The cost of building the proposed Panther Island river walk-style development north of downtown Fort Worth has risen to $1.17 billion. But Tarrant Regional Water District officials say that — if voters on May 5 approve $250 million in bonds — they will have the money they need to finish the job by 2028.
More than half of U.S. workers could be doing freelance/contractual work by 2027, one report predicts. With jobs such as driving for Amazon, Lyft and Uber becoming more popular, experts say the move away from a traditional workplace could come at a cost for workers.
The prospect of building high-speed rail connecting Dallas, Arlington, Fort Worth and eventually Austin, San Antonio and Laredo moved a step closer to reality Thursday after the Regional Transportation Council approved $500,000 for a study.
Mouser Electronics Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, wants to hire 150 people as part of its ongoing expansion in Texas. The company distributes semiconductors and electronic components and is one of the largest employers in Mansfield.
Downtown Fort Worth's ZIP code (76102) is the sixth most gentrified neighborhood in the United States since 2000, according to a recent report. City officials say they want to look at ways to diversify the area as it continues to grow.
Former Rangers switch hitter Mark Teixeira, who won a World Series in 2009 with the New York Yankees, plans to auction his house in Westlake's Vaquero neighborhood next month. Teixeira previously tried to sell the home for $4 million to $5.75 million.
The foundations for Academy Sports + Outdoors and At Home will be poured soon as progress picks up at the Shops at Broad mixed-use development at the northwest corner of East Broad Street and U.S. 287.
A nationwide housing shortage has driven up home prices and forced many prospective buyers to wait. But in the Walsh development on the western edge of Fort Worth, houses are being completed at an average of one per day.
Developer Scott Beck said the project will have 250 luxury apartments on the north side of the site on Trophy Club Drive and Texas 114. In addition, the mixed-use project will have 39 town homes, a 137-room Aloft Hotel and 50,000-square feet of retail and restaurant space.