Trammel Crow Zooms Luxe 2401 McKinney to Oak Lawn Committee

By Jon Anderson / June 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

How does a developer get a better project? One way is to hold a design competition among five firms. This is just what Trammel Crow did for this mixed-use office project coming to the Truluck’s site on McKinney Avenue next to The Crescent Court.   We have a winner … The winner is this design-off […]

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Resort-Style Living Blooms At Craig Ranch In McKinney

By Amy Puchaty / May 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

The McKinney market is hot as more buyers look to the burbs for resort style living. And few communities nail the resort lifestyle -— without the pesky maintenance — quite like The Estates of Craig Ranch.  A Marvel In McKinney This week’s Friday Five Hundred takes us to one of the best deals in town. […]

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3 Suburban Homes with On-Trend Two-Tone Paint

By Shelby Skrhak / May 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Address: 1402 Silverlake Road, McKinney 7 bedrooms, 7 baths 6,316 square feet $924,900 For years, accent walls were IT in wall paint, but why limit yourself to one color? This McKinney home has a fantastic take on two-tone walls, or rather a two-tone tray ceiling. Smart, simple, and an unexpected pop of color that really […]

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Please Stop Putting Cheap White Tile in Homes, A Before and After Story

By Shelby Skrhak / April 11, 2020 / 2 Comments

This Stonebridge Ranch home in McKinney shows what a rich difference the right flooring and smart updates make. Specifically, what happens when you rip out that cheap off-white square tile that often comes in production homes throughout northern Collin County. If I sound salty, I am. It’s hard enough finding three unique suburban homes worth […]

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McKinney Real Estate Agent Sues Mayor As Citizen Petition for Shelter-in-Place Orders Grows Quickly

By Shelby Skrhak / March 28, 2020 / 29 Comments

Is the city of McKinney’s shelter-in-place order unconstitutional? That’s what a McKinney real estate agent alleges in his lawsuit against the mayor. Meanwhile, Collin County residents have begun a petition, asking County Judge Chris Hill to make his order consistent with surrounding counties who’ve asked citizens to stay home.

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Collin County Residents Mixed on New Shelter in Place Order That Says ‘All Businesses Are Essential’

By Shelby Skrhak / March 24, 2020 / 4 Comments

Collin County residents may have more questions than answers after officials issued a modified shelter in place order March 24, asking residents to stay home but urging businesses to stay open. It largely leaves decisions whether to stay home up to businesses and city mayors to enact stricter guidelines. “I’m announcing new ‘stay home, work […]

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