Dallas is Where the Jobs Are

BloombergView | November 21, 2016 | Justin Fox - "In the early days of the current economic expansion, Texas led the way. That stopped being true a couple of years ago...But the state is still creating jobs -- and it's creating most of them in its biggest metropolitan area, Dallas-Fort Worth...There are only four states (California, Texas, Florida and New York) that have added more jobs since February 2010 than metro Dallas's 661,000. Dallas has also added jobs at a faster pace than any of the nation's other 15 largest metropolitan areas (the Dallas area is the fourth largest, with an estimated 7.1 million people as of July 1, 2015)."

Tarrant County One Step Closer to TEX Rail

Bisnow – Dallas-Ft. Worth Real Estate News | August 24, 2016 | by Julia Branch - "Tarrant County has broken ground on another way to get to DFW Airport. The 27-mile TEX Rail will use existing freight tracks from Downtown Fort Worth, head northeast to North Richland Hills and Grapevine, and then into the north entrance of the airport. The $1B rail will connect with Trinity Railway Express, Amtrak, and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority's (The T) Downtown bus transfer center at the Downtown Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center and T&P Station..."

Studies Show Dallas Apartment Growth Second Highest in Nation

Dallas Business Journal - Industry News | August 18, 2016 | by Paul Wedding - "Approximately 320,000 new apartment units are expected to hit the housing market this year, and more than 7 percent of those units are going to pop up in the Dallas metroplex...Dallas is even beating out New York and Los Angeles in terms of apartment growth, who have a projected increase of 21,177 and 20,205 apartment units, respectively..."

Plano’s $400M Legacy West Urban Village is Past the Halfway Construction Point

Dallas Morning News - Business | May 19, 2016 | by Steve Brown - "The Legacy West Urban Village in Plano is a busy place...By late 2017, thousands of workers for Toyota, Liberty Mutual Insurance and JPMorgan Chase will be knocking at the door to eat in the urban village’s restaurants and shop. Eateries and retail in the more than $400 million Legacy West Urban Village will begin opening by late this year..."

Five of the Most Massive Legacy Developments

Bisnow - Dallas-Ft Worth | April 18, 2016 | by Catherine Meredith - "The Legacy submarket in Plano is turning out to be a place where giants grow. Big companies become bigger. The square footage and money invested is eye-popping...Perhaps the biggest name in Legacy is Toyota. Its arrival in Plano left no doubt that it was shaping up to be a top-flight city. Toyota’s brand name at Legacy spurred a slew of new tenants and builders eager to be a part of the city’s burgeoning reputation for good business..."

Dallas is No. 3 on List of Boomtowns

Bisnow - Dallas-Ft Worth | April 25, 2016 | by Catherine Meredith - "A list of America's top boomtowns named Dallas a gold mine for new home construction, job creation, and in increasing number of households...Dallas County is expected to create 40,000 new jobs this year, 4.5 times more than the average of the top 100 counties in the US."

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