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Walmart Launches Drone Delivery From 11 Dallas-Area Stores

by | Dec 15, 2022
You may hear a buzz in the air soon within a mile of 11 Dallas-area Walmart stores, but it's not the sound of an early electric Santa sleigh. It's another sign that commercial drones are becoming more and more a part of our daily lives. The big-box giant has expanded its drone delivery partnership with DroneUp into Texas. For a $3.99 delivery fee, customers within a mile of each store can order packages and see them drop gently to their yard or driveway on the same day.
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Wing’s New Remote Operations Center Is Air Traffic Control for Its Drones
by | Dec 12, 2022
In April, Wing—a subsidiary of Alphabet and sister company of Google—began delivering products by drone to neighborhoods in Frisco and Little Elm from a "drone nest" in each city. The drones buzz with payloads from Walgreens, Blue Bell Creameries, Texas Health, and easyvet. Now Wing has opened its second U.S. remote operations center in a Coppell office building to oversee the drone operations, staffed by FAA-licensed "pilots in command."
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Renderings from left: Frisco Station, Cypress Waters, CityLine
Evolutionary Vision: Leaders of Top North Texas Mixed-Use Developments Reveal What It Takes to Mark Success Across Decades
by | Feb 21, 2022
Robert Folzenlogen, Lucy Billingsley, and Michael Alost tell us what it takes to build a future-proof place for people and companies.

Their mixed-use developments—Frisco Station, Cypress Waters, and CityLIne—each started with a bold vision. A great location and North Texas' "transactional efficiency" didn't hurt. 
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Hillwood Partners with Alphabet’s Wing to Launch First Commercial Drone Delivery Service in a Major U.S. Metro
Wing will operate a drone delivery facility in Dallas-Fort Worth at the Frisco Station development with a small number of flights starting this week. 
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