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Trademark closes on 63-acre Waterside site in Fort Worth

Construction begins Oct. 20 on the development, to be anchored by a Whole Foods Market.

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UPDATE: $215M hotel, indoor ski project planned for Grand Prairie

Officials in Grand Prairie are expected later today to announce a $215 million project that will include a Hard Rock Hotel and an indoor ski facility.

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Two Fort Worth council members propose temporary single-family moratorium around TCU

The moratorium would apply to new permits for single-family homes around TCU, and give the city time to figure out what to do with a controversial proposed overlay in several neighborhoods around the university.

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Fresh Ebola fears hit airline stocks

DALLAS (AP) — News that a nurse diagnosed with Ebola flew on a plane full of passengers raised fear among airline investors that the scare over the virus could cause travelers to avoid flying.

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Landscape architect behind several TCU landmarks acquired

The Dallas design firm behind several Texas Christian University projects, as well as Globe Life Park in Arlington and AT&T Stadium, has been acquired by Rvi Planning + Landscape Architecture.

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Fort Worth PR firm helping Lubbock pursue light rail

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A city-contracted developer is looking for ways to fund a light rail that could connect Texas Tech University and downtown Lubbock, helping revitalize the city's center.

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that McDougal Companies will initially pursue federal grants rather than turn to tax dollars for the proposed project, which could cost millions of dollars.

Goals laid out for the developer by the City Council include increasing Texas Tech's presence downtown, about 1.5 miles from the university.

Marc McDougal, a former Lubbock mayor who is spearheading the effort through McDougal Companies, says Dallas-Fort Worth-based Public Information Associates is putting together presentation material to try to win grant money.

The firm has helped other transportation projects, including the TEX Rail in Fort Worth.

 

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