Mike Crum

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.
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.