Texas’ Only Honoree, Galleria Dallas Wins Three 2022 International Shopping Center Awards

by | May 25, 2022
The ICSC MAXIs recognize innovation and creativity in retail marketing. Galleria Dallas took home the Gold for its Instagram playground experience POP!, along with two other awards.

Of the 59 awards presented this year, the Galleria was the only Texas shopping center honored.
Frisco’s New Firefly Park Development Gets Dream Hotel As Anchor
by | May 25, 2022
Slated to break ground next year, Firefly Park will add "a significantly different, cool vibe to Frisco," says the city's mayor. Developer Kyle Wilks of Wilks Development hired Amsterdam-based UNStudio to develop the master plan in collaboration with Sasaki Associates.

That European influence is showing up in the 230-acre project's walkable, park-laden layout—and in the architecture's future-forward look. The Dream Hotel will be designed with hints of the region, with a design philosophy “both surreal and contemporarily chic."
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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation Today
Jacobs builds robot to collect debris from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant; SUCCESS Space co-working comes to Flower Mound; cybersecurity center finds a home in Cypress Waters; Flytrex adds ice cream to its drone deliveries in Granbury; and more stories from North Texas.
The Last Word: Celebrating Ballet Folklorico’s Anita N. Martinez
Read “who said what” in our roundup of quotes about all things North Texas, including o9 Solutions' Chakri Gottemukkala; StackPath's Brandon Carter; Caterpillar's Jason Kaiser; Aurora's Sterling Anderson; Geoforce's James MacLean; and more.

Innovative Spaces: Omni Logistics Opens New Dallas HQ

by | May 23, 2022
Omni Logistics' new 52,000 square foot headquarters in the Cypress Waters development "strikes a balance between collaboration and privacy," the company says. Its 85 Dallas-based employees have a semi-open seating plan, outdoor decks for collaborating and socializing, and "wellness rooms" for nursing babies or chilling out. And oh yes—lots of high-tech business features, too.

Designed by HKS Architects, the new HQ will be 100% renewable energy-powered, the company says.
DI People: Brinker International, DART, GameStop, Stream Data Centers, ATTPAC, Dallas Regional Chamber, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | May 20, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from the AT&T Performing Arts Center, DART, Aimbridge Hospitality, Acera, Fidelis Companies, The Rios Group Inc., Tech Titans, NEC Corp. of America, Texas Women’s Foundation, ATTPAC, LEARFIELD, and Hope Cottage.

Plus, Dallas ISD picks a lone finalist for superintendent.
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Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth
North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks.

Plus, you'll find our selections to "save the date."
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Opportunities for Dallas Innovators
Check out this curated selection of contests, nominations, pitches, and grants. Our roundup of programs is for entrepreneurs, corporates, creatives, inventors, educators, and impact innovators in North Texas.