By Candace Carlisle

Staff Writer-Dallas Business Journal

Unlike any other mile-long length of roadway in Texas, the Dallas North Tollway — bounded by Warren Parkway and Lebanon Road — has billions of new development underway.

The short stretch of highway — dubbed the “$5-billion mile” — is expected to transform about 549 acres of land in Frisco into high-end developments.

And for two decades, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has invested in the northern outskirts of Dallas-Fort Worth, slowly buying up thousands of acres.

Now he’s migrating his Star north, where his new team headquarters will serve as the anchor of a $1 billion mixed-use development.

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