Business

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 19 - 9:11am

Damon Hickman was one of the first to see it. The package came wrapped in cellophane with the image of four menacing lizard spikes appearing to pierce through shiny cardstock. Flip open the purple tab, and the package opened to become a poster, about three feet long, revealing the ominous image of...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:44pm

Unlike many young boys his age who sat mesmerized as they watched pro-footballers throw winning passes and make impressive tackles, Brian Estridge had less of a desire to become a star quarterback and more of a drive to be the commanding voice announcing the plays. From age 8, he’d sit in his...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:38pm

H&M continues its fast Tarrant County expansions with its first Arlington location. The Swedish retailer opened in July in a 20,000-square-foot space in The Parks Mall at Arlington, making it the 35th H&M in Texas. The new H&M location will have a “shop in shop” section for...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:25pm

Wag!, the on-demand dog-walking app, launched service in Fort Worth in June. Founded in 2015 by a Los Angeles entrepreneur who was hesitant to take on a new pet due to his busy schedule, the app allows dog owners to order a 20-, 30- or 60-minute walk for their dog via their phone. Walks can be...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Jul 17 - 12:16pm

| by Linda Blackwell Simmons | Imagine the hustle and bustle of Fort Worth’s South Main Street back in the early to mid-part of last century — when Blue Front Café served the hungry, Bob’s Main Bar quenched the thirsty, South Main Hotel accommodated the traveler, Lackey...

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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