Business and Economy

Toyota Now Texan After Multi-Million $ Incentive Package ApprovedToyota is now Texan. Monday night Plano approved the largest incentive package in the city's history. Now CBS 11 News has learned more about what the biggest economic development in the city will mean for residents.
North Fort Worth Growth = Congestion & Traffic TroublesThe sounds of construction echo along Heritage Trace Parkway in north Fort Worth. Shopping centers are sprouting up and quickly filling with businesses, and more are on the way. Along with all the growth and new businesses comes congestion.
Possum Kingdom Fire: One Year LaterOne year after fires burned in Possum Kingdom Lake you will still find charred wood, piles of debris, empty slabs that used to hold homes. But that is up close.
Bugs Swarming Early Thanks To Mild, Wet WinterThey are swarming around porch lights, splattering on windshields and crawling out of the ground. An exceptionally warm winter, combined with heavy spring rains, is fueling spring insect populations in North Texas much earlier than pest control experts expected.
15 Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Incident At Frisco SalonFifteen people were hospitalized Saturday after a hazardous materials incident at a hair salon in the 2600 block of Preston Road. The Frisco Fire Department said the incident was carbon monoxide-related, but did not offer further details.
College Grads Still Struggling To Find WorkWithout work, many recent college graduates are not starting their careers and lives. Instead, they are hanging out with their parents.
State Comptroller Expecting Slow Growth Next YearTexas has emerged from the Great Recession but economic growth will continue to be slow, in part because of hesitant consumers, the state comptroller's top revenue estimator told lawmakers Wednesday.
Many North Texans Still Jobless, But Some Areas Still HiringFor the third time in a week, Sam Wistrand sat down in front of a computer at workforce solutions in Irving and started the slow scroll through internet job sites.
Rental Property Booming Across North TexasWhen Barbara Van Poole decided to put a South Dallas home up for rent last month, she didn’t have to wait long for interest. Ten applications came in almost instantly for the modest three-bedroom house.
Need Flextime Workers? Moms To The Rescue!A North Texas company says there's an untapped pool of top notch job candidates who need flexible work schedules, working moms.
North Texas Jobs Outlook Brighter For Some IndustriesPamela Daniel may be out of work, but she is not out of hope. "It's been really stressful," said Daniel. "Without my family supporting me, I probably wouldn't be here today."
Fort Worth Students Working Hard To Get Summer JobsNew U.S. Department of Labor statistics show the unemployment rate for people ages 16-19 is rising for the first month of the summer. That's why hundreds of high school students and recent graduates lined up at the Will Rogers Center in the early afternoon heat. They've learned jobs are hard to come by.