Rendering of 500 Taylor in Fort Worth. Dickie's new HQ will take over the top floor. [Image: LoopNet]
Dickie’s—the Fort Worth-founded world leader in work apparel—has been around for a century. That seems like a great time to spiff things up with a stylish new HQ, and Dickie’s is doing just that, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
The company is leaving its Vickery Boulevard campus south of I-30 and taking up the entire 75,000-square-foot top floor of 500 Taylor, a six-floor retail and office building/parking garage adjacent to the 35-story luxury condo high-rise The Tower in downtown Fort Worth.
The HQ is slated to open in mid-2023.
“We have been part of this community since the infancy of the brand, and this move will allow us to collaborate more freely, build deeper relationships with makers in our own backyard, and access top talent as we continue to grow,” Lance Meller, Dickies’ global brand president, told the Star-Telegram. “We’re proud to call Fort Worth home and can’t wait for this new chapter to unfold.”
DIckie’s plans to spend $2.5 million to renovate its new location, according to city records cited by the Star-Telegram.
Dickie’s is owned by North Carolina-based VF Corp., which acquired the family-owned company in 2017 for $820 million. VF also owns the apparel brands Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Wrangler, and Lee.
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