North Texas economic development agencies record 189 deals in 2017

North Texas' top economic development agencies recorded 189 deals in 2017. The top economic development agencies scored with billions in deals last year. Allen Economic Development Corporation lead the charge with $1.23 billion on nine deals. Gran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Network 200: Meet 20 economic development professionals you need to know in North Texas

Cities around North Texas have attracted dozens of headquarters and corporate campuses, bringing thousands of jobs to the region. These are the economic development professionals making those deals happen......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Senior SA economic development official leaving for North Texas

Danny Chavez has traded in his position as vice president of business development with the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation for new opportunity in the Metroplex. Chavez, who has been with the San Antonio EDF nearly four years, confirmed.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

Impact investing: This organization helps companies do more with their philanthropy

Note: BigBang! 2018: Dallas Deals and Dreams, Driving Resilience & Economic Mobility kicks off today. Tickets are on sale here. Corporate philanthropy has long been a tenet of the North Texas business climate as companies, executives and employees r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

This is how much Texas is ponying up for Apple"s $1 billion campus in Austin

Texas has once again opened the checkbook to win an economic development prize from California, this time with local leaders approving incentives for the large campus that Cupertino iPhone giant Apple plans to build in North Austin......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2018

The Conversation: Taxpayers are right to question incentives for economic development — and not just for Amazon

A look at a Texas program shows how companies secretly renegotiate deals so they don’t have to deliver the jobs first promised......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

How San Antonio plans to hold onto Acelity after 3M buys it

San Antonio’s economic development leaders may need to pull everything out of their retention arsenal to hold on to as much of Acelity as possible as Minnesota-based 3M Co. works to buy the Texas-based wound-care business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

It ‘Isn’t the Right Time’ to Make Economic Deals With North Korea, Trump Says

Including the reopening of a joint ind.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2019

Cuomo still fuming over HQ2

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the collapse of Am… Long Island City headquarters has the private sector scared of entering into economic- development deals with New York. "It cost us 25,000 jobs, and it... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 9th, 2019

Inside the Lone Star State"s bigger, better year in M&A

Lawyers in Texas worked on 18 percent more transactions last year than in 2017 with $1 billion-plus deals dominating the activity, according to submissions and other data collected exclusively by The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker.  Ther.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Texas tax incentive renewal bill passes House committee

Texas Tax Code Chapter 313, also known as the Texas Economic Development Act, allows Texas school districts to offer tax incentives to certain kinds of industrial projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

Are construction costs killing new Bay Area housing?

Even with apartment rents near record highs, rising construction costs and city fees are slowing down housing development around the Bay Area. In San Francisco, 4,500 new units were completed in 2017, down 14 percent for the year. Completions are .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Rev1 Ventures portfolio startups total $1.4B 5-year economic impact in Central Ohio

Rev1 Ventures invested in a record number of startups in 2017 and its portfolio companies brought a combined $201 million revenue and new capital to Central Ohio – bringing cumulative economic impact since 2013 to $1.4 billion. Those companies will h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Deals Day: Coworking concept partners with local developer for North Texas expansion

Serendipity Labs Coworking is expanding its North Texas presence in partnership with developer HALL Group. The coworking company will open its second Dallas-Fort Worth office in September at HALL Park in Frisco. HALL Group will serve as a joint partn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

Deals Day: North Texas investor buys historic West End building

An unnamed local investment group has purchased a historic property in Dallas’ West End. Originally constructed in 1925 and renovated in 1990, 711 Elm Street is located on 10,000 square feet of land and encompasses five stories. It offers 137 parki.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Best Real Deals winners, Deal of the Year announced

Winners for the Dallas Business Journal's 26th annual Best Real Estate Deals Awards have been revealed. Judges spanning different verticals of the commercial real estate industry cast votes for stand-out deals from across North Texas, narrowing do.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Dubai Economic Outlook

Economic conditions in Dubai during Q1 2018 have improved over Q1 and Q4, 2017, according to a business confidence survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 29th, 2018

The Hunt for HQ2: Alexandria-Arlington earning big buzz for their bids

Crystal City in particular has gotten plenty of attention, but landing North America's most coveted economic development prospect won't be an easy sell......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2018

Louisville organizations win national award for economic development

Two Louisville organizations have been jointly recognized as a Top U.S. Economic Development Group in 2017 by Site Selection magazine. For the second year in a row, Louisville Forward, Louisville Metro Government's economic development arm, and Greater L.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Sources: North Carolina site tops Apple"s shortlist for second big corporate campus

Multiple sources say Silicon Valley electronics giant Apple is zeroing in on a North Carolina site for a new campus and state officials there are hopeful that they will be able to secure one of the biggest economic development prizes in the country......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

Northern Virginia could get a big bite of Apple

Even if it doesn’t come up with Inc.’s second headquarters, Greater Washington could still land one of the most sought-after economic development prospects in North America right now: Apple Inc. The Cupertino, California-based tech.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2018