Business & Industry Features

Dallas wins Deal of the Year Bronze Award 2019 for Uber

Dallas wins 2019 Deal of the Year Bronze Award

The City of Dallas Office of Economic Development has won Business Facilities' 2019 Deal of the Year Bronze Award for Uber Technologies' U.S. Administrative Hub. Uber's new hub, based at new mixed-use development The Epic in Deep Ellum, will create 3,000 new jobs and over $75 million in capital investment.


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TreeHouse Store for Grown-Ups

Dallas residents have a new option when shopping for home improvement products, now that TreeHouse has opened in the The Hill Shopping Center in North Dallas on Walnut Hill Lane and North Central Expressway. TreeHouse is the world’s first completely green home improvement store, focusing on products made from sustainable resources, that are completely non-toxic, that conserve energy, and that create zero waste. Read more...

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ongtime Office of Economic Development Director Retires

Our director, Karl Zavitkovsky (or "Karl Z" to everyone in Dallas) is moving on after 12 years at the helm of the City of Dallas Office of Economic Development. Read about how the department has helped to change Dallas during his tenure.


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City of Dallas Office of Economic Development Launches New Website

The City of Dallas Office of Economic Development (ECO) is pleased to announce that its web site,, has relaunched with a new design and enhanced features. The site is just one part of an ongoing commitment to ensure the resources necessary to support the Dallas economy’s continued strength are readily available and widely circulated.

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Restaurant Headquarters Thrive in Dallas
What do Which Which, Chili’s, La Madeleine and Dickey’s Barbecue have in common? Besides being restaurants, they all have headquarters in the City of Dallas. Many people are surprised to learn that national restaurant chains have such a large corporate presence in the city. It’s no secret that Dallasites enjoy eating out, but less known is how many of the nation’s favorite restaurants operate out of Dallas. Read more...