construction

Frisco Developer Announces New 150-Acre Residential Community in Celina

by | Feb 3, 2023
Rockhill Capital & Investments announced it has begun construction on The Ranch at Uptown Celina, a community that will feature more than 450 homes by Taylor Morrison and Toll Brothers just north of downtown Celina. “People are drawn to Celina for its sense of community—and the historic downtown square is a huge part of that,” said Ryan Griffin, principal at Rockhill Capital & Investments. “Uptown Celina will be an extension of downtown, offering ‘backyard’ access via its trails."
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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou
Jacobs Executive Chair Joins Arcosa’s Board as Independent Director
by | Feb 2, 2023

Well-known North Texas business executive Steven J. Demetriou has been elected as an independent board member by Arcosa Inc., a Dallas-based provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions....

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Veteran Architect Joins HFA Architects & Engineers as VP of Logistics
by | Feb 2, 2023

Architect Marc Jennings has joined HFA Architects & Engineers as vice president of logistics, bringing with him extensive experience in construction and development.

An expert in the industrial-sector, Jennings leads HFA’s Fort Worth studio and the growth of its industrial and logistics programs, which include electrical, refrigeration, fire-protection, civil engineering, and architectural work on automated distribution and microfulfillment centers for top retailers, the firm said....

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Primoris Services Appoints New Chief Information Officer
by | Feb 1, 2023

Dallas-based Primoris Services Corp. has appointed Chad Haxton as chief information officer, a role in which he will continue to drive the company’s digital transformation via innovation and tech implementations....

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McCarthy Building will move to CityLine in Richardson.

McCarthy Building Cos. Moves Dallas Office to CityLine in Richardson

by | Jan 11, 2023
Missouri-headquartered McCarthy Building Cos. moved its Dallas office to 3400 N. Central Expressway in the CityLine mixed-use development. The office also will serve as headquarters for McCarthy’s parent company, Genuine McCarthy Enterprises, and its associated subsidiaries.
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ELM Is Building a 125K-SF HQ and Manufacturing Plant for MicroGrid, Solar Divisions in The Colony
by | Dec 6, 2022
Energy and utility services innovator ELM is constructing a new, 125,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility in The Colony for its MicroGrid and Solar divisions. When fully operational, Illinois-based ELM said the facility will employ more than 100 clean-energy professionals, including engineering, production technicians, customer service, sales, and management employees.
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Dallas-Fort Worth Tops Nation’s Self-Storage Hotspots, Boosted by Multifamily Boom
by | Nov 23, 2022
In terms of self-storage supply, the Dallas metro area now offers over 9 square feet per person, well above the national benchmark of 7 square feet per person.
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Meet Jaibot: Hilti’s New Robot Designed to Handle Strenuous Work on Job Site
by | Nov 4, 2020
From its North American corporate office in Plano, Hilti announced Jaibot, which drills precision holes in ceilings for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installations.
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This New Dallas Firm Offers ‘Concierge-Level Service’ With its eDiscovery Platform for the Construction Industry

by | Oct 28, 2020
Founded by former construction company lawyers and specialists in electronic discovery, Construction Discovery Experts (CDE) uses AI and machine learning to help make litigation less painful.
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Dallas-Based Arcosa Makes $87M Acquisition That Could Reduce Transportation Costs, Carbon Footprint
by | Oct 12, 2020
The acquisition, a follow-on to another one Arcosa made in January, will expand the company's recycled aggregates platform into the Dallas-Fort Worth market.
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Swimming Against the Current: UNT Biologists Study the Impact of Construction on Fish
by | Sep 10, 2020
Through funding from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, UNT scientists are helping state conservation efforts by examining the velocity of four fish species with what they describe as a fish treadmill.
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Here’s How Linesight’s New Dallas Office is Using Tech to Accelerate Construction Speed to Market
by | Aug 27, 2020
Dublin-based Linesight is bullish on Dallas-Fort Worth, which ranks as the second-busiest construction market and second highest data center leasing market in the U.S.
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Fort Worth Manufacturing Company CR Minerals Announces Colorado Expansion

by | Jun 9, 2020
The expansion is expected to more than triple the production output of the facility. Over the next three years, CR Minerals plans to invest over $11 million and add eight jobs to its existing staff.
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Fort Worth’s ECI Software Solutions Opens to a New Market With Latest Acquisition
by | May 11, 2020
ECI, which provides cloud-based business management solutions, will now be able to reach smaller custom builders and home remodelers with the acquisition of BuildTools.
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Follow the Money: Gameway Raises $530K, Integrity Marketing Makes Acquisition
by | Mar 26, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity in North Texas, you'll also find news from Capital Southwest Corp. and Roof Angels.
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Texas Central
Texas Central Makes $5.9B Deal With Spanish Firm to Develop, Operate High-Speed Rail Line
by | Feb 25, 2020
The contract is the largest ever for a Spanish government-run company outside of Spain. The proposed rail line could be operational by 2026 and would speed passengers between the two cities in roughly 90 minutes.
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