Bisnow | October 17, 2018 | Kerry Curry - "When XTO Energy...dusted off its boots and left Cowtown for Houston, the blow was expected to be devastating for a city known for its storied oil history...Still, even with the shock of losing a beloved corporation, Fort Worth is holding its own, and several of its commercial real estate sectors are thriving thanks to a strong jobs market, a diversified economy and a growing city with a business-friendly climate. A new ranking by WalletHub named Fort Worth the nation's sixth-fastest-growing large city in the United States. The city's multifamily and retail sectors are particularly hot with high occupancies and plenty of new developments either opening or on the way."
Dallas Business Journal | September 18, 2018 | Bill Hethcock - "Dallas fares well in a comparison of costs of operating Amazon's second headquarters in 20 finalist cities, according to an analysis prepared by a global site selection firm."
Bisnow | July 19, 2018 | Tara Lerman - "With over 70 data centers, DFW is gaining momentum as one of the top data center markets in the country. It is not a coincidence that so many data centers are moving to Dallas, especially since major corporations such as State Farm, Toyota North America, Huawei, Samsung and McKesson have recently relocated to the area. And the data center boom isn't slowing down."
Dallas News - Business-Real Estate | April 20, 2017 | Steve Brown - "International health care company AmerisourceBergen is breaking ground Thursday on its new regional headquarters in Carrollton...The 30-acre Austin Ranch campus will house 3,000 workers when it opens up next year."
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)."
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..."
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..."
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."
Dallas Morning News - Biz Beat Blog | March 14, 2016 | The Associated Press - "Employers stepped up hiring in 30 states in January, led by big gains in Florida, Texas and North Carolina, while 20 states shed jobs..."
Dallas Business Journal | February 25, 2016 | by Bill Hethcock - "Even as the national economy and the financial markets gyrate, the Dallas-Fort Worth jobs market remains hot. New, expanding and relocating businesses added 98,900 new jobs last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That ranked North Texas behind New York City with 156,400 new jobs and Los Angeles with 135,100 new jobs in 2015..."