When Fehmi Karahan walked into a meeting with the real estate team fromElectronic Data Systems, he was pensive. The Turkish-born developer was one of a number of developers being interviewed in 1998 for a seemingly impossible task: build an urban oasis in West Plano.

Up until that point, Karahan had only built smaller retail centers. He was a lightweight compared to the other national developers going through EDS’ selection process.

EDS wanted to build a corporate campus unlike any other in North Texas, building on the foundation of Ross Perot Sr.’s original vision. Perot built the company’s headquarters on …

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