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Dodson Commercial Real Estate Rebrands to Street Realty, Moves to Fort Worth

by | Mar 22, 2023
The new name and relocation from Arlington are part of the firm's planned brand evolution in line with the vision of its new executive team, led by co-founders Alex Bryant and Ryan Dodson. Dodson says Street Realty "reflects our collective passion for urban projects and is a fun play on the fact that all buildings are located on some sort of street. We also like to think of ourselves as having forward-thinking street smarts."
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Corps of Engineers Steers $20M More to Fort Worth’s Panther Island Project
by | Mar 13, 2023
The project aims to reroute part of the Trinity River near downtown Fort Worth and create Panther Island—which the city hopes will become a massive housing and mixed-use entertainment and recreational district. The new 2023 funding is on top of $403 million already allocated to the project as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law of 2022.

IT and Tech Staffing Agency Expands to Fort Worth, Names Local Branch Manager

Providence Partners, an IT and technical staffing and recruiting agency based in Austin, is expanding its operations to Fort Worth. The company has been serving the Austin IT and tech staffing market for over a decade. Providence announced that it has hired Ryan Kovach as the branch manager who will lead the initiative at its new Fort Worth division. 
Report: ‘Rich Renter’ Households in DFW Up as Much as 198% in Five Years
by | Feb 3, 2023
RentCafe said that while the number of high-income renters in Dallas rose by 74% and sits at 6% of the city's total renters between 2015 and 2020—peaking at 17,257— he number of high-income renters rose even more dramatically in other North Texas cities. Garland saw a rise of 198%, McKinney 186%, Plano 103%, and Frisco 93%. High-income renters in Frisco may look into places like the luxury Remy apartments (above), coming to Frisco Square in 2024.
Fort Worth’s LanCarte CRE Adds Dallas Office Led by Industry Veteran, Names VP
by | Jan 12, 2023
The company said that the moves position LanCarte Commercial to provide creative solutions and proactive partnerships to its clients. Launched in Fort Worth in 2018, the company said it continues to grow by prioritizing collaboration and partnership.
Two Historic Fort Worth Towers Acquired for Apartment Conversions in One Week
by | Jan 10, 2023
Dallas has increasingly been putting apartments into historic downtown buildings. In the past week, Fort Worth made its own one-two punch in the same direction. First, Dallas-based Bluelofts Inc. acquired the historic Oil & Gas building on West 7th Street in downtown Fort Worth (above), for conversion into 180 apartments with ground-floor retail. Now Chicago's 3L Real Estate has acquired the 16-story former Oncor Building on the very same street for conversion into—you guessed it—apartments.

UNTHSC Prof: With Opioid Research Done, It’s Time to ‘Talk About the Results’

by | Dec 27, 2022
"We don’t have years to wait—it’s important that the data and recommendations are delivered as quickly as possible, in ways people can understand and apply," says Dr. Scott Walters, who served as steering committee chair of the 67-community HEALing Communities Study.

A center at the University of North Texas Health Science Center will share findings to communities most affected by the worsening opioid crisis. “We already know quite a bit about best practices,” Walters notes.
Fort Worth Alliance Airport Now Bears H. Ross Perot Sr.’s Name
by | Dec 20, 2022
Thirty-three years after launching as the world's first industrial airport, Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport now bears the name of the man who believed in its ultimate promise. "My dad wholeheartedly believed Fort Worth Alliance Airport would be the centerpiece of an unprecedented jobs corridor in Texas,” said Ross Perot Jr., chairman of The Perot Group and Hillwood.
Aurora Keeps on (Autonomously) Truckin’ with Release of Its Driver Beta 5.0 System
by | Dec 20, 2022
Aurora Innovation is already hauling freight with its self-driving trucks from Dallas-Fort Worth to Houston and El Paso, for customers including FedEx, Uber Freight, Werner, and Schneider. The release of its Aurora Driver Beta 5.0 adds detection and appropriate response to emergency vehicles like ambulances, fire engines, and law enforcement vehicles, along with other enhanced capabilities.
North Texas Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame To Induct 2 Visionaries in 2023
by | Dec 9, 2022

The North Texas Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame will welcome two visionaries in 2023, Ray W. Washburne, president of Highland Park Village, and Rex Glendenning, founder and owner of Rex Real Estate.

Former Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will receive the Industry Service Award for her contributions advancing the commercial real estate industry through her efforts in economic development, mobility, infrastructure and private-public partnerships....


Glowing Example: Pioneer Tower Restoration in Fort Worth Earns Preservation Award

by | Dec 5, 2022
After going dark for decades, Pioneer Tower glowed once again following the 2019 completion of a $4.7 million city of Fort Worth refurbishment project. In a 21st century twist, the tower got programmable LED lighting to mark holidays and special events. Now the restoration has earned Historic Fort Worth’s 2022 Preservation Project Award.
Construction Firms Named for $30M Fort Worth Convention Center Phase One Expansion
North Texas construction firms AECOM Hunt, Byrne Construction Services, and EJ Smith are about to make their mark on downtown Fort Worth. The city of Fort Worth has selected the three firms to manage "the full scope" of phase one of a major expansion of the Fort Worth Convention Center—with a budget of up to $30 million.
GKN Aerospace to Move North America Additive Manufacturing Center to Fort Worth
by | Nov 29, 2022

GKN Aerospace, which has its U.S. headquarters in Irving, will relocate its North America additive manufacturing center of excellence to the Lone Star Commerce Center in Fort Worth....

Allied Electronics Seeks Applicants for New RS DesignSpark Accelerate Program
by | Nov 28, 2022
The company is looking for entrepreneurs specializing in hardware and software solutions engineered for digital factories, smart buildings and facilities, energy management and efficiency, Industry 4.0, or supply chains.