Monthly Archives: May 2017

Why Dallas Hasn’t Gotten Its Share of DFW’s Employment Boom

W. MICHAEL COX AND RICHARD ALM, D CEO

 

As bragging rights go, ours are pretty sweet: The Dallas-Fort Worth area added more jobs than any other U.S. metropolitan area over the past quarter century.

From the start of 1990 to the end of 2016, the DFW metropolitan statistical area increased total employment by 1,465,581 jobs, topping much […]

By |May 26th, 2017|

Major Bridges Begin to Open Over Texas 360

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror

The Texas 360 toll road will pass some major milestones in the next two months with new arterial bridges opening, but the main toll lanes won’t be open for another year.

Workers opened the Webb Lynn Road/Lynn Creek Parkway bridge this weekend, allowing motorists to go from Arlington to Grand Prairie. The […]

By |May 11th, 2017|

Local Economy Heating Up

AMANDA ROGERS, Mansfield News Mirror

New businesses that have been cooking for months are starting to be served up in Mansfield. “There’s a lot of pent-up demand for space in Mansfield,” said Scott Welmaker, the city’s economic director. “Restaurants and stores are dying to be in Mansfield.”

Assistant economics director Richard Nevins agreed. “It’s a great time […]

By |May 11th, 2017|