Posted on: October 3, 2017

San Francisco's Bank of the West has opened new Dallas office

San Francisco-based Bank of the West has located a new commercial banking center at Galleria Towers in north Dallas. Bank of the West is just one of several out-of-state financial firms expanding commercial banking operations in Dallas.

Dallas Morning News - October 2, 2017 Choose Dallas - Home Archive

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Dallas-shot Marvel show "The Gifted" is ordered to series

Marvel's new TV show "The Gifted," shot in Deep Ellum and starring Dallasite Amy Acker, has been picked up by Fox. The series is tentatively scheduled to debut this fall.

Guide Live - May 9, 2017 Features Home - Archives
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Dallas is where tech innovation happens

With so much innovation going on, it's looking like technology's next breakthrough could happen here. Recently, Uber Elevate announced that the Dallas area was chosen as one of two test metros for its new airborne service, and the world is taking note.

D Magazine - May 11, 2017 Features Home - Archives
Posted on: April 11, 2017

D-FW cranks out another 119,000 new jobs, dwarfing other Texas metro areas

North Texas' job-making machine is still running at full speed ahead. More than 119,000 new jobs were added in the Dallas-Fort Worth area during the 12-month period ending in February. The total employment base in North Texas grew by about 3.5 percent.

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

UT Southwestern planning a $480 million expansion of Clements Hospital

UT Southwestern is planning a $480 million expansion that will add 292 patient beds and 19 operating rooms to its flagship William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital by 2020. The expansion is driven by “a greater-than-expected need” for specialty care.

Dallas Morning News, October 4, 2017 Home
Posted on: September 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day breaks record, raising $39 million in 18 hours

Last week's 18-hour online fundraiser organized by Communities Foundation of North Texas broke its sixth national record, racking up $39.4 million for local charities. It easily topped last year's $37.3 million in donations.

Dallas Morning News, September 19, 2017 Home
Posted on: September 22, 2017

DFW Still Tops Nation in Tower Cranes

Dallas-Fort Worth is growing – the population, the jobs, the skylines. And it is the skylines that are increasingly home to a sight that is visible in North Texas more so than anywhere else in the country – the tower crane.

NBC DFW, September 21, 2017 Home

Posted on: October 10, 2017

UT Southwestern planning a $480 million expansion of Clements Hospital

UT Southwestern is planning a $480 million expansion that will add 292 patient beds and 19 operating rooms to its flagship William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital by 2020. The expansion is driven by “a greater-than-expected need” for specialty care.

Dallas Morning News, October 4, 2017 Home - Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day breaks record, raising $39 million in 18 hours

Last week's 18-hour online fundraiser organized by Communities Foundation of North Texas broke its sixth national record, racking up $39.4 million for local charities. It easily topped last year's $37.3 million in donations.

Dallas Morning News, September 19, 2017 Home - Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

DFW Still Tops Nation in Tower Cranes

Dallas-Fort Worth is growing – the population, the jobs, the skylines. And it is the skylines that are increasingly home to a sight that is visible in North Texas more so than anywhere else in the country – the tower crane.

NBC DFW, September 21, 2017 Home - Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2017

See how DFW compares with the rest of the nation for job growth

The Dallas area added 563,200 private-sector jobs during the past 10 years, outpacing the growth rates of most of the nation’s major markets, according to a federal report issued this morning.

Dallas Business Journal, August 30, 2017 Home - Archive
Posted on: August 28, 2017

C-PACE Program Training to be held September 7th

Are you Interested in learning more about the C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) Program and how it can benefit you? Then sign up for the Dallas C-PACE Service Provider Training being held on September 7th.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Dallas is 'Tried & True' Place for Tech Talent

Real estate co. JLL has released its "Cracking the Hardest Code: Where to Find Tech Talent" report, which identifies cities with the highest concentration of people in tech. Dallas was recognized as a top five city for its number of software developers.

Dallas Innovates - June 23, 2017 Home - Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Cinestate looking to get more movies made in Dallas

Native son & successful producer Dallas Sonnier, via his new company Cinestate, is looking to get more movies made in Dallas. He got things started with his shoot for "Puppet Master," which took place in March & April at the Ambassador Hotel.

Dallas Observer - May 9, 2017 Home - Archive

Posted on: August 18, 2017

More construction on the way in Dallas' Mountain Creek Business Park

Courtland Development will build two more industrial buildings in its Mountain Creek Business Park in southwest Dallas. The two small industrial buildings on Merrifield Road north of Interstate 20 will contain about 155,000 square feet of space.

Dallas Morning News, August 17, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Trammell Crow Completes 201,172 SF Industrial Facility in Dallas

Trammell Crow Co. has completed a 201,172-SF facility within the I-30 Business Park for Freeman Audio Visual, a Canadian electronics solutions firm. The facility consists of 43,000 SF of office space and 158,172 SF of warehouse and storage space.

RE Business Online, August 10, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home
Posted on: August 23, 2017

CRE Opinion: A Second Phase in South Dallas

Southern Dallas County isn’t yesterday’s news; it’s today’s—and tomorrow’s. The market fundamentals are some of the healthiest in the country and the differentiators when it comes to location and population access have major staying power.

D Magazine, August 18, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home

Posted on: August 23, 2017

CRE Opinion: A Second Phase in South Dallas

Southern Dallas County isn’t yesterday’s news; it’s today’s—and tomorrow’s. The market fundamentals are some of the healthiest in the country and the differentiators when it comes to location and population access have major staying power.

D Magazine, August 18, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Trammell Crow Completes 201,172 SF Industrial Facility in Dallas

Trammell Crow Co. has completed a 201,172-SF facility within the I-30 Business Park for Freeman Audio Visual, a Canadian electronics solutions firm. The facility consists of 43,000 SF of office space and 158,172 SF of warehouse and storage space.

RE Business Online, August 10, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

More construction on the way in Dallas' Mountain Creek Business Park

Courtland Development will build two more industrial buildings in its Mountain Creek Business Park in southwest Dallas. The two small industrial buildings on Merrifield Road north of Interstate 20 will contain about 155,000 square feet of space.

Dallas Morning News, August 17, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Manufacturer plans to triple its footprint in Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood

Dallas-based Erect-A-Line Inc., manufacturer of concrete curbs and paving accessories, is tripling its footprint in South Dallas by relocating to a new facility in Oak Cliff. It has leased about 115,000 SF of industrial space at 3912 W. Illinois Ave.

Dallas Business Journal, August 3, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Discount Tire hub kicks off in Far South Dallas this month

National automotive retailer Discount Tire's new regional distribution center in Far South Dallas will open in early 2019. It is breaking ground this month on the 700,000-square-foot warehouse on an almost 53-acre site on Bonnie View Rd. south of I-20.

Dallas Morning News, July 17, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Dallas' hot warehouse market draws Houston developer Hines

One of the country's largest commercial developers is taking aim at Dallas' booming industrial market. Houston-based Hines, which has built everything here from office towers to Dallas' Galleria mall, is planning a huge warehouse in Far South Dallas.

Dallas Morning News, April 26, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Dallas-based food distributor to expand, relocate headquarters next year

Dallas-based food service distributor Taxco Produce Inc. plans to expand and relocate its downtown Dallas corporate office and operations near the Dallas Farmers Market into a bigger building at 4202 Dan Morton Drive next year.

Dallas Business Journal, April 18, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Chewy.com to employ 700 in South Dallas

Chewy.com, the e-commerce pet retailer, has opened a fulfillment center in southern Dallas. Currently there are 360 employees working here but the company is ramping up its hiring efforts to get to a total of 700.

D Magazine - March 28, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Southern Dallas distribution hub on the way for Discount Tire

National automotive retailer Discount Tire will build a new warehouse on Bonnie View Rd. in southern Dallas. The warehouse will be completed in 2018 and add to the Int'l Inland Port of Dallas area and its mix of manufacturing and distribution facilities.

Dallas Morning News - March 28, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: March 26, 2017

Old downtown Dallas tower becomes data center

A previously vacant 137,000 sq. ft. office building on the edge of downtown Dallas has been repurposed as a multi-tenant data center. 2020 Live Oak St. takes advantage of the CBD's double-redundant electric grid.

Dallas Innovates - February 20, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive
Posted on: March 26, 2017

Big D now No. 2 in the big data center business

Real estate firm CBRE has ranked the Dallas area #2 for data center projects in 2016, with a 25% increase leading to a total of 208 megawatts. Nearly a dozen major projects are expected for delivery in 2017.

Dallas Morning News - March 8, 2017 Industrial/Logistics - Home Archive

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Icelandair is coming to DFW Airport

Interested in visiting Iceland? Then get ready, as Icelandair service is coming to DFW International Airport. Service to Reykjavík starts next May, with four flights per week. Icelandair will be the 17th international carrier to serve the airport.

Dallas Culture Map - September 14, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Big Wow: Low-cost carrier launches cheap service to Europe via Iceland

Ultra-low cost carrier Wow Air plans to launch its purple-planed flights from DFW International Airport to Europe and other destinations in May 2018. The Reykjavik, Iceland-based airline will offer flights from DFW to Keflavik International Airport.

Dallas Business Journal, September 6, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Japanese students explore Dallas, Fort Worth for a week

Six high school students from Sendai, Japan, recently spent a week exploring the Dallas area. They checked out Toyota's new headquarters in Plano, Dallas City Hall, Globe Life Park, and the Sixth Floor Museum, to name a few of their stops.

Dallas Morning News, August 28, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: August 11, 2017

DFW Rises on List of World’s ‘Most High-Tech Cities’

"Business Insider" has published its list of “The Most High-Tech Cities in the World,” a compilation of 25 cities that are doing the best at using technology and creating opportunities for the development of new ones. Dallas-Fort Worth came in at No. 11.

Dallas Innovates, August 9, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: August 11, 2017

DFW Airport landing more global destinations

Australia, Canada, South Korea, Italy, Japan, China and Qatar. Those are just some of the countries that have been added to DFW International Airport's global destinations lineup as the airport has bulked up its offerings over the past several years.

Dallas Business Journal, August 8, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Dallas-based Reel FX Animation Studios opens new office in Canada

Dallas' Reel FX Creative Studios, the animation and film studio based in Deep Ellum, and whose work includes both commercial projects as well as films such as the award-winning The Book of Life, is opening a satellite office in Montreal.

CultureMap Dallas, August 1, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Dallas-based Topgolf swings deal for expansion to Canada

Topgolf has inked a deal to enter its fourth foreign country, with plans to open multiple units in Canada. The Dallas-based entertainment company announced Wednesday a partnership with Cineplex, a Toronto-based entertainment and media business.

Dallas Business Journal, July 26, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

The Perot Just Acquired a Rare, 2-Foot-Tall 'Alien Eye' Mineral

Visitors to the Perot Museum this week are among the first people in the world to lay eyes on a mineral that has a "cult-like following in the mineral collecting community," according to a press release by the museum of nature and science.

Dallas Observer, July 14, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Get Lost In An “Infinity Mirror” Room

Fans of proto-pop art, pumpkins, and — perhaps most importantly — Instagrammable art are going to love what the Dallas Museum of Art is bringing this fall. One of Yayoi Kusama’s iconic “Infinity Mirror” rooms will be making its North Texas debut Oct. 1.

Art and Seek, July 12, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Discover 'snow desserts' when New York City shop arrives in Dallas

Dessert shop BingBox Snow Cream Co. is opening a Dallas location in September. The shop will have snow desserts, soft serve ice cream and fun drinks. BingBox Snow Cream Co. specializes in Korean bingsu, or a finely shaved ice that they call snow cream.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

How a bad day of waterskiing at Lake Texoma inspired Ken Cooper's global fitness business

People around the world know Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper as the father of aerobics. But there’s another side to him: Ken Cooper, businessman. Yes, he’s still a physician first. But being a good businessman has been his great enabler.

