Another Hotel Tower Is in the Works for Plano's $3 Billion Legacy West

Plano's $3 billion Legacy West development isn't done growing.A new project on the way will add a second hotel for visitors to the mixed-use development.Investor Sam Moon Group plans to build the new boutique hotel in the Legacy West Urban Village on Headquarters Drive at Communications Parkway.The planned hotel will be across the street from Liberty Mutual Insurance's huge new corporate campus at Legacy West.JPMorgan Chase's campus is in the next block.The two office projects will employ more than 10,000 people."The new hotel will be a 12-story, 170-room Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel," said Legacy West developer Fehmi Karahan.Marriott's Autograph Collection features luxury, boutique hotels.Downtown Dallas' historic Adolphus Hotel is operated in the Autograph brand. And a new resort and conference hotel on the way in McKinney will fly the Autograph flag.Investor Sam Moon Group is just finishing up construction on 15-story, 300-room Renaissance Hotel at the south end of Legacy West Urban Village on Legacy Drive.Both the new Renaissance Hotel and the surrounding retail and restaurant complex are scheduled to open next month.With the number of workers in the Legacy West area expected to reach about 20,000 people by the end of next year, hotel developers are scouting West Plano for new opportunities.Several new hotels are on the way just north of State Highway 121 in Frisco.  Continue reading...

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