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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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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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First restaurant tenant named for Waterside development

Zoes Kitchen will be the first restaurant tenant in Trademark Property's Whole Foods Market-anchored Waterside development in southwest Fort Worth,

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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New American to use Sabre for reservations

 

Another piece in the puzzle of what the new American Airlines will look like in the future has fallen into place. American Airlines Group Inc., which now trades on the Nasdaq under, AAL, announced Monday it has reached an agreement with Sabre for the newly combined airline’s single reservation system.
“The migration to one reservation platform in partnership with Sabre is a critical milestone in the merger integration process, and lays the groundwork for customers and employees alike to have a seamless experience throughout the travel journey,” said Maya Leibman, chief information officer – American Airlines.
 

Southlake-based Sabre Airline Solutions president Hugh Jones said he is pleased to broaden Sabre’s technology relationship with American Airlines. “American Airlines has laid out an exciting vision for transforming the airline passenger experience and we’ll be working closely with them over the coming months to bring this to life using our data-rich, flexible technology solutions,” said Jones.
While that piece of the puzzle has fallen into place, it will still be about two years before the two airlines – American and US Air – will see their reservation systems combined under Sabre.
 

Because Sabre is the platform currently being used at American Airlines, it should cause minimal disruption for customers that typically fly that airline.
In other Sabre news, the company last week filed its plans to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, Sabre could raise up to $100 million in the IPO.
Sabre was taken private by Silver Lake Partners and Fort Worth-based TPG in 2007 with an investment of about $5 billion.
 

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