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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.
The Small Business Continuity Fund (SBCF) program, a partnership between the City of Dallas Office of Economic Development, Dallas Development Fund, and National Development Council, has awarded over $600K to Dallas small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
The Dallas Development Fund has $250K available to fund affordable healthy food availability in qualified low access census tracts. The maximum award is $70K in the form of forgivable loans to non-profit organizations. Applications due 5/24/19 at 5:00pm.
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.
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.
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.
The Office of Economic Development is launching a $5 million Small Business Continuity Fund which will provide up to $10,000 in grants and up to $50,000 in low-cost loans. The program was approved by Dallas City Council on April 22nd.
Dallas City Council has approved a business personal property tax abatement to encourage Zume, Inc., a California-based company, to establish a new 1,044,647 square foot manufacturing facility at 9155 Southlink Drive in southern Dallas.
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. Business Facilities magazine recognizes the year's top economic development deals.
As part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, 15 Opportunity Zones were created in the City of Dallas as a way to address under-invested neighborhoods. Investors in these zones can receive significant tax benefits. For more information click link below.
The City of Dallas Office of Economic Development & SHOP Development have won the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Next Big Idea Award for their “Transforming Spaces into Places” entry, which shows how you can transform aging retail centers into modern spaces.
They say they are the best of the best… and this year a North Texas hotel has joined the list of less than 150 establishments that have a AAA Five Diamond Rating. Eight hotels have been added in the past year and the Ritz-Carlton, Dallas is one of them.
For decades, tech has been in Dallas’ DNA: The microchip was invented here. Companies that the public might think of as being Silicon Valley-centric are building software in DFW, as are more-traditional companies not typically regarded as tech-based.
Top-20 includes Provo, Raleigh, Dallas, San Francisco, Nashville, Atlanta. Dallas, which has added more than 50,000 high-skill professional, scientific and technical industry jobs in the last five years, came in third.
It's no secret that Dallas has been attracting big companies from all over. What may surprise you, however, is the fact that entrepreneurial creators, from filmmakers to musicians, designers and artists, are also coming here and energizing the city.
The stock value of publicly traded companies in the Dallas metro area has consistently outperformed the Standard & Poor 500 index since 1996, Mayor Mike Rawlings said in a speech to business leaders Tuesday.
Among the dozen largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Dallas had both the highest job growth rate and the most jobs added from November 2016 to November 2017. That's according to new information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
North Texas' hot housing market won't cool in 2018, according to a new forecast. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is expected to be one of the top home markets in the country next year, according Realtor.com's just-released projections.
Dallas has been placed among the top 10 cities in the U.S. that are ready to take on the “next-wave” digital economy, according to a recent research report analyzing the health of startup communities in 25 cities across the nation.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hillwood Properties has filed construction permits with the City of Dallas for a new industrial park along Chalk Hill Road, south of Interstate 30, in West Dallas. The almost 100-acre development includes multiple warehouse and distribution buildings.
Busy developers delivered more new warehouse in Dallas-Fort Worth than ever in 2017. A record 26.8 million square feet of new industrial building space hit the market in North Texas last year, according to a new report from commercial property firm CBRE.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DFW International Airport plans to spend over $25 million to install specialized glass that will control heat and glare. By using dynamic glass technology, temperatures could be decreased by as much as 20 degrees compared to regular windows.
Code 3 Emergency Partners has opened a freestanding emergency room and 24-hour urgent care center at DFW International Airport. The 8,125-square-foot facility is the country's first fully functioning, licensed ER located on airport property.
DFW International Airport has announced it will add a new extended-stay hotel in Southgate Plaza. The hotel will be part of the Hyatt chain and have approximately 125 rooms. Construction should start in early 2019 with the hotel opening in 2020.
Alex and Marina Shumaiev love to take cruises. But they found many pain points in the industry that were screaming for innovation. That’s the genesis for CruiseBe, a one-stop platform that aggregates trip itineraries, travel blogs, & maps of cruise ships.
A Dallas brewery will say "bonjour" to beer drinkers this year when its products hit store shelves in France. Noble Rey Brewing Co. has expanded production overseas after connecting with French beverage retailer Neodif, the brewery announced Monday
Based on passenger surveys conducted by industry group Airports Council International, DFW International Airport won the top spot for best passenger experience of any large airport in North America for 2016 and is on track to improve its scores for 2017.
