Green Building is Now the Law in Dallas

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Dallas has now accepted the first building permit applications under its green building ordinance. Dallas is one of the first major cities in the nation to implement comprehensive mandatory green building standards for both all new residential and commercial construction.

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Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

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Read: Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List at Business Clusters/Corridors California Colorado Development Indicators Featured Florida Georgia North Carolina Oregon South Carolina Surveys & Research Tennessee Texas Utah Washington best-performing cities Capital Investment Dallas Economic Development Employment Milken Institute Provo Raleigh Site Selection Survey

Dallas architects recognized at 2016 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards


The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Dallas) has selected four projects to receive 2016 Built Design Honor Awards, the highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in built projects by Dallas architects.

McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs

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McKesson Corporation will consolidate and expand its operations in the Dallas metro area and open a new regional office in Irving, TX. McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs.

Dallas Airport CEO Shaped Vision for Carbon Neutrality

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Creating the vision that led to Dallas-Fort Worth’s status as the first carbon-neutral North American airport

$1.5B set to expand mixed-used project in Dallas suburb

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Developer and commercial real estate agency Bright Realty broke ground this week on a new mixed-use, "urban core" project at its continually growing Castle Hills development in Lewisville, Texas

Dallas Couple Builds Luxurious Shipping Container Home

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Matt and Barbara Mooney of Dallas, TX worked with local firm M Gooden Design to create their 3,700-square-foot dream home using 14 40-foot long recycled shipping containers as the main building blocks.

Balfour Beatty Uses Top-Down Method to Drive Dallas High-Rise Schedule

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The top-down construction method is relatively new to the Dallas market

ABM acquires Dallas-based Mechanical Solutions, Inc.

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a provider of HVAC services, plumbing and building automation in the Dallas, TX area. ABM announced that its ABM Technical Solutions group has acquired Mechanical Solutions, Inc., read more. Management

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Dallas

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Fort Worth area

Dallas-Fort Worth No. 2 in construction starts

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From January to May 2018, the value of the Texas region's new projects totaled $8.8 billion, behind New York City metro area's $15 billion

QTS Completes Phase I Construction Of Dallas-Fort Worth Data Center

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QTS Completes Phase I Construction Of Dallas-Fort Worth Data Center appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Utilities Blog-Dec-2015 Dallas Fort Worth QTS Realty Trust Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Landscape/Hardscape Best Project: Dallas Zoo Simmons Hippo Outpost

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The Dallas Zoo’s $10-million, 2.2-acre African waterhole habitat is now home to two large Nile hippopotamuses, Red River hogs and an okapi herd

Construction begins on tallest building in Dallas suburb

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The 25-story luxury tower will be located along Frisco's booming "$5 Billion Mile." " Development is happening so fast that officials estimate there are billions in projects even outside of that concentrated area

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Dallas

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Dodge offers data on 2017 starts in the greater Dallas area

Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: Courtyard Marriott in Dallas

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Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas

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Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Texas Transportation & Infrastructure Utilities corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Dallas Dallas/Ft. The move to McKinney, TX will enhance corporate support for the transformer services company’s eight locations and 450 employees. Read: Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas at

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The Headquarters Of Headquarters

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Irving-Las Colinas, in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, is a magnet for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporate headquarters, with more HQ per capita than other cities. Read: The Headquarters Of Headquarters at

Caruth Home in Dallas Boasts LEED Gold Features, Blends Seamlessly With Nature

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Architect Tom Reisenbichler has designed this gorgeous Caruth Boulevard home located in Dallas, Texas. Modern architecture caruth boulevard dallas texas leed gold tom reisenbichler

PCL Construction Opens Dallas Office

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DALLAS, Texas -- The PCL family of companies is expanding with the opening of a new Water Infrastructure Group office in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas office will target the growing number of projects aimed at producing enough clean drinking water for state residents. frontpage

