(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.
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.
Proposed Mixed-Use Development to Feature Luxury Residential, Retail and Office Space on Dallas North Tollway
(September 22, 2014) – DUBAI, UAE Dubai-based development company, Invest Group Overseas, has announced plans for the company’s first development project in the State of Texas. Frisco, Texas will be home to The Gate, a mixed-use luxury development to be located on nearly 41 acres at the northwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and future John Hickman Parkway. IGO’s corporate leaders introduced the project Sunday in Dubai, at Cityscape Global, one of the largest international real estate development and investment events in the world.
The $700 million development features high rise condo-style residences, a boutique hotel, Class A office space and destination retail and dining experiences all within a ‘walkable’ environment. The total square footage is anticipated to result in more than 2.3 million square feet of new construction in Frisco.
(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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