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.
Award-winning steakhouse opens its 12th location
DALLAS (April 16, 2014) – Perry’s Restaurants, a family-owned group of award-winning steakhouses, will open its 12th steakhouse location this November.
Perry’s Steakhouse will be located at Stonebriar Centre at Preston Road and SH 121 in Frisco. The new restaurant will accommodate 350 guests and include design features such as a towering wine wall, four private dining rooms, an island bar, main dining with glimpses of the kitchen, and an outdoor patio.
(Frisco, Texas) January 8, 2014 ~ FIREBALL RUN America's Frontier, a cross between Reality TV, Road Rally and a trivia game has selected Frisco, Texas as the official starting line destination host for the 2014 season 8 live action series September 25-28.
FRISCO, TX (November 22, 2013) – Randy Barnett, CSM, has been named the General Manager for Stonebriar Centre, the 1.6-million-square-foot shopping center owned by General Growth Properties (GGP). The Louisiana native leaves his position as Senior General Manager for Pecanland Mall in Monroe, La, another GGP property, which is the largest retail center in northeastern Louisiana, southern Arkansas and western Mississippi.