3 Things: KDC Looking to Add Deep Ellum High-Rise

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A new office tower is planned for Deep Ellum, a Dallas native entrepreneur is helping industrial companies go digital, and new shared office space sprouting up in North Texas.

Dallas-based developer KDC is pitching a 14-story office tower as part of a new mixed-use development in Deep Ellum. The commercial real estate firm has been active in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, bringing the North American headquarters for Toyota to Plano and Verizon’s Hidden Ridge development to Irving. KDC CEO Steve Van Amburgh told the Dallas Morning News creative and service-type companies in Deep Ellum make the area an attractive spot for the development. Read more about the plans here

A Dallas native entrepreneur is helping the world’s largest industrial companies transition to the digital age. Silicon Valley-based startup Parsable has already earned the support of oil and gas industry giants, most recently in the form of a $20 million Series B raise. Chase Feiger, co-founder and vice president of business development, is one of 40 Parsable employees to have office space in Dallas. Feiger said he aims to expand their company presence in Dallas due to the growing number of customers. D CEO has more on the startup.

If you’re in the market for a coworking space, there are a few new options available. Serendipity Labs Coworking will be opening multiple locations in Dallas-Fort Worth. The New York-based coworking company provides spots from single workplaces to large meeting rooms. For creatives, there’s a new coworking space in McKinney called Creating in Cahoots. The co-founder Brian Pierce, thinks a space like this is just what the growing town needs. “This space is for the people who don’t want to high-five their cat when they make something cool happen,” Pierce told Culturemap Dallas. “They want a community of collaboration, and we’re making it happen.”

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Julia Falcon contributed to this report.

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