The U.S.'s largest duty-free store is now open at DFW International Airport. The two-story store is located in Terminal D between Gates D22 and D23. All the high-end retailers can be found there, from Armani and Estee Lauder to Johnny Walker.
Nearly 4 million international travelers went through Dallas Fort Worth International Airport last year, ranking it ninth among U.S. airports for total international passengers in 2016. At DFW, 37 international flights have been added in the past 5 years.
A whole world of cuisines lies behind the label “Mediterranean.” Dallas has dozens of Mediterranean grills and buffets, all subtly or markedly different from one another, because the term is frequently used to describe many different regions' cooking.
Many Korean companies, including Samsung, Hyundai and LG, have brought their offices and facilities to Dallas for their North American businesses. With its business-friendly climate and high quality of life, Dallas continues to attract global companies.
Taiyo America Inc. has opened an office in Dallas at Carillon Towers, the first step in the company’s plans to expand technical support and new business development into such areas as electric vehicles, robotics, virtual reality, and AI.
Quick Shop, on Coit Road in Far North Dallas, is no ordinary convenience store. It’s a South African shop, with an array of snacks, desserts, cured meats and frozen foods from South Africa, Kenya & other Commonwealth nations, including the United Kingdom.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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' 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geneticist Dr. Helen Hobbs, of UT Southwestern Medical Center, is one of three winners of the Grand Prize in Science from the Lefoulon-Delalande Foundation in France. Dr. Hobbs won for her role in pinpointing a gene mutation impacting cholesterol levels.
Dallas Workforce Solutions is launching a technology-driven solution to provide training to job-seekers in the local retail industry. The training platform is called Retail Skills Digital Academy and will be accessible via mobile phone.
New micro-transit service The Free Ride is now available in select areas of Dallas, providing short-distance rides on six-person electric shuttles. Companies pay to advertise on the cars, so the service is free to those using it.
This month the City of Dallas breaks ground on a new disabilities-accessible playground in the Lake Highlands neighborhood. The new park will be located at Flag Pole Hill and will contain all-inclusive features to both accommodate children and adults.
Dr. Helen H. Hobbs, a UT Southwestern Medical Center professor, has been awarded the 2018 Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prize for her part in the discovery of a genetic mutation that promotes low cholesterol levels. She shares the award with two others.
The second Texas Latino Comic Con is coming to Dallas July 28th, and the best part? It's free! Special guests include Lalo Alcaraz, a political cartoonist who created the comic La Cucaracha and served as an advisor on Pixar's award-winning film Coco.
Southwest Airlines is adding flights from its Dallas Love Field base to New York City and Washington, D.C., using gates it recently acquired from Alaska Airlines. Each city will get an additional flight, beginning November 4th.
A 1.5 mile stretch of Southern Dallas' S.M. Wright Highway is being pitched as a testing site for smart city technology. The City of Dallas, working with multiple agencies, has applied for federal grant funds that would cover these testing costs.
Paul Quinn College is expanding its urban college model by partnering with iDesign, an instructional design firm. The two will work together, using emerging technologies to create courses and degrees that provide enhanced learning opportunities.
WalletHub has ranked the Dallas area one of the summer's best travel destinations, according to 40 key indicators around budget- and fun-friendliness. From world-class dining, arts, and natural attractions, it's why 49 million people visit us each year.
American Airlines has announced it will offer several new routes out of DFW Airport. Those routes include Buffalo, New York; Sarasota, Florida; Wilmington, North Carolina; and Del Rio, Texas. Service will start later this year.
Flight-sharing/charter company JetSmarter has launched regular service from Dallas to Houston and Austin. The company offers memberships that allow their customers to fly as often as they wish on regularly scheduled or personal charter flights.
Dallas' Red Bird neighborhood will soon be home to Dallas' largest senior center. The 22,000-square-foot health and wellness center will be located at Redbird Square Shopping Center. Plans are for the center to open in October.
Mavs Gaming has announced it will open a multipurpose esports arena in Deep Ellum. The arena will be located at 2909 Taylor Street, the former headquarters of the Dallas Mavericks. New amenities will be added to accommodate tournaments and fan events.
UT Southwestern and more than a dozen of its researchers have received $27.8 million in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. The majority of the funding will be used for research of breast, kidney, brain, and blood cancers.
Visit Dallas has produced a series of videos showcasing Dallas neighborhoods. The latest one spotlights Oak Cliff and stars local resident and Food Network Star Caodan Tran.
