Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones' Real Estate Company Has Plans for a New Project in Irving

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' real estate company is gearing up for a major project in Irving.The same team that developed the Cowboys' huge Star in Frisco development is working on the mixed-use development in Las Colinas.The almost 28-acre project is planned at the south corner of State Highways 114 and 161.Plans filed with Irving's zoning commission say the development will include a hotel, retail space and apartments on the vacant corner.The development will be built by the Jones family's Blue Star Land LP and Dallas-based Lincoln Property Co.Lincoln Property was part of the team that built the first phase of the $1.5 billion Star in Frisco. And Lincoln is developing the Gates of Prosper shopping center with Blue Star on U.S. Highway 380 in Collin County.Lincoln will build 288 apartments in the Las Colinas development on Meridian Drive east of S.H. 161, according to the plans.The hotel and retail site is to the north along High Point Drive.A community park is planned at the center of the development.Dallas architect GFF designed the development.Blue Star land officials did not respond to requests for information about the timing of the project.Irving's city council still must give final approvals for the development.Blue Star Land has owned the high-profile Las Colinas property since 2010.The development is one of several mixed-use projects on the way in Irving.Apartment builder Gables Residential is opening its long-awaited Water Street retail and apartment project on O'Connor Boulevard in Las Colinas.And developers are finishing up construction on the Music Factory entertainment, restaurant and retail complex on S.H. 114.  Continue reading...

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