frisco area, include Toyota, FedEx Headquarters, Dallas Cowboys Office’s new headquarters and training center, and many more companies that are in close proximity to Frisco. These relocations have created numerous economic opportunities.
Just a few of the awards Frisco has received: Best Place to Live (Money Magazine), Best Places to Relocate (Forbes) and Best Place to Raise an Athlete (Men’s Journal).
The League of American Bicyclists recognized Frisco with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. Frisco joins only seven other communities in Texas and 372 communities from across the country achieving the ‘Bicycle Friendly’ designation.
As of 2016 over 156,320 people call Frisco home. The median price of homes currently listed in Frisco is $446,990, which is an increase of 8.3% over the past year, this is an unprecedented increase, and prices are predicted to continue to increase over the next year, making this a great time to purchase a home in this outstanding community.
Frisco has also become well known for their outstanding entertainment and sports venues, as well as many sports teams. These include professional teams for baseball, soccer, hockey, and the Texas Legends NBA development team.
Some of the entertainment and sports venues include the Dr Pepper Arena, Dr Pepper Ballpark, Toyota Stadium, Fieldhouse USA, Frisco Superdome, and the Dallas Cowboys Training Center. In addition to traditional sports venues, Frisco is home to the Frisco Athletic Center, a two story 100,000 square foot athletic center, with fitness equipment, gyms, mini water park, and recreation areas. There is also a velodrome for cycling events, and the area’s first public skatepark is being built in Frisco.
With more than 40 city managed, beautiful award winning parks, totaling 1,369 acres that are open from sun up to sun down, many athletic fields, numerous hiking and biking trails, and a large public indoor swimming pool, there are always numerous fun family friendly leisure activities available.
For those of you that like to shop, go to the movies or just go out to eat, the shopping opportunities in Frisco are simply amazing! The Nebraska Mart, IKEA and Sam Moon Trading Company, all surround The Stonebriar Shopping Centre. This shopping mall has all of the major department stores, including Macy’s, JCPenney, Dillard’s, Nordstrom and Sears (over 178 stores are located in this mall). This mall also includes an ice skating rink, food court and many places to eat or drink, including The Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen and many more. There is also a large AMC Multiplex Theatre located in the mall. Also surrounding the The Stonebriar Shopping Centre is The Centre at Preston Ridge ( a wonderful outdoor shopping area With over 115 stores, shops and restaurants in one location). In nearby Frisco Square there is a Cinemark movie theater and more places to dine. Frisco Square also has many fun activities thru the year, such as ARTS IN THE SQUARE, CHRISTMAS IN THE SQUARE, MUSIC IN THE SQUARE, TRICK OR TREAT IN THE SQUARE.
Frisco has more fun leisure activities available for all members of your family than most cities in the metroplex. There are also beautiful and unique homes, with a variety of options just waiting for you and your family to call your new home. Luxe Properties Group is available to help you find your perfect home.