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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|

Mansfield is the Perfect Spot for Development Success

BELINDA WILLIS, Published by Texas Real Estate Business

 

The Mansfield Economic Development Corporation continually assists real estate developers looking for “the perfect spot” for retail, commercial or industrial projects in Texas.

The community, named by Money Magazine to its Best Places to Live in America list four times since 2007, is in the spotlight often due to […]

By |March 27th, 2017|

Dallas Stars, Mansfield Getting Underway on Latest StarCenter Ice Rink

CANDACE CARLISLE, Dallas Business Journal

 

The Dallas Stars, in partnership with the City of Mansfield, plan to begin work on a new city-owned Dr Pepper StarCenter facility, which will be the latest regulation-sized ice rink to be developed in the region.

This will be the eighth StarCenter facility to be built in North Texas, joining Euless, Farmers […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|