Phase II of the corporate campus will be home to an additional 4,000 employees.


04/28/20 | Press Release

PLANO, Texas – (April 28, 2020) – KDC has topped out Phase II of JPMorgan Chase’s 540,000-square-foot expansion of the company’s corporate campus at Legacy West. The new tower, located at 8181 Communications Pkwy in Plano, Texas, is slated for completion in May 2021.

Following the completion of JPMorgan Chase’s initial 1-million-square foot Legacy West campus, the company elected to build a second phase, comprised of an additional 540,000 square feet of office space and structured parking. With the inclusion of the new 12-story tower, JPMorgan Chase will be able to grow its workforce by an additional 4,000 employees.

“We were thrilled that JPMorgan Chase returned to KDC to develop the next phase of their corporate campus at Legacy West,” said Toby Grove, president, KDC. “The company’s expansion further cements JPMorgan Chase in the corporate-anchored portion of Legacy West and enables even more of its employees to enjoy the amenity-rich and high-energy development.”

JPMorgan Chase purchased 50 acres within the Legacy West development to build a multiple-building campus, which includes 49 acres at Headquarters Drive and Communications Parkway, as well as a one-acre parcel at the corner of Communications Parkway and Legacy Drive. Construction on the campus’ first phase was completed in 2017.

Designed by HKS, the corporate campus includes multiple mid-rise buildings and parking garages connected by landscaped, open areas and water features. Phase II’s new tower will be the tallest of four large buildings on the campus.

Campus amenities include training and conference space, food court, dining area and coffee shop, health and wellness center, back-up childcare, and state-of-the-art technology and telepresence capabilities. The campus also features an internal Chase branch for employees, along with a freestanding, two-story flagship Chase bank branch at the corner of Communications Parkway and Legacy Drive.

With the completion of Phase II, more than half of JP Morgan Chase’s employees in DFW will work at the corporate center, focusing on serving consumer and business customers.

HKS is the project architect, and Balfour Beatty is the general contractor for Phase II.

About KDC

KDC is a leading corporate build-to-suit development and investment firm for companies across the country. Within the last 30 years, KDC has produced approximately 33 million square feet valued at over $9 billion. KDC addresses the future of Corporate America by developing walkable, mixed-use urban environments anchored by notable clients, and specializes in data center and broadcast studio build-to-suits. KDC's portfolio includes developments for FedEx, J.P Morgan Chase, Liberty Mutual, Raytheon, State Farm (Dallas and Atlanta offices), and Toyota North America. KDC is headquartered in Dallas and is supported by a national team with offices in Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information, please visit

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