Business

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 27 - 5:14pm

Competitive relocation and expansion activity are humming at high levels in Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Year to date, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has worked with the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County and other partners on 51 projects, moving at a brisker pace in 2017 now that we’...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 27 - 5:03pm

Your gas-guzzling SUV is going to be obsolete within the next decade or so, driven by the introduction of self-driving vehicles that will drive costs of alternative transportation as a service far below what it costs you to own and maintain a vehicle, says Tony Seba, the futurist author and...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 11:53am

It’s a big question, one thrown onto the table sometime after the plates of enchiladas at the El Fenix on Camp Bowie were cleared. “Sunny, what does hope look like to you?” Sunny Brous Erasmus, 30, two and a half years removed from what she calls the “death sentence...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:58am

It’s been a busy year for Brian Wiginton and Frank Montgomery, who bought their former employer, Silver West Limousines, from its founder in April 2016 after having worked at the company for several years. The first challenge Wiginton and Montgomery had to handle: having to move their...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:55am

It may be trite, heck, it may even sound sexist, but sometimes, you can tell the character of a woman by her handbag. In the case of Tiffany Cason, it was a large, light green leather satchel with one word on its catch: TOMS. The shoe and apparel company TOMS, founded by the Arlington native...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:51am

The Thornton Steel portfolio reads like a Where’s Where of Fort Worth landmarks. The local company, the leading steel fabricator in the country’s Southwest region, worked on AT&T Stadium, Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena (the remodeled Daniel Meyer Coliseum), Mary Wright Admissions...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 9:53am

Gerald Alley could have written a book off of lessons he and his siblings learned from their father, who owned an Esso station in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and mother, an educator who preached to her kids the way to a life was through learning. Lesson one from his father, Troy, Alley says: “...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 13 - 9:27am

Photo by Kevin Marple WestBend is getting a little sweeter.  SusieCakes will open in the University District development at 1621 River Run, Suite 151, in the fall, becoming the bakery's third location in Texas (the other two are in Dallas and Plano). The bakery specializes in desserts...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 10 - 2:24pm

One of Fort Worth's most colorful developments, The Foundry District, is preparing for growth.  Developer M2G Ventures announced Monday that construction on a new building and additional office space for the district will begin in August. The building, located at 212 Carroll St. and...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 6 - 4:17pm

Call it a groundbreaking. Or more like, a building-smashing.  Either way, construction has begun on The River East -- a 322,019-square-foot mixed-use project at 2900 Race St. -- marked by the ceremonial smash of a wrecking ball against a vacant building that will be torn down to make way for...

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