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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Vought move may bring 500 jobs to Arlington

 

Vought Aircraft, a division of Triumph Aerostructures, is making a move to Arlington that may bring about 500 jobs to the city.


Vought Aircraft is relocating its engineering services operations, including aerospace product development, as well as its division management and shared services to a 100,000 square foot facility at 1401 Nolan Ryan Expressway. When complete, Triumph will relocate approximately 500 full time employees and related contractors to this facility, with an average salary of $100,000, according to a city of Arlington release. Most of those workers were previously at a Vought plant in Dallas that is being closed.


The Arlington City Council recently approved a 10 year performance-based grant in an amount not to exceed $120,000 annually. The grant will help offset costs related to relocation and retrofitting the facility to accommodate Triumph’s operations.
Triumph Aerostructures’ Vought Aircraft Division designs, tests and manufactures aerostructures for commercial, military and business jet aircraft. Products include fuselages, wings, empennages, nacelles and helicopter cabins. It is a subsidiary of Triumph Group Inc., which purchased Dallas-based Vought Aircraft Industries Inc. in June 2010.
 

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