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T&P Warehouse: Historic building remains in limbo as area redevelops

For years, the historic T&P Warehouse on West Lancaster Avenue downtown, built in 1931 to house freight for the Texas Pacific Railway, has sat vacant and deteriorating.

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Susan Halsey, Fort Worth attorney, business leader, dies

Susan Halsey, a Fort Worth attorney who was also a community and business leader, died on Friday, Dec. 19. Halsey, 55, was chairman for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce in 2013-2014, leading the chamber during a year

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Heating up: West Lancaster corridor projects moving forward

West Lancaster Avenue through downtown Fort Worth is heating up, with planners envisioning a lively mixed-use corridor that extends the central business district further south.

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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Cousins Properties to sell 777 Main tower in downtown Fort Worth

Cousins Properties Inc. has confirmed plans to sell the 777 Main office tower in downtown Fort Worth, according to a news release from the Atlanta-based real estate investment firm.

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Builders group presents awards

 

Fred Parker receives the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Photos by Alyson Peyton Perkins

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst speaking at the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association. 

 

On June 13, the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association hosted special guest speaker Lt. Governor David Dewhurst and honored local officials, municipal employees, policy makers, communities, and legislators at its Annual Municipal Awards Night.
The award recipients were:
• Legislator of the Year – Rep. Rob Orr, Texas House of Representatives
• Spirit of Cooperation – David Schroeder, Development Manager, City of Fort Worth
• Partnership – Mayor Ken Shetter, Burleson
• Spotlight Community – City of Euless
• Spotlight Individual – Stacey Jandrucko, director of real estate, Walsh Holdings LLC
• Lifetime Achievement – Fred Parker, Fred Parker Company Inc.
Dewhurst said he was proud of all that the Texas Legislature has accomplished in the last session.
“We’ve just come off our most successful session in the last couple of decades,” he told the crowd at the Fort Worth Club.
The Greater Fort Worth Builders Association is a professional trade association with over 500 builders, remodelers and associate members representing a wide variety of services and products for the building industry.
 

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