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Toronto-Based Waabi Opens Autonomous Trucking Terminal South of Dallas

by | May 1, 2024
“By establishing our presence here, we're committed to creating more opportunities for autonomous trucking in the region,” Waabi Founder and CEO Raquel Urtasun said of the eight-acre-plus terminal in Lancaster.
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10 New Walmart Health Centers Coming to Dallas-Fort Worth in 2024
by | Apr 11, 2024
The services may vary by location, Walmart said, but include same-day primary care, dental, behavioral health, labs, X-ray, community health, and telehealth.
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Canyon Ranch Taps Veteran Executive as New Chief Executive Officer
by | Sep 29, 2023

Canyon Ranch, a Fort Worth-based innovator in destination wellness, has appointed Mark Rivers as its new chief executive officer, looking to his leadership as they grow their emerging ecosystem of properties in Texas and beyond.

Canyon Ranch announced in July with VICI Properties Inc. an expansion of the Canyon Ranch brand, and the company said Rivers played a pivotal role in executing that partnership....

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Dallas, Fort Worth Ranked Top 2 Among Largest U.S. Cities for Vacant Land

With 90,739 acres of vacant land, Dallas led all 20 of the most populous urban centers in the U.S. for having the most vacant land available. That's according to a report from CommercialCafe, a commercial real estate internet listing service. Fort Worth came in No. 2 with 90,739 acres of vacant land. Four of the top 5 cities on the list are in the Texas Triangle, with San Antonio at No. 4 and Houston at No. 5.
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Meet the Texas Super Kings: Major League Cricket Takes the Field in July at Grand Prairie Stadium
by | Mar 21, 2023
Major League Cricket is coming to Grand Prairie Stadium starting in July after the league held its first draft of domestic players for teams including the newly named Texas Super Kings. The team also has a newly named coach: Stephen Fleming, a former captain of the New Zealand national cricket team and head coach of Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings.
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Cedar Hill Joins Flock of Cities With Bird City Texas Certification
by | Feb 22, 2023
Cedar Hill, roughly 17 miles south of downtown Dallas, is noted for its "outdoorable" fun. Here's a list of locations to enjoy the local birding.
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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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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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Dallas-Fort Worth Tops Nation’s Self-Storage Hotspots, Boosted by Multifamily Boom
by | Nov 23, 2022
In terms of self-storage supply, the Dallas metro area now offers over 9 square feet per person, well above the national benchmark of 7 square feet per person.
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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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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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Dallas-Based DataBank Acquires Four Houston-Area Data Centers From CyrusOne for $670M
by | Jan 20, 2022
With the acquisitions, DataBank’s reach now includes 27 metro markets—the largest geographic footprint of any data center operator in the U.S.
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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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