Economic development

South Dallas Residents Hopeful About Plans For New Homes, StoresSouthern Dallas hasn't experienced the job and development boom that much of North Texas has. But since the University of North Texas at Dallas opened its campus, just across Camp Wisdom Road in Dallas in 2010, DART started expanding its Blue Line.
Nebraska Furniture Mart Opening Attracting Business CitywideThe new and Nebraska Furniture Mart in The Colony hasn't had its grand opening yet, but already the home furnishing store is having a sizable impact on the city and small businesses in the area.
'Citizen' Board Of Wealthy Texas Donors Will Help LawmakersBillionaire political donors and other special interest heavyweights are among 'citizen advisory' members named by incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to help Texas lawmakers write bills over the next five months.
Texas Auditor Criticizes Program Run By SchoolsState Auditor John Keel is criticizing an economic development program run by Texas school districts, saying they're being passive about checking whether companies actually are creating high-paying jobs as promised.
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.
Dallas Serving Up Cash For South Dallas, BBQ Restaurant ExpansionTwo Podners Barbeque and Seafood has found success at its South Dallas location and now the City of Dallas is helping the owners to grow that success.
North Texas City Vying For Hot Chili Sauce PlantTexas can take the heat. That’s the message a councilman in Denton is sending to a California hot sauce company, facing a lawsuit over its spicy recipe. A message on Twitter and Facebook invites the makers of Sriracha, to move their operation to Denton.
Perry Appoints Former Reporter New Chief Of StaffGov. Rick Perry has appointed a former journalist as new chief of staff as he prepares for retirement.
South Dallas Economic Expansion Beginning With New WalmartShopping in your own neighborhood. For many North Texans, it's a retail reality.
City Approves Deal For New $17M L'Oreal Distribution CenterWednesday morning the Dallas City Council gave all the necessary approvals to move ahead with the construction of a new $17 million L’Oreal USA distribution center in South Dallas.
Perry To Take Economic Development Trip To ItalyGov. Rick Perry and his wife Anita are headed to Italy for an economic development mission. The governor's office said Friday that the Perrys will leave Sept. 4 and return Sept. 12
Dallas Boosting Development With Tax Increment FinancingDallas City Hall thinks taxpayer financing for property owners near the American Airlines Center will be a good deal---not just for those property owners, but for taxpayers and for small businesses across the Trinity River.
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