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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[VIDEO] ‘Big Tex’ to Bore 5-Mile Tunnel Under Dallas

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Crews in Dallas are set to begin boring the Mill Creek Tunnel, a miles-long underground tunnel that will provide flooding relief to parts of the city that have gone underwater during heavy rain. According to Dallas news, the machine, named “Big Tex,” is 38 feet in diameter and 230 feet long.

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Dallas architects recognized at 2016 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards

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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.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Dallas

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Dallas area

[VIDEO] 1 Killed, 6 Injured in Dallas Crane Collapse

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One person was killed whena crane collapsed onto a downtown Dallas apartment building on Sunday afternoon as severe storms hit the area. Six people were also taken to local hospitals, with two people in critical condition, two seriously injured, and one with a minor injury.

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Bronze Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

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BRONZE AWARD Project Title: Uber Technologies General and Administrative Hub Entered By: City of Dallas Office of Economic Development Uber’s selection of the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas for its new U.S.

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Dallas crane collapse kills one, injures several others

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The crane, owned and operated by Bigge Crane and Rigging, was toppled by wind gusts of up to 70 mph, according to NBC 5 DFW

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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 BusinessFacilities.com. 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

Omnitracs Opens Its New HQ In Downtown Dallas, TX

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The company relocated from San Diego to downtown Dallas into a space designed by BOKA Powell. Omnitracs Opens Its New HQ In Downtown Dallas, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Blog-March-2015 Dallas San Diego Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

The continent’s tallest living wall could soon sprout in Dallas

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A 26-story, 319,000-sf residential tower planned for downtown Dallas will, when completed, include what its developer claims is the tallest living wall in North America.

‘Big Tex’ to Bore 5-Mile Tunnel Under Dallas

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Crews in Dallas are set to begin boring the Mill Creek Tunnel, a miles-long underground tunnel that will provide flooding relief to parts of the city that have gone underwater during heavy rain. According to Dallas news, the machine, named “Big Tex,” is 38 feet in diameter and 230 feet long.

Bobcat of Dallas Adds Location No. 6

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Bobcat of Dallas has added a sixth Bobcat dealership in Texas, located at 2720 N. We believe that local dealer support provides the best value for our customers,” says Cole Young, president of Bobcat of Dallas.

'Leaning Tower of Dallas' Still Standing After Failed Demolition

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An 11-story office tower in Dallas, Texas was set to be brought down in a controlled demolition in Feb. 16, which dropped the outer shell of the building but failed to bring down the structure’s concrete core

Signature Systems Group Relocating Headquarters To Dallas, TX

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Signature Systems Group Relocating Headquarters To Dallas, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Blog-Nov-2014 Dallas New York City Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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.

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

OSHA Fines Crane Company in Fatal Dallas Collapse

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Six months after Terex Peneir SK415 crane collapsed onto a Dallas apartment building, killing one, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined the crane’s owner, Bigge Crane and Rigging Co.

Dallas Crane Collapse Still Unresolved

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Investigators look at whether the crane had been set to weathervane during high winds; Texas’ safety record is questioned

Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas

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Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas originally appeared on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Building a high resolution videoboard at Panasonic’s new engineering and fabrication center in metro Dallas.

Major contracts awarded for $1.1B Dallas light-rail

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City transit officials awarded a design-build contract to the JV of Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Corp. for construction of a 26-mile east-west line

Mall demo paves way for $1B Dallas development

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The 23-acre Park Heritage project will redevelop a portion of the Valley View Mall with high-rise offices, residences and retail space

[VIDEO] Team Responsible for Dallas Crane Collapse Cited 17 Times in Past Decade

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the owner of the crane that collapsed in Dallas on Sunday, with 17 safety violations, according to a report on CBS Local. Over the past decade, OSHA has cited the Bigge Crane and Rigging Co.,

Multifamily Pro Connect kicks off in Dallas

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On behalf of Building Design + Construction , Multifamily Design + Construction , and Professional Builder , Multifamily Pro Connect is officially underway in Dallas.

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.

Fluor-Balfour Beatty JV wins $1.7B Dallas highway contract

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The Pegasus Link Constructors JV beat out two other teams to win the 11-mile I-635 widening and reconstruction project

Art-focused hotel will be the first to open in the Dallas Arts District

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HALL Arts Hotel will become the first hotel to open in the Dallas Arts District, the country’s largest contiguous urban arts district, when it opens to the public in fall 2019

Dallas nonresidential construction activity dropped 44% year over year in August

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The slower pace of the nonresidential construction market has pushed total construction activity in the Dallas-Fort Worth market down 7% so far this year

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.

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Update: Company Involved in Dallas Crane Collapse Blames 'Extreme Local Wind' in Statement

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Bigge Crane and Rigging, the owner of the crane that fell onto a Dallas apartment, released a new statement today blaming “extreme local wind” for the accident. In the statement, the company said that Bigge owns the crane in question, and that it was leased to Greystar Development and Construction

Award of Merit Health Care: Medical City Dallas Women’s and Children’s Hospital Expansion

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A five-story, 261,000-sq-ft vertical expansion makes Medical City Dallas the region’s only hospital to offer full services for children and adults on the same campus

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Dallas

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Dodge offers data on projected 2019 construction starts in the Dallas area

Animatronic Dinosaur Manufacturer Expanding HQ In Texas

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Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Manufacturing Texas Allen Allen Economic Development Corporation Alliance Architects animatronic dinosaurs Billings Productions corporate expansion Dallas metro Economic Development headquarters

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Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success

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From accolades and awards to jobs and investments, it looks like Texas is ringing in the new decade as fortunately as it left the last. Read: Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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

Historic Corrigan Tower in Dallas becomes 1900 Pacific Residences

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Hedrick and constructed starting in 1952, provided rentable office space on Elm Street in downtown Dallas. For many years, Corrigan Tower, originally designed in 1950 by architect Wyatt C.

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

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

Perkins+Will designs new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for Children’s Health in Dallas

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Children’s Health’s new 30,000 sf Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Dallas, Texas was designed by Perkins+Will to improve the experience of the families spending time within it to make a difficult situation easier

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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

$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