The Trinity River Vision Authority approved a new independent review of Fort Worth’s Panther Island project, but it won’t focus on its CEO, J.D. Granger, or his relationship with mom Congresswoman Kay Granger.
Non-profit organizations such as United Way of Tarrant County are hopeful that Texans will continue to donate to charities, despite federal income tax law changes that remove the financial incentive for giving.
More than 4,000 people are employed at the company’s Arlington, Texas plant, which is undergoing expansion. SUVs such as the Chevy Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade are made in the Arlington facility.
Cook Children’s Health Care System is building a pediatric center in the thriving Walsh area of far west Fort Worth. It will offer urgent care, primary care and specialty services related to sports and orthopedics.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, which has a Dallas location for a decade and a Grapevine location for more than five years, is making its Fort Worth move: It’s long-awaited Shops at Clearfork location opens in December.
The dining hall, which had already announced some restaurants, including a Knife Burger from Dallas celebrity chef John Tesar, will have a grand opening Dec. 7-8.. A couple of big Fort Worth chefs are involved.
Albertsons Companies LLC plans to close an Albertsons grocery store at 10800 N. Beach Street in far north Fort Worth (near Golden Triangle Boulevard). The company also plans to close an Albertsons in DeSoto and Tom Thumb stores in Coppell and Flower Mound Dec. 1.
American Airlines’ new Fort Worth corporate campus will feature miles of trails and green space. The company aims to begin moving into the new headquarters in May, and complete the transition in October 2019.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price is calling for the $1.16 billion Panther Island project needs to be scaled back and audited, in an effort to help the long-delayed project qualify for federal flood control funds.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger and her son, J.D. Granger, have worked on Fort Worth’s Panther Island development for more than a decade, but their differences over how to build three bridges over the Trinity River may have changed the course of the project.
The Darden family of Fort Worth, which for years ran the Quicksilver Resources company that amassed millions during the height of the Barnett Shale natural gas play, is selling a 37,000-acre KC7 Ranch in far west Texas as part of a bankruptcy.