Entries by The Colony

University of Dallas branches out to The Colony

Deborah Fleck/Staff Writer | Dallas Morning News The University of Dallas’ Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business will begin offering master of business administration (MBA) courses at the Cascades Event Center in The Colony starting with the fall 2015 term. The program expansion comes as several multi-billion-dollar companies relocate thousands of jobs to the […]

Grandscape now has a lake and a Cheddar’s

Maria Halkias | Dallas Morning News Biz Beat Blog Berkshire Hathaway is making progress on its $1.5 billion Grandscape development anchored by Nebraska Furniture Mart in The Colony. A winding lake and boardwalk that are part of the 433-acre project are under construction. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is the first restaurant to open. The restaurant added […]

Denton County not immune to North Texas housing boom

In the southeast corner of Denton County, around Lewisville, The Colony, and Carrollton, real estate broker Christy Thompson has, “A list of buyers who are just waiting, and waiting, and waiting.” She says realty in that area comes with a rough reality for buyers: “It’s going to be tough, and if you find a house […]

The Colony Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

The Colony is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the 5th consecutive year. In partnership with the Humana Foundation, KaBOOM! is honoring cities, towns and counties across the country for making their communities more playable. In 2015, a total of 241 communities have been recognized as part of Playful City USA […]

Things are Happening in The Colony!

Take a drive around The Colony and you’ll find exciting progress everywhere you go. A photo “journey” around town yesterday offered a glimpse of our exciting retail and restaurant projects recently completed or underway. Nebraska Furniture Mart and the Grandscape Development have officially opened. Business  is booming at TopGolf, and other additions include Rooms to […]

City Officials Represent The Colony at Global Retail Real Estate Conference

In an effort to promote additional economic development, enhance the local tax base, and create new jobs, representatives from the City of The Colony and Economic Development Corporation were among more than 1,000 public officials and 35,000 retail real estate professionals who traveled to Las Vegas this month to attend RECon, the global convention sponsored […]

Expert: SH 121 growth ‘a matter of time’

impact news | extract Activity along SH 121 has exploded in recent years in The Colony and Plano. The Grandscape development in The Colony, for instance, opened its anchor store, Nebraska Furniture Mart, in May and is expected to help in the city’s economic growth. On the Frisco side of SH 121, Crest Auto Group […]

The Colony Ranked 7th in Best Suburbs in the DFW Metro Area

niche.com | 2015 Niche Rankings The Colony was ranked 7th in the 2015 Best Suburbs in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area recently announced by niche.com. The ranking methodology takes into account key factors of a location, including school ratings, crime rates, housing, employment, community, and things to do, in an attempt to measure the overall […]

Mike McCabe, GM at Old American Golf Club in Texas, honored in Titleist ‘Difference Makers’ campaign

worldgolf.com | Release Old American Golf Club announces General Manager Mike McCabe has been honored as a Titleist PGA Professional “Difference Maker,” and will appear in several marketing campaigns this month. The Difference Maker campaign honors Titleist PGA Professionals making significant impacts at their clubs with members and guests. A 90-second video about McCabe and […]

Nebraska Furniture Mart Holds Public Grand Opening

Carla Wade, WFAA ABC Channel 8 With 560,000 square feet of showroom space divided between two floors, Nebraska Furniture Mart Texas may partially bear the name of another state — but it’s a Texas-sized shopping experience. “It’s exceptional,” said shopper Glenn Allen. The store held its Grand Opening Thursday morning. City and county leaders joined […]

Why Quest Resource needed a new DFW corporate headquarters

Candace Carlisle | ccarlisle@bizjournals.com | Dallas Business Journal Fast-growing Quest Resource Management Group LLC, a subsidiary of Quest Resource Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: QRHC), was running out of space at its Frisco headquarters, which is why it needed a new build-to-suit corporate office. “I consider myself a person who can see opportunity a few steps before […]

Megastore is core of ambitious project in The Colony

Sebastian Robertson, WFAA ABC Channel 8 Nebraska Furniture Mart ‘s reach extends far beyond furniture. The megastore is set to open in The Colony sometime this spring. For the next few weeks, however, hundreds of shoppers contacted by e-mail and mailer will be among the first to browse the 560,000 square foot emporium. By way […]

Raising Cane’s Breaks Ground In The Colony

By Heather M. Goodwin | hgoodwin@starlocalmedia.com | The Colony Courier-Leader The Metroplex is already home to 27 Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurants, but local Caniacs can’t seem to get enough. The Louisiana-based chain recently broke ground on its newest location, in The Colony. It is tentatively scheduled to open in late June. The newest restaurant […]

The Colony Chamber of Commerce revamps itself

By Heather M. Goodwin | hgoodwin@starlocalmedia.com | The Colony Courier-Leader Changes are coming to The Colony Chamber of Commerce, and its new leader hopes it will allow members to get more out of the organization. “There are definitely a lot of changes coming,” said Robyn Bowers, president of the chamber board. “I want to see […]

Growth In The Colony, TX

The checkout area at the the Nebraska Furniture Mart is shown Jan. 14 in The Colony. by Diane Baxter | Director of Communications and Tourism City of The Colony Wow! Look at all the growth in The Colony. From new development to road construction, the city is flourishing. Growing pains come with all of this […]

Hampton Inn and Suites breaks ground at Nebraska Furniture Mart’s Grandscape development

Korri Kezar | kkezar@bizjournalscom | Dallas Business Journal A 115-room, 6-story Hampton Inn and Suites has broken ground at the Grandscape development in The Colony. Nebraska Furniture Mart is spending $1.5 billion to anchor and develop Grandscape, which will stretch across 433 acres. Its first phase includes two Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) hotels developed by […]

