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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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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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