Won-Door was acquired by Overhead Door Corporation in 2021.

Dallas-based Overhead Door Corp. Buys Innovative Market Leader of Fire and Security Doors

by | Apr 1, 2021
Overhead Door Corporation, which invented the first "upward-acting door" in 1921 and the first electric garage door opener in 1925, is carrying on its long history of pioneering with the acquisition of Won-Door Corporation this week.
Empathic School Design Is Creating Healthier, More Resilient Communities
by | Dec 29, 2020
By designing schools that challenge the status quo, HKS is creating a safer, truly inclusive environment for the benefit of learning for all, says Leonardo González Sangri, the firm's director of education.
The Future of Office for Financial Services: Continuing COVID Impact—and a Need To Take a Breath
by | Dec 28, 2020
Sensitive transactions make offices a must for financial services firms, but the amount and design of spaces will be impacted for the foreseeable future.
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Pitchbook Forecasts 8 Venture Capital Trends for 2021
by | Dec 21, 2020
The news is mixed as we head into 2021, and COVID-19 is the key variable, says Pitchbook. Still, the capital market data provider believes the outlook is more clear for the VC industry than many other areas.

Pitchbook also shares a scorecard on its pre-pandemic predictions from 2020.

Homes Are Selling Fast in DFW. Opendoor’s Chris Westrom Sees a Strong Market Into 2021

by | Dec 1, 2020
The region's residential market is 'much stronger than we’ve experienced even in recent years," Westrom says. Here's why.

PLUS: The hottest ZIP codes in DFW, per Opendoor.
Coworking Adapts to Survive and (Eventually) Thrive
by | Nov 29, 2020
Local coworking firms use different approaches to deal with COVID challenges.
Dallas-Fort Worth Leads the Nation in Apartment Demand for Q3 2020
by | Nov 28, 2020
The DFW multifamility market also led in the second quarter with modest gains due to government stay-at-home orders.
Bio Boom: Dallas-Fort Worth Is Emerging as a Hub for Biotech and Life Sciences
by | Nov 27, 2020
Biotechnology is alive and growing in DFW. The region recently ranked 6th on a list of top ten emerging life science clusters in the U.S.
The Stack Dallas Deep Ellum [Image: Hines]

Innovative Spaces: Deep Ellum’s ‘Touchless Tower’ Offers Next-Level Wellness and Safety

The Stack in Deep Ellum will offer a ‘frictionless path from your car to the office,’ developer Hines says.
Goldman Sachs CEO, NYSE President Discuss Economy and Business in the Year Ahead
Goldman Sachs' David Solomon and the New York Stock Exchange's Stacey Cunningham shared their long-term predictions for the upcoming year's unpredictable economic environment, including the road to reopening, the future of remote work, and how Dallas is an investment.
Repurposing With a Purpose: Eliza Solender Helps Nonprofits and Schools Find New Life in Old Spaces
by | Nov 15, 2020
The Kessler School recently bought the former historic Calvary Baptist Church of Oak Cliff. The deal, a "satisfying win-win," typifies the special brand of creativity Solender brings to the table for nonprofit clients.
A Timeline for Action: Dallas ‘Roadmap’ Points the Way To Economic and Social Progress
by | Nov 13, 2020
The Community Transformation Action Roadmap is a new holistic framework of economic development that benefits everyone in Dallas, says Eric A. Johnson, Dallas' chief of economic development and neighborhood services.
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COVID Boosts Already Booming DFW Industrial Market, Causing ‘Five Years of E-Commerce Growth’ in About Five Weeks

by | Nov 10, 2020
Dallas-Fort Worth was the top market in the country for industrial property absorption in the second quarter of 2020, according to a report from Marcus & Millichap.
Hillwood’s Bill Burton: Autonomous Activity Is Coming. And DFW Is Well Suited to Benefit From It
by | Nov 9, 2020
While some commercial real estate sectors slowed to a crawl in 2020, one is positively booming: Industrial. That’s led to big trends—and a jump in the push toward autonomous movement in trucking and the supply chain, Hillwood EVP Bill Burton says.
With Visits on Hold, Senior Living Locks Down. But Investors Are Still Striving to Unlock Opportunities
by | Nov 9, 2020
Journey Capital has partnered with SilverPoint Living to build new senior communities. Their biggest goal isn’t winning over lenders or gaining local city support: It’s creating communities that truly feel like home, say Co-Founders Anand Patel and Narayan Patel.
This Land Is Your Land, for the Right Price—And More Than Expected Are Buying
by | Nov 9, 2020
Land sales in North Texas have been less impacted by 2020’s crises than some expected. And the big deals keep coming, shaping our region for the future, says veteran land broker Robert Grunnah.