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WEDC Announces 2022 Economic Development Week
April 21, 2022
- Wilmer Economic Development and Community Development Corporations mark the week of May 9 to May 13, 2022, as the next Economic Development Week. During this week, communities across North America will celebrate and recognize the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically vibrant and livable communities. Created in 2016 by... read more 

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Financial Assistance Available to Homeowners
March 18, 2022
- (Click here Spanish Version) Dallas County Tax Assessor John R. Ames just mailed almost 4,000 notices to property owners who may qualify for assistance on their delinquent property taxes. “I’m grateful that we have the opportunity to notify homeowners about this program and hope they take the time... read more 

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Bandera Ventures plans warehouse project with 1.5M Square Feet
February 10, 2022
- Everything is bigger in Texas, even the warehouses. Bandera Ventures, one of North Texas’ most successful industrial developers, is eyeing the Wilmer industrial market in the southern Dallas area for a $76 million project, according to the Dallas Morning News. Southport Logistics will consist of two new warehouse and distribution... read more 

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Major Industrial Project Coming to Wilmer
February 8, 2022
- TRG is making its local debut and teaming up with Grandview Partners on the development. National developer TRG is entering the Dallas-Fort Worth industrial market with the construction of CORE45, a two-building, 1.6 million-square-foot Class A industrial property in Wilmer, Texas, that will be aimed at tenants seeking space... read more 

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City of Wilmer Recognized for its “Superior” Public Water System
February 1, 2022
- The City of Wilmer continues to merit recognition as a “Superior” Public Water System, as designated in a letter from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Region 4-Dallas/Fort Worth on January 20, 2022. The requirements, outlined by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, are listed below. The designation is... read more 

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City of Wilmer Awarded 1.175M from TxDOT’s Green Ribbon Program
December 3, 2021
- The City of Wilmer has been awarded $1.175M for landscape improvements of five intersections on Interstate 45 as part of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Green Ribbon Program. Halff Associates, Inc., assisted the City with the grant application and will be designing and managing the construction of the landscape improvements. ... read more 

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City of Wilmer Announces Smart Water Meter Modernization Project
November 8, 2021
- The City of Wilmer has announced a project to modernize the City’s aging water service infrastructure. The project referred to as an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) or “smart” water meter replacement project will significantly improve operational efficiencies and allow residential customers to access their water usage... read more 

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Xebec CEO Discusses $475m Commitment, Focus on Intermodal Proximity
July 16, 2021
- Many exciting real estate opportunities exist right now in the eyes of Randy Kendrick, co-founder and CEO of Xebec. Now, with a recent injection of nearly $500 million, the company is ready to pounce on more opportunities, including some within Texas. Last week, the Dallas-based real estate firm announced... read more 

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Yokohama Tire Opening New 430,000sf Distribution Center in Wilmer
May 22, 2021
- Yokohama Tire Corporation announced it will be opening a new 430,000 square-foot distribution center in Wilmer, Texas, about 15 miles southeast of Dallas. The state-of-the-art, full-service facility is expected to open in summer. It will first be used to distribute Yokohama’s OE tires, followed by passenger car/light truck and... read more 

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Plaquemines Port and APM Terminals Announce Future Port Collaboration
May 20, 2021
- Plaquemines Port and APM Terminals have announced an agreement to work together to discuss the future design of the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD), including the consideration of APM Terminals as the future terminal operator. The facility is in the early stages of development as a deep water,... read more 

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