JLL Data Center Solutions co-lead Curt Holcomb spoke with DataCenter Hawk President David Liggitt about how the best practices and lessons learned by corporate data center users in the past are impacting market growth today and where they will lead the industry tomorrow.
City officials have done a great job of increasing awareness about the opportunities and benefits for companies to establish a presence here. We’re attracting the attention of many newer, trendier national companies interested in moving to North Texas. Fort Worth Betsy Price herself has been quoted as saying our city has one of the fastest… Read More
With more than 300 attendees on hand looking on, including construction workers, employees, developers, business partners and elected officials, the highest steel beam was put in place on what will serve as AmerisourceBergen’s new home at Austin Ranch in Carrollton, Texas on Thursday.
The Topping Out event was a major milestone for the… Read More
We’ve been talking about Uptown for a long time. A lot of positive trends, like “live-work-play” environment, amenity rich, walkability. Everybody wants to be a part of it. As this cycle starts to peak, it seems safe to say the submarket has truly arrived.
In fact, JLL recently published a study that noted McKinney Avenue as the 14th most expensive street in the United States,… Read More
JLL’s Women’s Business Network (WBN) – Dallas Chapter recently elected to sponsor and attend Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support’s annual Young Leaders Masquerade event. The Genesis Women’s Shelter provides an all-encompassing approach to helping women and children in crisis, and has a very positive reputation throughout the region.
“Out of several organizations nominated, the Executive… Read More
All of us are constantly utilizing technology, whether it’s depositing checks with your bank’s smartphone app, taking pictures of your kiddos, cat videos, Insta-stories, sending emails, or streaming your favorite movie or tv series. All of these things touch a server in a data center somewhere. Technology and the data center industry are growing like crazy, and I consider myself fortunate to be right… Read More
Despite the ups and downs of the national economy, the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex expands. I find it hard to believe that at the beginning of the tech boom in the 1990s, our job base totaled 2.6 million versus 3.7 million today. At that time, our telecom corridor was rapidly expanding and Legacy was in its toddler years. Those 1.1 million new jobs fueled the expansion and creation of many business hubs.
One commonality of development across the US is that urban communities have “hot areas” and they have “cold areas.” Hot areas are the new shiny places to reside with new schools, new and exciting retail choices, new and smooth streets and thoughtful concepts mysterious and appealing to the eyes of all who live, work and visit in their midst.… Read More