Dallas Morning News, June 12, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Dallas, Fort Worth mayors leading trade mission to Canada

The mayors of Dallas and Fort Worth will lead a trade mission to Toronto and Montreal June 11-16 to promote business opportunities, economic development and tourism and to reinforce the message that the region remains committed to free trade.

Dallas Business Journal, June 1, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Peridot Coffee is serving game-changing drinks in Koreatown district

Peridot Coffee, located on Royal Lane in the Komart complex, is serving a game-changing "green tea flat" that combines coffee and tea. They serve a variety of other drinks - bubble teas, espresso, iced coffee drizzled with caramel - and more.

CultureMap Dallas - May 10, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: March 13, 2017

With ‘Yo Soy DMA,’ a museum for a multicultural Dallas

With a major Mexican art exhibition arriving at the Dallas Museum of Art, the museum has launched "Yo Soy DMA" to increase connections with the city's Latino community.

D Magazine - March 10, 2017 International - Home Archive
Posted on: March 13, 2017

DFW named best large airport in North America for passenger experience

The Airport Service Quality Awards named Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport as the best large airport in North America for 2017. The survey covers 34 aspects of the travel experience, including food & beverage, cleanliness and technology.

Dallas Morning News - March 6, 2017 International - Home Archive

Posted on: October 16, 2017

For Many, Sparkman Club Estates Subject of Lifelong Affection

It’s a story we heard frequently when we began asking people what they loved about Sparkman Club Estates — a story of children and grandchildren coming back in adulthood to raise their own children in the close-knit neighborhood.

Candy's Dirt, October 10, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Breaks Ground, Reaches Fundraising Goal

In less than two years, Dallasites will have a new museum to honor Holocaust survivors and to learn about human rights. The Dallas Holocaust museum started construction on its new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Tuesday morning.

D Magazine, October 10, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Dallas Heritage Village Collaborative Exhibit Looks at Historic Neighborhoods

Dallas Heritage Village is hosting a collaborative look at the historic neighborhoods that supported the African American, Hispanic, and Jewish communities in Dallas.

Candy's Dirt, October 13, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Dallas group takes the wonders of poetry into Pleasant Grove supermarket, throughout area

Roberto Maldonado rolled his shopping cart close to Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi inside El Rancho grocery store in Pleasant Grove. That's when Hirsi, who sat in front of her typewriter near the store’s bakery, asked him about his favorite food.

Dallas Morning News, October 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Neighborhood Spotlight: Midway Hollow Had a Very Dallas Beginning

If a town hitting its peak is a boomtown, would a neighborhood like Midway Hollow, with its bustling mix of newcomers and longtime residents, be considered a boom-hood? Midway Hollow’s ties to Dallas history go back to when Texas was its own country.

Candy's Dirt, October 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Local watering hole named ‘Best Dive Bar in Texas’

Lakewood Landing is one of those local spots that refuses to bow to the latest and greatest, and based on the their most recent accolade, their choice seems to be working just fine. Thrillist has named Lakeowood's dive bar as the very best in Texas.

Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate, October 3, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Feast On Fairy Dreams and Foie Gras at the French Room, Now Open In Downtown

After an extensive renovation, The French Room at the Adolphus Hotel in Downtown Dallas has officially made its debut. More than 16 months of revamping went into the vaunted Dallas dining room, which now sports a modern new look and a revitalized menu.

Eater Dallas, October 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 29, 2017

See stunning photos from the Dallas Arboretum's new edible garden that opens Oct. 3

Something delicious and fun is coming Oct. 3 to the Dallas Arboretum. That's when they'll cut the ribbon and invite everyone to enjoy A Tasteful Place, a year-round edible garden. The 3.5-acre garden is planted with vegetables, herbs and fruits.

Dallas Morning News, September 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Audubon Texas Announces Dining on the Prairie Dinner Series

You don’t have to be a twitcher to love long-table dining on the prairie next to the Trinity River Audubon Center. Yes, the Center is famous for bird watching, but it has also emerged as a premier events spot.

D Magazine, September 28, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 29, 2017

A Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to the State Fair of Texas

Did you know that Fletcher’s offers a vegetarian-friendly corn dog at the State Fair of Texas? We did, because even if you prefer not to indulge in a Funnel Cake Bacon Queso Burger beneath Big Tex’s watchful eye, you deserve to eat something.

D Magazine, September 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 28, 2017

UNT Dallas and Eastfield College form partnership

Dallas Connect, a new partnership between the University of North Texas at Dallas and Eastfield College, gives students admission to both campuses. The aim of the program is to improve the odds that students will complete their four-year degrees.

Dallas Morning News - September 22, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Turtle Creek Arts Festival Debuts in Dallas

The inaugural Turtle Creek Arts Festival will debut in Reverchon Park this fall. The festival will showcase approximately 100 local and regional artists and crafters of all disciplines at the historic park that is just steps away from the Katy Trail.

I Live in Dallas, September 21, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Kramer Elementary is now an International Baccalaureate school

Kramer Elementary officially received its International Baccalaureate designation. In other words, the Preston Hollow school is now part of a prestigious global program whose curriculum is considered to be more rigorous and holistic than other programs.

Preston Hollow Advocate, September 21, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Go Car Free: Walk to Transit From These Dallas-Area Apartments

Having a car can be expensive. Even if you own a car, public transit is a great alternative means of commuting. You can avoid traffic and save on paying for parking. We’re featuring great apartments that are just a short walk from a DART station.

Candy's Dirt, September 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 22, 2017

DFW among best places in the U.S. for single women to live

Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the best metros in the U.S. for single women, according to a new report. DFW ranked No. 3 among the top 20 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas for single women to live, according to Owners.com.

Dallas Business Journal, September 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Dallas and Fort Worth rank among top U.S. markets for housing recovery

Both the Dallas and Fort Worth housing markets have fully recovered from the price declines they sustained during the Great Recession. A new index shows Dallas-Plano-Irving ranks 3rd among the 100 biggest U.S. metros for the level of home price recovery.

CultureMap Dallas, September 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight

Posted on: October 16, 2017

For Many, Sparkman Club Estates Subject of Lifelong Affection

It’s a story we heard frequently when we began asking people what they loved about Sparkman Club Estates — a story of children and grandchildren coming back in adulthood to raise their own children in the close-knit neighborhood.

Candy's Dirt, October 10, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Breaks Ground, Reaches Fundraising Goal

In less than two years, Dallasites will have a new museum to honor Holocaust survivors and to learn about human rights. The Dallas Holocaust museum started construction on its new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Tuesday morning.

D Magazine, October 10, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Dallas Heritage Village Collaborative Exhibit Looks at Historic Neighborhoods

Dallas Heritage Village is hosting a collaborative look at the historic neighborhoods that supported the African American, Hispanic, and Jewish communities in Dallas.

Candy's Dirt, October 13, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Dallas group takes the wonders of poetry into Pleasant Grove supermarket, throughout area

Roberto Maldonado rolled his shopping cart close to Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi inside El Rancho grocery store in Pleasant Grove. That's when Hirsi, who sat in front of her typewriter near the store’s bakery, asked him about his favorite food.

Dallas Morning News, October 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Neighborhood Spotlight: Midway Hollow Had a Very Dallas Beginning

If a town hitting its peak is a boomtown, would a neighborhood like Midway Hollow, with its bustling mix of newcomers and longtime residents, be considered a boom-hood? Midway Hollow’s ties to Dallas history go back to when Texas was its own country.

Candy's Dirt, October 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Local watering hole named ‘Best Dive Bar in Texas’

Lakewood Landing is one of those local spots that refuses to bow to the latest and greatest, and based on the their most recent accolade, their choice seems to be working just fine. Thrillist has named Lakeowood's dive bar as the very best in Texas.

Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate, October 3, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Feast On Fairy Dreams and Foie Gras at the French Room, Now Open In Downtown

After an extensive renovation, The French Room at the Adolphus Hotel in Downtown Dallas has officially made its debut. More than 16 months of revamping went into the vaunted Dallas dining room, which now sports a modern new look and a revitalized menu.

Eater Dallas, October 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

See stunning photos from the Dallas Arboretum's new edible garden that opens Oct. 3

Something delicious and fun is coming Oct. 3 to the Dallas Arboretum. That's when they'll cut the ribbon and invite everyone to enjoy A Tasteful Place, a year-round edible garden. The 3.5-acre garden is planted with vegetables, herbs and fruits.

Dallas Morning News, September 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Audubon Texas Announces Dining on the Prairie Dinner Series

You don’t have to be a twitcher to love long-table dining on the prairie next to the Trinity River Audubon Center. Yes, the Center is famous for bird watching, but it has also emerged as a premier events spot.

D Magazine, September 28, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

A Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to the State Fair of Texas

Did you know that Fletcher’s offers a vegetarian-friendly corn dog at the State Fair of Texas? We did, because even if you prefer not to indulge in a Funnel Cake Bacon Queso Burger beneath Big Tex’s watchful eye, you deserve to eat something.

D Magazine, September 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 28, 2017

UNT Dallas and Eastfield College form partnership

Dallas Connect, a new partnership between the University of North Texas at Dallas and Eastfield College, gives students admission to both campuses. The aim of the program is to improve the odds that students will complete their four-year degrees.

Dallas Morning News - September 22, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Turtle Creek Arts Festival Debuts in Dallas

The inaugural Turtle Creek Arts Festival will debut in Reverchon Park this fall. The festival will showcase approximately 100 local and regional artists and crafters of all disciplines at the historic park that is just steps away from the Katy Trail.

I Live in Dallas, September 21, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Kramer Elementary is now an International Baccalaureate school

Kramer Elementary officially received its International Baccalaureate designation. In other words, the Preston Hollow school is now part of a prestigious global program whose curriculum is considered to be more rigorous and holistic than other programs.

Preston Hollow Advocate, September 21, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Go Car Free: Walk to Transit From These Dallas-Area Apartments

Having a car can be expensive. Even if you own a car, public transit is a great alternative means of commuting. You can avoid traffic and save on paying for parking. We’re featuring great apartments that are just a short walk from a DART station.

Candy's Dirt, September 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

DFW among best places in the U.S. for single women to live

Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the best metros in the U.S. for single women, according to a new report. DFW ranked No. 3 among the top 20 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas for single women to live, according to Owners.com.

Dallas Business Journal, September 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Dallas and Fort Worth rank among top U.S. markets for housing recovery

Both the Dallas and Fort Worth housing markets have fully recovered from the price declines they sustained during the Great Recession. A new index shows Dallas-Plano-Irving ranks 3rd among the 100 biggest U.S. metros for the level of home price recovery.

CultureMap Dallas, September 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Beloved Texas music venue the Blue Light Live, from Lubbock, to open in Deep Ellum

For decades, the venerable Adair's Saloon has been Deep Ellum's constant country joint. In 2018, a new-to-Deep-Ellum venue called Blue Light Dallas hopes to share the twangy love as a new spot for Americana, folk and Texas country.

Dallas Morning News, September 20, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 12, 2017

First-ever Dallas Bike Ride will cover 20 miles of closed city streets

The first Dallas Bike Ride, a 20-mile loop through closed city roads, rolls into town Nov. 4. The route will showcase neighborhoods from Bishop Arts District to Uptown, crossing the Trinity River four times.

Dallas Morning News, September 11, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 8, 2017

5 TV shows with ties to Dallas, including the obvious and the not-so-obvious

Some of the fascination most people outside of the Metroplex have with our fair city begins and ends with the night-time TV soap opera Dallas, original recipe.
That was then. But Dallas remains a hot property when it comes to moving pictures.

Dallas Morning News, September 6, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

The ultimate guide to Japanese food in Dallas

Love Japanese food? You're in luck! Dallas has long been a great place for Japanese food and this guide offers suggestions for great sashimi, yakitori, soba, ramen shops, and more throughout the Dallas area.

Guide Live - August 31, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Mapping Dallas neighborhoods for food and fun

Our city has a wide range of neighborhoods, each offering a flavor that is uniquely Dallas. Explore Fair Park's art deco masterpieces, enjoy a meal at Trinity Groves, or do a bit of communing with nature at White Rock Lake. You won't be disappointed.

