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Golden Triangle Mall facelift now finished

A new food court, entrances and several design elements are all in place at Golden Triangle Mall, as renovations are now finalized.

The extensive upgrade, which began after GTM Development Ltd. bought the mall in 2011, updated the 765,000-square-foot space that was originally constructed in 1980.

The project was completed by Cadence McShane Construction Co. of Addison, but construction at independent retailers are underway, or expected to start soon. J.C. Penney is under renovation now, and Dillard’s is working out plans to expand and renovate its space.


Top spots filled at Northstar Bank of Texas

Northstar Bank of Texas has hired Terry Almon as the next chief operating officer of the company, headquarted in Denton.

Almon has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and holds multiple degrees.

Additionally, Chris Logue was hired as area president for Central Texas, and will be based in Austin. He most recently was president of a bank in Georgetown, and also holds multiple degrees.


First United employee completes training

John Gannon, Small Business Administration group manager at First United Bank in Denton, graduated from a yearlong development program at the company.

The program, called LEAD (Leadership Excellence and Achievement Dynamics), teaches employees about negotiations, management, public speaking and other aspects of management.

Gannon was selected by the bank’s executive management to participate in the program because of his high performance at the company.


Business on the move

A Beautiful Place Therapy Spa will open this week in a new space.

The therapy spa, which opened its doors in January 2009, will now be at 715 Cordell St., instead of 903 N. Elm St.

— Staff reports



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