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Ice cancels flights, snarls traffic; snow in North Texas forecast

DALLAS (AP) — More wintry weather was expected across parts of North Texas through Wednesday.

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Berkshire Hathaway company acquires Fort Worth firm

M&M Manufacturing, a producer of sheet metal products for the air distribution and ventilation market based in Fort Worth, has been acquired by MiTek Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,

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Plans for Grand Prairie indoor ski resort, Hard Rock Hotel evaporate

Plans for a $215 million indoor ski resort and Hard Rock Hotel in Grand Prairie have been shelved. Sherman Thurston, a member of the development team, sent a

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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Fort Worth development leader dies

 

James Toal, a planning and economic development professional who helped plan downtown Fort Worth’s redevelopment and the Trinity River Vision project, died Dec. 22.


Toal, 66, was a principal at Gideon Toal from 1993 to 2010, when he established James Toal Inc.


According to the James Toal Inc. website, his company’s representative projects have included:
Downtown Strategic Action Plan, Fort Worth
Downtown Fort Worth TIF District
Downtown Fort Worth PID District
Redevelopment and Realignment of NAS JRB Fort Worth (previously Carswell AFB)
Trinity River Vision Master Plan and TRV Ten Year Action Plan
Trinity Uptown Mixed Use Urban Design and Economic Development Plan, Fort Worth, Texas
Trinity Uptown Design Standards, Fort Worth, Texas
University of North Texas Campus Master Plan
Veale Ranch Master Plan and phasing strategies
Fort Worth Botanic Garden Master Plan (including implementation steps)
NAS Dallas Redevelopment and Implementation Strategy
Amarillo, Texas, Downtown Action Plan
Amarillo Downtown TIF
Texas Wesleyan University Master Plan
 

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