After more than two years of planning and demolition, building back has started at the former mall site.
By Steve Brown — September 24, 2021
With fireworks and fanfare, Plano formally kicked off construction of its $1 billion Collin Creek development on Friday.
The more than 100-acre mixed-use project that will replace the failed Collin Creek mall has been in the works for more than two years.
After tearing down most of the old enclosed shopping center, Plano officials and Centurion American Development Group are ready to start building back.
“We are ready to start seeing the progress all of the residents of Plano have been waiting for,” said Mayor John Muns. “It was a complicated deal, obviously, when you are renovating and doing new things on an existing property.
“This is going to be a destination for so many people to come, whether it’s shopping, whether it’s eating or living — this is going to be the hallmark area of this southern sector of the Central Expressway corridor,” he said. “We can’t wait to see it finished.”
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