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Texas Women’s Foundation HQ Stays Put in North Dallas

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DALLAS – Texas Women’s Foundation, a leading advocate statewide, has signed a long-term renewal and expansion for its headquarters office in Campbell Centre in North Dallas. The organization, one of the world’s largest women’s foundations, has expanded to 6,050 sf on the first floor of the class A project’s south tower at 8150 N. Central Expressway. Renovation is underway on …

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Lennox International Taps Bradford to Lease Class A Vacancy, One Lake Park, on Far North Dallas Campus

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RICHARDSON, Texas – Lennox International Inc., a Fortune 500 company, has retained Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services to backfill a plug n’ play class A vacancy, One Lake Park, on its 15-acre campus in the Telecom Corridor in far north Dallas. Melanie Hughes, senior vice president with Dallas-based Bradford, and Elizabeth Robertson, director of advisory services, have jumpstarted the marketing …

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DFW Since 2010: A Million New Residents And A Diverse, Booming Economy

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More than one million people have moved to North Texas since 2010, making DFW economy the fastest growing of the large metropolitan areas in the U.S.  All that growth has bolstered the region’s economy — job growth in this region outpaced Texas and the rest of the U.S. over the last 10 years. Laila Assanie, a senior business economist at …

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10 Ways Women Can Climb the CRE Ladder

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Carving out a career in a traditionally male-dominated industry like commercial real estate can be a daunting proposition for women at the beginning of their careers. However, women can climb the CRE career ladder by capitalizing on their own strengths and creating a culture of inclusivity, according to panelists at the women’s breakfast during the annual BOMA International Conference & …

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What is the Bradford CRE Property Manager Difference?

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Often when interviewing to add another CRE property manager to our team, many candidates’ lack the versatility that Bradford expects and receives from its managers. Many candidates’ work history has been managing for single or in-house ownerships. This requires them to comply with only one property owner’s requirements. Also, often CRE property manager candidates’ prior employers segregated property management responsibilities into …

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Big names, big footprints: Dallas-Fort Worth booming financial firms are spreading the wealth

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In many Dallas-Fort Worth cities, finance and insurance companies are among the largest employers. Their jobs pay well, too. Technology and upstarts are creating disruptions in the financial sector, resulting in cutbacks in some areas and slow job growth nationwide. But in Dallas-Fort Worth, finance and insurance jobs are booming — and the bounty spreads throughout the region. Some firms …

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20 Ways to Confidently Sell on Value Rather Than Price

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The truth is the average B2B salesperson and entrepreneur is way more comfortable talking about their products than discussing their customer business issues. Buyers seek solutions to their problems, not a salesperson or entrepreneur who regurgitate their product features, functionality, and benefits. According to SBI, 87% of the revenue in complex B2B sales is generated by 13% of sales professionals. …

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Avenger Flight Group Leases 116,640 SF For 2nd Training Center in North Texas

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DALLAS – Avenger Flight Group LLC has jump-started construction on its second flight simulation training center in North Texas, leasing 116,640 sf of class A spec space in Valley View at DFW Center. The Florida-based company has signed a long-term lease at 2800 Valley View Lane in Irving. The new facility will feature several commercial simulators and large training centers. …

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6 Essential Rules for Successful Sales Calls or Meetings

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Does your job description include “salesperson-in-chief”?  If so, keep these 6 simple things in mind to make those first sales calls and meetings a success. Research Anything you can do to learn about the person or people that you are meeting like the company, their products, their competition, and their customers can make a huge difference. It will help you …

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National Container Group Expanding Manufacturing To 120,960-sf at Intermodal Business Center

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DALLAS – Chicago-based National Container Group LLC has leased the 120,960-sf Intermodal Business Center in southern Dallas County, making a 10-year commitment for the entire class A project to house its expanding manufacturing operations in Texas. The expansion is expected to be up and running in Q1 at 1704 S. Interstate 45 in Hutchins. Construction planning is underway to reconfigure …

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TxDOT plans underway for Interstate 30 Canyon revamp

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Makeover to improve connectivity; includes two new deck parks Texas Department of Transportation officials in a public meeting Tuesday night unveiled their plans for the Canyon redesign of the below-grade roadway on Interstate 30 that separates downtown and the Cedars. The $300 million construction project for the depressed roadway on I-30 between I-35 and I-45 and I-345 — known as …

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Amazon is moving into the physical world with first Texas 4-star store in Frisco

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Amazon has taken internet commerce by storm. So the next frontier is…brick and mortar? The internet retail giant opened its most recent Amazon 4-star store in Frisco, making it the sixth brick-and-mortar location for products sold on the Amazon website. Amazon now offers weekday tours of its Fort Worth fulfillment center. Visitors can see how the online retailer’s robotics work. BY GORDON DICKSON …

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Recore Properties Recruits Bradford To Lease Three Projects in Dallas

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DALLAS – Locally based Recore Properties has tapped a rising young star at Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services to add a new talented spark to lease three projects at 58,034 sf in its portfolio, including a redevelopment in Dallas’ Design District. The Recore properties are a 27,000-sf office-showroom project at 131 and 149 Payne St. in the Design District; an …

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Seven Tips And Tricks For A Growing Warehouse

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Need more space but adding a whole new warehouse to your business isn’t on the table? Consider a redesign focused on optimization of storage and racking. With the continued growth and domination of e-commerce in the retail market, the demands on warehouses and distribution centers across the globe are also rising. From higher customer expectations — such as an increase of available …

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Is a Long Term Lease Right for Your Business?

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The Pros and Cons of a long term lease. JASON FINCH – One of the most common and important question that comes up when finding a new office/warehouse from a company’s perspective is “How long of a lease term should I sign?” This question is important because it impacts many aspects of the company’s future. In my experience, most small …

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Acme Furniture Stays Put in Only Texas at Riverpark Business Center

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FORT WORTH – Los Angeles-based Acme Furniture Industry Inc. has held onto its only location in Texas, signing a 103,662-sf renewal for its longtime home in the fully leased Riverpark Business Center near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Acme Furniture has re-upped for the long term at 15124 Grand River Rd., Fort Worth, one of two buildings in the 500,635-sf project. …

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DFW Market Insights – Office – 3Q 2019

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Population and employment growth is driving demand for new space according to the DFW Market Report. The region has added 133,000 residents over the past 12 months, gaining more people than any other metropolitan area in the country. The region’s competitive cost of living, accessibility, and highly educated workforce have made it a hotbed for corporate relocations and expansions. Uber …

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DFW Market Insights – Industrial – 3Q 2019

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The DFW industrial market continues to perform well, thanks to the metro’s robust job and population growth and the continued strength of the regional and U.S. economy. D-FW continues to deliver an incredible amount of industrial supply. The metroplex has averaged more than 20 million SF of net new supply annually over the past few years, and as of 19Q3, that …

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Kennington’s North Dallas Portfolio Earns Nine Renewals

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DALLAS – Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services has secured nine renewals, totaling 34,378 sf, for Kennington Commercial’s industrial flex portfolio in north Dallas. Seven tenants have re-upped in Kennington’s projects in Addison and two in Carrollton. The properties are located in a densely developed corridor with a high rate of renewals because of the constrained supply and little to no …