Hillwood Acquires 3-Building Office Portfolio in Irving

by | Apr 24, 2024
The Freeport Business Center has a 70% occupancy rate, with space available for lease ranging from 26,406 to 82,500 square feet, Hillwood said. Notable tenants include Northrop Grumman Corp., Yardi Systems, Sirus XM, and most recently Boeing.
Dr. Phil’s Merit Street Media Debuts Out of Fort Worth with Reach to 80+ Million Homes
by | Apr 2, 2024
Merit Street, which broadcasts programming from studios in the AllianceTexas development in North Fort Worth, is launching on multiple platforms including DIRECTV, DISH, and U-verse TV, as well as for Xfinity/Comcast viewers in several major Eastern cities.
Texas’ First EV Fleet Charging Hub To Be Built at Fort Worth’s AllianceTexas
by | Apr 2, 2024
Gage Zero, an Austin-based fleet electrification solutions company, is developing the project in North Fort Worth to help address the carbon impact of medium- and heavy-duty truck fleets. Gage Zero called the project "a significant leap forward in sustainable infrastructure."
Over $58M Awarded to Advance Fort Worth Rare Earth Magnet Manufacturing Plant
by | Apr 1, 2024
Las Vegas-based MP Materials—which began building the plant in 2022 at Hillwood's AllianceTexas—plans to produce ""precursor materials" at the facility this summer, and "finished magnets" by late 2025. The critically needed products will be delivered to General Motors to power EVs—and help "bring the supply chain home" to the U.S.

Venture Titans Gather at Circle T Ranch to Power North Texas’ ‘Next-Level’ Growth

by | Nov 9, 2023
The exclusive Circle T Ranch reception—an annual highlight of the Venture Dallas franchise—drew founders and funders for pivotal connections and conversations. But the headliner unfolded on stage as Anurag Jain, Hill Perot, and Brendan Gaffey strategized the future of the startup and venture ecosystem in North Texas.
Dr. Phil Is Launching a New Primetime Network Out of Studios in Fort Worth
by | Nov 8, 2023
In March, after 21 seasons, Dr. Phil McGraw announced the end of his daytime platform "Dr. Phil." His new network, Merit Street Media, will be anchored by "Dr. Phil Primetime," set to premiere on Feb. 26. Dozens of longtime "Dr. Phil" staffers have relocated their families to Texas for the project, the network said.
Hillwood Just Bought an Entire City Block in Downtown Fort Worth for Its First-Ever Project There
by | Oct 25, 2023
Thirty-five years after developing Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport and after decades of booming economic impact at AllianceTexas, Dallas-based Hillwood is making its first-ever play in the Panther City's downtown district.
Georgia Wire and Cable Company Southwire to Open 1.2M-SF Customer Center in AllianceTexas
by | Jul 26, 2023
A leader in the multi-billion-dollar North American market, Southwire has delivered power to customers worldwide for more than 70 years. See when its huge new Fort Worth customer service center will be completed—and how many will work there.

Coca-Cola-Backed Irish Drone Delivery Startup Partners with Hillwood to Test ‘Lightning-Fast’ Deliveries in North Texas

by | Apr 27, 2023
Dublin, Ireland-based Manna, the world’s first aviation-grade B2B "drone delivery as-a-service" startup, has begun a trial in partnership with Dallas-based real estate development company Hillwood at its AllianceTexas development in Fort Worth. The trial will initially offer drone delivery to a select number of Hillwood’s residential developments.
Fort Worth Doubles Down on Innovation Districts With New Policy, Designations
by | Apr 3, 2023
Along with formalizing its policy on innovation districts, the Fort Worth city council said the city's Medical Innovation District and AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone— two areas already well-known as clusters of innovation in the city’s target industries—have been formally designated as innovation zones.
Samsung HVAC America Is Expanding Its Presence at AllianceTexas
by | Mar 22, 2023
Samsung HVAC America is the North American HQ for Samsung’s heating and cooling products—including innovations like The Hylex, a compact, "game changing" outdoor unit that's compatible with virtually any existing HVAC system. This week, the company announced it's not just innovating—it's growing. Samsung HVAC is expanding its 228,000-SF HQ at Alliance Texas' Alliance Gateway 55 in Roanoke by taking over the entire 360,000-SF building.
Gatik Partners with Kroger on Self-Driving Truck Deliveries to Dallas-Area Stores
by | Mar 15, 2023
Starting in May, Gatik's autonomous 20-foot box trucks will begin rolling goods from Kroger's Dallas distribution center to Kroger grocery stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Initially, they'll be operated with a safety driver in the cab, Gatik says.

After Opening U.S. HQ in Fort Worth, Clevon Rolls Out First North American On-Road Driverless Delivery

by | Dec 9, 2022
The all-electric, autonomous courier robot was built by Clevon, an Estonia-based company that moved its U.S. HQ to Fort Worth's AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone three months ago. At the HQ opening, Estonia's president said "The future is very near."

Now that future has arrived, with a CLEVON 1 robot making a 3.6-mile delivery on public roads, navigating traffic and making turn signals along the way. Plus, take a look at the U.S. opening at AllianceTexas.
Delicious Deal: Hillwood Brings Läderach Chocolatier Suisse to Distribution Center in AllianceTexas
by | Dec 7, 2022
Hillwood's latest real estate deal is set to sweeten North Texas and beyond. Läderach Chocolatier Suisse, a 60-year-old family-owned premium Swiss chocolate company, will expand to AllianceTexas for their U.S. distribution center—allowing them to bring delicious freshness directly from Switzerland into retail stores across America. 

Premium chocolates have one of the highest speed-to-market demands in the food and beverage industry, and Hillwood's Samuel Rhea says the deal gives "one of the world’s best chocolatiers" easy access to the unique multi-modal logistics platforms at AllianceTexas.
New Terminal To Be Unveiled at Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport
by | Nov 30, 2022
The new "fixed-based operation" facility at the heart of AllianceTexas will have over 20,000 square feet of "highly amenitized lounges" and meeting facilities and 68,000 square feet of attached hangar space. Scheduled for completion in December, It will expand the airport's offerings with additional, "first-class" accommodations for flight crews, as well as more flexible, spacious lounges for pilots and passengers.
Beauty Manufacturing Plans New High-Tech $150M Plant at Fort Worth’s AllianceTexas
by | Nov 30, 2022
Beauty Manufacturing Solutions Corp. already operates a plant from its home base in Coppell. But with the help of $2 million in incentives from the city of Fort Worth, it plans to add a new high-tech, $150 million plant at the Alliance Gateway 2 building in Fort Worth's AllianceTexas development.