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Reality TV-Featured Luxury L.A. Real Estate Firm Opens Dallas Office

by | Feb 1, 2023
Called The Agency, the brokerage has been featured on TV shows including "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles," "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," and Netflix's "Buying Beverly Hills." Its new office at 8117 Preston Road is part of a growing network of more than 70 offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. The Dallas office will be led by managing partners Damon and Megan Williamson.
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The sale of Trammell Crow Center was the top DFW CRE deal for 2022.
DFW Tops U.S. Metros in Commercial Property Deals for 3rd Year in a Row
by | Jan 23, 2023
According to the latest MSCI Inc. estimate, more than $42.5 billion in commercial properties were sold in DFW in 2022. North Texas “wrested the top slot from Manhattan at the onset of the pandemic and has held it ever since,” MSCI analysts said in the report. Dallas-based CBRE was the top-ranked firm for commercial real estate investment sales nationally in 2022—for the 17th straight year.
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CBRE Report: DFW Leads the U.S. in Multifamily Real Estate Investments
by | May 13, 2022
A new report from Dallas-based CRE services and investment firm CBRE shows that DFW was No. 1 in the U.S. in multifamily investments over the last four quarters. Nationwide, Q1 2022 saw the strongest multifamily absorption since 2000. And Texas is leading the U.S. in multifamily completions, as rent growth continues to gain momentum. “The rise in demand has been fueled by household formation, job and wage growth, and sharply rising home prices,” the report said.
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Gig Boom: Dallas Ranks in the Top 10 Markets for Skilled Independent Worker Revenues
by | May 20, 2021
Dallas, Austin, and Houston have a combined 2020 projected revenue of more than $15.6 billion from their independent workers, according to a newly released report from Fiverr. Dallas alone expects nearly $6.6 billion—more than either Austin or Houston.

This work is here to stay, according to Fiverr—even in a post-pandemic world. Amidst a time of high unemployment, people are turning to the self-employed gig economy as a viable source of income.
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Capital Factory Announces $100K Investment Challenge for Annual Black in Tech Summit

by | Dec 16, 2020
Past Investment Challenge winners include McKinney-based ShearShare, Houston-based GroupRaise, and Austin-based Journey Foods. Applications are open now until Jan. 22.
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The Art of Climate Tech: Fort Worth Museum Showcases Hypergiant’s AI-Powered, Carbon-Capturing Eos Bioreactor
by | Nov 10, 2020
The Eos Bioreactor, which also has been featured in Popular Mechanics, uses algae to "eat" CO2.
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Capital Factory’s Texas Startups Roadshow Goes Virtual for Global Entrepreneurship Week
by | Nov 4, 2020
The Texas Startups Roadshow will take local entrepreneurs and out-of-state investors on a virtual ride that spotlights the startup community in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Anchoring the Dallas leg of the trip on Nov. 19 is UT Dallas’ Big Idea Competition and a keynote from Mark Cuban.
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Kendra Scott Partners with Dallas’ Balfour in its First-Ever Brand Collaboration

by | Aug 27, 2020
The company wants to “reinvent tradition” by teaming up with powerhouse brand Balfour, the more than 100-year-old premier class jewelry provider, while also pivoting its GEMs program.
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Dallas Native’s Everlywell Releases First At-Home COVID-19 Test Rollout
by | Mar 24, 2020
Everlywell is the first U.S. company to offer at-home COVID-19 tests, which people can order online starting on March 23.
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Dallas Native’s Everlywell Releases First At-Home COVID-19 Test Rollout
by | Mar 20, 2020
Everlywell is the first U.S. company to offer at-home COVID-19 tests, which people can order online starting on March 23.
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‘Pot of Gold’: Dallas Stays Near Top of CompTIA’s Tech Town Index of IT Jobs
by | Dec 5, 2019
The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area ranked seventh among the nation’s Top 20 Best Tech Cities for IT jobs in CompTIA's yearly report.
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Dallas-Fort Worth Cracks Top 15 Ranking for Minority-Owned Startups in U.S.

by | Oct 24, 2019
Roughly 35 percent of startups in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington are owned by minorities, placing the region among the nation’s best.
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DFW Cities Dominate List of ‘Surprising’ Cities Where You Can Make a Lot of Money
by | Sep 30, 2019
GOBankingRates' study looked at 188 U.S. cities with at least 50,000 households. North Texas cities ranked at the head of the class.
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Package Delivery Startup Fetch Raises $10.5M in Series A Funding
by | Sep 26, 2019
Fetch operates local warehouses, where it accepts all deliveries then provides scheduled, door-to-door service directly to apartment residents. The funding backs its national expansion. 
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Hypergiant’s Algae-Based Carbon Capture Solution Could Be ‘400 Times More Effective Than Trees’
by | Sep 17, 2019
The device, called the Eos Bioreactor, is one of the company’s initial efforts focused on fixing the planet’s environment problems. It captures and stores carbon from the atmosphere.
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