Abuelos moving to The Colony

Posted by LewisvilleTexan Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant announced this week that on February 15th, it’s location on 2520 S. I-35E in Lewisville will close its doors. The property has been purchased through eminent domain by the Texas Department of Transportation for use in the Interstate 35 expansion project. The state’s purchase price was not listed as […]

Nebraska Furniture Mart Begins Stocking Shelves for Customers

Candace Carlisle | ccarlisle@bizjournals.com | Dallas Business Journal After promises that shelves would begin to be stocked at Nebraska Furniture Mart’s new North Texas store in The Colony, work began Wednesday on filling the 560,000-square-foot retail showroom with appliances, furniture and electronics. The retail showroom will anchor the $1.5 billion, 433-acre Grandscape development and is […]

Nebraska Furniture Mart Gives DFW Shoppers a Reason to Look Around

Deanna Dewberry | @Deanna_Dewberry | NBCDFW.com Nebraska Furniture Mart, the largest home furnishing store in North America, is opening its biggest retail space to date this spring in The Colony. Nebraska Furniture Mart, the largest home furnishing store in North America, is opening its biggest retail space to date this spring in The Colony. The […]

Jackson-Shaw Celebrates Marriott Courtyard Groundbreaking

Dallas.citybizlist.com Jackson-Shaw marked the construction of the Marriott Courtyard in The Colony with a groundbreaking ceremony and luncheon on October 30. More than 50 guests joined on-site at the final phase of Cascades at The Colony, located along Sam Rayburn Tollway and two miles west of the Dallas North Tollway. The Jackson-Shaw Foundation is making […]

Griffin, Lakeview Middle School AVID students hear from Nebraska Furniture Mart

By Heather M. Goodwin | hgoodwin@starlocalmedia.com | The Colony Courier-Leader On Oct. 7, Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM)’s director of human resources, Megan Berry Barlow, spoke to Griffin Middle School and Lakeview Middle School AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) sixth, seventh and eighth grade students about the company and the strategies they implemented to make the […]

Developer Jackson-Shaw starts construction on third Marriott hotel near Nebraska Furniture Mart

Candace Carlisle | ccarlisle@bizjournals.com | Dallas Business Journal Dallas-based real estate development firm Jackson-Shaw plans to begin construction on its third Marriott hotel at Cascades at The Colony — a five-story, 125-room Marriott Courtyard. This new hotel on the Sam Rayburn Tollway, about two miles west of the Dallas North Tollway, signals the final phase […]

NEC Main Street & S. Colony Blvd.

LOCATION MAP GALLERY PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS Freestanding Building 2nd Generation Bank Located at the NEC of Main St & S Colony Blvd in The Colony, Texas Excellent visibility & easy access Hard corner, signalized intersection Nearby retailers include Big Lots, Aaros’s, Rent-A-Center, O’Reilly, Braums, McDonald’s, Taco Bell & Pizza Hut TRAFFIC COUNTS Main St: 43.632 VPD […]

NWC Sam Rayburn Tollway & S. Colony Blvd

LOCATION MAP GALLERY PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS LOCATION: NWC Hwy 121 & S Colony Blvd, The Colony, Texas 75056 SIZE & AVAILABILITY: 47-acre development Pad sites & anchor space available RATE: Please call for pricing TRAFFIC COUNTS: Hwy 121 – 70,427 CPD S Colony Blvd – CPD AREA RETAILERS: Future Nebraska Furniture Mart, Home Depot, Walmart, Super […]

The 10 Safest Places To Live In Texas

Natalie Grigson, Staff Writer | Movoto Insider Real Estate Blog We’ve all heard that everything is bigger in Texas: The trucks, the steaks, the houses, and in particular, the state pride. But is the crime rate also bigger in the Lone Star State? Here on the Movoto Real Estate blog, we decided to answer just […]

Grandscape to bring 5,000 new jobs to The Colony

By Heather M. Goodwin | hgoodwin@starlocalmedia.com | Lewisville Leader The Colony has already seen an economic benefit to bringing the Nebraska Furniture Mart to the city, but that is just the beginning of what it and the entire Grandscape development has to offer. “We’ve already seen a huge benefit of the development, including the addition […]

The Colony in D Magazines Top Suburbs List

The Colony moved up three positions in D Magazines Top Suburbs list and is currently 22nd of 63 suburbs included. Again, this proves that The Colony is on the move and is a great place to live and work. Read the original article on the D Magazine website.

The Colony P&Z Recommends Approval of Development Plan

By Heather M. Goodwin | hgoodwin@starlocalmedia.com | The Colony Courier-Leader The Colony could soon be home to a Cheddar’s restaurant following a vote by the planning and zoning commission. On Tuesday, commissioners approved a development plan for Cheddar’s restaurant that specializes in homemade dishes. Developers are planning a 8,066-square-foot restaurant that would be located on […]

TopGolf-The Colony earns another award

The city’s partnership with one of the nation’s premier entertainment and dining venues has again been honored by the business media with an annual award. On a night that featured dignitaries from the city of Dallas, the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and the Dallas Cowboys, The Colony’s own TopGolf facility was recognized as the […]

The Colony Ranks 11th in The SafeWise 50 Safest Cities in Texas

The Colony is ranked the 11th safest city on SafeWise’s ranking of the 50 safest cities in Texas with 20,000 residents or more. The study took note of The Colony’s quiet tree-lined streets, cozy hometown feel and the shores of stunning Lake Lewisville as well as comprehensive data including FBI crime reports. Read the full […]