Old Parkland expansion aimed at bringing more business

The most successful Dallas-area office center isn’t in Uptown, Plano’s Legacy or Frisco.

Tucked away on the edge of the Oak Lawn neighborhood, the Old Parkland campus is chock full of tenants paying the highest rents in town.

The 9.5-acre Maple Avenue development has been widely praised for its classic design and attention to detail. Some have derided the project as an architectural theme park.

But the only opinions that count are held by the almost 100 businesses – mostly small to mid-sized private companies – that call Old Parkland home.

Developer Crow Holdings, which built the campus surrounding the landma

rk hospital building it restored staring in 2006, has built about a half million square feet of offices along the west side of Maple.

With more companies wanting to locate at Old Parkland, Crow Holdings hopes to grow to the east across Maple with another building.

“Quite simply we are out of space at Old Parkland,” said Crow Holdings Office…

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