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Irving-Based ExxonMobil Takes Step Toward World’s Largest Low-Carbon Hydrogen Facility

by | Jan 30, 2023
The company has awarded a contract for front-end engineering and design for the project. Its Baytown low-carbon hydrogen, ammonia, and carbon capture facility is expected to produce 1 billion cubic feet of low-carbon hydrogen per day, making it the largest low-carbon hydrogen project in the world at planned startup in 2027-2028.
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The sale of Trammell Crow Center was the top DFW CRE deal for 2022.
DFW Tops U.S. Metros in Commercial Property Deals for 3rd Year in a Row
by | Jan 23, 2023
According to the latest MSCI Inc. estimate, more than $42.5 billion in commercial properties were sold in DFW in 2022. North Texas “wrested the top slot from Manhattan at the onset of the pandemic and has held it ever since,” MSCI analysts said in the report. Dallas-based CBRE was the top-ranked firm for commercial real estate investment sales nationally in 2022—for the 17th straight year.
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Delicious Deal: Hillwood Brings Läderach Chocolatier Suisse to Distribution Center in AllianceTexas
by | Dec 7, 2022
Hillwood's latest real estate deal is set to sweeten North Texas and beyond. Läderach Chocolatier Suisse, a 60-year-old family-owned premium Swiss chocolate company, will expand to AllianceTexas for their U.S. distribution center—allowing them to bring delicious freshness directly from Switzerland into retail stores across America. 

Premium chocolates have one of the highest speed-to-market demands in the food and beverage industry, and Hillwood's Samuel Rhea says the deal gives "one of the world’s best chocolatiers" easy access to the unique multi-modal logistics platforms at AllianceTexas.
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CG Infinity Taps Veteran Executive as SVP of Data, Cloud
by | Dec 6, 2022

Plano-based CG Infinity announced the hiring of Louis Mangiacapra as senior vice president of data and cloud, accelerating its customers’ digital transformation and customer-centric initiatives.

Mangiacapra is an experienced technology leader with more than 15 years of experience focused on building, managing, and deploying enterprise-class data and analytics platforms, the company said....

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New Survey Puts Dallas-Fort Worth in Nation’s Coworking Top 5

by | Oct 17, 2022
A recent survey by CoworkingCafe, a nationwide coworking space search website, shows just how important coworking is in North Texas. In Dallas alone, remote workers nearly quadrupled from 2019 to 2021, and many of them have found spots among the city's 98 coworking spaces. That's helped Dallas-Fort rank No. 5 in the U.S. among cities with the most coworking locations.
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Developers Look South: Onu Ventures Plans New 12‑Acre Project in Southern Dallas
by | Jul 18, 2022
Onu Ventures' residential and retail development at the intersection of I-20 and I-45 will include a grocery store and amenities centered around green space to create community.

The Onu Ventures project adds to other developments looking to build in the southern part of the city. Last month, Hoque Global announced its 270-acre University Hills development located next to the University of North Texas at Dallas campus.
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Report: Dallas Among the Best Places in the U.S. for ‘Wellness Workcations’
Many people have begun to work remotely while they travel—whether they're discovering America or exploring the world. Icelandair calls that a “wellness workcation,” and it's released a list of the best destinations in the U.S. to take one. It placed Dallas at No. 7 on the list—making it the only Texas city to appear in the Top 10.
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CBRE Report: DFW Leads the U.S. in Multifamily Real Estate Investments
by | May 13, 2022
A new report from Dallas-based CRE services and investment firm CBRE shows that DFW was No. 1 in the U.S. in multifamily investments over the last four quarters. Nationwide, Q1 2022 saw the strongest multifamily absorption since 2000. And Texas is leading the U.S. in multifamily completions, as rent growth continues to gain momentum. “The rise in demand has been fueled by household formation, job and wage growth, and sharply rising home prices,” the report said.
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Gig Boom: Dallas Ranks in the Top 10 Markets for Skilled Independent Worker Revenues

by | May 20, 2021
Dallas, Austin, and Houston have a combined 2020 projected revenue of more than $15.6 billion from their independent workers, according to a newly released report from Fiverr. Dallas alone expects nearly $6.6 billion—more than either Austin or Houston.

This work is here to stay, according to Fiverr—even in a post-pandemic world. Amidst a time of high unemployment, people are turning to the self-employed gig economy as a viable source of income.
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Capital Factory’s Texas Startup Manifesto 2.0 Highlights How Texas Competes with Silicon Valley
by | Mar 9, 2021
Founder and CEO of Capital Factory Joshua Baer declared that “Texas is the most promising technology market in the United States." Here’s why.
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On-Demand and Same-Day Delivery App Lalamove Responds to COVID With Discounts For Small Businesses
by | Nov 24, 2020
Lalamove, which has offices in Dallas, Chicago, and Houston, is giving back to small- and medium-sized enterprises that might be struggling with the fallout from COVID-19.
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Dallas Rideshare Company Alto Aims To Get People to the Polls on Election Day

by | Oct 29, 2020
Alto is offering free rides to and from polling places on Nov. 3 and looks to expand beyond DFW and Houston.
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Headed to Houston: Local Rideshare Alto Makes Its First Expansion Outside of Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Sep 21, 2020
In 2018, Alto's founder and CEO told us he had plans to reach a national presence by 2020. Houston residents can currently book pre-scheduled rides through Alto, with on-demand rides launching Oct. 1. And California could be next.
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B2B Delivery Tech Startup TUYA Opens Farmers Branch Office
by | Mar 3, 2020
TUYA Technologies is launching its third market in DFW with 26 employees and more than 60 independent delivery professionals already using the platform locally.
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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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