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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Grapevine's Secret Economic Superpower

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Grapevine is synonymous with Destination Entertainment. We've earned a reputation for top-notch hotels, quality restaurants, and world-class entertainment. All those things are an integral part of this community.

But they aren’t the full story.

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

A Tale of Two Lobbies

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The Gaylord Texan and the Great Wolf Lodge are rival brands positioned within a mile of each other. We asked how they stay in business; their answers highlight one of the most important distinctive traits Grapevine has to offer: the community itself.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Grapevine's Master Plan

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Have you ever wondered how Grapevine became the City it is today? Many of our most iconic projects can trace their roots to a Comprehensive Master Plan developed in the 1980s that set the tone (and the agenda) for decades to come!

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Meow Wolf Underlines Grapevine's Immersive Entertainment Boom

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It’s official: Meow Wolf (a.k.a. Project Black Corinth in confidential circles) is coming to Grapevine. An immersive art experience with a dedicated following, Meow Wolf is famous for its explosive neon color palette and massive interactive installations.

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Celebrating a Half-Century of Strategic Success

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Looking at the City of Grapevine today, it’s difficult to picture its sprawling parks, first-to-market attractions, and Historic Main Street as an undeveloped community. But the Grapevine looked a little different 50 years ago...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Hauntreprenuership: Making the Most of Grapevine Ghosts

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With history as deep and storied as ours, businesses on Main Street have creative options for drawing in a crowd. In the case of Grape Vine Springs Winery, that includes a Ghost Tour.

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

DFW Airport Makes Grapevine the City at the Center of Everything

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As the 2nd-largest airport in the US, DFW moves more passengers and cargo than almost any other provider; ranking 4th in the world for passengers and 3rd for passenger traffic in 2021. Here's how that incredible accessibility has impacted our region.

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Transit District Overlay Seeks to Build On TEXRail Success

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New improvements and development opportunities come together at Dallas Road, making the neighborhood around Grapevine Main Street Station ripe for growth.

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Behind the Scenes in the Christmas Capital of Texas

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40 Days of Christmas here in Grapevine starts with a full month of physical setup, handled by a team of three or four “elves” from the Parks and Recreation Department. See how it's done in the Economic Development News Center!

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Solo Stove & Chubbies Showroom Coming to Mustang Dr

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Solo Brands have inked a deal for a showroom property at 1001 Mustang Drive in Grapevine, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for November 18, 2021. The Texan founders chose Grapevine for its central location and access to the airport.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Paycheck Protection - Did It Work in Grapevine?

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The City of Grapevine provides an interesting case study in favor of the oldest tricks in the book: investing in your people, adapting to the market, and making the most of the opportunities you’re given.

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Grapevine Economic Development Sponsors Data for Small Businesses

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With the new SizeUp Small Business Evaluation tool, businesses can see how they stack up against the competition, find potential buyers or vendors in Texas, get advertising insights and more.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Waterlogic Brings 300 Jobs to Grapevine

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A year after choosing Grapevine, Texas — opening just before a pandemic in January 2020 — Waterlogic is confident that the Dallas market was the right choice.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Trade Group Headquarters Officially Opens

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The Trade Group recently signed on to build over 360,000 square feet of office space in Grapevine, Texas. Their move just happened to fall in the middle of a once-in-a-century pandemic that shuttered businesses around the world.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

New Market? Global Pandemic? No Problem for Hotel Vin

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Thanks largely to a leisure resurgence, Hotel Vin has exceeded expectations ever since opening day... in spite of a difficult year for hospitality and travel.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Grapevine - A Case Study in Economic Hardiness

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Grapevine benefits from its geographic location and loyal consumers who live in the suburbs that connect DFW, providing a path toward full recovery as long as employers and community leaders balance virus containment with optimistic reopenings.

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Henry Schein - The City's Secret, COVID-Proof Powerhouse

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Strategically located near a convergence of highways and an international airport in Grapevine, Texas, Henry Schein, Inc may be the secret powerhouse of the local economy.

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

A Look Inside Grapevine's Un-dying Retail

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While department store closures — and accompanying squabbles over property rights — threaten many mall properties, the Mills have the freedom and flexibility to rapidly fill cavernous storefronts with creative new offerings.

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