Since its original construction in 1985, Trammell Crow Center has long been an iconic part of the Dallas skyline and a flagship of the Arts District on Ross Avenue. But now there’s a new Trammell Crow Center in town. As of last year, this Dallas icon began embarking on a sweeping $135 million renovation and expansion to transform it into a mixed-use destination and redefine the Arts District.
Workplace wellness programs have received plenty of attention over the past few years as a way for companies to reduce total insurance spending by promoting long term employee health. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 83% of large firms (200+ employees) offer a wellness program in smoking cessation, weight management, or behavioral/lifestyle coaching. Of these large firms, 42% offer financial incentives including lower premium contributions and cash for employee participation.
The sixth tallest building in Dallas and the 18th tallest in the state – from the moment of its completion in 1984 Trammell Crow Center made an immediate impression on architectural aficionados the world over. With its signature glass pyramid lit from dusk to dawn, National Geographic considers it one of the most identifiable buildings in the country. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the reasons Trammell Crow Center stands tall in a city skyline known for its provocative, energetic and self-assured structures.
Hiring is about more than identifying and interviewing available talent; it is about allowing them to interview you as well. Placing the right candidates in the right roles in your company can mean the difference between tenure and turnover, success and failure. And finding the right fit is exactly that: a fit between two pieces. Just as you carefully examine a potential employee’s resume, review professional references, and evaluate past achievements, the top candidate is researching you as well. From assessing the location of the office and the offerings of the immediate area, to researching reviews posted by current employees that discuss the benefits of the workplace, to carefully considering the work life integration you offer — you are being analyzed.
When construction began on Trammell Crow Center, the buzz was instant. The first major renovation to the building in 32 years began in early 2017, with the intention of transforming TCC into an iconic mixed use destination with retail, living, and dining spaces. Intended to change Downtown Dallas, and more specifically the Arts District, from a workplace destination to a top location for a “live, work, play” lifestyle, we can expect Trammell Crow Center’s growth to continue to spur the transformation of Dallas’ Arts District and the downtown corridor.
The winter months conjure images of cool weather, hot food, and festive drinks. Perhaps the greatest part of the cold weather is the seasonal menus that come with them. Cookies and treats, variations of hot chocolate, and themed cocktails are all offerings that bars and restaurants create to put their patrons at ease as the weather drops. Here are some of our favorite cocktails in and around the Arts District this season.
Exciting new renovations coming to the Trammell Crow Center have created a lot of buzz and interest from businesses considering moving to the downtown space. For brokers looking to help their clients make the best-informed decision in their office space needs, here are the top 10 things to know about the Trammell Crow Center and the changes to come.
With a growing population in Downtown Dallas that now exceeds 10,000 residents with more than 55,000 sharing a 2.5 mile radius, the area has found an increased need for grocery stores. Before Downtown grew in its residential population, there were a few markets that opened and closed in quick succession, including the Urban Market on Jackson Street which closed in 2012. As Royal Blue Grocery opens at the Trammell Crow Center , residents and professionals alike will benefit from the location, prepared food options, and general convenience of downtown grocery options.
It’s been in the headlines for months now: Amazon’s quest for a home for their second headquarters has created major buzz, not just in the development world, but in public opinion as well. With 238 cities sending in proposals, and publications ranking the top contenders with every issue, it’s no wonder that the Amazon search has cities not only discussing their current state of development, but also plans for the future.
- Mark Your Calendars: Here’s What’s Going on in the Arts District
The Dallas Arts District is the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation with over 4 million visitors annually. This doesn’t include the daytime population that inhabits the office buildings of the district, including of course, the redesigned and renovated Trammell Crow Center. But let’s say you’re working at Trammell Crow Center and you’d like to stick around after work to grab a bite to eat, a drink (or two), and then catch a show? You’re in luck. Not only are there a plethora of amazing restaurant and cocktail options just a quick walk away, you’re also right next to some of the best entertainment venues like the Winspear Opera House, the Wyly Theater, the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Moody Performance Hall, and many more.
We’re going to preview what’s in store in and around the Arts District for the next few months so that you can plan ahead (and know which mornings you may not want to schedule that early morning client meeting). While there are many amazing shows coming up in the next month or two, here are the ones we’re especially excited about:
February 12 – February 17 – Falsettos at the Winspear Opera House
March 6 – April 14 – The Wolves at the Dallas Theater Center
March 15 – The Chieftans at Strauss Square
March 15 – March 17 – Blinded – Turtles Rock Out! at the Moody Performance Hall
For more shows, events, and activities, check out http://www.dallasartsdistrict.org/
- Trammell Crow Center and Common Desk Introduce Enterprise Coworking to the Arts District