Amazon is looking for a second North American headquarters site

SEATTLE — Amazon has opened the search for a second headquarters, promising to spend more than $5 billion on whatever site it chooses in North America. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that the new headquarters will be “a full equal” to its Seattle counterpart with as many as 50,000 jobs. The announcement is certain… Keep Reading »

Whole Foods Market to open September 28 in Las Colinas

New store will feature craft beer on tap and in-house specialties Whole Foods Market will open its fourteenth Dallas-Fort Worth area store in the Las Colinas community on Thursday, September 28. The opening day celebration will begin at 8 a.m. and shoppers will be greeted with an array of product demonstrations and samples. The first… Keep Reading »

Global tech firm consolidates 650 employees at new Irving HQ for North America, with room for growth

The global IT firm Atos has consolidated its North Texas presence into a new headquarters for the company’s $2.3-billion North America region, as the region continues to play a bigger role in the company’s future. About 650 employees will be based at the new, 100,000-square-foot location on Regent Boulevard in Irving. The company invested $12… Keep Reading »

Construction kicks off in Irving at Royal 10 Office Center

One of North Texas’ busiest office markets is getting a new building. Developer Myers & Crow Co. has started work on a speculative office project on Royal Lane in Irving. Called Royal 10 Office Center, the building will be ready by next summer, said developer Marc Myers. “This is our 10th building in that market,” Myers… Keep Reading »

Whole Foods store in Irving that was empty for months has opening date

A new grocery store that befuddled Irving residents as it sat unopened since late last year, is finally coming to life. Austin-based Whole Foods’ 14th store in Dallas-Fort Worth has been a long time coming. The store at 6714 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving was first announced in 2014. It was built last year and earlier… Keep Reading »

Dallas Opens’Mega Shelter’ For Up To 5,000 Evacuees; Fort Worth, Irving Open Shelters

Dallas, Fort Worth and Irving officials made preparations Monday to house evacuees from Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. ‘Mega shelter’ in downtown Dallas Dallas is expected to open a “mega shelter” by Tuesday morning at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center that could accommodate as many as 5,000 evacuees. Evacuees will stay in the air-conditioned… Keep Reading »

Irving Music Factory delays Dave Chappelle opening-night gig, cancels Brad Paisley concert

Irving Music Factory, an entertainment complex that was expected to welcome A-list names onto its stage Aug. 31 and into Labor Day Weekend, will not host its first six shows as planned. The anticipated music venue was expected to open with a two-night comedy event starring Dave Chappelle on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Chappelle’s gigs have been canceled and rescheduled, and Irving… Keep Reading »

Irving’s 2017 building boom tops the $1 billion mark for new projects

North Texas’ building boom is reaping big benefits for the city of Irving. The Dallas County suburb has issued permits for more than $1.1 billion in construction this year, surpassing last year’s previous high by 34 percent. And with several large companies adding operations in Irving, don’t be surprised if the building totals rise before… Keep Reading »

Hurricane Harvey: How North Texans can help

This post will be updated throughout as new information becomes available.  Some Harvey evacuees have come to Dallas-Fort Worth to avoid the damage and danger of the storms. Here’s how North Texans can help, with shelter, supplies and volunteer efforts: Volunteer: CITY OF DALLAS: Volunteers may be needed to help evacuees at designated recreation centers. Volunteers can register online. Provide… Keep Reading »

How DFW Airport transformed its 43-year-old Terminal E into a passenger-friendly space

After six years and more than 1.6 million hours of labor, renovations are finally complete on one of DFW International Airport’s oldest terminals. Airport officials unveiled the completed Terminal E on Wednesday, showing off an open and light-filled space that has been totally updated from the elevated ceilings down to the terrazzo floors. It brings… Keep Reading »