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Fort Worth Approves $18M in Incentives for New E-Commerce Regional HQ and Distribution Center

by | Aug 22, 2023
Quite literally a "nuts and bolts" company, the 1901-founded McMaster-Carr sells over 700,000 tools, hardware, and industrial items to plants across the U.S. It plans to invest at least $360 million in a newly constructed regional HQ in North Fort Worth, creating 250 new jobs.
The Last Word: Sinclair Digital’s Farukh Aslam on Snagging an Economic Development Agreement with Fort Worth
by | Apr 27, 2023
On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council approved an economic development agreement with Sinclair Digital, the smart buildings tech startup that brought The Sinclair—a Marriott Autograph Collection hotel called "the world's first all-digital hotel"—to downtown Fort Worth. Under the agreement, Sinclair Digital will launch a new corporate R&D and tech center in downtown Fort Worth. According to the Star-Telegram, city tax incentives will enable the hiring of 30 to 40 new employees over the next few months, with programmers included in the new positions.
Fort Worth City Council Will Vote on $21.4 Million Tourism Contract to Boost Sporting Events and Film Production
by | Apr 10, 2023
The city said the five-year contract renews support for Visit Fort Worth’s mission to raise awareness via marketing and media exposure, and deliver economic impact by securing sports events and conventions. The Fort Worth City Council is scheduled to vote on the contract at its April 25 meeting.
Fort Worth May Spend $95M on Convention Center and Surrounding District
by | Feb 6, 2023
Two months after selecting AECOM Hunt, Byrne Construction Services, and EJ Smith to manage “the full scope” of phase one of a major expansion of the Fort Worth Convention Center, the city's plans for the area could be getting even bigger. An advisory committee of community stakeholders and project team representatives recently recommended that the city council spend an additional $43 million to realign Commerce Street, allowing for the development of a Convention Center District that could feature "a dynamic urban design mix of new shops, restaurants, and other experiences," the city said.

Fort Worth Pledges $15M to Advance the National Juneteenth Museum Project

by | Sep 16, 2022
Slated to be built in Fort Worth's Historic Southside neighborhood, the planned $70 million museum will get the city funding once the balance for the project has been raised. Designed by the New York office of Denmark-based Bjarke Ingels Group, the building will house the museum on its second level, with a business incubator, restaurant, 250-seat amphitheater, and storefronts at ground level. “Literally and figuratively, it was designed to be a beacon of light in an area that has been dark for a very long time,” says Jarred Howard, principal of the project's developer.
‘Drumstick’ Creator Parker Products Breaks Ground on Plant
by | Dec 20, 2016
The company broke ground on its new 90,000- square-foot facility for confectionary fillings and grinds, candy coatings, liquid flavors, and pralines for foods and beverages.
Fiber Startup Wants to Sew Up Facility Lease at Alliance
by | Dec 8, 2016
A deal with Pure Renewables could create as many as 370 new jobs by the end of 2017.