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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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: Dallas-Fort Worth among the three tech markets with most momentum

DFW boasts some of the greatest momentum in the country when it comes to high-tech job growth, a new study has found.

The area’s growth rate for high-tech jobs increased from 10.8 percent during the 2012-2014 period to 19.7 percent in 2013-2015, according to CBRE’s Tech Thirty report. Only two other markets – Toronto and Charlotte – saw a higher percentage-point increase.

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