Frisco Economic Development Corporation

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  • Posted: 
    10/30/2014
    Author: darcysc

    Cowboys and Omni to Develop Upscale Property in Frisco, Texas

    FRISCO, TX (October 30, 2014) – The Dallas Cowboys and Omni Hotels & Resorts are partnering to develop a new hotel at the future site of the Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco, Texas.

    The luxurious Omni property will be one of the only full-service upscale hotels in the area, and serve as a cornerstone of the mixed-use development, which will be anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and Frisco’s Multi-Use Event Center. The publicly owned, 12,000-seat multipurpose event center will be used by the City of Frisco and Frisco Independent School District (FISD) to host various activities including athletic competitions, graduations and other special events. The Dallas Cowboys will also use the event center as its training facility.

    The Omni Frisco Hotel will feature 300 finely appointed guest rooms, meeting space and a ballroom, and several food and beverage experiences, including a rooftop pool deck.

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  • Posted: 
    10/09/2014
    Author: Darcy Schroer

    (October 9, 2014) – With North Texas soundly in the spotlight as an economic powerhouse, the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) adds a new staff member this week to help seize the opportunity for continued corporate migration to the region. Harry Whalen joins the FEDC as director of business development. His specific focus will be pinpointing companies that may be considering the Dallas-Fort Worth area as a relocation option in the wake of a number of high profile corporate moves recently announced. Whalen will also assist in international business attraction efforts.

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  • Posted: 
    10/08/2014
    Author: Darcy Schroer

    HEADY INVESTMENTS BREAKS GROUND ON FRISCO BRIDGES PLACE; a 170,000 square foot Class A Office Development to be located on Dallas North Tollway in Frisco, featuring 100 percent covered parking for tenants.

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  • Posted: 
    09/22/2014
    Author: Invest Group Overseas

    Proposed Mixed-Use Development to Feature Luxury Residential, Retail and Office Space on Dallas North Tollway

     

     

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  • Posted: 
    09/09/2014
    Author: Darcy Schroer

    (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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