Category Archives: Economic development

Where Richardson and Plano Meet: Large developments rise near CityLine and Bush Turnpike Station

Editor’s note: This item originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of Inmotion. Once empty fields surrounding Bush Turnpike Station, located on the border of Richardson and Plano, are being filled with an expansive mix of residential and commercial development. … Continue reading

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Officials break ground at $30 million development at Downtown Rowlett Station

As the talk of transit-oriented development and more was wrapping up at Rail~volution Wednesday, city officials were breaking ground for Rowlett’s first transit-oriented development that hopes to bring hundreds of residents and many businesses to front door of DART’s Downtown … Continue reading

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Blue Line supports an urban lifestyle in downtown Garland

Editor’s note: This story appears in the November 2015 issue of Inmotion. Excitement is building in downtown Garland as major new investment takes shape just a few blocks away from the DART Rail station. Oaks City Center opened two more … Continue reading

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News bits: Construction begins at Richardson transit-oriented development

Construction has begun at a major mixed-use development in Richardson that may include a new DART station. The Northside development is northwest and adjacent to the University of Texas at Dallas campus in Richardson near the President George Bush Turnpike … Continue reading

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Tracking progress: HKS helps revitalize downtown

Editor’s Note: This item originally appeared in the April 2015 edition of Inmotion. In May 2013, HKS, Inc. moved into its new headquarters at One Dallas Center, adjacent to St. Paul Station. The Dallas-based architectural firm leased space in a … Continue reading

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Parkland health center rises near Hatcher Station

Editor’s note: This item originally appeared in the August 2014 issue of Inmotion. Frazier Revitalization Inc. is constructing a new community health center for Parkland Health & Hospital System adjacent to Hatcher Station on the Green Line. Development of the … Continue reading

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DART provided economic boost during the recession

DART contributed billions to the local economy through economic activity and labor income during the recession, a study from the Center for Economic Development and Research at the University of North Texas found. The study, which focused on the economic … Continue reading

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DART Rail stations attract nonprofit and civic developments

By design, the DART Rail System serves many medical, educational, civic and entertainment destinations throughout the service area. While many pre-date the nearest rail station, transit access has played an important role in the expansion of these places. One of … Continue reading

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How do DART stations affect nearby property? A look at the numbers

So how good of a financial decision can it be to build property around a DART Rail station? Take a look at the numbers gathered by the Center for Economic Development and Research at the University of North Texas and … Continue reading

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Study: DART Rail Expansion added $7.4 billion into local economy

The expansion of the DART Rail System has pumped $7.4 billion into the regional economy, added more than 54,000 yearly jobs and greatly increased the value of properties surrounding DART Rail stations, according to two studies released today from the … Continue reading

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