Dallas Business Journal, BBB name TDIndustries ethics winner

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The awards are presented to North Texas organizations that are evaluated on the integrity and ethics behind their business dealings

Dallas Passes Mandatory Breaks For Construction Workers

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An ordinance passed by the Dallas city council mandates that construction workers take a 10-minute break for every four hours worked, reports NBCFDW. Neither the federal Fair Labor Standards Act nor Texas law requires employers to give their employees breaks. Breaks are considered to be an optional employee benefit, according to FLSA

Why Dallas Called for Do-Over On Big Drainage Tunnel Project

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After discarding both the low and second-low bids, the city of Dallas has decided to start over with a competition for a big drainage-tunnel prime contract in the Trinity River watershed in the east section of the city

Dallas' Alcuin School Expansion Demands Patience and Vision

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It’s one thing to construct a new school on a wide-open greenfield site

Leo A Daly hires hospitality-design veteran to lead its Dallas office


Ken Martin, AIA, NCARB, has joined Leo A Daly to lead its Dallas office as Vice President and Managing Partner. Most of Martin’s 25-plus-year career in design, planning, and management has focused on hospitality, which happens to be the Dallas office’s largest market.

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The Wrench Group acquires Baker Brothers, expanding presence in Dallas and Fort Worth

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The Wrench Group announced today the acquisition of Baker Brothers in a deal aimed at expanding its presence in the Dallas market. read more. Management

Landscape Supplier Expanding in Dallas Area

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Shemin Landscape Supply opening second site to serve Dallas market; offering to include plants, hardscapes, irrigation, water features, lighting and more

Project Runways: Airport Ambitions In Dallas and Kansas City

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One airport looks to new contracting styles; the other just needs a new terminal

Oklahoma, Dallas Order 321 CNG Ford Pickups

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The state of Oklahoma, its agencies and the city of Dallas have ordered a total of 321 Ford F-150 pickups that can run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

utiliVisor opens Dallas office in partnership with TD Industries

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utiliVisor has opened an office in Dallas to provide comprehensive energy advisory services in Texas and throughout the Southwest, in partnership with TD Industries. Ken Scheepers to spearhead delivery of energy advisory and submetering services throughout the southwest.

Dallas plumber wins American Standard Plumber Know How contest

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Experiences with drought conditions in Texas have inspired Wakefield to emphasize water conservation in his work, educating homeowners, realtors and other plumbers on the importance of reducing usage of this critical resource. read more. Plumbing Contractor Green

Dallas Calls Do-Over on Badly Needed Drainage Tunnel Job

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The two lowest bidders for the tunnel are unhappy

Code amendment in Dallas would limit building exterior reflectivity


The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment would limit a building’s exterior reflectivity of “visible light” to 15%.

AHR Expo To Donate Over $10,000 To Local Dallas Charity

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AHR Expo will donate $10,350 to Family Gateway, a Dallas-based organization dedicated to helping homeless children and their families achieve independence, during a special presentation ceremony at the world's largest HVACR event on January 29. Family Gateway Benefits From Innovation Award Entry Fees.

American Society of Concrete Contractors Holds 14th Annual Conference in Dallas

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24-27 at the Hyatt Regency–Dallas in Texas. LOUIS, Mo. -- The American Society of Concrete Contractors held its 14th annual conference Sept. Concrete contractors, manufacturers, designers and other industry professionals gathered for educational events and networking. Industry experts and leaders offered concrete seminars on important industry and educational topics. Speakers included Ken Hover, Jen Crisman, Colin Lobo and Crystal Washington. frontpage

Dallas' first mixed-use hotel & residential complex now in development


Led by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, New Orleans-based HRI Properties will officially mark the launch of the LTV Building’s $80 million conversion into downtown Dallas’s first mixed-use hotel and residential complex. New Orleans-based HRI Properties, LLC (HRI) recently completed the purchase of one of the most storied buildings in downtown Dallas and will convert it to an innovative mixed-use complex that will include a 171-room Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and 186 luxury apartments.

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