Dallas' own Smart Cities Living Lab, located in the West End, has multiple projects in the testing & development phase. Efforts are being led by the Dallas Innovation Alliance, in partnership with the City of Dallas and other key stakeholders.
When it came to imagining a new stage for his improvisation comedy troupe, David Wilk went old school. He wanted a throwback look: Copacabana meets Las Vegas Rat Pack. Cabaret-style seating on the floor. Intimate upstairs balcony.
Dallas will soon have the money to send its streetcar to the front doors of the downtown Omni Hotel. The City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday to accept $8 million in state funds to complete a long-planned streetcar extension.
Starting January 29th, Dallas' free D-Link 722 bus will run seven days a week. In addition, its route will be updated to make it easier to connect to key public transport options such as DART rail, the M-Line Trolley, and the Dallas Streetcar.
Please, don't eat that doughnut. You can look at it. Touch it. Take a picture of it. Buy it, even. But don't eat it. That's the saccharine secret at Sweet Tooth Hotel: You can look and you can touch. But delicious as it may seem, don't take a bite.
Imprint Theatreworks, co-founded by Ashley H. White and Joe Messina, has announced a full four-show season, plus a First Impressions Festival of new work by local artists that will be performed in the lake level of the Bath House Cultural Center.
With the opening of the new 17-story Case Building at Main and Hall Streets, Deep Ellum continues to be one of Dallas' hottest neighborhoods. On offer are 337 apartments, mostly loft-style, within walking distance of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center.
Construction on the second portion of the Northaven Trail, Dallas' first east-west bicycle-pedestrian trail, is set to begin soon. The Northaven Trail will open Dallas' north-south path network to new transportation and recreational possibilities.
Restaurant Nick & Sam's has made it onto "My 10 Favorite Restaurant Meals of 2017" list created by Forbes writer Larry Olmsted. Olmsted lauds the restaurant for its selection of "real Japanese beef" and adds "...the menu and food quality cannot be beat."
Dallas museums the Crow Collection of Asian Art and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science have each won a prestigious $25,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grants will fund training and professional development for staff.
Dallas is No. 1 when it comes to "the most festive cities of 2017," according to a website. Thumbtack connects consumers with service providers, such as people in need of a Santa or someone to hang their holiday lights.
Four Dallas restaurants have landed on a list of the nation’s top eateries. OpenTable unveiled this week its annual 100 Best Restaurants in America list for 2017, narrowed down from 26,000 dining options in all 50 states and Washington D.C.
Big D, home to or in close proximity to the Cowboys, Stars, Mavericks, Rangers and FC Dallas, tied with Atlanta for ninth in a Wallethub study ranking the best cities for sports from fans' perspectives.
The Statler, recently renovated to hark back to its 1950s glamour with some modern chic thrown in for good measure, is now home to hot breakfast spot Overeasy. At the helm is Graham Dodds, who has made Overeasy Downtown Dallas' latest success story.
When the Dallas restaurant Bullion opens for business tonight, expect to fall in love with French cuisine all over again. “It’s French cooking but it’s my idea of french cooking,” the Michelin-starred chef-owner (and very French) Bruno Davaillon told me.
Dallas has been ranked #6 of major U.S. metros for least-expensive hospitals, per the latest Amino Facility Cost Rating Report. Data on 35,000 facilities, 125 insurance payers and 6,500 procedures is included in the report.
Instead of stopping at Mockingbird Station, you can now continue your Katy Trail walk, run or bike ride on the new Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge. The new bridge spans Mockingbird Lane and connects the Katy Trail to the White Rock Trail in East Dallas.
A new program called Dallas County Promise has been launched. Graduates of 31 local high schools will be given free tuition to attend any one of seven campuses of Dallas County Community College, regardless of grade point average or family income.
Garland Road, specifically Garland-Gaston-Grand to Peavy Road, has become one of Dallas' hippest areas to eat, drink and shop. From cotton candy-encased ice cream, mixed martinis, and pop culture galore, the area is a fun and entertaining one to explore.
Seventeen Texas schools, including five in Dallas-Fort Worth, made U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Global Universities rankings. The annual list included 1,250 institutions from around the world, representing 74 countries.
When you hear of someone moving to Uptown you probably assume it’s not because it will save them money. And not because it’s a great place to raise kids. For Jennifer Morgan and her family, though, both of those proved to be true.
Because of its inclusive policies and services for LGBTQ employees and residents, Dallas has received a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's latest annual report.
