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Home products firm eyes huge Dallas-area shipping center

A major home products distribution firm is eyeing a huge shipping hub in Southern Dallas County. JLA Home is a unit of E & E Co. Ltd., which is based in Freemont, Calif. The company sells and distributes home fashion…

Laura Freeland Joins the Southern Dallas County IPTMA as Executive Director

Laura Freeland has been named the Executive Director of the Southern Dallas County Inland Port Transportation Management Association (IPTMA). In her role as Executive Director, Freeland is tasked with working with the IPTMA Board and member companies to provide comprehensive transportation…
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Schneider opening a new 50-acre operations center

Wisconsin-based Schneider National recently announced it is building a new operations center where the company will manage up to 500 truck drivers. The new facilities will include a 14,000-square-foot driver services building and a 47,000-square-foot maintenance building, sitting on more…

Atlanta developer eyes busy I-20 corner for new project

A vacant corner at the busy intersection of interstates 20 and 35E may soon see some activity. Industrial developer IDI Logistics is planning a distribution hub for the high-profile site. The Atlanta-based developer intends to build almost 600,000 square feet…
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DSV Breaks Ground on One Million Sq. Ft. Logistics Facility in Lancaster, Texas

DSV broke ground on a new facility in Lancaster, Texas. The distribution and office complex will include over one million square feet of warehouse space, 100 dock doors, and approximately 50,000 square feet of collaborative office space. www.us.dsv.com/about-DSV/press/News/2020/12/dsv-breaks-ground-on-1-million-sqft-texas-facility
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Methodist Charlton Medical Center Builds New Emergency Department

Methodist Health System announced plans today to break ground on a major three-story addition to Methodist Charlton Medical Center. A new 40,000 square foot Emergency Department (ED) located at Wheatland Road and Bolton Boone Drive will almost double the size…

DART Adding Bus Stops to Serve Inland Port

May 1, 2020 – Bus stops that benefit businesses within the Southern Dallas County Inland Port have been approved by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board. Route 555 currently travels non-stop along North Dallas Avenue at the southern Dallas…
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UNT Dallas Unveils New, $63M Student Center

On Tuesday, May 14, students, faculty and staff celebrated with the UNT Dallas community by officially opening the state-of-the-art, $63 million Student Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 131,000-square-foot showpiece of UNT Dallas’ evolving campus is a game-changer for a…
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Kroger Plans 360K-SF Distribution Center

Kroger acquired 56 acres in southern Dallas, with plans to build a 360,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art automated distribution center to service direct-to-consumer home deliveries. The center will be built at the northern edge of the Dallas Inland Port, and Bonnie View and…