South Dallas

JLL Report: DFW Industrial Market Led U.S. in Development Through All 4 Quarters of 2022

by | Jan 13, 2023
In its new DFW Industrial Insight report for Q4 2022, JLL says that Dallas-Fort Worth's record-setting year for industrial construction activity and deliveries kept pace in Q4. The DFW industrial market finished the year with 61.6 million SF under construction, and a total of 45.8 million SF delivered.
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Toyota, Oncor Collaboration Will Put a Charge in Vehicle-to-Grid Research
by | Dec 15, 2022
The companies will collaborate on a pilot project on vehicle-to-grid technology, which allows vehicles to flow energy from their battery packs to the electric grid. "We envision a future where Toyota BEVs provide a best-in-class mobility experience, but also can be utilized by our customer to power their homes, their communities, or even power back the electric grid in times of need," said Toyota's Christopher Yang.
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Nonprofit Bonton Farms Names Thomson Reuters Exec Gabrielle Madison as Its First President
by | Sep 9, 2022
Madison has been director of community relations for Thomson Reuters since 2015, developing community engagement strategies and overseeing community outreach programs. Now she'll be laser-focused on one mission in particular: Bonton Farms, a nonprofit that's working to cultivate change in South Dallas by operating a farmers market, two fully functioning farms, and a café and coffee house. "Both [CEO Daron Babcock] and I believe that Bonton Farms can be the change the world needs, and it’s my greatest honor to partner with him to continue bringing that vision to life," Madison said.
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Report: New JLL Snapshot Study Examines How South Dallas Evolved Into a Food Desert

by | Jun 25, 2020
A public-private partnership could help seed the area for future social change by providing more healthy food options, JLL says. By reducing costs to the community, that could stretch residents' dollars, too.
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TREC Foundation Funds Renovations for the We-Cycle Resource Center to Promote Safe and Quality Transportation
by | Jun 19, 2019
Last week, TREC's Associate Leadership Council Class of 2019, Bike Friendly South Dallas, and Cornerstone Baptist Church opened the We-Cycle Resource Center in the Forest District. It's the latest milestone in TREC’s efforts to spur community-driven development.
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Dallas is Among the Top Regions in the Nation for Flexible Space, Research Says
by | Mar 22, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranks No. 12 in the nation, with coworking and flexible space accounting for more than 3 million square feet of space—1.7 percent of DFW's total office space inventory.
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Dallas’ New CANVAS Hotel is Bringing Art to the City
by | Mar 1, 2019
Located in the Cedars, the CANVAS features a rotating gallery of work done by local artists, where guests can purchase what they like right off the wall.
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JPMorgan Chase Awards $400K Grant to Fund TREC Neighborhood Planning Program

by | Oct 10, 2018
The PRO Neighborhoods grant will be used to create a roadmap for bolstering equitable progress in three vulnerable Dallas neighborhoods: the Forest District in Southern Dallas/Fair Park, “The Bottom” neighborhood in East Oak Cliff, and West Dallas.
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Paul Quinn College
Dallas’ Paul Quinn Breaking Ground on 1st New On-Campus Building in 40 Years
by | Aug 17, 2018
The LEED-certified Trammell S. Crow Living and Learning Center will feature 30,000 square feet of residential space for students and 10,000 square feet of classroom and office space.
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Celanese
Celanese Announces $100K Grant to Support Dallas’ GrowSouth Initiative
by | Jul 25, 2018
During its centennial, Celanese will promote volunteerism and give grants in the Americas, Europe, and Asia regions where it operates.
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Paul Quinn College, iDesign Partner on Online Curriculum

by | May 30, 2018
Paul Quinn said the partnership will improve access and affordability for its students, 90 percent of whom are eligible for Pell Grants.
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Jennifer Sanders
South Dallas Project With Toyota, New Smart Tech in West End on Tap for DIA in 2018
by | Jan 24, 2018
Toyota leaders joined officials from Dallas and the Dallas Innovation Alliance for a special event Tuesday to announce the new smart city projects.
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TREC Commits $1M to Revive Forest Theater, MLK Blvd
by | Dec 1, 2017
The Dallas Catalyst Project is a three-year commitment by The Real Estate Council Foundation to the Fair Park area of South Dallas.
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