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North Tarrant Express completion date moved up to October

Fort Worth-area commuters can expect the 13.3-mile North Tarrant Express to open in full operation in October, eight months ahead of the original schedule.

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TCU's Neeley School receives $30M donation as part of planned expansion

A $30 million foundation gift to Texas Christian University will help guide a $100 million facility expansion for the Neeley School of Business.

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Left Bank project hits roadblocks on access, traffic

Questions about fire access and traffic are bogging down talks on an economic incentive agreement for the planned, $300 million Left Bank development on the Trinity River at West Seventh Street, Fort Worth officials and the developer acknowledge.

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Mixed-use complex at Fort Worth TRE parking lot could cost $60 million

A design panel proposes two buildings on Trinity Railway Express lot on Near Southside, with a mix of apartments, retail, office and parking, and frontage on West Vickery and views across I-30 and overlooking downtown.

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UPS adding Alliance, McKinney locations and 500 area jobs

UPS said Aug. 21 it will add two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

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Two from Tarrant honored for entrepreneurship

 

Ernst & Young LLP today announced the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award winners in Southwest Area North. Two Tarrant County companies were honored.

The award recognizes entrepreneurs who have had success in innovation, and financial performance and have demonstrated a personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at an event at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on June 22.
Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 16.

• Richard Wright
President and CEO
AdvoCare
Plano

• Max Martin
Chairman and CEO
ARGO Data Resource Corporation
Richardson

• Calvin Carter
Founder and President
Bottle Rocket Apps
Dallas

• Stephen Mooney
President and CEO
Conifer Health Solutions
Frisco

• David Sokolsky
President and CEO
Daisy Brand
Dallas

• Gregg Engles
Chairman
Dean Foods Company
Dallas

• Phil Rykhoek
President and CEO
Denbury Resources, Inc.
Plano

• Ross Perot
Founder and Chairman
EDS/Perot Systems

• Ross Perot, Jr.
Chairman
Perot Systems/Hillwood

• Don Freeman
Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Carrie Freeman Parsons
Vice Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Joe Popolo
President
Freeman
Dallas

• David Weinreb
CEO
Howard Hughes Corporation
Dallas

• Randy Watson
Chairman and CEO
Justin Brands, Inc.
Fort Worth

• Eddie Lennox
Founder and Chairman
Service King Collision Repair Centers, Inc.
Richardson

• Tony Aquila
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Solera Holdings, Inc.
Westlake

• Brian Schultz
CEO
Studio Movie Grill
Dallas

 

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