Libby Hamer, John Maluso, Maureen Steitle

As you may have heard, Jamba Juice is moving its headquarters to North Texas. Specifically, Frisco. I want to note that the company, headquartered in Emeryville, California, will be getting $800,000 in grants from the City of Frisco and the Texas Enterprise Fund. Yes, that means that the company is getting a “bribe” to relocate it’s headquarters but that economic investment will more than pay off. More than 100 people will be relocating to Dallas to work in the company’s new Frisco office at 3001 Dallas Parkway.

The new digs include 19,000 square feet of office and meeting space and a 6,000-square-foot test kitchen and storefront.

Jamba Juice has chosen Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Real Estate’s new Plano office as their relocation team. In fact, John Maluso, sales director of the office, tells me Briggs has moved its entire relocation division to the new Plano location.

John was on his way to California when I spoke with him this morning. He said employees found out last Thursday that the move was taking place, shortly before the press release was released. John is flying out to meet with all of the JJ employees who have been offered relocation.

“The company thinks that even some of the employees who have NOT yet been offered packages will also relocate, ” said John.

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An artist rendering of the Town Center of Frisco Station. Photo courtesy of city of Frisco.

An artist rendering of the Town Center of Frisco Station. Photo courtesy of city of Frisco.

More big news for Frisco as the Rudman Partnership, Hillwood Properties, and VanTrust Real Estate sign on the dotted line for the development partnership of Frisco Station, a $1.7 billion deal.

This 242-acre mixed-use development will be located along the Dallas North Tollway, north of Warren Parkway. It will surround the Star, the headquarters and training facilities for the Dallas Cowboys.

The development package outlines plans for 4 million square feet of office space, 2,400 multifamily residences, restaurants, entertainment venues, medical and wellness facilities, industrial space, and public parks and open spaces. The initial phase of development is expected to start in 2015. (more…)

Oak Street Front

The Dow Baccus Home at 7546 Oak St., a gorgeous Frisco Early American-style house built in 1905, was featured in the April 2012 issue Frisco Style Magazine as an amazing historic home updated to meet today’s needs. I could not agree more!

Oak Stree Foyer

This designated historic property in the Norris Austin subdivision near downtown Frisco is on the market for $514,900 after being completely remodeled and impeccably restored. This house has all of the historic charm and plenty of modern updates! It is a fantastic family home, too. Just check out the incredible treehouse in the backyard (I wish I had one of those growing up!) or the spacious kitchen.

Oak Street Library

There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and close to 5,000 square feet of space inside this amazing house. Just outside you’ll find a three-car garage with an attached apartment that is great for guests or as additional income! It’s plenty big for a young college grad who wants a unique space.

Oak Street Dining

This home has so many lovely fireplaces and cozy nooks! And unlike most homes built today, this house has a stunning foyer that is a great place to receive guests! The parlor has been converted to a library, but every other room remains just about the same in spirit.

Oak Stree Den

The kitchen is plenty modern and bright, too! There’s a huge island with a built-in gas stove, double ovens, and beautiful glass-front cabinets to store your china collection! There’s a sizable breakfast nook, too. It’s a great place for a family to gather for meals, homework, and more!

Oak Street Kitchen

The master suite features a gorgeous bath with a claw-foot tub and hex tile floor — an homage to the home’s history. It’s spacious and open, and with the two windows plenty bright. It’s definitely a selling point on this amazing historic home.

Oak Street Bath

What do you think?

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