Farmers Branch

Pickleball Eatertainment Concept ‘At Fault’ Coming to North Texas Next Spring

by | Sep 21, 2023
Farmers Branch will be the first city to get an At Fault pickleball eatertainment venue. The new concept will offer six indoor and four outdoor courts, three bars, and a restaurant offering a "top-shelf culinary experience." At least three more DFW venues are in the works, the founders say.
Farmers Branch Aims for Groundbreaking on Its Solar Farm in Early 2024
by | Sep 11, 2023
By having a solar farm built on a former city landfill, Farmers Branch plans to be the first Texas city to power all its facilities with 100% locally generated renewable electricity. Groundbreaking is slated for early next year, with operations starting as soon as Fall 2024.
The Last Word: Farmers Branch Mayor on Why His City Moved to a 4-Day Work Week
by | Aug 15, 2023
Farmers Branch has officially launched a four-day work for city employees. The move followed earlier approval by the city council, and a few months of schedule-testing by various city departments.
Construction Begins on ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Glow-in-the-Dark Playground in Farmers Branch
by | Jun 27, 2023
In March, we previewed something truly innovative coming to Farmers Branch—a futuristic, glow-in-the-dark attraction the city says will be "the crown jewel of playgrounds." Well, don't tell the kids yet, but you can pencil in a date for an amazing evening experience: Joya at Oran Good Park is slated to open this fall. Take a sneak peek at its light-up delights here.

Brookhaven Country Club Nets USA Pickleball National Championships

by | Mar 10, 2023
The tournament is moving from Indian Wells Tennis Club in California to Invited's Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch. To be held November 4-12, it will an increased capacity, with more than 3,500 amateur players and all of pickleball’s top pros set to compete on up to 65 courts.
Farmers Branch Plans ‘Crown Jewel of Playgrounds’ That Glows in Dark for Evening Play
by | Mar 8, 2023
Farmers Branch plans to break ground next month on Joya at Oran Good Park. "The crown jewel of playgrounds" in the city will have eye-popping interactive features that actually glow in the dark, allowing for both day and evening play. There will also be also a zip line and a 27-foot sphere with six climbing levels. The city says the park could be open by this summer—but we have a video tour of all the magic that you can see right now.
PNC Bank Launches Newest Tech Hub in North Texas
by | Apr 25, 2022
PNC Bank has officially opened its North Texas Technology and Innovation Hub in Farmers Branch. Designed to encourage a culture of collaboration, most of its 200 employees will focus on developing—and elevating—PNC’s innovation and technology endeavors. PNC calls it "the first hub of this type to be established in Texas." Take a look inside in our photo tour below.
North Texas Video Game Developer Worldspark Studios Lands $3M for Metaverse Platform
by | Feb 28, 2022
The blockchain gaming studio's first title is Edenbrawl, a tech fantasy-style online multiplayer battle game. Within the game, players will be able to purchase and trade NFTs tied to things like character skins and weapons skins.

CyberTech: Razberi Technologies Raises $5.8M to Fuel Growth and Roll Out New Products

by | Oct 9, 2019
The Dallas cybersecurity and IoT company intends to use the Series B funding to build out its market coverage and continue to deliver its current products, among other plans.
DI People: Crossmark Holdings, J.C. Penney, Work Shield Make Executive Announcements
by | Aug 27, 2019
You’ll also find news from Comstock Resources, Trinity Hunt Partners, Fiesta Restaurant Group, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Locke Lord, Velvet Taco, and Mary Kay in this roundup of executive and leadership moves in North Texas.
UK-based Cloud Technology Company Acquires OpenConnect
by | Aug 1, 2019
The entire OpenConnect team will join ActiveOps Group, while the OpenConnect location in Farmers Branch will become ActiveOps’ third U.S. office.
funding acquisition
Follow the Money: MoneyGram Gets $50M Investment, LegacyTexas Makes $2.1B Bank Merger
by | Jun 20, 2019
You’ll also find news about Wildcat Capital Management, 4WEB Medical, Invitation Homes, TPG, Archeio Technologies, Higginbotham, and BARBRI Inc. in this roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies and investors in North Texas.

Farmers Branch-based Ultravision Investing $4M in Expansion, Tripling Workforce

by | Aug 16, 2018
Ultravision dynamic LED digital displays are installed across the globe from New York's Times Square to Paris' Châtelet-Les Halles Commuter Rail Station.
consumer packaged goods
Entrepreneurs Hear How to Succeed at Dallas Consumer Product Innovations Day
by | Jul 13, 2018
Several successful CPG entrepreneurs told their stories at the Dallas Consumer Product Innovations Day at the Addison TreeHouse Thursday. Other companies got to pitch their ideas to the experts and the audience.
Voltea Unveils Innovative New Water Treatment System for Homes
by | Jun 28, 2018
DiEntry addresses the most pressing water issues in the market — quality, taste, and waste — via Voltea's energy-saving CapDI technology.
Honor Courage Commitment, Linux Academy Partner for Veteran IT Training
by | Mar 27, 2018
The Farmers Branch nonprofit recently aligned with Keller-based Linux Academy to give veterans an opportunity to enhance their skills and earn certifications in cloud technology and other IT programs.