What’s Growing: More apartments will be built on the Brinkmann Ranch in Frisco

The area in and around Brinkmann Ranch near Frisco is a hotbed of construction.

The action picks up around Brinkmann Ranch in Frisco.

In the late 1970s, parts of the ranch, formerly the Cloyce Box Ranch, were used to film the first five episodes of the television drama. dallas.

Now the area near Frisco is a hotbed of construction.

The first phase of a $118 million rental community began in June. Now, Dallas-based builder Trammel Crow Residential is planning another apartment development in November with an expected opening in summer 2024.

The project calls for 82 rental units in two- and three-story townhouse buildings at Coit Road and Eldorado Parkway, according to planning documents filed with the state.

Hensley Lamkin Rachel Inc. is the architect. The Dallas-based company has an extensive design portfolio, including several projects in North Texas.

At one time the Brinkmann Ranch consisted of over 5,000 acres at Preston Road and Main Street. It is a large parcel of land and is considered one of the largest vacant parcels in Frisco.

In 2020, Plano-based Landon Development purchased 637 acres of the ranch, which sits on the west side of Coit Road between Main Street and Eldorado Parkway. Landon Homes builds in more than a dozen North Texas communities.