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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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Fort Worth firm acquires European warehouse group

Have  you ever wondered what a European warehouse looks like? This is apparently it. 

Photo courtesy of TPG, Ivanhoe. 

Fort Worth-based TPG, a global private investment firm, and a partner Ivanhoé Cambridge of Montreal, a large real estate company, have acquired PointPark Properties (P3) from Arcapita, an international investment company headquartered in Bahrain.


As part of the transaction, the investors will also commit additional capital to strengthen P3′s balance sheet and to provide support for future growth.
P3, located in the Czech Republic, is a specialist investor, developer and asset manager of warehouse properties, providing services to logistics, retail, automotive and electronics manufacturing companies. The real estate assets consist of 48 warehouses and a land bank allowing for the development of additional warehouse space across Europe.


“P3 is a leading, full-service logistics platform with a high-quality portfolio of warehouse assets located in Europe’s core distribution hubs,” said Anand Tejani, TPG Partner, in a news release. “P3 is well-positioned to benefit from the positive macro trends driving the current growth in occupational demand for European logistics space.”


TPG Real Estate is the real estate platform of TPG, a global private investment firm founded in 1992 with $55.3 billion of assets under management.
 

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