Universal Kids Resort Gets Its Name After a Groundbreaking in Frisco

by | Dec 1, 2023
The "one-of-a-kind" Universal Kids Resort being built in Frisco is designed for families with young children. It will offer a 300-room themed hotel and a theme park featuring "immersive themed lands" that celebrate Universal's brand of entertainment, humor, and fun.
American Flag Football’s Inaugural 2024 Season To Feature Big Games in North Texas, Including the Championship
by | Oct 24, 2023
Launching with four teams in Dallas, Las Vegas, Boston, and Nashville, the New York-based American Flag Football League will cap off its inaugural season with a championship game at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco.
Report: This ZIP Code in Frisco Is the No. 5 Hottest in the U.S. for Apartment Construction
by | Oct 17, 2023
Frisco's 75034 zip code was the No. 5 hottest zip code in the U.S. for apartment construction from 2018 to 2022, according to a new report from RentCafe. Check out the other hottest apartment-construction zip codes in Dallas-Fort Worth.
A Hospital Is Helping Kids To Perform Heart Transplants in Frisco (Sort Of)
by | Oct 16, 2023
Scanning someone's brain with an MRI machine may not seem like child's play. But kids will have the opportunity to do that and much more—on mannequins, that is—at a new Children's Health Hospital experience at KidZania Dallas in Frisco.

Frisco’s Informativ Adds Veteran SaaS Exec as Chief Operating Officer

by | Sep 8, 2023

Kimberly Lang has joined Frisco-based Informativ as chief operating officer, bringing with her decades of experience promoting technology at SaaS companies.

Informativ is a provider of credit-focused lead generation, credit report, and compliance solutions to automotive dealers, lenders, and other end markets.

Lang is assuming the position previously held by Darin Larsen, one of the company’s founders, who is taking on a new strategic role as managing partner, credit services....

Walmart Is Adding Wing Drone Deliveries to Two North Texas Superstores
by | Aug 24, 2023
Walmart will launch new drone delivery service at two area stores— including one the retailer calls its "most requested expansion area." With fast drones from Alphabet-owned Wing, Dallas shoppers could get their orders in about 30 minutes.
North Texas Cities Crush List of Best Real Estate Markets in U.S.
by | Aug 22, 2023
McKinney and Frisco rank No. 1 and No. 2 of 300 U.S. cities on WalletHub's list of "2023's Best Real-Estate Markets." See how close Denton and Allen came to the top in a list that tracked everything from home value forecasts to housing affordability to job growth rate.
Swing from Your Suite: TaylorMade To Partner on 18-Acre Frisco Resort Featuring Private Golf Hitting Bays
by | Aug 10, 2023
Slated to open in spring 2025 next to the PGA of America HQ in Frisco, The Bays Golf Experience and Suites will feature private hitting bays inside individual suites, four stories of "top-tier" golf entertainment, the "largest television in North Texas," the most advanced TaylorMade golf technology, custom club fittings, and more. (Did we mention the waterfalls?)

Gearlinx Taps Industry Veteran as President of Global Sales and Marketing

by | Jun 16, 2023
Frisco-based Gearlinx said Todd Rychecky’s role is a key strategic leadership position aimed at speeding its growth and introducing cutting-edge innovations to the edge compute, network resilience, and business continuity market.
H-E-B To Open ‘Futuristic’ E-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Plano
by | May 30, 2023
After opening locations in Frisco and Plano last year—and with plans to open more in Fort Worth, McKinney, Allen, and Forney—H-E-B will use its new center to fulfill curbside and home delivery orders and support its expansion into Dallas-Fort Worth. "Various forms of automation" will streamline the process at the Plano center, H-E-B says.
The Last Word: Tekwings’ Sagar Pidathala on the Value of ‘Horizontal Thinking’
by | May 12, 2023
Bio 9 Ventures, a Plano-based boutique healthcare ecosystem consulting firm, has merged its international healthcare IT division with three companies to form a new business called Kanectify. The new entity will add end-to-end integrated benefits to platform engineering, AI healthcare, and a portfolio of digital health R&D solutions.
Gearbox founder Randy Pitchford launched the company in 1999, It's getting bought by global games giant Embracer.
Gearbox Entertainment Launches Initiative to Organize, Direct Philanthropic Efforts
by | Apr 25, 2023

Gearbox Entertainment Co., an award-winning creator and distributor of transmedia entertainment, has launched Gearbox Gives, a new initiative that organizes and directs the studio’s philanthropic work....


Careington Expands Telehealth Programs to Include Virtual Primary Care, Psychiatry

by | Mar 22, 2023
The expansion comes a month after Frisco-based Careington's chief revenue officer, Stewart Sweda, was appointed CEO. Careington's DialCare Physician Access program includes DialCare Urgent Care, a service offering 24/7/365 video and phone access to licensed physicians for non-emergency care.
Ex-Meta/Facebook Exec Joins Comerica as SVP, Chief Data and Analytics Officer
by | Mar 9, 2023

Jeff Banks has been named to the new role of senior vice president, chief data and analytics officer by Dallas-based Comerica Inc.

He will report to Megan Crespi, senior executive vice president, chief operating officer....

Frisco, McKinney Ranked Among Nation’s Top 4 ‘Best Places to Raise a Family’
"When families choose to relocate, there are many factors they must consider when deciding which city is best for their family," an Allied VP and GM says. The rankings list was created to "simplify that decision" for families.
A Peppa Pig Theme Park Is Coming to North Richland Hills in 2024
by | Mar 8, 2023
On the same day the Frisco City Council approved zoning for a Universal Theme Park in Frisco, news of another theme park featuring a kid-friendly pig hit North Texas like a cute pink shock wave. Merlin Entertainments, whose brands brands include LEGOLAND, Madame Tussauds, and SEA LIFE Aquariums, is bringing America's second Peppa Pig theme park to Tarrant County's North Richland Hills.