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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Taking the Cake: Sundance had pursued Cheesecake Factory for many years

The Cheesecake Factory had been on the white board over at Sundance Square management for some time

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Fort Worth businessman to lead Abbott, Patrick inauguration efforts

Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January, it was announced on Friday.   Moore, president of Lee M. Bass Inc. in Fort Worth, is a vice chairman of the University of Texas Investment

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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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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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