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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Downtown Dallas has the most room for development

In a study from Yardi Systems Inc., Downtown Dallas has been ranked tops for development potential, with more than 86 acres available. This is in addition to the multiple retail and residential projects already in progress, both downtown and citywide.

Dallas Morning News - May 17, 2018 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: June 11, 2018

The Dallas area is ranked #2 office leasing market in the U.S.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area was ranked the #2 U.S. market in office leasing for the 12-month period ending in the first quarter of 2018, according to commercial property company Transwestern. Net office leasing totaled more than 5.5 million square feet.

Dallas Morning News - May 15, 2018 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Southwest Airlines has added new facility to its Dallas HQ

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has added a $250 million, 800,000 sq. ft. facility to its Love Field headquarters. Encompassing two buildings, the new addition includes office space and the LEAD Center, a training facility for pilots.

Dallas Business Journal - April 4, 2018 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: January 17, 2018

How AT&T and Southwest Airlines Are Driving Corporate Innovation

AT&T and Southwest Airlines are adopting artificial intelligence and automation solutions, investing in workforce development, and delivering new services to keep up with their customers’ evolving demands.

D Magazine, January 10, 2018 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Indiana marketing firm shifting operations to Dallas

An Indiana-based marketing firm is moving its operations to Dallas. LST Marketing is relocating its head office from Indianapolis to a building in Dallas' Knox Street district north of downtown.

Dallas Morning News, January 3, 2018 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Pedestrian bridge opens connecting Southwest Airlines headquarters

The new pedestrian bridge connecting Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. headquarters building to an adjacent training operation support building near Dallas Love Field has been completed and is open to the airline's employees.

Dallas Business Journal, January 3, 2018 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Tech job growth is fueling D-FW's office boom

The Dallas area real estate market isn't built out of bricks and mortar. It's jobs that keep construction cranes swinging and homebuilders creating new subdivisions. As of October, the area was the top market in the U.S. for yr-over-yr employment gains.

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

$1.8B Dallas company will soon enter 4,900 retail stores

Dallas-based Interstate Batteries announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts that will put its product in nearly 4,900 of the retailer's stores, the two companies announced today.

Dallas Business Journal, December 12, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Which Are the ‘Coolest’ Tech Employers in DFW? DevMountain Has Made Its Picks

North Texas has its share of dynamic technology companies and a new list by DevMountain reveals the top 10 “coolest” employers in the region. DevMountain is a coding school for entrepreneurs, designers, and programmers.

Dallas Innovates, November 30, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: November 21, 2017

More office space on the way at booming Cypress Waters project

Developer Billingsley Co. has filed construction permits for the next office building in its 1,000-acre Cypress Waters development. The 3201 Olympus Boulevard project will have 250,000 square feet of space in a five-story building.

Dallas Morning News, November 17, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Downtown Dallas' historic West End is luring workers with new office projects

Dallas' West End is popular with tourists and is home to hundreds of apartment renters. Developers are hoping that the turn of the 20th-century warehouse district will also attract new office tenants.

Dallas Morning News, November 17, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: November 21, 2017

An inside look at Ross Tower's $20M makeover in downtown Dallas

When a group of investment partners closed on one of downtown's skyscrapers about 18 months ago, they knew it needed a massive transformation. That led them to spend nearly $20 million upgrading the building.

Dallas Business Journal, November 17, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: November 6, 2017

London-based property firm moves to downtown Dallas

International real estate firm Savills Studley is relocating its local office from the 'burbs to downtown's Chase Tower. The commercial real estate firm is growing its North Texas office by about 15 percent with the lease.

Dallas Morning News, November 2, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: November 6, 2017

The Luminary Will ‘Serve as Catalyst’ for Innovation District, Debut Auto-Tint Glass in DFW

On Wednesday, Crescent Real Estate broke ground on The Luminary, a 100K-SF office building in the West End. The building will feature SageGlass, an auto-tinting window containing chemicals that react to low voltage electric current.

Dallas Innovates, November 1, 2017 Office - Home Archive
Posted on: October 27, 2017

How the C1 Innovation Lab Landed in Dallas’ West End

Sometimes, the answer to a riddle materializes before your eyes. Such was the case with Dr. Dan McCoy of Blue Cross and Blue Shield, who had been wrestling for years with the challenge of reducing unnecessary healthcare costs while improving patient care.

Dallas Innovates, October 25, 2017 Office - Home 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 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