Guide Live - September 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Museum of Culture set to open in Dallas

The Museum of Street Culture is about to open its doors at 508 Park Avenue in downtown Dallas. The official opening date is October 1st and will feature an exhibit of work by iconic photographer Mary Ellen Mark.

Dallas Morning News - September 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Yelp Announced its 50 Best Music Venues in the U.S., and Dallas Made the List Twice

The Dallas live music scene has officially earned some bragging rights. Crowdsourced review website Yelp named the top 50 music venues in the U.S., determined by "number of reviews and overall star rating," and two of our hometown favorites made the cut.

Dallas Observer, August 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Dallas Farmers Market lures in visitors with food hall thrills

It was a Sunday morning and we wanted to get coffee, and that's how we ended up at the Dallas Farmers Market. I've been a regular at the market ever since I moved to Dallas in 1995. Prior to the renovation, I would go to buy fruits and vegetables.

CultureMap Dallas, August 16, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: August 9, 2017

New Family Aquatic Center is coming to Pleasant Grove

A $7.2 million aquatic center is being built at Crawford Memorial Park in Pleasant Grove. It will feature an eight lane lap pool, water spa, two body slides, a children’s pool, shade pavilions & more. Construction is expected to be finished by May 2018.

WFAA - August 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

UNT-Dallas marks a new era as first residence hall opens its doors to students

For 18-year-old Victoria Denestan, Thurs. marked another day closer to the big move from her mother's home to her new dorm room at UNT-Dallas. The freshman is one of 93 students who will fill the beds of the first residence hall on the Oak Cliff campus.

Dallas Morning News, August 3, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Tulisoma book fair and festival to highlight little-known black rights figure Sutton Griggs

Among many good things about this year's 14th annual Tulisoma: South Dallas Book Fair and Festival is the opportunity to learn about the late Sutton E. Griggs, the prolific Texas-born author, minister and social activist.

Dallas Morning News, August 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: August 1, 2017

In 2018 the Dallas Stars will host, for the first time, the NHL draft

From June 22-23, 2018, the Dallas Stars will host the 2018 NHL draft at American Airlines Center, located in Dallas' Victory Park neighborhood. The first round will be June 22 and the final six rounds June 23.

CBS DFW - July 31, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

The Women Texas Film Festival Returns This August

In its second year spotlighting women filmmakers—and implicitly condemning gender inequality in the film industry—the Women Texas Film Festival will move to the Studio Movie Grill on Northwest Highway for its Aug. 16–20 runtime.

D Magazine, July 25, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Mark Cuban Thinks Dallas Is The Right Career Move For Millennials

Mark Cuban is wildly popular among millennials. The owner of the Dallas Mavericks and an investor on Shark Tank is known for his aggressive, straight-forward style. And his story of young hustler to billionaire is inspiring for many in this generation.

Forbes, July 28, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 26, 2017

Girl Scouts camp is serving up more than cookies with its STEM program

The Girl Scouts of NE TX is offering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs at its Whispering Cedars camp in southern Dallas, which benefits from a $6 million NMTC (New Markets Tax Credit) allocation from the Dallas Development Fund.

Dallas Morning News - July 22, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Doggie Ice Cream Truck at Klyde Warren Park

PetSmart brought its first ever doggie-human ice cream truck to Dallas on Wednesday at Klyde Warren Park. Dogs who attended received free doggie ice cream sundaes and their humans got ice cream, too.

NBCDFW.com, July 13, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Wondering about all that construction at the arboretum? Here’s what’s up.

If you have made it around the lake lately, you may have wondered about all the construction on the south end of the Arboretum. Later this fall, visitors will be able to experience A Tasteful Place, a working garden, or “portager” as the French say.

Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate, July 17, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Trinity Forest Adventure Park

Just outside of Dallas a unique adventure awaits!Taryn Jones took the Cadillac XT5 to a tree top play land. Trinity Forest Adventure Park is a combination of a traditional high ropes course and zip line canopy tour. Are you ready to get off the ground?

CBS DFW, July 20, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Take a Tour of This Seriously Chic Dallas Pet Hotel

When all dogs go to heaven, we imagine it will look something like Barking Hound Village’s newest Dallas location. The luxe dog boarding and daycare facility enlisted Abbe Fenimore of Studio Ten 25 to transform a warehouse into a variable puppy paradise.

D Magazine, July 18, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Creative sanctuary: Arts Mission Oak Cliff helps community artists flourish

At the edge of Winnetka Heights sits the building that once housed a Congregational church. Two years ago, the church was abandoned, except for a small residence affixed to the back. Today, one can find it carefully restored to its 1920s glory.

Dallas Morning News, July 18, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 18, 2017

14 notable vegetarian and vegan spots in Dallas-Fort Worth

There's no doubt Texas is a beef loving, Tex-Mex crazed, barbecue smokin' state. The Dallas area keeps meat lovers satisfied, certainly, but it's budding with great food for vegetarians, vegans and pescatarians, too.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

The Perot Just Acquired a Rare, 2-Foot-Tall 'Alien Eye' Mineral

Visitors to the Perot Museum this week are among the first people in the world to lay eyes on a mineral that has a "cult-like following in the mineral collecting community," according to a press release by the museum of nature and science.

Dallas Observer, July 14, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Holy cow! Dallas named one of the top vegan cities in America

If you thought vegans suffer in beefy Dallas, think again. Vegan lifestyle magazine VegNews recently named Dallas the 8th best vegan city in the United States based on the criteria of food, fashion and culture.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Get Lost In An “Infinity Mirror” Room

Fans of proto-pop art, pumpkins, and — perhaps most importantly — Instagrammable art are going to love what the Dallas Museum of Art is bringing this fall. One of Yayoi Kusama’s iconic “Infinity Mirror” rooms will be making its North Texas debut Oct. 1.

Art and Seek, July 12, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Diner en Blanc, the wear-white party at secret, 'iconic' location in Dallas, sets fall date

"I'll give you a hint," says Karen Raehpour about the secretive dinner party Le Diner en Blanc in Dallas. "Women should prepare for any terrain." That's almost all we know about the Oct. 6 party for 2,400 people that will take place at a secret location.

Dallas Morning News, July 11, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

National study cites dramatic growth in Dallas-area arts economy

A new study conducted by Americans for the Arts states that North Texas' arts and culture industry "generates $1.47 billion in economic activity and supports 52,848 jobs annually."

Dallas Morning News, June 28, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Downtown Coffee Shop Weekend Adds Ice Cream and More Sweet Treats

The third-wave coffee spot Weekend, located in the lobby of The Joule Hotel, is starting up a new end-of-week-only soft serve ice cream program, where all flavors are made in-house.

Eater Dallas, June 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Don’t Tell Supper Club Open Downtown

An exciting new concept is coming to Downtown Dallas. Don’t Tell Supper Club will seamlessly blend a gourmet restaurant with a high-energy nightclub featuring elaborate stage acts, the likes of which you’d find in New York, Miami and Vegas.

Crave DFW, June 29, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Getting Oak Cliff Residents Jobs

West Dallas' Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce has created the Oak Cliff Works program to help local residents train for new healthcare careers. The first participating employer, North Oak Cliff's Methodist Hospital, has prepared a nine-week training program.

CBS DFW - June 16, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Dallas neighborhoods booming with new apartments

Uptown and Oak Lawn have made RentCafe's top 10 list of neighborhoods with the biggest increase in new apartments post-recession. Uptown ranks No. 5 with 5,839 units and 22 buildings, while Oak Lawn is No. 7 with 4,892 units and 17 buildings.

Dallas Culture Map - June 13, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Dallas-based collective working to showcase local artists

De Colores Collective is an arts group dedicated to providing artists of color a space to show their art and share ideas via exhibits, podcast episodes, and social events. The group is located in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas.

Dallas Innovates - June 14, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Green Neighborhoods: North Oak Cliff corridor caters to urban greenies

The northern part of Oak Cliff is a tale of two hipster boulevards: West Jefferson and West Davis. Undulating from east to west is West Jefferson Boulevard, a half-mile of solid retail and restaurants that is the thriving heart of Hispanic culture.

Green Source DFW, June 7, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2017

The City of Dallas Accepts $22 Million For AT&T PAC Debt, Small Arts Orgs

It’s official, the City of Dallas has accepted a $22 million grant from Galveston’s Moody Foundation. And that means that City Performance Hall will now be called Moody Performance Hall.

Art and Seek, May 25, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2017

New gallery in Dallas' Design District will glimmer like gold

A new gallery will debut in Dallas' Design District, spotlighting an uncommon medium: gilded glass. The Starr Gallery will open at 135c Pittsburg St., in a former florist space, as a spin-off of the successful gallery of the same name in Denton.

CultureMap Dallas, May 25, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2017

New cooking school in Oak Cliff courts Dallas’ knife-wielding foodies

A new concept opening in North Oak Cliff promises to bring something totally fresh. Called Garnish Kitchen, it will be a chef-run cooking school with a small eatery on the side, opening in the Davis Street space that was previously wine bar Bouchon 1314.

CultureMap Dallas, May 23, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Unapologetically fun Dallas group Good Culture hosts trendy events for urban professionals

Hundreds of people flocked into The Loft at Gilley’s Dallas on a sunny Saturday, sporting their best spring fashions. Inside, an artist painted on stage while attendees viewed art exhibits or snacked on the balcony, taking in views of the Dallas skyline.

Dallas Morning News, May 17, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

The Dallas Holocaust Museum Gets a New Name, Plans New State-of-the-Art Space

In 2005, the Dallas Holocaust Museum moved from the basement of the Aaron Family Jewish Community Center in North Dallas to its current leased location at 211 N. Record St. in the West End of Downtown Dallas. The reason? The museum had outgrown its space.

Dallas Innovates, May 16, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

These Cities Are Replacing The Worst Kind Of Infrastructure With The Best

In car-dependent Dallas, parking lots are ubiquitous downtown. But one lot will soon be de-paved and turned into a park. Nearby, another parking lot is turning into a temporary urban farm before it also becomes a park.

Fast Company CO.DESIGN, May 2, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Book multiple transit options with DART's GoPass

Using public transport just got easier! Using DART's GoPass app you can book your entire trip, from beginning to end, in one place. Combine DART with Lyft, The T, DCTA and more.

NBC DFW - May 19, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Deep Ellum Lit Hop Borrows the Concept of a Bar Crawl and Applies It to Readings

Turnout for last summer's Deep Ellum Lit Hop festival was so good that this June, Wordspace is bringing it back as its closing event. The festival will once again give local writers a chance to showcase all the work they're doing.

Dallas Observer, May 16, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

New public artwork is 1st in NTX using infrared heating technology

Dallas' Uptown neighborhood has welcomed a new piece of public art, Unicorn Art Theory, at Lemmon & McKinney Aves. It's the first in N. Texas to use reciprocating infrared heating technology to apply its custom brightly-colored preformed thermoplastic.

Dallas Innovates - May 10, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Starplex isn't new, but it's more than improved after $8 million makeover

When the Starplex amphitheater reopens Thursday night, with a Kings of Leon-Deerhunter double bill, Starplex will look close to brand-new, the result of an $8 million face-lift underway since the end of September.

Dallas Morning News, May 3, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Design Confidential: Dallas

Dallas, in its latest incarnation, is more than its fabled tony nightlife and shopping venues. Its newest design landmarks and cultural destinations are best accessed alfresco, on foot or by bike. (Yup, you may even break a sweat!)

Traditional Home, May 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 2, 2017

They're the top: Dallas Theater Center wins 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award

Dallas Theater Center has received theater's highest honor: a Tony. The prize, the 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award, effectively decrees DTC as the nation's best regional theater.

Dallas Morning News, May 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Nearly 50 artisan vendors and farmers flock to this North Dallas market

Saint Michael's Farmers Market opened for the 2017 season last weekend, and if you're a foodie who lives close by, this was like a clarion call. There are so many finds, they're difficult to catalog— this year comprising nearly 50 vendors.

