Sandy Baker

March 23, 2014

Developer buying up property in Fort Worth’s Six Points Urban Village

Dallas-based Criterion Development Partners, which builds high-end apartment complexes, has purchased several properties along Race Street, Sylvania Avenue and Belknap Street northeast of downtown Fort Worth.

Dallas-based Criterion Development Partners, developers of high-end multifamily properties in Texas and Massachusetts, has been quietly buying up property along Race Street in the Six Points Urban Village just northeast of downtown Fort Worth.

Pretlow Riddick, Criterion’s president and principal, did not return several phone calls seeking comment on the acquisitions and plans for the property.

According to deed records, the properties Criterion has bought since January include 2925 Race St., sold by MEI Investments in Arlington; 412 N. Sylvania Ave., a 10,300-square-foot vacant building sold by Fort Worth Bingo; and, 2805 Belknap St., from JDW Family Enterprises in Fort Worth.

Also, the developer has bought out of foreclosure from Liberty Bank 2707 Race St., which houses Dino’s Sports Bar; 2719 Race St., which houses Fuzzy’s Taco Shop; 0.2 acre at 2913 Race St.; and 1.2 acres at 3000 McLemore Ave.

Since its founding in 2004, Criterion has developed apartment communities in Richardson, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio, as well as several in Massachusetts, according to its website.

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The pub has leased 1,200 square feet in landlord Matt McEntire’s building at 2708 W. Seventh. It joins the Vine Greek Taverna, the Abbey Pub, Poag Mahones Irish Pub and Wired Willy’s Tap House.


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