Doubling Down in Addison: AMLI Residential Sees ‘Strategic Value’ in Dallas’ ‘Attractive Investment Market’

by | Mar 28, 2024
AMLI Residential just doubled the size of its Dallas regional HQ in Addison for good reasons, AMLI Development Co. President Taylor Bowen tells Dallas Innovates. Two of them are the innovative new AMLI Treehouse project and the upcoming Addison Circle transit-oriented development. But wait...there's more.
The Last Word: III Forks President on Evolving His Steakhouse Brand with a ‘Next-Level’ Addison Location
by | Feb 12, 2024
When popular steakhouse brand III Forks, founded in North Dallas in 1998, decided to return to its roots with a new location in Addison's Village on the Parkway, executives said they recognized a need to create a dining aesthetic that retains the brand's core "while reinterpreting it for today's diners."
North Texas-Based Accolite Merges with Chicago Company To Form Global Leader in Digital Transformation Services
by | Feb 1, 2024
Aiming to reach $1 billion in revenue in around five years, the temporarily named Bounteous x Accolite will be headquartered in Chicago with offices across North America, Europe, and Asia. The combined company will employ 5,000 people—with more than 1,200 in North America, more than 3,400 in APAC, and more than 400 in Europe.
Full Throttle: North Texas Rocket Company Firehawk Awarded Air Force Backing for Breakthrough Tech
Firehawk Aerospace Co-Founder and CEO Will Edwards says he aims to build "the next great American defense company. And we're doing this by building rocket motors." Using 3D-printed solid rocket fuel to provide a safer, more cost-effective approach to launching payloads, Firehawk is powering forward from its Addison facility, its Midland test site, and a new launch range where its systems will take flight.

Puttshack Opens Its First North Texas Location in Addison

by | Dec 7, 2023
The two-story, 32,000-square-foot venue at Village on the Parkway is Puttshack's second in Texas. The Addison venue will be the first Puttshack to offer a new game experience called the Challenge Hole, highlighting the company's innovation and tech advancements.
Trez Capital Appoints Executive Managing Director, Global Head of Capital Raising
by | Dec 1, 2023
Trez Capital is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and has an office in Addison. John Creswell will be based in the U.S., the firm said.
North Texas Companies, DFW Airport Named to 2023 Texan by Nature 20 List
by | Nov 8, 2023
Founded by former First Lady and Dallas resident Laura Bush, Texan by Nature recognizes the best and most innovative work in conservation coming from businesses based or operating in Texas.
DART Celebrates 40 Years of Service to North Texas, Elects New Board Leaders
by | Oct 20, 2023
The new DART board chair is CapitalSoft CEO and former Richardson mayor Gary Slagel. DART's other new board leaders include vice chair Rodney Schlosser, M. Nathan Barbera as new secretary, and Flora M. Hernandez as assistant secretary.

AMLI Deploys ‘ArborLift’ Tech To Move 4 Heritage Live Oaks for Addison Treehouse Project

by | Aug 15, 2023
Some companies will move mountains to get a project going. AMLI Residential is moving something else—four heritage live oak trees—to make way for a multifamily and retail development that's all about trees itself. AMLI hired Houston-based Environmental Design to deploy its innovative ArborLift tech—featuring inflated, sausage-like rolling bladders.
Addison’s Securonix Appoints Chief People/Culture Officer
by | Aug 8, 2023
Former Chief People and Culture Officer at global telecommunications leader Mitel, Paul Gregory, will take his post at Securonix, ready to usher in its next phase of growth and innovation. The company recently introduced an integration with ChatGPT that it said delivers generative AI capabilities within the Securonix Investigate platform to greatly reduce incident response time.
Addison-Based Nothing Bundt Cakes Names Former TopGolf Top Leader as CEO
by | Jul 24, 2023
At both Topgolf and Dave & Busters, the exec led efforts "that nearly doubled unit count and increased average unit volume by double digits, and that growth mindset is key to what we want to achieve at Nothing Bundt Cakes," Roark Capital Managing Director Sarah Spiegel said.
Wingstop Adds New Senior Vice President/Chief Growth Officer
by | Jul 14, 2023

Addison-based restaurant chain Wingstop has hired Anne Fischer as its new senior vice president, chief growth officer, a role in which she will lead Wingstop’s marketing and digital strategies....


Dennis Quaid Hosts Video Featuring Addison-Based Partnership With Native Americans

by | May 18, 2023
The Dennis Quaid-hosted "Viewpoint," which airs on public television stations nationwide, recently produced a video report featuring the Addison-based nonprofit Partnership With Native Americans. The video explains some of the core challenges and opportunities facing tribes today—both on reservations and in urban areas—and supports the need for Native representation in nonprofit funding decisions.
UT Dallas to Host Mark Cuban Foundation’s Free AI Bootcamp for High School Students
by | May 1, 2023
The AI Bootcamp will target underserved high school students in the ninth through 12th grades and will introduce them to basic AI concepts and skills, the foundation said. Students will learn what AI is and is not, where they already interact with AI in their own lives, and the ethical implications of AI systems including but not limited to TikTok recommendations, smart home assistants, facial recognition, and self-driving cars, among others.
Stealth Monitoring Supercharges AI Capabilities with Acquisition of Caliber Communications
by | Apr 28, 2023

Addison-based Stealth Monitoring has acquired Caliber Communications and Syncro Monitoring (collectively called Caliber), further expanding its capabilities as a leader in technology-driven commercial video surveillance.

Stealth and Caliber, based in Stoney Creek, Ontario, are both leading video surveillance businesses focused on designing, installing, and providing proactive remote video monitoring solutions and related services to commercial, construction, financial, industrial, real estate, retail, transportation, and logistics, and utility businesses throughout the United States and Canada....

Securonix Appoints Industry Veteran as its Chief Financial Officer
by | Apr 14, 2023

Securonix Inc. has appointed Jerry Raphael as chief financial officer, responsible for growing and scaling the Addison-based company’s global organization to help lead its next phase of growth and deepen its commitment to driving incremental value for customers and partners....