Friday, April 19, 2013

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North Texas cities have been hit by a tidal wave of proposals from companies looking for a home for their expanding call center or back-office operations.
Over the past year, North Texas has added more than 11,000 jobs and as much as 3.5 million square feet of commercial real estate for such projects, and the work keeps flowing in. Economic development officials say they have proposals from roughly 50 companies interested in joining the mix. In all, the region has 280 call center or other back-office operations, each with hundreds or thousands of employees.
In Dallas’ economic development office, J. ...


Staff Writer-Dallas Business Journal