How much does Jeff Reburn love his Webb Royal neighborhood? Enough that when we reached out to tell him his neighborhood was next, he went door-to-door to ask neighbors why they loved it, too.
The Brain Performance Institute is designed like a brain, providing spaces devoted to increasing brain performance, enhancing brain resilience, and promoting brain regeneration.
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.
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.
Dallas Heritage Village is hosting a collaborative look at the historic neighborhoods that supported the African American, Hispanic, and Jewish communities in Dallas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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' 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.
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, 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!)
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Digital Shadows, a cybersecurity company based in the UK, has opened its first Dallas office. Located at Mockingbird Station, the new office will work with the company's 200+ global clients to address digital risks across the open, deep, and dark web.
Eco-friendly home company TreeHouse has announced it will relocate to Dallas, where it will focus its retail growth. Support staff is being moved to office space near Love Field Airport. Its Dallas store is located on Walnut Hill Lane near I-75.
According to a new report from real estate firm CBRE, Dallas ranks #8 on their list of Top Flexible Space Markets in the country. Dallas is the only Texas city on the list, with a total market size of 1.53 million sq. ft. of space.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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' 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Uptown's Hotel Crescent Court has completed its $30 million renovation. The luxury hotel has a totally redesigned lobby and new bar, while each hotel room now includes a 55-inch HD television, bespoke carpet and motion-activated floor lights.
Builder Mill Creek Residential Trust has broken ground on a 5-story, 344-unit residential project near the Galleria Dallas called The Modera Dallas Midtown. Located on Noel Road, the rental complex will have a lobby coffee bar and ride share lounge.
JPI has broken ground on the second phase of a their West Love development project located near Dallas Love Field Airport. 354 apartments will be built as part of of the 37-acre West Love development, which includes two hotels, retail and office space.
A 165-room luxury hotel that is being built as part of The Epic mixed-use project will be operated by Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants. The project includes restoration of the historic Pythias building, originally built for an African-American fraternity.
Several new projects are in progress along Ross Avenue including the 28-story tower HALL Arts II, the Atelier/Flora Lofts, which will include affordable lofts for artists, and The Academic, located on the site of the former DISD administration building.
The Element by Westin will soon open in the Dallas Medical District, housed in a renovated structure originally built in 1964. The 151-room hotel will have basic LEED certification and will incorporate eco-friendly practices wherever possible.
North Oak Cliff has approximately 20 large-scale residential and commercial projects currently under construction, along with related infrastructure improvements being made to accommodate the area's population growth.
Just east of Downtown Dallas more than two dozen buildings, dating from the 1920s and 30s, are being redeveloped. In addition to new office and retail space, the historic neighborhood will also get a new name, the East Quarter.
The corner of Davis Street and Zang Boulevard is ground zero for the transformation of north Oak Cliff. Construction cranes tower over the busy intersection south of downtown Dallas, where workers are putting up three apartment and retail buildings.
A Dallas-based developer has started construction on a new Deep Ellum community, with a rooftop sky lounge and a coworking concept. Stillwater Capital has begun work on the five-story, 336-unit apartment complex, called The Crosby, at 400 S. Hall St.
Downtown Dallas appears set to get its first sizable block of affordable housing in nearly a decade with the building of a new residential tower near the newly reopened Dallas High School building on the Central Business District's eastern edge.
A developer plans to reuse a medical building in the Bishop Arts area as part of a 135-unit residential complex. Urban Genesis expects to begin construction on the former Trinity Rehabilitation Center in late spring or early summer.
Newly opened TreeHouse Dallas, Dallas' first energy-positive home improvement store, will soon be surrounded by The Hill. The mixed-use project will have eateries, shops and gathering spaces, with design touted as authentic, funky and preservation-minded.
Two long-awaited developments in some of Dallas' hottest neighborhoods are expected to finally get underway next year by Charleston-based Greystar after years of gathering input from the community.
Centurion American Development Group has purchased the former Cabana Motor Hotel in the Design District for $8.1 million. Centurion American just reopened The Statler, a historic hotel redevelopment in downtown Dallas.
The transformation of Victory Park continues with new dining and drinking options, coworking and office space, retail, and yes, even a movie theater, on the way. Work is ongoing with openings planned for early to mid-2018.
The redevelopment of Southern Dallas' Red Bird Mall continues, with this week's groundbreaking for a new Starbucks. The mall is getting a major makeover, with a new hotel, apartments, retail and more planned for the 120-acre property.
