Dallas Economic Development

  • Dallas selected to host International Economic Development Conference
    Dallas will showcase economic development successes as host city of 2020 IEDC Annual Conference ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2019-03-29
    3 weeks ago
  • Mark your calendar – Select Dallas is June 13-14, 2019!
    This year Select Dallas will be held June 13-14, 2019, and will showcase opportunities in a variety of industry sectors including biotechnology, artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, fintech and more. For more information click the link below. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2019-03-25
    4 weeks ago
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center geneticist wins prestigious science award
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-23
    9 months ago
  • Cybersecurity firm opens Dallas office at Mockingbird Station
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-23
    9 months ago
  • Local coffee shop is opening new location in Preston Hollow
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-23
    9 months ago
  • Hotel Crescent Court’s $30 million renovation now complete
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-18
    9 months ago
  • New Zealand menswear brand Rodd & Gunn to open 1st Dallas store
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-18
    9 months ago
  • New apartments coming to Galleria Dallas neighborhood
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-18
    9 months ago
  • Second phase of project has broken ground near Dallas Love Field
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-18
    9 months ago
  • New hotel coming to Deep Ellum
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-18
    9 months ago
  • Kessler Pie Co. opens pop-up store in Victory Park
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • How independent grocery stores are thriving in Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • Ross Avenue is getting a major makeover
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • Dallas Medical District to get LEED-certified hotel
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • DFW International Airport to install ‘intelligent’ windows
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • Industrial park planned for West Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • Retails Skills Training Bootcamp launched by Dallas Workforce Solutions
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • The Free Ride has arrived in Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • Disabilities-accessible park is coming to Lake Highlands
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-16
    9 months ago
  • UT Southwestern professor wins major prize for breakthrough discovery
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Texas Latino Comic Con returns to Dallas this month
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Southwest Airlines expands Dallas Love Field service to NYC and DC
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Dallas neighborhood to serve as 1st Smart City/Complete Street test site
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Paul Quinn College partners with instructional design firm iDesign
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • BingBox Snow Cream Co. has opened in Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • North Oak Cliff development update
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Startup hub Capital Factory has launched Dallas location
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Sustainable home design company TreeHouse is relocating to Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Freestanding ER and urgent care center opens at DFW International Airport
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • DFW International Airport adding new hotel
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Dallas area ranked one of country’s best travel destinations
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-07-06
    10 months ago
  • Dallas named a top market for flexible work space
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-25
    10 months ago
  • American Airlines is adding more routes at DFW Airport
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-25
    10 months ago
  • Forty Five Ten already expanding Downtown Dallas location
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • Forty Five Ten already expanding Downtown Dallas location
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • New brewpub is coming to Trinity Groves
    Steam Theory Brewing Company opens this summer at Trinity Groves. In a space set up as a restaurant incubator, the brewpub will have a restaurant, tasting room, and brewing operations. They'll create upwards of 15 beers, serving even more on tap. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • New brewpub is coming to Trinity Groves
    Steam Theory Brewing Company opens this summer at Trinity Groves. In a space set up as a restaurant incubator, the brewpub will have a restaurant, tasting room, and brewing operations. They'll create upwards of 15 beers, serving even more on tap. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • Downtown Dallas has the most room for development
    In a study from Yardi Systems Inc., Downtown Dallas has been ranked tops for development potential, with more than 86 acres available. This is in addition to the multiple retail and residential projects already in progress, both downtown and citywide. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • Downtown Dallas has the most room for development
    In a study from Yardi Systems Inc., Downtown Dallas has been ranked tops for development potential, with more than 86 acres available. This is in addition to the multiple retail and residential projects already in progress, both downtown and citywide. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • JetSmarter launches private flights from Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • JetSmarter launches private flights from Dallas
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-13
    10 months ago
  • Australian workout studio F45 arrives in Dallas
    F45, a rapidly-growing Australian fitness studio chain, has opened its first location in Dallas. Located at 1517 Main Street in Downtown Dallas, the studio focuses on functional training, which adapts day-to-day movements into 45 minute exercise classes. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • Australian workout studio F45 arrives in Dallas
    F45, a rapidly-growing Australian fitness studio chain, has opened its first location in Dallas. Located at 1517 Main Street in Downtown Dallas, the studio focuses on functional training, which adapts day-to-day movements into 45 minute exercise classes. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • The Dallas area is ranked #2 office leasing market in the U.S.
    The Dallas-Fort Worth area was ranked the #2 U.S. market in office leasing for the 12-month period ending in the first quarter of 2018, according to commercial property company Transwestern. Net office leasing totaled more than 5.5 million square feet. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • The Dallas area is ranked #2 office leasing market in the U.S.
    The Dallas-Fort Worth area was ranked the #2 U.S. market in office leasing for the 12-month period ending in the first quarter of 2018, according to commercial property company Transwestern. Net office leasing totaled more than 5.5 million square feet. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • Dallas to get first Texas location for eco-friendly beauty store Follain
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • Dallas to get first Texas location for eco-friendly beauty store Follain
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • A new health and wellness center is coming to Red Bird neighborhood
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • A new health and wellness center is coming to Red Bird neighborhood
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago
  • Downtown Dallas district is getting a new name
    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. ... read more
    Source: Dallas Economic DevelopmentPublished on 2018-06-11
    10 months ago