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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.
Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the name of Michael Cifre's business. He owns Colleyville ATA Martial Arts.
Editor's note: This post has been updated to clarify the 8.25% sales tax charge refers to the state and local charges.
By Riane Roldan and Shannon Najmabadi , The Texas Tribune
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to expand with new terminal, part of multibillion dollar investment
American Airlines and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport are working together to build a sixth terminal, Terminal F, to include up to 24 gates, according to a May 20 news release from the DFW Airport. It is expected to open as soon as 2025.
As hurricane season approaches in Texas, state Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced a statewide sales tax holiday this weekend, April 27-29, on emergency preparedness supplies.
Paycom, a payroll and human resources technology company, broke ground on its new 150,000-square-foot operations center April 10 at 3489 SH 121, Grapevine.
Infiniti dealership owner George Grubbs III moved from Euless to Grapevine in 2015 expecting to grow about 40 percent over three years’ time.
Over the next five years, the North Texas Tollway Authority will invest $1.5 billion in the maintenance, expansion and safety of existing toll roads, according to Public Relations Manager Angelica Solano.
As Colleyville businesses struggle to turn a profit as the city’s business corridor, SH 26, is expanded, the city is welcoming back an initiative to encourage commerce.
Stories to follow in 2019: Lawmakers representing Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake, will consider school finance and taxes
What we reported: Elected officials face mounting pressure over the school finance system, which relies heavily on local property taxes, according to a December news report published in Community Impact Newspaper.
Colleyville and Southlake have higher housing costs and fewer options for smaller homes, apartments and senior living facilities compared with their neighbors, but that is not keeping older residents away.
Amazon Inc. has chosen New York City and Arlington, Va., to accommodate its new headquarters—investing $5 billion and creating more than 50,000 jobs across both locations, according to a Tuesday news release from the company. Amazon also announced it will establish a business operations center in Nashville, Tenn., which is expected to create another 5,000-plus jobs.
The city of Colleyville launched in October another phase in its promotional initiative to benefit existing businesses located along the SH 26 corridor as construction continues on the major thoroughfare.
The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce will host a free regional job fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine.
Editor's note: While fiscal year 2018-19's budget marks the first tax rate Colleyville has set at the effective rate, in fiscal years 2011-12 and 2012-13 the city set a tax rate below the effective tax rate.
Editor's note: A previous version of this story had a misprint for the existing tax rate. The correct city tax rate is $0.333834 per $100 valuation. In addition, Adrienne Lothery's title has been updated, and the public hearing date has been clarified.
When Denise Shirey first purchased her home in 2012 in the Carillon residential community, it was with the promise that a state-of-the art, mixed-use development would take shape in the field adjacent to her house.