Common Parks & Resorts is bringing a theme park and resort lodge to Frisco.

Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney made the announcement Wednesday morning, saying the kid-themed park and resort will present leisure for households for years to come back.

Mark Woodbury, chairman and CEO of Common Parks & Resorts, stated the park can be not like some other Common park on this planet and that they’re “wildly excited” to deliver the park to North Texas.

“We’re recognized for creating one-of-a-kind revolutionary, interactive experiences for the entire household,” Woodbury stated. “We have now a portfolio of terrific sights that attraction to younger households world wide. We had an concept to deliver all of these collectively and create a vacation spot that’s particularly designed to attraction to households with younger youngsters. That is what you see on this illustration now and that is what we hope to deliver to Frisco.”

Web page Thompson, president of recent ventures for Common Parks & Resorts stated the corporate has purchased 97 acres on the east facet of the Dallas North Tollway close to Panther Creek Parkway for the development of the park and lodge.

The footprint is about one-quarter the scale of the parks in Orlando, scaled smaller to be extra applicable for the ages of smaller visitors.

Woodbury stated the park is predicted to be a one-day or two-day expertise and that they plan to additionally construct a 300-room resort lodge on the property.

Officers didn’t say after they plan to open the park.

That property is within the 2,500-acre Fields improvement, which incorporates plans for roughly 10,000 properties, the headquarters of the PGA, a golf course and a $500 million Omni resort lodge.

Common Parks & Resorts is owned by NBCUniversal, which additionally owns NBC 5. Common Parks & Resorts at present operates theme parks and resort properties world wide together with two places in the USA in Hollywood, California and Orlando, Florida. The corporate additionally operates parks in Osaka, Japan, Sentosa, Singapore and Beijing, China.

Common is at present constructing Epic Universe, a theme park scheduled to open in the summertime of 2025 as a part of the Common Orlando Resort.