Posts Tagged ‘economic development’

By Rail & Truck, Dallas’ Inland Port is at the Crossroads of Commerce, Logistics

Posted by Kerry Curry

At the intersection of the logistics, warehousing, fulfillment, and transportation sectors, you’ll find a massive development in southern Dallas County. It’s where a big business idea traveled a long road filled with potholes, detours, and roadblocks before becoming something so

Hip Hop Architecture Camp Will Help Kids Find Their Rhythm in Dallas

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Hip Hop Architecture is more than just a hub for hip-hop musicit’s the chance for students to march to the beat of their own creative drums.

The idea began with a TED Talk by Detroit-based architect Mike Ford, …

UTD Professor Says He Has an Easier Way to Find Out What Jobs Are Where

Posted by Jeff Bounds

A Dallas professor has created an easier, less-expensive way to determine how prevalent given occupations are in U.S. metropolitan areas.

Evan Stair, a self-proclaimed “map lover,” is licensing the data tool he built to economic development organizations nationwide. He’s …

Bullet Train Terminal Would Put Dallas’ The Cedars on Track to Economic Boon

Posted by Lance Murray

The Cedars neighborhood south of downtown Dallas is one of the city’s first and most-historic areas, one that has suddenly been thrust into a highly visible, prominent place in the city’s future.

Monday’s announcement by Texas Central Partners that it …

Economic Development 3.0: Making Money, People and Power Work

Posted by Cynthia Nevels

What do you think of when you see a vacant commercial building in a middle-class neighborhood?

Do you say to yourself, “I could start my own business there if I had the capital,” or “a Whole Foods should open here …

Libraries as Hubs for Entrepreneurship

Posted by Daniel Oney

The Dallas B.R.A.I.N. can hope to achieve its goal of building an inclusive entrepreneurial community because of the vision and resources of the Dallas Public Library (DPL). In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 87 percent of Americans …

BRAIN Aims To Help Small Businesses Grow

Posted by Mark Gilman

Going from idea to execution involves a lot of learning. Entrepreneurship is a form of literacy and involves mastering content on how to successfully start and grow a business. It requires learning special ways of thinking and acting to maintain …