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Dallas Area Poised as Growing Hub for Life Sciences Industry

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth is among the life sciences hubs in the nation that are positioned for major growth, according to a new report from real estate services and investment firm CBRE.

According to the report, DFW is one of the emerging …

Dallas Animal Services to Compete for $450K Prize in Innovation Showdown

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Animal Services now has something to bark about—it was selected as a finalist in the Petco Foundation’s 2019 Innovation Showdown, and now has the chance to compete for $450,000 in funding.

Dallas Animal Services is one of two …

ICYMI Special Edition:
North Texas Innovators Look Back on #SXSW2019

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival recently concluded and North Texas was well-represented. So, we rounded up reactions, takeaways, and snapshots from this year’s event in this week’s special edition ICYMI column.

Hubert Zajicek, CEO of Health Wildcatters, summed up …

Dallas is Among the Top Regions in the Nation for Flexible Space, Research Says

Posted by Lance Murray

Coworking and flexible space are continuing to grow across the U.S., and Dallas-Fort Worth is among the top real estate markets in the nation to embrace the concept, according to new research from JLL.

Dallas-Fort Worth ranks No. 12 among …

Site Selection Ranks Dallas Metro 2nd for New and Expanded Corporate Projects

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area moved up a spot in rankings by Site Selection Magazine, coming in second to No. 1 Chicago for the number of new and expanded corporate facilities projects in 2018.

Site Selection compiled its rankings as …

Transit in a Tube: Feds Back Hyperloop One at SXSW

Posted by Lance Murray

Virgin Hyperloop One, the proposed transportation system that would whiz people in a tube-enclosed pod from Dallas to Houston in an estimated 30 minutes, got a huge boost from the federal government during SXSW 2019.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao …

Follow the Money: AmplifAI Gets $3.9M, Offerpad Closes Series C Funding Round, JLL Buys HFF

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

Jacobs Receives 11 Awards for Environmental, Climate Change Work

Posted by Lance Murray

Environmental Business International has recognized Dallas-based Jacobs Global Environmental Solutions with 11 business achievement awards for leadership and outstanding performance for its environmental and climate change innovations.

The yearly awards are administered by Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and Climate Change …

Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of March 12

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Five New High-Tech Healthcare Impacts Made in North Texas

Posted by Will Maddox

The North Texas healthcare market’s constant innovation brings original ideas, techniques, and technology to patients in the region.

We checked in with a variety of health innovators to learn about the latest technologies making a difference for their patients.


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DI People: JLL, Urban Air Adventure Park, MTX Group, Symphony RetailAI Make Exec Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied

JLL to Acquire Dallas Real Estate Brokerage HFF in $2B Deal

Posted by Lance Murray

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. will acquire Dallas-based real estate brokerage HFF Inc. in a cash and stock deal valued at roughly $2 billion. The move will combine two major players in real estate—both with investments in technology—making JLL a digital

Curating a Destination:
The Union Brings Grocery, Mixed Uses to Uptown

Posted by Payton Potter

The view from The Union, Uptown Dallas’ newest mixed-use development at 2300 North Field St., offers a look at nearly every notable landmark in Dallas and the surrounding area.

On a clear day, the south side of the commercial building …

2019 Predictions in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Sectors

Posted by Deloitte

When analyzing the trends for technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) that will define 2019, it’s not so much about “the new” as much as the new ways innovators will optimize existing assets. Many of the predictions for what this year

Innovative Spaces: Southwest Transplant Alliance is Building a Destination for Organ Donation

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Southwest Transplant Alliance recently broke ground on a first-of-its kind facility in Dallas that will further its mission to save lives through organ and tissue donation.The 77,000 square-foot-foot facility at 8190 Midtown Blvd. is scheduled to open in 2020, and

Follow the Money: Pieces Technologies Gets $5M, CallBox Seeks $15M, TPG Makes Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

By the Numbers:
How Tech-Friendly is Dallas?

Posted by Marie Rosecrans

Tech company Salesforce recently conducted a survey among small business owners to determine their feelings toward technology. It’s probably not surprising that 58% of consumers and 77% of business buyers say technology has significantly changed their expectations of how companies

Dallas Invents: 148 Patents Granted for Week of March 5

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

‘Esports and the New Gaming Economy’: UTD to Present Emerging Technologies Summit at Dallas Startup Week

Posted by Alex Edwards

The gaming industry contributes over $260 billion to the U.S. economy, according to statistics provided by the University of Texas at Dallas. Globally, the esports audience will reach 380 million this year. And, by 2021, esports is projected to have

DI People: Notifyd, Fort Worth Med School, Hypergiant Industries Make Leadership Moves

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied