The Draper: A ’60s Vibe Is Coming to an Iconic ’60s Building in Downtown Garland

by | Dec 15, 2023
The historic 1966 Garland Bank and Trust building will have an even more '60s look when it becomes The Draper—part of a $30 million revitalization-redevelopment underway in a partnership between the city of Garland and Dallas-based GroundFloor Development.
WalletHub: Fort Worth Leads Texas Among Best Places to Start a Business
by | May 19, 2023

According to the latest WalletHub list, Fort Worth ranks as the No. 1 city to start a business in the state of Texas, leading a strong showing of five Dallas-Fort Worth cities among the top 100 best places to start a business in the nation....

Report: ‘Rich Renter’ Households in DFW Up as Much as 198% in Five Years
by | Feb 3, 2023
RentCafe said that while the number of high-income renters in Dallas rose by 74% and sits at 6% of the city's total renters between 2015 and 2020—peaking at 17,257— he number of high-income renters rose even more dramatically in other North Texas cities. Garland saw a rise of 198%, McKinney 186%, Plano 103%, and Frisco 93%. High-income renters in Frisco may look into places like the luxury Remy apartments (above), coming to Frisco Square in 2024.
In a Time When Restaurants Have Taken a Hit, Here’s Why Revolving Kitchen’s Commercial Kitchen Rentals Thrive
by | Aug 26, 2020
Revolving Kitchen's ghost kitchens are equipped with the infrastructure necessary to develop a new concept or scale while driving costs down. Popular chains like Wingstop have taken notice—in a COVID-19 world, all you need is a kitchen.

‘Best Minds’: North Texas Smart City Consortium Launches with 21 Founding Members

The nonprofit North Texas Innovation Alliance—the largest of its kind in the U.S.—brings together cities, counties, municipalities, and agencies to tackle pressing challenges with innovative solutions. First up, the group will look at the effects of COVID-19. With the launch, NTXIA joins Mastercard's City Possible network that advances inclusive and sustainable development
North Texas Cities Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing
by | Dec 12, 2019
Frisco and McKinney were the highest ranking North Texas cities in the WalletHub report, which based its rankings on job growth, increase of full-time and part-time jobs, and median household income growth, among other factors.
Dallas Startup Citadel is Lowering the Entry Barrier to AI
by | Jun 25, 2019
"There’s this big myth that AI is a $30 million investment," Citadel Analytic's CEO says. The startup is out to prove that wrong. Now it's setting up shop in RagingWire’s Dallas TX1 Data Center to help national and global companies unleash the power of their data.
Dallas Innovates composite [Source photo: Kirchhoff]
Centuries Old German Manufacturer Kirchhoff Looks Ahead with $20M Garland Expansion
by | Oct 18, 2018
From needles in 1785 in Germany to auto parts in 2018 at its Garland facility, Kirchhoff shows that innovation and adaptation can help a company stick around.
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North Texas Rises to Become One of Top U.S. Data Center Markets

by | Oct 10, 2018
Because of their unique value on the tax rolls, the stringent requirements to build them, and the technology needed to equip them, data centers have created a class of their own in real estate.
Kandi's K22 all-electric two-seat subcompact. [Courtesy: SCAutosports]
Electric Kandi: Garland’s SC Autosports Unveils Two EV Prototypes
by | Aug 29, 2018
Along with bringing Kandi electric vehicles to the U.S. market, SC Autosports is also planning to open an R&D center for EVs in Dallas.
Report: 3 DFW Cities Among the 20 Best for Hispanic Entrepreneurs
by | Apr 27, 2018
WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 23 metrics to create its list.
Garland ISD Students Using VR to Aid First Responder Training
by | Apr 2, 2018
Sachse High School is partnering with the fire department to meet real-life training needs for the city.
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Digital Realty to Build $1B Data Center in Garland

by | Aug 25, 2017
This is the second giant data center deal for Garland in the past two years.
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DFW Students Prep for Earth Day Solar Rollers Event
by | Feb 22, 2017
Solar Rollers is an energy education program to give students pursuing a STEM education a nuts-and-bolts exposure to solar-powered mechanics.
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Entrepreneurship Nonprofit Furthering Reach in DFW
by | Nov 17, 2016
Next school year, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship plans to add programs in Mesquite, Garland, and Grand Prairie school districts.