The historic Statler Hotel has two new dining and drinking options - upscale diner Overeasy and underground coctail lounge Bourbon & Banter. From coffee and eggs, banana cream pie, and a cocktail called the French Twist, there's something for everyone.
Even after five years, Klyde Warren Park is still a catalyst for development in Downtown Dallas. Several commercial and residential projects are under construction around it, as the park provides a place to play, relax and enjoy a variety of activities.
The Urban Libraries Council has given the Dallas Library its 2017 Top Innovators Award for the Library's GED Testing and Workforce Development Project. The project helps adults earn their GED and provides workforce development resources.
As of this month, a two-block stretch of downtown Dallas contains nearly 600 new hotel rooms. That's nearly 600 more than existed along the rejuvenated Commerce Street before 2016.
A vintage downtown building currently being renovated into a hotel-residence will come with a fringe benefit: a restaurant specializing in chef-driven local fare. The building is the Tower Petroleum building, a historic Art Deco structure at 1907 Elm St.
Reclamation in Deep Ellum continues with the opening of music venue Canton Hall at 2727 Canton Street. The 12,500-square-foot venue has been undergoing renovation for the past year, with a grand opening scheduled for October 31st.
In grand fashion, the development group behind The Statler — a $255 million redevelopment of a historic hotel into a new hotel, restaurant, retail and residential building — opened the hotel's doors, with construction slated to finish by end of November.
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' 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Local coffee company White Rock Coffee has announced it is opening a new shop in the Preston Hollow neighborhood. The new shop, the company's fourth, will be located at 5930 Royal Lane. Opening is planned for late summer.
Rodd & Gunn, a New Zealand menswear brand, will open its first Texas store on August 1st at NorthPark Center in Dallas. The 2,000 sq. ft. location will carry the entire Rodd & Gunn clothing line as well as footwear and bespoke leather luggage.
Three new eateries have opened at apartment complex Cypress at Trinity Groves on Singleton Boulevard. They include dessert cafe BingBox Snow Cream, artisan coffee shop Dulcet Cafe, and Steam Theory Brewing Co., a restaurant, tasting room and brewery.
Oak Cliff's own Kessler Pie Co. has opened a pop-up store in Victory Park. The bakery will be open at 2404 Victory Park Lane through September. Hours are 10 am to 8 pm Wednesday-Sunday and yes, their pie-in-a-jar is on the menu.
Independent and specialty grocery stores are thriving in Dallas. How? By providing top-notch customer service and high-quality niche products. One example is Old East Dallas stalwart Jimmy's Food Store, which has been doing that for over fifty years.
West Dallas is now home to NYC's BingBox Snow Cream Co., which has opened in restaurant incubator Trinity Groves. BingBox specializes in Korean shaved ice, or "bingsu," but also seres milkshakes and fruit smoothies.
Dallas-based retailer Forty Five Ten is expanding its Dallas footprint, less than two years after opening downtown on Main Street. It's adding Tenoversix, a "boutique/designer incubator," as well as Forty Five Ten marketing and buying teams.
Beauty emporium Follain has announced it will open its first Texas location, in the heart of Dallas' Knox-Henderson shopping district. The store, which offers a carefully curated selection of nontoxic beauty products, will open its doors this fall.
Dallas luxury will be fully represented when Manhattan's Hudson Yards opens its shopping district next year. Dallas-based retailer Forty Five Ten will open a 16,000-SF store in March 2019. Neiman Marcus is anchoring the retail portion of Hudson Yards.
Jeanine Stevens wants to showcase the sweet side of Dallas. In 2012, she put on her entrepreneurial hat and founded Dallas by Chocolate Tours, focusing on chocolate-themed businesses with a side of Dallas history.
Architectural Digest just published a list naming its selections for the “most beautiful” coffee shop in each state. Its Texas pick is the Sylvan 30 branch of Houndstooth with the “urban edge” the design heads at Architectural Digest are so fond of.
Dallas-Fort Worth is about to add 3 million square feet of new retail real estate this year — or the equivalent of almost 30 small Walmart Supercenters. D-FW ended 2017 with 197.9 million square feet of retail space in 1,417 shopping centers.
Increased density on Ross Ave. creates a market for doing what Dallas does best: Eat and drink. A development at Ross and Hall hopes to remake the corner with a trio of establishments hopting to cater to the young professionals that are flooding the area.
Retailer Jack Mason has recently opened new headquarters in Deep Ellum. The space includes exposed brick and cement floors, not to mention a 1971 Airstream. This aligns with the brand's description as "classic, sturdy, and American."
