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Trina Solar U.S. Bringing PV Manufacturing Facility and Jobs to Wilmer, Texas
September 11, 2023
- WILMER, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trina Solar, a global leader in smart solar products and solutions, has announced it will build a more than 1 million square foot solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facility in Wilmer, Texas. The company is investing more than $200 million in property and equipment. When completed, the facility will... read more 

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One of the State’s Largest Spec Industrial Buildings Underway in Wilmer
September 30, 2022
- Spanning more than 1.35 million square feet, a development of this size also carries with it the hopes to stoke Wilmer's ability to attract advanced manufacturing, in addition to further neighborhood services and housing opportunities. Read the article in Dallas Business Journal. Watch the groundbreaking ceremony. read more 

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Tricolor Opens New 200,000 Square Foot Reconditioning Center to Support Value Proposition and Scale
September 22, 2022
- DALLAS, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tricolor today announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art mega reconditioning center in Wilmer, Texas, south of downtown Dallas. The 200,000 square foot indoor facility and adjacent 12-acre parking facility employs more 200 people and accommodates 200 service bays, a full paint and body center, and... read more 

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Champion Partners Breaks Ground on 1.4 MSF Dallas Project
September 20, 2022
- Champion Partners and Cresset Partners have broken ground on a 1.4 million-square-foot industrial project in Wilmer, Texas, one of the state’s largest single-building speculative developments. The developers have appointed Stream Realty Partners to be in charge of leasing. Tradepoint 45 is... read more 

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding
September 18, 2022
- Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 22 - 25, 2022, announced Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA... read more 

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Population Increase Signals Wilmer’s Growth
September 11, 2022
- "Last year, our city had a population of 4,600. This year, we have a population of 6,690. I'm very proud of that," says Mayor Sheila Petta. Learn more on this WFAA video: City of Wilmer seeing population growth as more major businesses move into community read more 

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Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program
July 6, 2022
- The Office of the Governor would like to announce the launch of a new recovery program, the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program (TTIR), which will begin accepting applications July 6, 2022. The purpose of this program is to provide grants to Texas businesses in the tourism, travel, and... read more 

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Facade Improvement Funds Available
July 4, 2022
- The goal and purpose of the City of Wilmer’s Façade Improvement Grant Program are to encourage the rehabilitation, enhancement, and restoration of building façades of existing businesses for the purpose of stimulating business and commercial activity, strengthening workforce development, tourism activity, and/or other... read more 

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Small Town Packs Big Punch
May 10, 2022
- When the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies selects your community for a major facility investment, it’s safe to say that your city has arrived. While the small town of Wilmer in Dallas County, Texas, did not need Medline’s stamp of endorsement to... read more 

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Resources for Small Business | Small Business Week
May 2, 2022
- Happy 2022 Small Business Week! As you know, small businesses are the driving force behind the Texas economy, helping our state lead the nation in an economic resurgence. During this week, we will celebrate the significant impact Texas small businesses have on our state's economic vitality and job creation. Thanks... read more 

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