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.
Denver’s STACK Infrastructure To Develop 100‑Acre, 220MW Data Center South of Dallas
by | Apr 29, 2024
Spanning 1.5 million square feet across six 36MW data centers, the "AI-ready" Lancaster campus has a planned delivery of mid-2026 and features committed power from ONCOR via a dedicated substation.
Fresh Meals Platform FreshRealm To Relocate HQ from California to Dallas Area
by | Mar 19, 2024
FreshRealm says its new HQ and facility in Lancaster will enable it to produce "superior short shelf-life meals at a scale and solidify its position in the high-growth fresh meals category." In the last year, FreshRealm has acquired the operational assets of two leading meal kit companies for around $74 million.
The Last Word: Walmart’s Dave Guggina on Reinventing Company’s Supply Chain in DFW
by | Mar 13, 2024
In 2022, we told you about two next-gen, robotics-packed Walmart facilities that were coming to Lancaster, just south of Dallas: a 1.5 million-square-foot automated fulfillment center and a 730,000 square-foot automated grocery distribution center. The first opened last year and the second is still under construction. When it's completed, it will complete a trifecta of transformation in the region, including a retrofitted 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center in Sanger, north of Denton.

Skybox Datacenters Begins Work on Massive Data Center in Southern Dallas County

by | Nov 20, 2023
"PowerCampus Dallas will raise the bar in the North Texas data center market and beyond," Skybox CEO Rob Morris said of the project in Lancaster. It's slated to provide up to 300 megawatts of power supported by a private onsite substation while offering up to one million square feet of data center space.
Walmart Opens Huge New Next-Gen Fulfillment Center in Lancaster
by | Oct 17, 2023
The new 1.5 million-square-foot, next-generation fulfillment center 15 miles south of Dallas will be home to roughly 1,000 Walmart associates, the company said. The center will combine people, technology, and machine learning to enable faster shipping and delivery.
Lineage Expands Texas Footprint By Opening Its Newest Facility in Lancaster
by | Oct 12, 2023

Lineage, one of the world’s leading temperature-controlled industrial REITs and integrated solutions providers, has opened its newest facility in Lancaster, increasing the company’s footprint in the state....

Oak Cliff Development Firm Buys 8 Sites in Lancaster Downtown Square for Revitalization
by | Jan 31, 2023

Oak Cliff-based development firm Stewarding Space has bought eight sites in Lancaster’s downtown square totaling 17,000 square feet, with plans to revitalize, attract more businesses, and bring more attention to the area.

Founder Michaella Ramler told the Dallas Business Journal that she’s on a mission to bring life back to the community....


Walmart Is Building Two Dallas-Area Facilities That Are So High Tech, 400 New Jobs Will Require STEM Skills

by | Nov 9, 2021
A 1.5 million-square-foot automated fulfillment center is slated to open in Lancaster in 2023, followed by a 730,000 square-foot automated grocery distribution center in 2024. Both will deploy the latest in high-tech robotics and innovation.
‘There Will be New Opportunities,’ Says Lancaster Economic Development Director
by | Oct 13, 2020
The pandemic is a time to be innovative, says Shane Shepard. Lancaster, with plenty of room for development, is ripe for artificial intelligence and advanced manufacturing, cold storage, food processing, motor vehicle parts manufacturing, and data centers, according to the economic development director in a Q&A.
Inland Port
By Rail & Truck, Dallas’ Inland Port is at the Crossroads of Commerce, Logistics
by | Nov 26, 2018
Years in the making, Mike Rader's vision for an intermodal mega-center in southern Dallas County has come to fruition. Best of all, it's thriving.
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Dollars for Good: JPMorgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals
by | May 22, 2018
North Texas nonprofits and educational institutions receive financial backing from foundations and businesses to further their work in STEM, conservation, workforce development, and more.