Why this Frisco business park has become the city’s hottest real estate play

Frisco’s $300 million business park — called Frisco Park 25 — is seeing a lot of would-be tenant interest, after landing its second corporate headquarters.

And the 216-acre park will likely sell out quickly based on the pent-up demand in the Frisco market, Bob Hagewood, senior vice president of Dallas-based Stream Realty Partners, told the Dallas Business Journal.

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Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston lead Texas to top economic growth award

Texas took top state honors and Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston nabbed top metro awards in a national ranking of economic development activity.

Texas, DFW and Houston frequently top Site Selection magazine’s rankings for its “Governor’s Cup” recognition for attracting more capital investment than any other state, and 2016 was no different.

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How Dallas-Fort Worth became a top U.S. headquarters wrangling region

Dallas-Fort Worth has been known as a U.S. corporate magnet since the 1960s and 1970s — with 21 of the 51 Fortune 500 Texas headquarters located in the region — but the Big D has come into its own, says one researcher.

The region was recently ranked as the No. 4 highest-ranking headquarters metro behind New York, Chicago and Houston.

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CBRE: DFW leads the nation in office leasing activity as Houston looks to fill some holes

Dallas-Fort Worth has ranked as the No. 1 market in the United States — based on office leasing velocity — with nearly 5.3 million square feet of office space leased in 2016, CBRE research says.

Meanwhile, Houston has a big hole of sublease space to fill.

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Dallas-Plano-Irving is a Top 5 region for economic growth

Dallas-Plano-Irving is one of the best metro areas for economic growth, according to the 2016 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities.

The area ranks No. 5 in the country out of 200 large metros examined, the same rank it had last year. The study broke up the DFW metro area, as it ranked Fort Worth-Arlington No. 42 in the country, down 11 spots from last year.

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