(September 9, 2014) – FRISCO, TX – Dozens of highly-qualified economic developers applied, but Dave Quinn, CEcD, demonstrates the innovative leadership needed to serve as the next vice president of the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC). Quinn joins the FEDC team at a time of robust commercial and residential development in Frisco. The fast-growing, northern suburb of Dallas now has a population in excess of 142,000 with a current annual growth rate over five percent. Within the city’s 72 square-miles, more than 16,000 acres of land are still available for development.
Quinn will directly supervise most of the professional staff in the FEDC office; but more important, he will help enhance business attraction and retention, and marketing practices for a global audience. He begins his vice president role on October 1.
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(Frisco,TX–August 22, 2014) Ground was officially broken today on the site that will be the new World Headquartersof the Dallas Cowboys and Frisco’s Multi-Use Special Event Center in 2016. The City of Frisco and the Frisco Independent School District, in partnership with the Cowboys, celebrated the event this morning.The team is expected to make the move north to Frisco in 2016.
July 9, 2014 --Several highly qualified candidates applied, but John Bonnot stands out as the top choice for the Frisco Economic Development Corporation’s (FEDC) new director of economic development. The hire comes during a commercial and residential boom in the second-fastest growing city in America. With approximately 18,000 acres of land still available for development, the FEDC needed an additional staff member to focus on business prospects interested in developing in, and relocating to, Frisco.
TIP Strategies’ analysis of the Frisco-area labor market confirms the city’s advantages with regard to its talent base. Area employers have access to a highly educated workforce of nearly one-half million within a 10-mile radius, including more than twice the national average for key information technology occupations. Access the Frisco Labor Market Profile Executive Summary here.