Monthly Archives: February 2018

Big Apple to Big D: How is Downtown Dallas becoming more like NYC?

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By Brooke Armstrong

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 supports local women’s shelter

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By JLL Dallas

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

Data Centers: Where we come from, where we are and where we go tomorrow

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By Ali Greenwood

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

The growth and transformation of Allen

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By Walter Bialas

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.

As we… Read More