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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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UPDATE: 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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UPDATE: Wilkie, longtime head of Sid Richardson Foundation, dies at 91

Valleau Wilkie Jr., who headed the Sid W. Richardson Foundation from 1973 to 2011, died Tuesday in Sunapee, N.H., at 91.

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Oil plunge sparks concern of real estate slowdown in U.S. energy centers including Texas

SEATTLE — The drop in oil prices to five-year lows, while helping consumers, is sparking concern that leasing and construction demand will be hurt in some of North America's best-performing markets for commercial real estate.

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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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