Dallas

For Louis Tiseo, what his dad has accomplished in building a successful paving company in the Dallas Metroplex brings a lot of pride. Tiseo Paving Company, which moved to Dallas in 1981, has 120 employees. Many are third generation Tiseo employees. "My 81-year-old dad, Art, is still very active in the business, and has no plans to slow down," said Louis Tiseo, who started working at age 14 with his father.

Amazon announced Jan. 18 that it has chosen 20 potential locations for its new headquarters. In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2.

In a multi-faceted transaction that closed on Jan. 5, National Equipment Dealers (NED) acquired Four Seasons Equipment, May Heavy Equipment and Earthmovers Construction Equipment, LLC, as well as some assets of International Iron. This is a truly exceptional opportunity for NED to expand in what is recognized as the three fastest growing economic areas in the U.S.: Texas (Houston and Dallas), the Carolinas (Raleigh, Lexington, Charlotte, Columbia, Greenville/Spartanburg, Charleston) and Florida (Orlando).

During the first half of 2017, eight of the top ten metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts ranked by dollar volume registered decreased activity compared to a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. At the same time, metropolitan markets ranked 11 through 20 showed growth for nine of the ten markets, as smaller geographic areas are picking up the slack from the deceleration underway in those cities that have led the commercial and multifamily upturn over the past several years.

Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program), recognized nationwide as a leading educational diversity initiative that introduces multicultural professionals to commercial real estate (CRE), is returning to New York City this fall. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, commercial real estate is “one of the least diverse industries” in the economy.