Dallas Morning News, May 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Dallas High Schools Score Atop U.S. News’ Rankings

Dallas high schools scored well in the "U.S. News & World Report" Best High School Rankings. The School for the Talented and Gifted was 1st in Texas and 4th nationally, and the School of Science and Engineering Magnet was 3rd in Texas and 9th nationally.

Dallas Innovates, April 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Deep Ellum dessert shop rolls out trendy black ice cream

Dallas is on its way to a black ice cream summer, and it starts with Chills 360, the rolled ice cream shop in Deep Ellum, which will offer the edgy dessert treat beginning in May.

CultureMap Dallas, April 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 21, 2017

$136M high-rise community to bring luxury living near NorthPark Center

Construction on a highly-anticipated $136 million senior living development near NorthPark Center is underway. The Ventana by Buckner is a two-tower, 12-story luxury senior living community by developer Buckner Senior Living.

Dallas Business Journal, April 18, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Bishop Arts one of "Most Beautiful Neighborhoods According to Locals"

The Bishop Arts neighborhood has made BuzzFeed's list of "Most Beautiful US Neighborhoods According To Locals," noting that it's perfect for "Artsy types and lovers of pie" and "Is a charming neighborhood with cute vintage stores and street fairs."

Oak Cliff Advocate - April 14, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

AT&T bulks fiber availability in Southern Dallas

AT&T’s fiber network is growing in Southern Dallas, as the Dallas Telco said this week that it has fulfilled a promise to double the availability of the ultra-fast network.

Dallas Business Journal, April 12, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Green Neighborhoods: Bishop Arts is hip heart of Oak Cliff

Oak Cliff has been called the Brooklyn of Texas, the cradle of Lone Star blues and the hipness capital of Dallas. In the center of Oak Cliff is Bishop Arts, the ultra hip entertainment district with heart that is also a community.

Green Source DFW, April 4, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Dallas is getting a new Argentinian steakhouse

Corrientes 348 is coming to downtown Dallas, with an opening planned for late spring/early summer. The Argentinian steakhouse will occupy a 10,000 sq. ft. space on Ross Ave. and will feature a parilla, where guests can watch traditional meats be cooked.

Dallas Business Journal - April 7, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Bishop Arts gallery invites local artists to celebrate their talents

Oak Cliff native Cameron Smith is taking a break from his career in jazz music to focus on his career in the visual arts. Smith has transformed his studio space in the Bishop Arts district into a gallery and he wants other artists to join him.

Dallas Innovates - April 3, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

From abandoned church to a game-changer in the Dallas arts world

After two years of painstaking restoration, Arts Mission Oak Cliff launches this spring in Oak Cliff. A for-profit arts space, the space will have workshop and rehearsal space for theater companies, as well as studios and art classes.

Oak Cliff Advocate - March 28, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Take a tour of Dallas' best neighborhood restaurants

From North Oak Cliff to Plano, you'll find the best local eateries in D Magazine's Dallas guide. Wherever you live, whatever you're in the mood for, you'll find it here:

Dallas Magazine - April 1, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: March 19, 2017

Kiest Park is designated Lone Star Legacy Park

Kiest Park, one of Dallas most-cherished parks, has been recognized by Texas Recreation and Park Society a Lone Star Legacy Park. This recognition has been given due to its "special prominence in the local community and the state of Texas."

Oak Cliff Advocate - March 6, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Dallas movie producer launches new green film festival

Dallas native Michael Cain, having produced more than 20 feature length films for HBO and Showtime, is cofounder of new eco-film festival, EARTHxFilm, which will coincide with this year's Earth Day Texas. The festival runs from April 19-23.

Green Source DFW - March 28, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

The Design District's Town Hearth Restaurant has 64 chandeliers

The Design District's Town Hearth is quite the dining experience. In addition to 64 chandeliers, you'll find a MG roadster, a Ducati motorcycle, and a yellow submarine. Owner Nick Badovinus says "Town Hearth is representative of my past 20 yrs in Dallas."

D Magazine - March 31, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: March 21, 2017

For Dallas vegans, Trinity Groves V-Eats is worth the wait

Think of it as Vegan 2.0 at Trinity Groves latest dining addition V-Eats. More ambitious than most, it is determined to create a dining experience that is an adventure for the vegan and meat-eating alike.

D Magazine - March 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

West End gets smart streetlights, interactive kiosk, and air-quality sensors

The Dallas Innovation Alliance has launched its first round of testing for smart city technology in Dallas’ historic West End neighborhood. A range of technologies are included, from interactive kiosks to air quality sensors.

D Magazine - March 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

DART adds Deep Ellum to freebie downtown Dallas bus service

DART's free downtown circulator bus, the D-Link, has added service to the booming Deep Ellum neighborhood. The adjusted route complements the newly-opened Dallas Streetcar to Bishop Arts and links many of the city's nighttime hotspots.

Dallas Culture Map - February 27, 2017 Lifestyle - Spotlight Archive

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Is co-working space catching on? The Dallas-Fort Worth area can't get enough of it

North Texas has one of the fastest-growing office markets in the country.
What's growing even faster are the number of shared-office facilities in Dallas-Fort Worth. Companies that provide co-working operations have more than four dozen locations in D-FW.

Dallas Morning News, October 12, 2017 Office - Home
Posted on: October 3, 2017

San Francisco's Bank of the West has opened new Dallas office

San Francisco-based Bank of the West has located a new commercial banking center at Galleria Towers in north Dallas. Bank of the West is just one of several out-of-state financial firms expanding commercial banking operations in Dallas.

Dallas Morning News - October 2, 2017 Office - Home
Posted on: September 22, 2017

RewardStyle’s Social Influencers to Spur $1B in Retail Sales

By 2017's end, RewardStyle is expected to influence $1 billion in retail sales, according to the Dallas Business Journal. Amber Venz Box and husband Baxter Box developed the platform in 2011 to drive online sales using social media and blog influencers.

Dallas Innovates, September 20, 2017 Office - Home

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Is co-working space catching on? The Dallas-Fort Worth area can't get enough of it

North Texas has one of the fastest-growing office markets in the country.
What's growing even faster are the number of shared-office facilities in Dallas-Fort Worth. Companies that provide co-working operations have more than four dozen locations in D-FW.

Dallas Morning News, October 12, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Going Green: DFW a Leader in LEED-Certified Construction

When it comes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified (LEED) projects, North Texas is a bright spot in the state. Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington have more than half of the 6,945 LEED-certified residential construction projects in TX.

Dallas Innovates, September 27, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

RewardStyle’s Social Influencers to Spur $1B in Retail Sales

By 2017's end, RewardStyle is expected to influence $1 billion in retail sales, according to the Dallas Business Journal. Amber Venz Box and husband Baxter Box developed the platform in 2011 to drive online sales using social media and blog influencers.

Dallas Innovates, September 20, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Education services company UWorld is moving to Cypress Waters

Education services company UWorld has signed a lease for 50,000 square feet of office space at 9111 Cypress Water Boulevard in northwest Dallas. The company, which specializes in exam prep for licensing exams, plans to make the move in early 2018.

Dallas Morning News - September 11, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Education services company headed to Cypress Waters development

The booming Cypress Waters development northwest of Dallas has landed another major business tenant. Education firm UWorld is moving its office from Las Colinas to a new Cypress Waters building north of LBJ Freeway.

Dallas Morning News, September 11, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

HollyFrontier Corp. is expanding Dallas HQ

Fortune 500 energy firm HollyFrontier Corp. is expanding its corporate headquarters at 2828 North Harwood Street in Dallas' Uptown neighborhood. The company is set to occupy 90,000 square feet at the tower, a mixed-use development.

Dallas Morning News - August 31, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Dallas EdTech Startup Finds Partnerships are Key for Growth

When Tech EdVentures started offering its technology courses three years ago, it had 16 students. Now, it provides instruction at 16 locations throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and has touched the lives of more than 3,000 children.

Dallas Innovates, August 28, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Forbes' list of largest private companies includes 8 from North Texas

Out of the 225 businesses on Forbes’ 2017 America’s Largest Private Companies list, eight are from North Texas. To make the list, companies’ revenue from the most recent full fiscal year had to be greater than $2 billion.

Dallas Business Journal, August 15, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Fast-growing Dallas-Fort Worth companies occupy 185 spots on Inc. 5000 list

Inc. is rolling out its annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., and the roster of 5,000 is dotted with Dallas-Fort Worth firms. In Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth's 185 companies in the ranking easily outpaced Houston (113) and Austin (91).

Dallas Morning News, August 16, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Feel the LUV: How Southwest was determined to be the nation’s most trusted airline

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines finished at the top of the airline category in a national survey measuring the trustworthiness of the nation’s largest brands in seven key industries. But what does trustworthiness mean for an airline?

Dallas Business Journal, August 10, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Companies partnering with local school on work study program

More than 100 big-name companies have linked up with Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep for its Corporate Work Study Program. Students will work one day a week during the coming year to earn more than 60 percent of their tuition.

D Magazine - August 3, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Health care firm HQ headed to Cypress Waters

The Delta Cos., a major physician and health care staffing firm with operations across the U.S., is moving its HQ to Cypress Waters on LBJ Fwy. Delta is relocating from Farmers Branch to a new office building under construction overlooking North Lake.

Dallas Morning News, August 2, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Dallas' Jacobs to buy Denver-based rival in $3.27B deal

Global engineering firm Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has decided to buy one of its rivals — Denver-based CH2M HILL Companies Ltd. — in a deal valued at $3.27 billion, which will give the Dallas-based firm a much-needed foothold in the United Kingdom.

Dallas Business Journal, August 2, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

In the age of Amazon, Dallas' Half Price Books has managed to write itself a long shelf life

As part of the second generation running Half-Price Books, CEO Sharon Anderson Wright says she hears one question often: “Oh, you’re still in business?” But not only is the 45-year-old Dallas-based company surviving, it’s also finding new ways to compete.

Dallas Morning News, August 2, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

New York-based shared office concept to put Texas hub in Arts District

A New York-based shared office concept is bringing its first upscale coworking concept to the Dallas Arts District with the help of Dallas developer Craig Hall, who recently invested an undisclosed sum in the company.

Dallas Business Journal, July 27, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

EY investing $10M in downtown Dallas cybersecurity center, to employ 300

Ernst & Young said Thursday that it’s investing $10 million to expand its Dallas footprint by 14,000 square feet, as the company goes after the crowded cybersecurity market. The new cybersecurity center will house 300 employees.

Dallas Business Journal, July 27, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: July 26, 2017

KPMG expands its footprint in Dallas Arts District

KPMG has expanded its space in the Dallas Arts District, for a total of 193,430 square feet in its namesake KPMG Plaza at Hall Arts tower. The firm expects to be in the new space by the end of summer.

D Magazine - July 24, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Big D gets 'buy' rating from office building investment analysts

For the last few years, office investors have snapped up billions of dollars of real estate in North Texas. And Dallas has made it onto a short list of the best markets to continue buying office buildings.

Dallas Morning News, July 17, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

A health care business model that puts patients first? Dallas-based Senderra shows it’s possible

Dallas-based Senderra Specialty Pharmacy is trying to ease the pain of getting some of today’s most expensive drugs into the hands of patients. You’ve seen commercials telling you to ask your doctor about drugs that treat myriad diseases and conditions.

Dallas Morning News, July 11, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Dallas' Energy Square to undergo total makeover and compete with new Uptown towers

One of North Dallas' best-known business addresses dating back to the 1950s is getting a total makeover. The more than 1 million-square-foot Energy Square development on North Central Expressway is home to more than 300 tenants and recently had a redo.

Dallas Morning News, June 29, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Dallas is 'Tried & True' Place for Tech Talent

Real estate co. JLL has released its "Cracking the Hardest Code: Where to Find Tech Talent" report, which identifies cities with the highest concentration of people in tech. Dallas was recognized as a top five city for its number of software developers.

