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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Plano cybersecurity company gets $40M in first outside investment

Critical Start is looking beyond itself to fuel fresh growth.

The Plano cybersecurity company raised $40 million in its first outside investment, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

The funding will help the company bolster its sales and marketing in North...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Aimbridge Hospitality to Expand Operations

Aimbridge Hospitality, the country's largest independent hotel investment and management firm, plans to expand its corporate office in North Texas to a yet-to-be built office building in Legacy Business Park in Plano, Texas.

The proposed four-story, 200,00...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

JPMorgan Chase to build 12-story tower

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will soon begin construction on a 12-story office tower as part of the company’s expansion of its massive office campus in Plano’s Legacy West development.

The banking and financial services giant plans to start...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

More construction cranes are on the way to Legacy

You may have noticed that something's missing from the skyline in Plano's Legacy business park.

That forest of construction cranes is mostly gone from the stretch of the Dallas North Tollway near Legacy Drive.

Just a couple of office projects are still unde...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Plano medical software firm is doubling its headquarters

A Plano health care software firm is doubling its headquarters with an office move.

Pelitas is relocating to the Parkway Centre III building at 2745 Dallas Parkway, north of Park Boulevard.

The company was previously in the building next door and is expandi...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

USAA opens additional building to make way for hundreds of new employees

USAA has expanded its North Texas hub by adding a new building to its Plano campus that will accommodate at least 800 additional employees.

The San Antonio-based insurer and financial services firm added the 150,000 square-foot office adjacent to its exist...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

DFW’s Top 10 Locations for Attracting, Retaining Talent

A lot of growing technology companies I talk to experience challenges related to recruitment and retention of employees, as well as maintaining flexibility on their office leases. As the Dallas lead for Cushman & Wakefield’s Emerging Technol...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Cognizant Technology Solutions to bring 500 employees to Legacy

Cognizant Technology Solutions is planning to station the equivalent of 500 full-time workers at a Legacy-area Plano office property as part of an agreement with the city.

Plano City Council on Feb. 25 approved an economic incentive agreement with the New ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

New mixed-use project set to start in Plano

Developers of Plano's $3 billion Legacy West project are shifting gears on their next building.

Previously, a boutique hotel and retail space had been announced for the vacant block at the north end of the Legacy West Urban Village, at Headquarters Drive a...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

L3 Advanced Systems & Technologies Facility Expands

L3 Technologies is expanding another one of its facilities in North Texas.

The L3 Advanced Systems & Technologies Facility in Plano recently broke ground on an $18 million expansion to increase radar and weapon systems engineering, test and development...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Visual BI Solutions Expands Plano Headquarters

A Plano tech firm is expanding its headquarters with plans to add jobs.

Visual BI Solutions will add 20,000-square-feet to its headquarters at 5920 Windhaven Parkway in West Plano.

The $4.5 million addition will allow the company to add up to 100 new jobs.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Dutch technology company opening first U.S. office in Plano

A Dutch technology company has picked Plano for its push into North America.

ON2IT, which provides cybersecurity services, announced its first office in the U.S. on Tuesday as it eyes growth beyond its base in Europe. The new regional effort is led by Kris...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

#ChangeMakers in the Disabilities Community: Karen Wald

With a passion for the inclusion of individuals with all levels of ability, Karen Wald knows the importance of giving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to use their knowledge and skills in a work environment.It is thr...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

HQ business jobs drive Plano’s economic development

Since the 1980s, when Frito Lay first settled in Plano’s Legacy Business Park, Plano has continued to attract highly skilled, high-paying business-related jobs. In the last five years, Plano’s economic development department has target...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Stan Deal on Why Boeing Global Services Chose Plano in its ‘Quest to Disrupt’ Aerospace

Boeing Global Services opened its headquarters in Plano last year with a lot of media attention, and a focus on meeting the needs of government, space, and commercial customers around the globe. President and CEO Stan Deal took time from his busy schedule...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Best Places To Live 2018 - Top 10 Best Cities

Best Places To Live 2018 - Top 10 Best Cities

Welcome to AreaVibes' 2018 list of the 10 best cities to live in America. Our ranking process begins with collecting more than 100 cities with populations over 200,000. Next, we apply our Livability Score to cr...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Honored as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States f

PLANO, Texas, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) today announced it has been recognized as a 2018 Civic 50 honoree as one of the most community-minded companies in America. This marks the sixth consecutive year DPS has been ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Samsung moving 1,000 jobs to Legacy Central, Plano's newest hot corner

International electronics giant Samsung is bringing 1,000 jobs to Plano in a consolidation of its North Texas operations.Samsung will relocate workers now in Richardson's Telecom Corridor and other locations to the Legacy Central project on U.S. Highway 7...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Billingsley Co. plans major addition to Plano office park

Developer Billingsley Co. is ramping up construction plans for its oldest office park development: International Business Park in West Plano, which dates to the 1990s.Billingsley Co. has developed more than a dozen office buildings in the 300-acre project...

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