The Karahan Companies is a fully integrated group of real estate development, property management, and investment operation with a wide range of capabilities and resources through a worldwide network of investment and strategic partners founded in 1982.
Early on, the Companies developed numerous neighborhood and grocery anchored retail projects throughout the Metroplex. In 1995, the Companies’ master planned and developed the year’s largest project, the 110-acre mixed-use MacArthur Crossing development featuring office, hotel, medical, and retail uses.
In 1998, EDS selected the Companies to become the exclusive retail developer for Legacy in northwest Plano, Texas. Created by visionary Ross Perot in 1985, Legacy business park is now a 2,665-acre master-planned corporate, retail, and residential community. With the Companies' “hands on” attention to detail and single-project focus, Legacy Town Center and The Shops at Legacy development are considered among the most successful mixed-use projects in the United States, generating not only enviable economic results but also winning many local and national awards and the accolades of many competitors.
The Companies kicked off on the 240-acre 'super regional' Legacy West development in 2014. Today, Legacy West is home to headquarters of Toyota North America, FedEx Office, Boeing Global Services, NTT Data USA, and regional offices for JPMorgan Chase, and Liberty Mutual. In addition to these corporations, Legacy West includes more than 400,000 square feet of mixed-use retail, restaurant, and entertainment. Legacy West also features a 303-room Renaissance hotel and nearly 2,000 residential units, including townhomes, apartments, and condominiums. In 2018, the Dallas Morning News named Legacy West "the most successful real estate development in the history of North Texas."
Currently, the Companies is a development partner with Hunt Realty Investments in Fields, a 2,500-acre master planned community located in Frisco, Texas. The Fields project will become home to the PGA national headquarters with 2 championship golf courses. Fields will include over 12 million square feet of commercial office and campus space along with 14,000 residential units and is expected to create more than $14 billion in real estate value.
The Karahan Companies maintains its offices in the heart of Legacy business park and is an active and contributing corporate citizen of North Texas.