Denver-based restaurateur Robert Thompson is about to make a big investment in Deep Ellum. Big as in 23,000 sq. ft., on a block with neighboring shops measuring a fraction of that. Big as in 200 workers and an estimated $5 million in development costs.
For years, Victory Park was home to the American Airlines Center and not much else. Other than a few nearby restaurants, Victory Park had not been victorious in bringing foot traffic to the area. Get a new vision of Victory Park in your head, folks.
Royal Blue Grocery and a new restaurant from NL Group will be part of the renovations underway at the Trammell Crow Center at 2001 Ross Ave. And, Royal Blue is also opening this spring in the Mercantile Building on the corner of Main and Ervay streets.
One of the world's famous museum stores is coming to Dallas for Christmas. Nordstrom is collaborating with New York's Museum of Modern Art's MoMA Design Store for a temporary shop this holiday season. The shop opened today and closes on Jan. 7.
New coffee, book and gift shop The Merchant is now open in Dallas. What makes this place unique is that EVERYTHING is for sale, from its vintage furniture, signage and decorations, not to mention those books, gifts and coffee we mentioned earlier.
Walk inside stylish Commissary on Main Street and you'll feel like you're in a snack bar with good coffee. You are. But in the bowels of that blue-tiled building, a fleet of butchers slice charcuterie and dry-age meats for 8 well-known Dallas restaurants.
A Dallas-based real estate development firm plans to begin a multimillion-dollar upgrade to a shopping center along Maple Avenue near Dallas Love Field, which will bolster its reach in the evolving Medical District neighborhood.
Gardenuity, created by Dallas-born entrepreneur Donna Letier, wants to make gardening accessible to anyone, even if you live in a high-rise and have killed every poor ficus that's ever crossed your doorstep. "Most of our customers are new at gardening."
East Coasters, rejoice! New York City cult classic Mamoun's Falafel plans to head West are now official, and a new timeframe has been set to open its first non-East Coast location in the West Village this winter.
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.
Celebrate 110 years of the Downtown Dallas Neiman Marcus flagship store!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Capital Factory has opened its first Dallas location at the newly refurbished Centrum office building. The new space is also home to The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, which moved from its original West End location to join forces with Capital Factory.
Our very own Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters brought home a Good Food Award this year for their Ethiopian Guji. It’s an organic, natural process coffee, and this is the second time any roaster from Dallas has won this award.
Innovation is a big deal in the Dallas area. We see it in every business sector, and innovators are hard at work all across the region creating new products, generating new ideas, and starting new companies.
North Texas is a vast hub of entrepreneurs, thinkers, and innovators — one that might seem a little daunting to dive into at first glance. But in reality, it’s a friendly playground with people who genuinely want to help others succeed.
Pilotworks is opening its first Dallas food incubator and shared commercial kitchen at 11830 Webb Chapel Rd. It will offer a state-of-the-art kitchen, classes and workshops, access to a mentor network, tailored membership programs, and rentable space.
PM360 magazine has named Bio-Lum Sciences one of the most innovative startups of 2017 in its annual "Innovations Issue." BioLum Sciences was founded in 2015, and its BioSense AMD product helps asthma patients assess and manage their condition.
Chad Houser of Cafe Momentum has won the top prize at BBVA's Social Entrepreneurship Competition. Cafe Momentum is a nonprofit, restaurant training platform for juvenile offenders that is focused on serving great food and transforming young lives.
For many vendors at the Re-Imagine RedBird Pop-Up Market, the blossoming revitalization and investment in the region is bringing much-needed excitement and interest in Southern Dallas.
Dallas designer Tish Cox has sewn ties with a new e-commerce store called The SIL (Stuff I Love). The new collaboration along with the backstory of Cox’s Cinderella rise in the industry was featured in the December/January issue of Garden & Gun magazine.
In Urnerboden, a Swiss village in a high valley, about 60 families craft cheese the old-fashioned way. When the snow melts, they lead cows up the mountain to dine on the chilly flowers and grass.
The app-enabled dog toy GoBone is on a roll and moving up to Oprah’s Favorite Things List 2017. Dallas-based GoBone is run by Santiago Gutierrez, the CEO and founder of PulsePet, which makes smart, connected devices for pets and their people.
Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? If you're living in Big D, you already have a leg up on the competition. A new ranking puts Dallas at No. 5 among the best cities to be self-employed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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-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.
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.
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.
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.