Behind the Trammell Crow Center Renovation: An Interview With the Architects

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.

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How to Promote Wellness in a Corporate Workplace

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.

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A Signature in the Sky: Why Trammell Crow Center remains an architectural icon

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.

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Three Workspace Trends That Attract Top Talent

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.

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An Outlook on 2018: How the Dallas Arts District Will Transform the Downtown Corridor

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.

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Best WINTER Cocktails this Season in Downtown Dallas

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.

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10 Things Every Broker Should Know About Trammell Crow Center

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.

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Trammell Crow Center Renovations Feature: Welcoming Royal Blue Grocery

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.

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How Amazon’s HQ2 Search Has Created a Template for City Planning and Development

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.

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