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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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Rose appointed to Dallas Fed board

 

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors announced Dec. 19 that BNSF CEO Matthew K. Rose has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors. He will serve a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

Rose is chairman and CEO of BNSF Railway Co., headquartered in Fort Worth. He will become the company’s executive chairman effective January 1, 2014.

“Matt Rose is one of the most respected businessmen in the nation. We are honored to have him serve on our board,” said Dallas Fed president and CEO Richard W. Fisher.

As a Dallas Fed board member, Rose will provide input into regional and national economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Rose has been CEO of BNSF since 2000 and was named chairman of the company in 2002. Previously, he served as the company’s president and COO.
 

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