Dallas Innovates - June 23, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Downtown Law Firm Doubling Its Space

The Dallas law office of Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest LLP signed on to renew its current space at Republic Center in downtown—and then some. Under the new lease, the firm will go from occupying 2,987 square feet of space to 5,975 square feet.

D Magazine, June 21, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

WeWork opens regional HQ in Dallas' Thanksgiving Tower

Shared workspace provider WeWork has opened its downtown Dallas location, which the firm says will be its "Southern headquarters." New York-based WeWork rented 84,000 square feet of office space in the Thanksgiving Tower on Elm Street.

Dallas Morning News, June 6, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Dallas-Fort Worth lands 22 companies on this year's Fortune 500

Dallas-Fort Worth accounts for 22 of the 50 public companies in Texas to make it onto this year's Fortune 500 ranking. Locally, ExxonMobil and AT&T continue to hold down the top two spots based on 2016 revenue.

Dallas Morning News, June 7, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

How a bad day of waterskiing at Lake Texoma inspired Ken Cooper's global fitness business

People around the world know Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper as the father of aerobics. But there’s another side to him: Ken Cooper, businessman. Yes, he’s still a physician first. But being a good businessman has been his great enabler.

Dallas Morning News, June 12, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Dallas-based HR firm BenefitMall heads for new HQ

BenefitMall is moving its head office into 42,989 square feet in the Park Central development near the southwest corner of LBJ Freeway and U.S. Highway 75.
BenefitMall will have its office in the Hidden Grove building at 12404 Park Central Drive.

Dallas Morning News, April 31, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Southwest Airlines Has Added 800,000 SF to Dallas HQ Campus

A new aircrew training facility and office building have been completed at Southwest Airlines' corporate campus in Dallas. A total of 800,000 sq. ft. has been added. The
training center is 375,000 square feet and will house 18 flight simulators.

Rebusiness Online - May 30, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Comerica Bank recommits to its namesake tower in downtown Dallas

Banking giant Comerica Bank (NYSE: CMA) has extended its massive office lease in its namesake skyscraper in downtown Dallas, which keeps the bank in the tower where it has been for a decade.

Dallas Business Journal, June 1, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Downtown Dallas is getting new 45-story tower next to $70 million Fountain Place redo

One of downtown Dallas' most familiar towers is in the midst of a major makeover that will bring additional parking and a new look to the skyline. Owners of the 60-story rocket-shaped Fountain Place are spending more than $70 M on the office building.

May 23, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

TI Unveils New Sensor Chips for Automotive, Industrial Uses

Dallas-based Texas Instruments Inc., a large supplier of semiconductors to the automotive industry, has developed new mmWave sensor chips that it says are the most precise and smallest such sensors on the market.

Dallas Innovates, May 17, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Move Over, San Francisco: Dallas Tops Our List Of The Best Cities For Jobs 2017

Dallas is Big D for a reason. Bigger, better, best: that’s the Dallas mindset. From the gigantic Cowboys stadium in Arlington to the burgeoning northern suburbs to the posh Arts District downtown, Dallasites are reinventing their metropolis almost daily.

Forbes, May 15, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Infrastructure firm AECOM to relocate its Dallas regional HQ to Galleria Towers

Global infrastructure service firm AECOM (NYSE: ACM) plans to relocate its regional headquarters from the InfoMart building near downtown Dallas to Galleria Towers, which will consolidate more than 250 employees in one office.

Dallas Business Journal, May 16, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Global technology-recruitment firm is expanding in downtown Dallas

Global technology-recruitment firm Frank Recruitment Group is expanding its Dallas footprint, moving into 12,000 SF of office space at Ross Tower. The Dallas office is the company's first in Texas. Move-in is planned for June 5th.

D Magazine - May 22, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Your first look at makeover planned for landmark Meadows Building

Around the end of 2015, the out-of-town owners of the 61-year-old Meadows Building on Greenville Avenue pitched architect Craig Melde on plans for their new purchase. Melde met them in the lobby of the two-story wing along Greenville near Lovers Lane.

Dallas Morning News, May 5, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Dallas' Galleria Towers redo lands another big office tenant

More proof that pricey building redos are paying off. The Galleria Towers in North Dallas - which is just finishing up a $16 million makeover - has landed another major office tenant, marketing firm Ansira Partners.

Dallas Morning News, May 3, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 21, 2017

The Union snags this Dallas-based engineering firm's corporate office

RED Development has landed the corporate office of Dallas-based Primoris Services Corp. in The Union, a massive mixed-use development near Uptown. The engineering firm has leased about 14,000 square feet and plans to move in by early 2019.

Dallas Business Journal, April 18, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Canada-based software firm moving US HQ to downtown Dallas

Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, a Canada-based software firm, is relocating its US headquarters to 717 North Harwood Street in downtown Dallas. Lone Wolf is leasing 25,000 sq. ft. and plans to have 150 jobs in the new location.

Dallas Morning News - April 17, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

'Book of Life' animation studio Reel FX launches virtual reality firm

Reel FX Animation Studio (The Book of Life, Free Birds) has launched a sister company, Flight School, aimed at developing projects for virtual reality and other emerging platforms.

Hollywood Reporter, April 11, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 11, 2017

New restaurants create destination dining at HALL Arts

As more multifamily/mixed-use developments add culinary experiences that not only appeal to the multifamily dwellers but also surrounding residents, office/mixed-use properties are now finding the destination restaurant concept has the same effect.

GlobeSt.com, April 4, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

WeWork selects Thanksgiving Tower for its southern HQ

In addition to opening its latest coworking space in downtown Dallas' Thanksgiving Tower, WeWork is also setting up its southern regional HQ here as well. This will be WeWork's largest coworking space in DFW, with 84,000 sq. ft., room for 1,600 people.

D Magazine - April 3, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Redo ramping up on downtown landmark Adolphus Tower

The corner of Main and Akard Streets is about to light up with new retail and renovation at the Adolphus Tower, a mid-century office high-rise. Developer Mike Hoque's plans call for new boutique office space, retail and/or an eatery.

Dallas Morning News - March 24, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Dallas' Old Parkland campus is getting another building

The final building in an award-winning office campus in the Oak Lawn neighborhood is about to begin construction. A 96,000 sq. ft. building will be added in the northwest corner of Old Parkland campus developed by Crow Holdings and open in 2019.

Dallas Morning News, March 21, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Law firm moves headquarters to Dallas' Union project

Akin Gump, an international law firm, will move its Dallas headquarters to a new mixed-use Uptown development. The firm has signed a lease for 68,000 sq. ft. in The Union Dallas project at Cedar Springs and Akard near Victory Park.

Dallas Business Journal, March 21, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Perots' new Dallas campus brings family business and history together on Turtle Creek

The Hillwood companies, the organization owned by Dallas' Perot family, has moved into its near headquarters along Turtle Creek north of Uptown. The campus incorporates the natural beauty of the site with the family's vast history.

Dallas Morning News, March 22, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Civitas Capital to relocate its Dallas HQ to the city's arts district

Financial group Civitas Capital is moving its headquarters to One Arts Plaza in the Dallas Arts District, having signed a lease for 24,724 square feet of office space in the building. Other building tenants include Edward Jones, EnLink, and Industrious.

Dallas Business Journal - March 28, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Goldman Sachs inks big deal in one of downtown Dallas' tallest towers

To help recruit young professionals to its workforce, international finance powerhouse Goldman Sachs will consolidate its regional offices in the Trammell Crow Center, located in downtown Dallas at 2001 Ross Ave.

Dallas Business Journal - March 3, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Amazon expands North Texas operations unit in Dallas

Technology giant Amazon has more than doubled its offices at Dallas' Galleria Towers, renting an additional 100,000 sq. ft. of space at 13155 Noel Road. The Galleria office complex was recently renovated with new amenities and an upgraded parking garage.

Yahoo! Finance - March 3, 2017 Office - Home Archive

Posted on: July 11, 2017

Downtown Dallas building lands largest PACE loan in Texas history

The developer of the Butler Brothers building has landed the biggest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan in Texas history, $23.9 million. This funding will help the developer update the building with a variety of energy-efficient systems.

Dallas Business Journal - July 7, 2017 Programs - Home Archive

Posted on: October 17, 2017

New food hall is coming to West End's FactorySix03 innovation center

Developer Granite Properties is gearing up for the next phase of its FactorySix03 project in Dallas' West End - a 10,000 square foot food hall, which will be located on the project's ground floor. Plans are for it to open by year-end.

Dallas Business Journal - October 16, 2017 Redevelopment - Home
Posted on: October 16, 2017

New mixed-use development kicks off construction at Dallas' landmark Village apartment community

Dallas' landmark Village apartments, the largest rental community in North Texas, is starting a major redevelopment. Started in the 1960s, the 300-plus-acre Village project near Greenville Avenue and Lovers Lane is home to over 11,000 residents.

Dallas Morning News, October 11, 2017 Redevelopment - Home
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Dallas' Cabana hotel redo would involve a residential tower and resort pool

Centurion American Development Group is finishing up its $230M renovation of the historic Statler Hotel Downtown. At the same time, the real estate firm is buying the 55-year-old former Cabana Motor Hotel on Stemmons Fwy with plans for renovation.

Dallas Morning News, October 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Old Dallas school will get new life as urban rental community

The classrooms at Davy Crockett School have been empty since the 1980s. But soon the lofty rooms in the East Dallas landmark will be home to dozens of new residents. The 114-year-old brick schoolhouse is being remodeled into 52 small apartments.

Dallas Morning News, October 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home
Posted on: October 10, 2017

The Statler Hotel redevelopment wins prestigious ULI Next Big Idea Award

Downtown Dallas' Statler Hotel project has won the prestigious Next Big Idea Award from the North Texas chapter of the Urban Land Institute. The $230 million redevelopment is one of many that are revitalizing Dallas' urban core.

Dallas Morning News - October 7, 2017 Redevelopment - Home
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Going Green: DFW a Leader in LEED-Certified Construction

When it comes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified (LEED) projects, North Texas is a bright spot in the state. Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington have more than half of the 6,945 LEED-certified residential construction projects in TX.

Dallas Innovates, September 27, 2017 Redevelopment - Home

Posted on: October 17, 2017

New food hall is coming to West End's FactorySix03 innovation center

Developer Granite Properties is gearing up for the next phase of its FactorySix03 project in Dallas' West End - a 10,000 square foot food hall, which will be located on the project's ground floor. Plans are for it to open by year-end.

Dallas Business Journal - October 16, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: October 16, 2017

New mixed-use development kicks off construction at Dallas' landmark Village apartment community

Dallas' landmark Village apartments, the largest rental community in North Texas, is starting a major redevelopment. Started in the 1960s, the 300-plus-acre Village project near Greenville Avenue and Lovers Lane is home to over 11,000 residents.

Dallas Morning News, October 11, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

The Statler Hotel redevelopment wins prestigious ULI Next Big Idea Award

Downtown Dallas' Statler Hotel project has won the prestigious Next Big Idea Award from the North Texas chapter of the Urban Land Institute. The $230 million redevelopment is one of many that are revitalizing Dallas' urban core.

Dallas Morning News - October 7, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Dallas' Cabana hotel redo would involve a residential tower and resort pool

Centurion American Development Group is finishing up its $230M renovation of the historic Statler Hotel Downtown. At the same time, the real estate firm is buying the 55-year-old former Cabana Motor Hotel on Stemmons Fwy with plans for renovation.

Dallas Morning News, October 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Old Dallas school will get new life as urban rental community

The classrooms at Davy Crockett School have been empty since the 1980s. But soon the lofty rooms in the East Dallas landmark will be home to dozens of new residents. The 114-year-old brick schoolhouse is being remodeled into 52 small apartments.

Dallas Morning News, October 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Going Green: DFW a Leader in LEED-Certified Construction

When it comes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified (LEED) projects, North Texas is a bright spot in the state. Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington have more than half of the 6,945 LEED-certified residential construction projects in TX.

