JLL: Big office tenants see opportunity in DFW’s Las Colinas market

With a few big office tenants circling Dallas-Fort Worth looking for a place to land, JLL Managing Director Steve Thelen said Irving’s Las Colinas market is one North Texas submarket that could win a lot of business this year.

Not only is it because Irving has some big blocks of office space for a big tenant, but this part of the region also has the highest concentration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers.

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What’s holding Ross Perot Jr. back from developing Dallas’ tallest tower

Ross Perot Jr. only has one rendering of a proposed 70+ story office tower and it’s sitting in the headquarters of his new family office, awaiting the perfect tenant.

“We need a client,” Perot, chairman of Hillwood and The Perot Cos., told the Dallas Business Journal.“This is a 1 million-square-foot build-to-suit and is a special purpose project.”

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A look behind the century-old Dallas firm shaping the region’s skyline

Dallas-based Austin Industries Inc. has been a part of Dallas-Fort Worth history for nearly 100 years helping develop the city skyline.

We recently sat down to chat with the company’s CEO David Walls in an exclusive interview to discuss the company’s work over the years that have forever changed the region.

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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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