Robert Sturns

The DEC Network Ventures West for Fort Worth Entrepreneurship Center

by | May 22, 2023
The Fort Worth Local Development Corp. approved $500,000 over two years to create the Fort Worth Entrepreneurship Center. The center will be operated by The DEC Network in the city's Near Southside neighborhood, according to the Fort Worth Report.
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.
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....

DI People: DART, UT Arlington, PepsiCo, Nanoscope, Magellan Health, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Jul 8, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Integrity Marketing, Tauro Capital Advisors, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Ashton Woods, Cariloop, EisnerAmper, Mosaic, Gore Range Capital, One Day, and others.

You'll also find CDFI Friendly Fort Worth's first board appointments, Texas Women's Foundation's newest board members, and North Central Texas Council of Government's new president.
how dallas fort worth punches above its weight in commercial real estate

Expert Views: How Dallas-Fort Worth Punches Above Its Weight in Commercial Real Estate

Dallas-Fort Worth is a contender—not only nationally, but on the global stage.

Here's what real estate and economic development leaders have to say about the region's 'X factors.'
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Medical Innovation District: Fort Worth Targets Near Southside for New Hub
by | May 22, 2019
City leaders hope to have the Near Southside neighborhood in the heart of Fort Worth designated a medical innovation district by the fall. The designation would have the potential of adding thousands of medical and technology related jobs.
South by Southwest
Here’s Which North Texans You Should Watch for at SXSW
The South by Southwest Conference and Festivals officially starts Friday, and though all the happenings are in Austin, there’ll be plenty of North Texas presence.