Dallas Innovates, September 27, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: September 8, 2017

$108M Virgin Hotel Dallas bringing lace-clad vision to Design District

When Dallas developer Bill Hutchinson began to describe the new Virgin Hotel Dallas project, he felt it was important to expose parts of it with the help of a lace-like exterior clinging to the building — which drove the design of the upscale hotel.

Dallas Business Journal, September 7, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Plans for new office tower at The Shops at Park Lane accelerated

Given the success of The Shops at Park Lane, plans for a new 11-story office tower have been accelerated. The 340,000 square foot office tower will be located at 8010 Park Lane and will contain ground-floor retail that opens up to a community park.

Dallas Business Journal - September 1, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Check out the new Hall Arts Residences luxury condo unit in Dallas' Arts District

With construction on the tower underway, developer Craig Hall is showing off the first models for his luxury condominium high-rise in downtown Dallas' Arts District.
The $250 million, 25-story building is under construction on Flora Street.

Dallas Morning News, August 28, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Red Bird Mall to be reborn as entrepreneur hub

Red Bird Mall, located in southern Dallas, is being reborn as an entrepreneurial hub. A branch of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (known locally as the DEC) will open there as part of the large-scale redevelopment of the mall.

KERA News - August 25, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 28, 2017

C-PACE Program Training to be held September 7th

Are you Interested in learning more about the C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) Program and how it can benefit you? Then sign up for the Dallas C-PACE Service Provider Training being held on September 7th.

Eventbrite - September Events Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Work under way to turn landmark Deep Ellum building into boutique hotel

Construction has started on a Dallas landmark. The more than century old Union Bankers Trust building in Deep Ellum has been empty for more than two decades. It was originally built for the Knights of Pythias, an African-American fraternal organization.

Dallas Morning News, August 17, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Opening act for refurbished Longhorn Ballroom will be a Love for Kids fundraiser

Love for Kids' Palette to Palate fundraiser on Sept 9 at the Longhorn Ballroom will be the first event in the historic music hall since its renovation. The party will honor Western swing icon Bob Wills, for whom the venue was named when it opened in 1950.

Dallas Morning News, August 17, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Downtown Dallas building lands largest PACE loan in Texas history

The developer of the Butler Brothers building has landed the biggest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan in Texas history, $23.9 million. This funding will help the developer update the building with a variety of energy-efficient systems.

Dallas Business Journal - July 7, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Art-loving apartment dwellers have options in downtown Dallas

The historic Butler Brothers Building, originally built in 1910, has been redeveloped with a host of residential options. Some of the unique spaces offered include art or music studios, a chef's kitchen, cinema, and karaoke room.

Candy's Dirt - August 11, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Dallas' Maple Avenue is back on the map, and here's why

The boom in Dallas' Uptown & Medical District neighborhoods is putting Maple Ave on developers' maps. The street running from downtown to near Love Field is one of the busiest thoroughfares in Oak Lawn. But it was one of the last to see a rebuilding wave.

Dallas Morning News, August 10, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

AT&T seeking diversity in bidders on $100M redevelopment in downtown Dallas

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) wants to make a big push into hiring diversity contractors and other suppliers for its $100 million redevelopment project in downtown Dallas, which will bring a tech-centric urban corporate campus to downtown Dallas.

Dallas Morning News, July 31, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: August 1, 2017

The Drever's reuse of marble is unprecedented in scale

Marble used in the First National Bank of Dallas building, now known as The Drever, is being repurposed as part of its redevelopment. The white marble slabs were originally imported from Greece, from the same quarry used to build the Parthenon.

GlobeSt.com - July 28, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Can a 110-year-old Dallas High School look sharp? See how the redo is going

Renovations to one of downtown Dallas' oldest landmarks are on the last lap to the finish line. Developer Matthews Southwest has been working for more than a year to redevelop the more than century-old Dallas High School building in eastern downtown.

Dallas Morning News, July 27, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

CRE Opinion: A West End Transformation Story

It’s not crystal clear. You still have to squint to see it, but with a little imagination you can see an organically engineered innovation district blossoming in the heart of Dallas in The West End, or Historic West End as it is often identified.

D Magazine, July 27, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Growing Dallas builder breaks new ground with a dozen urban home projects

A 5-year-old Dallas homebuilder is on its way to being one of the area's biggest urban housing firms. Building a combination of townhouses and single-family homes, Centre Living has snapped up small building sites in close-in Dallas neighborhoods.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Statler Hotel developers starting garage and mixed-use project this month in downtown Dallas

Developers of downtown Dallas' historic Statler Hotel project are about to start construction on a new building next door. Dallas' city plan commission has given approval for a mixed-use building that would be constructed on Harwood Street.

Dallas Morning News, July 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Dallas' Victory Park, once a rail yard and power plant, nearing the finish line 20 years later

In case you haven't noticed, Victory Park is almost finished, just in time for its 20th birthday. Two decades after the 75-acre project was first envisioned on the northwest corner of downtown, the ambitious mixed-use development is mostly built.

Dallas Morning News, June 23, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Striking new skyscraper in downtown Dallas will be tallest in decades

Chicago-based developer Amli Residential is building the tallest tower in Dallas in three decades. The 45-story apartment high-rise will go up on Field Street on downtown's north side.

Dallas Morning News, June 1, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Preston Hollow Village expansion is a step closer to completion

More housing, retail and office space is coming to Preston Hollow Village, after changes to the developer’s plans were approved during Wednesday’s city council meeting. Provident Realty Advisors is overseeing the 42-acre property’s expansion.

Preston Hollow Advocate, May 27, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

First look: Downtown Dallas' historic Statler Hotel apartments are ready

It's been more than 15 years since anyone spent the night in downtown's Statler Hotel. The Commerce St. landmark now has almost two dozen residents. They are the first of hundreds of renters who will be moving into the old hotel in the coming months.

Dallas Morning News, May 16, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Victory Park's newest apartment tower opens this week

Victory Place, the first of four new apartment towers in the Victory Park neighborhood, is opening this week. It has 352 apartments, ranging from 535 to 1,500 square feet, as well as a rooftop swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, and coffee bar.

Dallas Morning News - May 15, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

The Statler Hotel in downtown Dallas gets shout-out from preservationists

The redevelopment of downtown Dallas' Statler Hotel is getting accolades from preservationists. Stephanie Meeks of The Nat'l Trust for Historic Preservation says it's"...an exemplary reuse of midcentury modern buildings that are often overlooked."

Dallas Morning News - May 10, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 20, 2017

New project to bring 135 townhomes to East Dallas

EKO Construction is breaking ground on a new residential community in East Dallas called Bryan Heights, located at Grigsby Ave near Bryan Street. The first 41 homes will be 1,500 - 1,600 sq. ft. in size, with a total of 135 townhomes planned.

Dallas Morning News - April 15, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Architect Perkins+Will to be lead tenant at Dallas High School

It's been announced that the lead tenant for the Dallas High School project in downtown Dallas is architect Perkins+Will. Owner Matthews Southwest is refurbishing the 110-yr old landmark into approximately 105,000 sq. ft. of office and retail space.

Globe St. - April 18, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Luxury $75M Katy Trail project makes a run after empty nesters

A luxury $75 million apartment development — with graciously sized homes — along the Katy Trail is looking to make a run on empty nesters wanting to downsize, but stay in the neighborhood.

Dallas Business Journal, April 12, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Landmark 110-Year-Old Crozier Tech Being Restored After 22 Years Vacant

The Crozier Tech building in Dallas is soon to reopen, 22 years after it was abandoned as a school. It was the only Dallas high school when it was built in 1907. Now, graduates who fought to see it saved are thrilled the building is being revived.

NBCDFW.com, April 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 11, 2017

LMC tops off mixed-use community in Victory Park

Developer LMC has topped off its 23-story mixed-use development in Dallas' Victory Park neighborhood. The complex will have 285 apt. homes, 20,000 sq. ft. of ground-floor retail and the Cinépolis Cinema, a 700-seat luxury movie theater.

Multi-Housing News - April 6, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Demolition crews dismantling Macy's store at Valley View Center

In the latest step of the multi-billion dollar, multi-developer redevelopment of the Dallas Midtown area, a demolition crew is dismantling the Macy's store at Valley View Center. The demolition is expected to be completed by May 1.

Dallas Business Journal - February 16, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Urban living is attracting both boomer and millennial

As boomer and millennial populations move to downtown areas, companies are taking note, and chasing this talent pool. This is especially evident in downtown Dallas, which has 45,000 residents, with the addition of 5,000 jobs in the last quarter alone.

Globe St. - March 31, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: March 14, 2017

16 townhouses coming to Bishop Arts

From a new downtown streetcar link to a burgeoning apartment market, Bishop Arts is booming. Developer Larkspur is bringing 16 new for-sale townhomes to Elsbeth St. by late 2017.

Oak Cliff Advocate - March 6, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

More apartments on the way on Singleton Blvd in West Dallas

Stonelake Capital Partners is building the $250 million, 25-acre Trinity Green development on Singleton Blvd. in West Dallas. As part of that mixed-use project, one of the area's largest, they are preparing plans for another large apartment community.

Dallas Morning News - April 4, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Entrepreneur club and collaborative workspace coming to historic Dallas High School project

Foundry Ventures Inc. has announced it will set up shop in Dallas High School, currently being redeveloped by Jack Matthews at 2218 Bryan St. The company has signed a lease for approximately 19,000 sq. ft. of office space and 10,000 sq. ft. for retail.

Dallas Business Journal - March 28, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

More apartments and restaurants coming to West Dallas' Trinity Groves

With the first mixed-use phase at Trinity Groves almost complete, developer Columbus Realty will soon start the project's second phase. This phase includes a second, 325-unit mixed-use apartment building. Future plans include a hotel and office building.

Dallas Morning News - March 10, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

New construction a cause to celebrate in Dallas' Jubilee Park

The Jubilee Park neighborhood, southeast of downtown Dallas, will see 26 new houses added by this summer as part of a long-term rejuvenation for the neighborhood that includes increased security, a community center, and educational programming.

NBC DFW - March 5, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

The Epic will revive historic Deep Ellum building

A new mixed-use project is set to transform Deep Ellum and embrace its history. The Epic will incorporate the historic Union Bankers Building as a boutique hotel, surrounded by new multi-family and office development. Completion is scheduled for 2019.

Dallas Innovates - March 23, 2017 Redevelopment - Home Archive

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Design Within Reach has tripled its store size at North Park Center

Upscale retailer Design Within Reach has tripled the size of its North Park Center space to 13,500 square feet. The store has thirty fully realized room vignettes, as well as a "Swatch Wall" with wall tiles that offer a glimpse of 3,000+ custom options.

Chain Store Age - September 21, 2017 Retail - Home
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Neiman Marcus Celebrates 110 years Downtown!

Celebrate 110 years of the Downtown Dallas Neiman Marcus flagship store!

Downtown Dallas Inc., September 19, 2017 Retail - Home
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Eatzi’s Brings Take-Out Paradise to Preston Royal Village

Next month, Eatzi’s Market & Bakery will bring its bounty of take-out food and gourmet groceries to a new location at Preston Royal. The Dallas-based chain’s sixth location is set to arrive at Preston Royal Village Shopping Center in mid-October.

September 28, 2017 Retail - Home
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Blue Sushi Sake Uptown Opening in October

Blue Sushi Sake Grill will open late October in the new M-Line Tower, a new mixed-use development that sits in the heart of the McKinney Avenue corridor at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Bowen Street.

Crave DFW, September 28, 2017 Retail - Home
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Retail Real Estate: Want to Test a Concept? Come to Dallas-Fort Worth

New and innovative retailers are taking over retail space. Participants at a recent roundtable explored current trends and weighed in on Dallas-Fort Worth as a test market for development and retail offerings.

