Plano is located in Collin County, within the metropolitan area of DFW. Plano real estate is in high demand because of the many benefits it brings to its residents. For multiple years Plano, Texas was designated as the best place to live in the Western United States by CNN Money Magazine. It is known as one of the safest cities in America due to its award winning Crime Prevention Unit, Law Enforcement Explorers program, and SWAT team. Plano was selected as one of the safest cities in America in 2010 and 2011.
Around 80% of the people who call Plano home are business travelers since some of the countries largest and most successful companies have their headquarters there. Many of the residents of Plano work in the major regional offices of these companies, such as Capital One Finances, HP Enterprise Services, and Tektronix Communications. The city is also headquarters to top corporations like: Alliance Data, Cinemark Theaters, Dell Services, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Ericsson, Frito-Lay, HP, Huawei, JC Penney, Pizza Hut, Rent-A-Center, Traxxas, Siemens PLM Software, and Toyota Motors USA.
In 2014, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. announced that it would be joining the many companies that have found a home for their U.S. headquarters in Plano, Texas, which will be another boost for a local economy that is already exceptionally strong. Children who call Plano home are able to attend some of the best schools in the nation. With one of the lowest student-teacher ratios at 14 to 1, and a high school graduation rate of 94 percent, Plano schools are educating children for the future. The two new four year high school academies make this reality very plain with one focusing on STEM education plus media arts (known as STEAM), and the other on health science. The schools consistently score among the highest in the nation and was ranked 10th best suburb for education in 2014. With so many wonderful advantages families living in Plano have everything they need to build a bright future.
Be sure to contact our Plano, Texas Realtors when you are ready to buy, sell, or rent any of the real estate you find. We can help you with your home needs.