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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: September 11, 2018

Plano #1 Best Place to Raise a Family in Texas and #6 in America

Families move often and for various reasons. In fact, the average American can expect to move an estimated 11.4 times during his or her lifetime. Moving can be a sign of opportunity, such as a new job or long-term wealth accumulation. But also move becaus...

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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: May 18, 2018

Peloton bringing 400 new jobs to Plano's Legacy Central

Plano's $300 million Legacy Central project has landed another major business tenant.Peloton — the fast growing fitness equipment firm — has rented 27,518 square feet of office space.Peloton's new Plano regional campus on U.S. Highway ...

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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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Posted on: March 26, 2018

25 Best Places in the South to Relocate your Headquarters

Plano, Texas Plano has emerged as the No. 1 place in the South for headquarter operations in a very short period of time. In just the past two years, this Dallas-Fort Worth headquarters hub has captured Toyota’s North American headquarters, and regional h...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Plano's Legacy area is on track to match downtown Dallas in office employment

Plano's booming Legacy business park during the next few years will grow to have almost as many workers as downtown Dallas.That's what a new forecast by commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle predicts for the business district that is now home to ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

WeWork is doubling down on Plano with new shared office location

Shared workspace provider WeWork is bumping up its game in Plano with a second major location.The New York-based co-working company is renting another 60,000 square feet of space near the northeast corner of Legacy Drive and the Dallas North Tollway. The ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

International Business Park In Plano To Get 4 New Buildings

Billingsley Co. filed plans in Plano to develop four new, four-story office buildings at International Business Park. Billingsley will begin construction on the first building in May, according to the Dallas Morning News. The building is planned to be rou...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

JLL to open Legacy West outpost in Plano to meet growing suburban demand

Brokerage firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) plans to open a new outpost in WeWork's Legacy West location in Plano as client demand continues to grow in Dallas-Fort Worth's northern suburbs.The real estate firm has taken an undisclosed amount of space at WeWork's Legac...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Walmart plans 2 offices to focus on Tech

Texas is quickly becoming another hotbed of technology-related activity for Walmart Inc.The Bentonville retailer opened a technology incubator in Austin late last year, and recently revealed plans for an office in Plano opening April 5. Each tech hub will...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

A look inside Plano's Legacy Hall

UPDATE: Legacy Hall just announced that their grand opening has been pushed back and that they will no longer be hosting Fall for the Hall, the block party we were all so exited about. The good news is: they will be opening eventually. We just don&rsq...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Video: A look inside the new Shops at Willow Bend

The $125 million renovation and re-imagining of The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano is set to open very soon! In fact, the majority of the development will be completed by April 2018.We’re so excited we couldn’t wait to share this video ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Plano Corporations Giving Back

Plano is home to a large number of major corporations, some of them being natives while others have relocated from different states and countries. Many of these big businesses give generously to our community, with thousands to millions of dollars donated...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

JPMorgan Chase's new $300M Plano campus bringing firm together in new ways

After being in Dallas-Fort Worth for more than 100 years, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) decided it needed a campus to bring a culture together in North Texas, so they made sure they had a 'Main Street,' a backyard and a BBQ pit in its newly complet...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Inside One Toyota: A look at the campus and culture

WHEN TOYOTA NORTH AMERICA DECIDED TO BUILD THEIR NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN PLANO, THE AIM WASN’T A NEW CAMPUS—IT WAS A NEW COMPANY CULTURE

Twelve acres of glass, 142,500 yards of concrete and 1,200 tons of Texas limestone were used ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Legacy Central Lands First Tenant

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One of North Texas' largest office campus redos has landed its first tenant.Regent Properties is spending more than $100 million to convert the former Texas Instruments campus on U.S. Highway 75 in Plano into a mixed-use development.The 85-acre project wi...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Dallas-Plano-Irving #3 Best Performing City in America

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX, ranks third, outperforming all other Texas metro areas. The region has seen significant employment gains in a variety of sectors, underscoring the metro’s broad economic base. With a diverse high-tech sector that continu...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Liberty Mutual Insurance holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The doors to Liberty Mutual Insurance's new $325 million regional hub in Plano's Legacy West opened Wednesday, delivering nearly 1 million square feet of space specifically engineered to connect thousands more employees in the next few years.By mid-Januar...

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