The_Overdog wrote:Macys will soon close, leaving only Sears, JC Penny, and Amazing Jakes as the anchors.
LongonBigD wrote:I specifically went to this Macy's during the holiday shopping blitz because I knew there would be nobody shopping there. I was right. I guess the secret's out.
The_Overdog wrote:Word on the street is that a developer has purchased 50 acres of Collin Creek Mall and has put together a mixed use development which retains most of the mall, and the developer is looking to purchase another 50 acres surrounding the mall.
I think they are still reviewing initial plans with neighborhood groups that are generally supportive.
One possible plan to redevelop Plano's ailing Collin Creek Mall depicts a sized-down retail center supplemented by mixed-use concepts and a man-made riverwalk feature. (Rendering courtesy Dreien Opportunity Partners)
The_Overdog wrote:Apparently the redesign on this property is on-hold again as Dreien Partners couldn't reach a deal with Amazing Jakes to sell. The Amazing Jakes property is on the east side and adjacent to the open river/creek in the fancy renderings though what is now the parking lot.
https://communityimpact.com/dallas-fort ... s-on-hold/
Wow, I didn't realize the anchor tenants actually owned the properties they are on
itsjrd1964 wrote:Centurion has completed the Collin Creek acquisition. Plans for the property include:
* Retaining about 400,000 square feet of retail space
* Several retail and restaurant spots
* New townhouses/condos
* Moving the JCPenney store to another part of the development
https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... se-project
Run a streetcar from the Collin Creek Residence to Downtown Plano DART station to the pending N Avenue Cotton Belt station.
It's a no-brainer; I'm not so concerned what sort of vehicle is used, just that the connection is made, Mall-Downtown-Cotton Belt.
The_Overdog wrote:Good news, but what is kind of interesting is that several property owners of the surrounding properties (those along 75 plus Big Lots, the endlessly closing furniture store, Conns, Hobby Lobby, etc ) also submitted acceptance letters saying that they would also like to rezone their properties to conform to the Collin Creek plan. I'm guessing in the next 10ish years, those rezoning requests will come in and this entire area is going to look completely different.
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