Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth
8:15 AM May 18, 2022 CDT

2022 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo generated 1.55M visitor days, $115M in direct spending, report shows

“2022 was an amazing year for the Fort Worth’s largest and oldest public event,” said Brad Barnes, president and general manager of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.


Plano

Plano chamber selects Kelle Marsalis for top executive role after conducting national search

The Plano Chamber of Commerce has selected a familiar face for its top executive position.


Frisco

Frisco’s first Asian retail center draws visitors, new brands

A first-of-its-kind Asian retail center in Frisco is attracting unique brands and is expected to draw visitors from both in and outside of the city.



McKinney

McKinney looks to Airbnb for help collecting local hotel occupancy taxes

The city of McKinney is looking to Airbnb for help collecting thousands of dollars in local hotel occupancy taxes from residents renting out their properties to visitors.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

RECAP: After a contentious budget season, Flower Mound Town Council adopts 2019-20 budget, tax rate

After a contentious budget season, Flower Mound Town Council unanimously adopted a $74 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20 and set its property tax rate at $0.4365 per $100 in assessed valuation—the town’s lowest rate in 30 years.



Coppell | Valley Ranch | Las Colinas

DATA: Household income, uninsured rate increase in DFW

The latest data release from the 2018 American Community Survey shows that population is not the only thing  increasing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.



Frisco

Frisco's 2019-20 budget adds 4 new employees, keeps tax rate steady

The city of Frisco's 2019-20 budget includes the addition of four new police officers and a steady tax rate.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Denton County approves lowest tax rate in more than 30 years

Denton County's adopted fiscal year 2019-20 budget includes the lowest tax rate the county has levied since 1986.


Frisco

Frisco proposes adding fewer new employees in light of projected revenue restrictions

Frisco’s population continues to increase at a steady pace, but the growth in the number of city employees is slowing this year.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville to hold final public hearing on proposed 2019-20 tax rate, budget

Lewisville City Council held its first of two public hearings Sept. 3 to consider the fiscal year 2019-20 tax rate and proposed budget, which accounts for increased spending toward public safety, parks and recreation, and public infrastructure.



McKinney

McKinney ISD reduces tax rate by approximately $0.10 in light of House Bill 3

Residents living in McKinney ISD boundaries can expect to pay a lower tax rate this year.


Plano

With redevelopment at hand, Plano residents remember Collin Creek Mall as it was

As the Collin Creek Mall property sits on the verge of a billion-dollar makeover, memories loom large for Plano residents past and present.


McKinney

McKinney breweries to sell beer to go Sept. 1

Breweries across Texas will soon be able to sell beer to go from their location rather than relying solely on grocery and liquor stores.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville efforts to aid SH 26 businesses to continue as construction delayed

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the name of Michael Cifre's business. He owns Colleyville ATA Martial Arts.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville Economic Development Director Jason Moore talks upcoming and potential Old Town projects, top priorities

After more than a decade of municipal work in North Texas, Jason Moore stepped into a new role as the director of economic development for the city of Lewisville in May.


Frisco

Frisco leverages data to shape future development

Frisco has results from the second year of a three-year study that tracks where visitors spend their time in town and where residents go when they venture beyond the city limits.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Texas shoppers to save millions during tax-free weekend, Aug. 9-11

Editor's note: This post has been updated to clarify the 8.25% sales tax charge refers to the state and local charges.


McKinney

Data: McKinney ranked sixth fastest-growing U.S. city with at least 50,000 residents

McKinney was among the 10 fastest-growing U.S. cities with at least 50,000 residents between July 2017-July 2018, according to new population estimates.



McKinney

McKinney homelessness rate triples; groups look to decrease number

Among the affluent and growing suburban neighborhoods of McKinney, Plano and Frisco lies a growing issue: homelessness.



Plano

Fast-paced growth in Plano leads to churn for Legacy-area businesses

A surge of Plano restaurant openings has provided a host of options for diners and an increase in competition, but some businesses are finding the need to reinvent themselves to survive.