Dallas Innovates, September 20, 2017 Retail - Home
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Brand New Soju Bar Arrives In Dallas With Korean Fusion Fare

Soju 101, Dallas’ newest spot for Korea’s favorite fermented rice beverage and fusion eats, has officially made its debut. The new destination for soju drinks and snacks kicked open the doors at 11445 Emerald Street, near Royal and I-35, last week.

Eater Dallas, September 21, 2017 Retail - Home

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Design Within Reach has tripled its store size at North Park Center

Upscale retailer Design Within Reach has tripled the size of its North Park Center space to 13,500 square feet. The store has thirty fully realized room vignettes, as well as a "Swatch Wall" with wall tiles that offer a glimpse of 3,000+ custom options.

Chain Store Age - September 21, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Neiman Marcus Celebrates 110 years Downtown!

Celebrate 110 years of the Downtown Dallas Neiman Marcus flagship store!

Downtown Dallas Inc., September 19, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Eatzi’s Brings Take-Out Paradise to Preston Royal Village

Next month, Eatzi’s Market & Bakery will bring its bounty of take-out food and gourmet groceries to a new location at Preston Royal. The Dallas-based chain’s sixth location is set to arrive at Preston Royal Village Shopping Center in mid-October.

September 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Blue Sushi Sake Uptown Opening in October

Blue Sushi Sake Grill will open late October in the new M-Line Tower, a new mixed-use development that sits in the heart of the McKinney Avenue corridor at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Bowen Street.

Crave DFW, September 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Retail Real Estate: Want to Test a Concept? Come to Dallas-Fort Worth

New and innovative retailers are taking over retail space. Participants at a recent roundtable explored current trends and weighed in on Dallas-Fort Worth as a test market for development and retail offerings.

Dallas Innovates, September 20, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Brand New Soju Bar Arrives In Dallas With Korean Fusion Fare

Soju 101, Dallas’ newest spot for Korea’s favorite fermented rice beverage and fusion eats, has officially made its debut. The new destination for soju drinks and snacks kicked open the doors at 11445 Emerald Street, near Royal and I-35, last week.

Eater Dallas, September 21, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 21, 2017

This fall the Dallas dining scene is getting even better

This fall the Dallas dining scene is expanding, with lots of new options. From poke and farm-to-table, to extensive whiskey and bourbon libraries, not to mention a 12,000 square foot ballroom, there's something for everyone.

Dallas Observer - September 16, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Play Street Museum is newest Town Center tenant

Families with young children will have a new local option when Play Street Museum brings a franchise to the neighborhood early next year. It will open in the Lake Highlands Town Center, across from Sprouts.

Lake Highlands Advocate, September 8, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Jack White-backed concept to open new HQ, flagship store in Deep Ellum

A Dallas-based sporting goods company has acquired a Deep Ellum building with plans to turn it into a hand-turned wood baseball bat manufacturing operation. The building will be Warstic's headquarters, flagship retail operation and manufacturing facility.

Dallas Business Journal, August 16, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

New owners plan redo for Northeast Dallas retail center

A Northeast Dallas shopping center has sold to two out-of-state investors. The new owners plan to rework the Northview Plaza shopping center on Northwest Highway and Plano Road.

Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Discover 'snow desserts' when New York City shop arrives in Dallas

Dessert shop BingBox Snow Cream Co. is opening a Dallas location in September. The shop will have snow desserts, soft serve ice cream and fun drinks. BingBox Snow Cream Co. specializes in Korean bingsu, or a finely shaved ice that they call snow cream.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

2 new Dallas ice cream shops specialize in alcohol-infused sweet treats

Adulting is about responsibility. "Kidulting," on the other hand, is all about fun.
Two new Dallas ice cream shops fall into the latter category, letting grown-ups unleash their inner child with a 21-plus twist.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Upscale ice cream stand debuts in southern Dallas with community spirit

A new ice cream shop opens in southern Dallas' Cedar Crest area, with a mission to help the community while making great ice cream. Called Steve & Cammy's, it's an ice cream parlor with an upscale atmosphere, located at 2839 Cedar Crest Blvd.

CultureMap Dallas, July 6, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Dallas' Bishop Arts neighborhood squeezes out juicy new vegan-ish cafe

Dallas-based company that started out in the juice world is opening a new cafe. Tribal will open its first location in Bishop Arts, in a new development south of Eighth Street at 263 N. Bishop Ave.

CultureMap Dallas, July 5, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Al Biernat's new lease on life for Oak Lawn location and a second Biernat's

After last weekend's closure of the Palm Restaurant, the cognoscenti wondered, "Was Al Biernat's next?" In short: Nope. In 1998, Biernat left his gig managing the Palm to open a self-named restaurant on Oak Lawn Avenue. It's been a gangbusters success.

Dallas Morning News, July 5, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Guitar Shop Killer Vintage Already Expanding near Dallas Love Field

Killer Vintage, a guitar shop w/a long list of celeb clientele due to its inventory of rare, specialty guitars, is already in expansion mode. It's 1st Dallas store, which opened last October, is adding art and jewelry from Dallas' Kristy Stubbs Gallery.

Dallas Culture Map - June 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Reformation is Opening on Henderson Avenue This Summer

Settling into the 2,020-square-foot space alongside freshly expanded Coco & Dash on Knox-Henderson, Reformation’s first Texas outpost will feature fancy touch screens and is set to open this August.

D Magazine, June 27, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Meat Market is Coming to Sylvan Thirty

Oak Cliff, meet your new meat purveyor. Cooper’s Meat Market is taking a space at Sylvan Thirty near Cox Farms Market. The San Antonio-based company has been in business for more than 20 years, and this will be its first outpost.

Oak Cliff Advocate, June 20, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Dallas Company Grows Cold-Pressed Juice Business

It is the juice with the cool name and even colder recipe. Dallas-based Buda Juice is determined to expand their reach in the growing cold-pressed juice market. Owner Horatio Londsdale-Hands co-founded the company a few years ago.

NBCDFW.com, June 20, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Dallas home store TreeHouse to be world's 1st to generate more power than it uses

New Dallas retailer Treehouse has been built to be world's 1st to generate more power than it uses. The retailer sells eco-friendly paint, landscaping and flooring, with many products toxin-free or made from recycled materials.

Bis Now - June 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Starbucks joining effort to help revitalize Red Bird Mall

Starbucks has selected Dallas' Red Bird Mall (formerly Southwest Center Mall) for one of 15 stores it's opening in low- to medium-income neighborhoods across the U.S. It's part of what the coffee giant has called its social impact investments.

Dallas Morning News, May 23, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Dallas' State Fair fried food king goes big with new Texas restaurant

Abel Gonzales, who has achieved international fame as a repeat winner of the State Fair of Texas' Big Tex fried food award, now has his own restaurant. Called Republic Ranch, it's in soft-opening mode at 3121 Ross Ave.

CultureMap Dallas, May 18, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Creative project Deep Ellum Art Co. opening this summer

Deep Ellum Art Co. is coming to, you guessed it, Deep Ellum. Billed as a place "Dedicated to the creative and native," the 5,000 sq. ft. venue at 3200 Commerce St. will host an eclectic mix of music and art events. An August opening is planned.

Guide Live - May 10, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Planning to attend the Sprouts opening? Here’s what you need to know

Planning to be at the Sprouts ribbon cutting Wednesday? Get your coffee ready. The new Sprouts Farmers Market at the Lake Highlands Town Center opens at 7 a.m. May 3, and store officials expect a line to begin forming at 6 a.m.

Lake Highlands Advocate, May 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

New restaurant, fitness center to open in Victory Park

Victory Park continues to grow as two places for dining and fitness are opening in the district. Tex-Mex restaurant Mesero will begin serving up its dishes in early 2018. The fitness franchise, Orangetheory Fitness, will also join Victory Park

WFAA.com, April 26, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Shirt maker Untuckit opens Dallas store with preppy version of the Cuban guayabera

Men's shirt maker Untuckit opened its first Dallas store this week in Uptown Dallas' West Village. The 1,810-square-foot-store is at 3699 McKinney Ave. and adds to the shopping district's growing group of men's retailers...

Dallas Morning News, April 12, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Dallas native opens vegan cowboy boot store in Big D

No cows were harmed in the making of this cowboy boot store, says the owner of MendRT, a new vegan footwear store in Dallas. The cruelty free high-end boutique, which offers faux leather western fashion held a soft opening in the Design District on Sat.

Green Source DFW, April 11, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Room & Board, a popular furniture retailer, is coming to Dallas

American-made modern home furnishings retailer Room & Board plans to open its first Texas store in Dallas later this year. The retailer, which has a cult-like following, already has a large online customer base in the Dallas area.

Dallas Morning News, April 5, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 12, 2017

It doesn’t get any greener than this: TreeHouse is coming to Preston Hollow

TreeHouse — opening this summer at The Hill Shopping Center — will run on a battery and solar energy system. It will be the only retailer in the nation that puts energy back into the grid. The company officially enters the Dallas market on June 1.

Preston Hollow Advocate, April 6, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

A redevelopment wave will bring new retail to Ross Ave.

Multiple projects are on the way that will transform Ross Ave. into a more walkable retail destination. The biggest development in the works is the $135 million renovation to Trammell Crow Center tower, where 49,000 sq. ft. of retail will be added.

Dallas Morning News - April 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: March 24, 2017

New burger chain on Greenville Avenue takes bacon obsession to the extreme

The upcoming Slater's 50/50 in the Lower Greenville neighborhood is known for its bacon-centered creations. The California company's Dallas location will be its first franchise outside of its home state. A May opening is planned at 2817 Greenville Ave.

CultureMap Dallas, March 23, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Patina Bleu grand opening Saturday March 25th

Interior design firm Pantina Bleu will resurrect its retail presence in the Bishop Arts District. For five years, the company has operated by appointment-only out of its warehouse. Owner Greg Barker is known for remaking old furniture in creative ways.

Oak Cliff Advocate, March 22, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Lower Greenville celebrates neighborhood transformation

The neighborhood known as Lower Greenville has transformed the last few years, becoming one of Dallas' hippest areas. Area businesses are celebrating with a block party, using the party as an opportunity to get more people familiar with the area.

NBC DFW - April 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Crews begin work on Skillman-Abrams Shopping Center

Contractors for the landlord of the Skillman-Abrams Shopping Center have moved onsite, to begin redevelopment of the center, which is to be renamed Creekside. New restaurants as well as an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema are planned for the site.

Lake Highlands Advocate - March 24, 2017 Retail - Home Archive

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Why Austin startup evangelist Joshua Baer has set his sights on Dallas

Joshua Baer is founder and chief executive of Capital Factory, a startup hub in downtown Austin. In August, he announced he’d expand his focus to Dallas and Texas’ other major cities to strengthen the state’s reputation as a great place for startups.

Dallas Morning News, October 12, 2017 Small Business - Home
Posted on: October 16, 2017

3D Skyline Replica Maker Passes $7K Kickstarter Goal in 8 Hours

What started as a fun hobby creating the Dallas skyline in a 3D printed model has turned into a full-fledged business for Brandon Warman with new cities and iconic buildings being added all the time. He calls the company 3D Printed Skylines.

Dallas Innovates, October 12, 2017 Small Business - Home
Posted on: October 10, 2017

5 DFW Companies Ranked in Inner City 100 List

Five Dallas area businesses have been named to the Inner City 100. The list identifies, ranks, and spotlights the 100-fastest growing businesses located in the nation’s inner cities each year, ranking them by revenue growth.

Dallas Innovates, October 4, 2017 Small Business - Home
Posted on: September 29, 2017

DFW Consistently Ranked As Top 10 Patent Generator

Area accelerators, universities, corporations and nonprofits engage with the tech community to connect entrepreneurs and investors, elevate innovative ideas and entice talent to call Dallas home says JLL.

GlobeSt.com, September 28, 2017 Small Business - Home

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Why Austin startup evangelist Joshua Baer has set his sights on Dallas

Joshua Baer is founder and chief executive of Capital Factory, a startup hub in downtown Austin. In August, he announced he’d expand his focus to Dallas and Texas’ other major cities to strengthen the state’s reputation as a great place for startups.

