Archive for November, 2016

General Motors Drives More Growth in Arlington

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

General Motors, already Arlington’s largest private employer, continues to grow its footprint in the city both as a manufacturer and a financial company.

While the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington has grabbed most of the headlines in recent years …

Uptown WeWork Coworking Space Opens in January

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Coworking spaces are gaining momentum in North Texas with more than 35 places now available in the region.

While many are locally owned, the new WeWork location in Uptown Dallas is part of a corporate chain, The Dallas Morning News

Half Price Books Owner’s New Venture Caters to Urban Farming

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The owner of Half Price Books has started a completely different venture that focuses on eco-friendly, sustainable living.

Sharon Anderson bought the old True Value Gecko Hardware store on Northwest Highway and Ferndale Road in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News

Creative Minds Solutions Invents New Hydroelectric Turbine

Posted by Dave Montgomery

While living in Honolulu, Richard Navarro liked to stroll along the beach near Waikiki, enjoying the oceanside view in one of the world’s most famous tourist destinations. But those daily walks were more than just a leisure-time activity.

For …

CBRE Report Recognizes DFW for High-Tech Job Growth

Posted by Heather Noel

DFW RANKED NO. 3 IN TECH MOMENTUM MARKETS


The Dallas-Fort Worth area has made strides in high-tech software/services job growth, landing it No. 10 on CBRE’s annual Tech-Thirty list, which examines the 30 leading technology markets in the U.S. …

Plano, Richardson Teens Going to Siemens National Competition

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Three North Texas students will represent the region in the National Finals of the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology, the Plano Star Courier reported.

Prateek Kalakuntla, a senior at the Texas Academy of Math and Science in …

Sabre Shares 5 Concepts Poised to Move From Idea to Execution

Posted by Nick Vivion

In its current iteration, a quarterly release cycle provides loose structure to the initiative. Innovation never happens neatly, so the cycle expands and contracts to accommodate.

There’s really something to be said about having a home for a company’s …

SMU Students Help Refugees Learn English on Laptops

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Donated laptop computers are helping refugees learn English in Dallas.

Southern Methodist University students volunteer their time to help refugees from Congo, Burma, Iran, and other countries become a part of the community, KERA reported. 

“There’s always a need to …

Southwest Airlines Accepting Grant Applications

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

Southwest Airlines is accepting applications for its Heart of the Community grants until Dec. 5 to strengthen communities and stimulate local economies through placemaking, according to a Southwest Airlines news release.

Dallas-based Southwest and partner, Project for Public Spaces

Not in Your Ideal Job? DreamMob Invokes Power of Community to Get You There

Posted by Heather Noel

As a career coach, Laurel Donnellan has been on a mission to guide people from “just a job” to their ideal positions. 

She’s developed a 12-step process over the past 16 years to help people make the transition, but with …