April 19, 2017 - Allen American


"Major development approved along 121 corridor in Allen"


"The Allen City Council last week approved development plans for Cornerstone Village at Allen to be located at the southeast corner of the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT) and Custer Road...." Read more.

April 18, 2017 - Dallas Morning News


"New Allen mixed-use project will include shopping center and apartments"


"The restaurant portion of the development will have 23 retail and restaurant buildings totaling more than 342,000 square feet...." Read more.

April 13, 2017 - Dallas Morning News


"Developers eye long-vacant Allen highway corner that's surrounded by construction"


"Developers are working on plans for a mixed-use project on the more than 70-acre site that's one of the remaining pieces of the old Stacy family farm. The Stacy family has owned land in that area since the 1930s...." Read more.

April 12, 2017 - Dallas Morning News


"Allen approves $91 million convention center and hotel on U.S. 75"


"The 7-acre project on U.S. Highway 75 is intended to give the city a way to snag a slice of the growing event and meeting business in Collin County...." Read more.

April 12, 2017 - Allen American


"Bid awarded for Phase 1 construction of Watters Branch Park in Allen"


"The Allen City Council on Tuesday awarded the construction bid for Phase 1 of the Watters Branch Community Park to Celina-based Schmoldt Construction. The city will sign a contract with Schmoldt for $7.3 million...." Read more.

April 7, 2017 - Allen American


"Ground broken on public safety training center"


"The approximately 128,000-square-foot facility will be home to the college’s police and fire academies and also house a 53,000-square-foot, 37-lane firearms range and a 10,000-square-foot reality-based training center for Allen and McKinney police officers...." Read more.

April 6, 2017 - Allen American


"City of Allen cuts ribbon on historical landmark project"


"Allen City Council members unveiled a new, soft-surface recreational walking loop complete with signage detailing the history and importance of the old stone dam...." Read more.

March 29, 2017 - Allen American


"Texas Health Allen breaks ground on new building"


"Allen area residents will soon have ready access to more specialty health care right in their own community...." Read more.

February 24, 2017 - Dallas Business Journal


"Tech firm kicks off new $46M corporate campus in Allen"


"Upon completion of the $46 million, 200,000-square-foot headquarters, WatchGuard Video will have room for upwards of 700 employees...." Read more.

February 14, 2017 - Dallas Business Journal


"Luxury office park gets underway in growing North Texas office corridor"


"The five-story, 125,000-square-foot office building, called One Bethany at Watters Creek, will help serve a growing office corridor in the northern part of the region along Interstate 75...." Read more.

February 1, 2017 - GoodCall.com


"Allen ranked in Top 10 cities to buy a 'forever home'"


The list was compiled by analysts who crunched data from more than 500 cities nationwide. Allen was ranked #4. Read more.



December 9, 2016 - NerdWallet.com


"Allen named among best places for first-time homebuyers"


A study by NerdWallet ranked Allen #6 in the country for first-time homebuyers. The rankings were based on home values, school quality, job market, and availability of programs to help first-time buyers. Read more.



November 17, 2016 - Allen American


"Watters Creek adds new businesses"


"... included in the progress at Watters Creek are 109 new residential units available for lease atop 3,000 square feet of ground floor cafe space. In addition, Aloft Hotel plans to open a 136-room hotel in spring 2018." Read more.

November 3, 2016 - Dallas Morning News


"Allen's small-town feel, hometown pride set example for others neighbors"


"For the qualities that make Allen attractive to newcomers and cherished by those whose roots run deep, Allen earned the No. 2 spot in The Dallas Morning News' ranking of the best neighborhoods in North Texas...." Read more.