Dallas Morning News, October 12, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: October 16, 2017

3D Skyline Replica Maker Passes $7K Kickstarter Goal in 8 Hours

What started as a fun hobby creating the Dallas skyline in a 3D printed model has turned into a full-fledged business for Brandon Warman with new cities and iconic buildings being added all the time. He calls the company 3D Printed Skylines.

Dallas Innovates, October 12, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

5 DFW Companies Ranked in Inner City 100 List

Five Dallas area businesses have been named to the Inner City 100. The list identifies, ranks, and spotlights the 100-fastest growing businesses located in the nation’s inner cities each year, ranking them by revenue growth.

Dallas Innovates, October 4, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

DFW Consistently Ranked As Top 10 Patent Generator

Area accelerators, universities, corporations and nonprofits engage with the tech community to connect entrepreneurs and investors, elevate innovative ideas and entice talent to call Dallas home says JLL.

GlobeSt.com, September 28, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Dallas Mav Seth Curry helps local youth become entrepreneurial

Dallas Mav Seth Curry recently met with KIPP Destiny Middle School students at the Venture Entrepreneurial Expedition Program in Southern Dallas, where students are taught to think entrepreneurially about business and life.

SB Nation - September 13, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Department of Commerce Awards $600,000 Grant To Fuel Dallas Entrepreneur Center

In the startup world, capital can be hard to come by outside of the coasts. But sometimes, the government steps in and gives you a hefty grant to make your city a more entrepreneurial place. At least, that’s what happened in Dallas.

Tech.co, September 11, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Dallas EdTech Startup Finds Partnerships are Key for Growth

When Tech EdVentures started offering its technology courses three years ago, it had 16 students. Now, it provides instruction at 16 locations throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and has touched the lives of more than 3,000 children.

Dallas Innovates, August 28, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: August 23, 2017

This Dallas company makes robots with faces, and is priming for growth

Richard Margolin has a specialized expertise — making robots with faces. During his previous work with universities, Margolin thought robots with faces could make a
difference educating children with autism. That's where he got the idea for RoboKind.

Dallas Business Journal, August 21, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: August 23, 2017

ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index Tops $1B

Four years after its launch, ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index ETF has topped $1 B in assets under management. The ROBO Global Index, the original exchange traded fund dedicated to robotics investing, is composed of 83 companies from 14 countries.

Dallas Innovates, August 18, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Detail Provisions buys stake in Foot Cardigan of 'Shark Tank' fame

Foot Cardigan, the Dallas-based online subscription company that sends zany socks to 30,000 regular customers monthly all over the world, is ready for its next act. The company has sold a majority stake to Detail Provisions Co.

Dallas Morning News, August 7, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Capital Factory Brings its Austin Accelerator to the Dallas Entrepreneur Center

Capital Factory is joining forces with the Dallas Entrepreneur Center to take the first step in building a Texas ecosystem for startups and investors. The accelerator will connect Austin & Dallas startups with mentors, investors, work space, & training.

D Magazine, August 8, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Dallas New Tech is moving to the Dallas Arts District

Next month Dallas New Tech, the monthly showcase for the city's coolest and newest technology, is moving to the Dallas Arts District. Its new home will be Industrious, the latest coworking space to open in Dallas.

Launch DFW - August 3, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

This Dallas startup wants to upend sports media

With the latest upgrades to its mobile app, Fan Media Network, a Dallas startup, has almost all the product capabilities it needs to start raising advertising funds and recruiting talent. The development process has been almost three years in the making.

Dallas Business Journal, August 2, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

This Dallas Leather Company Got Their Kickstarter Funded Within Hours

On the same day that Matt and Jacqueline Marciante were planning to launch a Kickstarter campaign for their leather footwear company, they had also planned a party to help get the word out. 30 minutes beforehand, they hit their $10,000 funding goal.

D Magazine, July 26, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Red Pegasus Owners Tell Us What Has Made Their Weird Comic Book Store Work

Two years after a sign about their wedding plans went viral, Gabriel Mendez and Kenneth Denson continue to have a special connection with shoppers at their Red Pegasus Comics shop in a converted house in the Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff.

Dallas Observer, July 12, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Dallas start-up wants to disrupt real estate market

A start-up based in Uptown said it intends to disrupt the residential real estate market by reducing the six percent commissions that realtors charge. Door Homes charges $5,000 to buy or sell a house regardless of its price.

WFAA.com, July 13, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Dallas Startup Recognized for ‘Breakthrough’ Medical Tech

TissueGen Inc., recently received the “Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough” award from MedTech Breakthrough for its patented biodegradable polymer-based fiber that has the potential to provide new patient-care opportunities.

Dallas Innovates, July 14, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Cutting Down Clutter: Local Startups Offer Solutions to Clothing Storage

Two Dallas startups want to cut closet clutter: one offers clothing storage and the other flexible hangers. Clouset stores clothes when they are out of season or no longer needed. Hangio is the perfect hanger that can hold any type of clothing.

Dallas Innovates, July 12, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Exposition Park Coworking Community Will Be Hub Where ‘Profit Meets Purpose’

Exposition Park will officially welcome a new coworking community Saturday with a mission to meld enterprise and social good. Impact House Founder and CEO Benjamin Vann said his space will operate in the intersect where “profit meets purpose.”

Dallas Innovates, June 27, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Dallas Women Win $144K at WeWork Creator Awards

Two Dallas women, Keisha Whaley and Jennifer Ding, have been granted $144,000 in funding for their entrepreneurial pitches as part of the inaugural WeWork Creator Awards.

Dallas Innovates, June 28, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Dallas Startup Modern Message Set to Expand with $2M Investment

Dallas startup Modern Message plans to leverage its first institutional capital, a $2 million Series A round of funding, to grow its team and apartment engagement platform.

Dallas Morning News, June 21, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Dallas Innovates First Look: REVTECH’s New Space

A mentor-driven retail accelerator, which offers a 12-week program to advance technology in retail and grocery industries, is settling into its own place in a 13,000-square-foot coworking space at Dallas’ Walnut Glen Tower.

Dallas Innovates, June 23, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 21, 2017

1st Women Veterans' Enterprise Center to open in Southern Dallas

The Women Veterans' Enterprise Center, a pilot for a national model, is opening at 4900 S. Lancaster Rd. in southern Dallas. The center will provide coworking space, a conference center, and a cafe lounge, with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship.

Dallas Innovates - June 16, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

New businesses for more growth in Oak Cliff

Some new businesses are adding energy and momentum in the Vermont Village area of Oak Cliff. Big banners reading “Now Open” are greeting neighbors as they pass along the 1700 block of South Ewing Avenue.

WFAA.com, June 7, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Health Wildcatters Named Among Top U.S. Accelerators

Health Wildcatters, the Dallas accelerator for health-related startups, has been named one of the top accelerators in the country by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project for the second year in a row.

Dallas Innovates, June 8, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Makers’ utopia: The real estate development giving entrepreneurs a leg up

The next big shopping arena in Oak Cliff is the size of a Walmart plus a CVS store. It’s huge, but it’s no big box. Tyler Station, adjacent to DART’s Tyler/Vernon station, is a developer’s mixed-use dream in a 125,000-square-foot former factory.

Oak Cliff Advocate, May 29, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Dallas Among Nine U.S. Sites for Inner City Capital Seminars

This summer, Dallas will be among nine U.S. cities to host Inner City Capital Connections seminars, which coach leaders of businesses operating in inner-city communities on how to build sustainable businesses, and aid them in obtaining capital.

Dallas Innovates, May 16, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: May 16, 2017

New interactive toolkit for entrepreneurs

Are you a Dallas-area entrepreneur looking for all things innovative & local? Then look no further than this new interactive toolkit, where you'll find co-working & maker spaces, innovation centers, incubators & more.

Dallas Innovates - May 12, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Dallas tech startup Astrapi wins major prize

Dallas technology startup Astrapi, a pioneer in spiral-signal modulation, has attracted the attention of investors and potential clients after winning the grand prize at the inaugural Satellite 2017 Startup Space pitch competition.

Dallas Innovates - May 11, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

New Deep Ellum coworking space fills very specific niche

Frontier Coworking has launched in Deep Ellum, and it aims to serve a very specific niche: businesses that want private offices and less distractions than the typical coworking office.

CultureMap Dallas, April 26, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Dallas startup Modern Message wins award for its Community Rewards platform

Local startup Modern Message has won 2017 Best Off-Campus Vendor/Operator Solution at the Student Housing Business Innovator Awards. Modern Message designed the Community Rewards platform for EdR, a company that owns and manages student housing.

Dallas Innovates - April 17, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Gourmet kolaches shop rises in North Dallas with sweet family touch

You won't find kolaches with a more personal touch than at Zamykal Gourmet Kolaches, a new shop to Dallas whose pastries come with a bittersweet family story.

CultureMap Dallas, April 12, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Dallas Laundry Startup Sells to Procter & Gamble

University Laundry is the latest Dallas startup to score a big exit. At the kickoff of Dallas Startup Week on April 3, the college campus laundry service announced that it sold to Procter & Gamble and will be rebranded as Tide University Laundry.

D Magazine, April 4, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Dallas Knocks Atlanta From Top Spot in Small Biz Ranking

Dallas knocked Atlanta from its perch as the top metro area ranked in Paychex's small business jobs index last month, the payment processing firm said on Tuesday — yet another economic indicator pointing to growth in the Metroplex.

Dallas Morning News, April 4, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 10, 2017

Local businesses Akola and Bonton Farms win at "OneUp the Pitch"

Five social entrepreneurs competed at the recent "OneUp the Pitch" competition, held as part of Dallas Startup Week 2017. Jewelry company Akola won the judge's award of $75,000, and healthy food provider Bonton Farms won the $25,000 audience award.

Dallas Innovates - April 7, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

The Dallas Innovates Guide to Dallas Startup Week 2017

Dallas Startup Week 2017 is in full force this week, with thought-provoking panels of industry leaders, open discussions with the Dallas startup community, and of course, a few happy hours sprinkled throughout. See the full schedule and make your plans!

Dallas Innovates - March 31 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: March 30, 2017

BioLum is developing a mobile app to help people better manage asthma

Dallas-based startup BioLum is building mobile applications to help people manage their health. Starting three years ago, the company has developed a mobile device that helps asthma suffers measure their breath for lung function in just 30 seconds.

Dallas Innovates, March 9, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: March 30, 2017

The Wild Detectives celebrates three years, changes things up

Beloved Oak Cliff neighborhood bookstore The Wild Detectives is celebrating its three-year anniversary. The independent bookstore will increase its community programming, fully curate its book selection, create a new cocktail menu, and extend its hours.

Oak Cliff Advocate, March 22, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Patina Bleu grand opening Saturday March 25th

Interior design firm Pantina Bleu will resurrect its retail presence in the Bishop Arts District. For five years, the company has operated by appointment-only out of its warehouse. Owner Greg Barker is known for remaking old furniture in creative ways.

Oak Cliff Advocate, March 22, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Initiative aims to grow South Dallas' grassroots nonprofits

Ten local nonprofits are receiving training in a pilot program being offered by the United Way, UNT-Dallas, and the State Fair of TX. Agency staff will meet for 6 months of group trainings to learn how to scale up their organizations and increase impact.

Dallas Innovates - March 27, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

The Dallas Innovates Guide to Dallas Startup Week 2017

Dallas Startup Week 2017 is in full force this week, with thought-provoking panels of industry leaders, open discussions with the Dallas startup community, and of course, a few happy hours sprinkled throughout. See the full schedule and make your plans!

Dallas Innovates - March 31 2017 Small Business - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Tech firm Zinwave waves goodbye to UK, heads for Dallas

In a rare international move, the wireless networking company Zinwave will relocate its headquarters to 2525 McKinnon Ave. in Uptown. The company is citing Dallas’ large technical workforce and central location as an ideal hub for a global firm.

Dallas Morning News - March 15, 2017 Small Business - Home Archive