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Dallas 2018 Economic Forecast: Acceleration

By Ray Niekamp Although Hurricane Harvey did not hit North Texas, its effects were still felt in the Dallas-area economy. But Mine Yücel, senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, thinks the economic impact of the storm will be short-lived. She forecasts the state’s economy will grow 2.5 to 3 percent this […]Read More

Jennifer Sanders: A Smart Woman In A Smart City

Photography by Shannon Drawe Jennifer Sanders has a job almost no one else has done, working on a pilot concept only a limited number of people — mostly techies — really understand. And the future of Dallas as a diverse international city with a high quality of life for all its residents is at stake. […]Read More

Dallas – 2017 Economic Forecast: Resiliant

By Dacia Rivers Photography by Shannon Drawe               Moderator Dennis McCuistion, a clinical professor at the University of Texas Dallas and host of KERA-TV’s McCuistion Report, welcomed attendees to the 2017 Economic Forecast event in Dallas, where a panel of speakers offered insights into the current state of their respective industries and gave their predictions […]Read More

Innovative Texas Businesses: A Fast Moving Business – Brenda Stoner’s

By Dacia Rivers These days, the cutting edge can be a swiftly moving target. The companies that get to the top are those meeting customers’ needs in a high-tech, fast-paced, on-demand world. It takes a brilliant business plan, perseverance, innovation, money and patience. The Product Our appetite for on-demand services continues to grow, and the […]Read More

Water for Dummies: DFW Edition

For the first time in five years, Texas is drought free. At least, it is as this is written. Lakes and reservoirs around the state recouped much of the water they had lost during the dry years, and already signs of complacency about our water situation can be seen. It was enough to make an […]Read More

Commercial Real Estate Market

THE STATE OF THE OFFICE MARKET IN TEXAS By Lauren Paris Texas is notorious for its business friendly climate, which includes no state income tax, a low cost of living, and ample workforce. It is also home base for 52 Fortune 500 companies, with $1.6 trillion in combined 2013 revenues. These attributes should continue to […]Read More

How I . . .

APPLIED FOR-PROFIT STRATEGIES TO MY NONPROFIT WORLD. By Jennifer Hilton Sampson Photography by Shannon Drawe Leaders never stop learning, and if they do, they forfeit the future when no examination of the present has taught them to do better and be better. During my first four years as CEO for the United Way of Metropolitan […]Read More