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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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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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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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Think Finance restructures, spins off Elevate

Fort Worth-based Think Finance, a provider of analytics and technology services for lenders, said May 1 it is restructuring its business and will create a new company to manage its portfolio of consumer lending products.


The new independent company, called Elevate, will own Think Finance’s branded products, including RISE, Elastic and Sunny. Elevate will continue creating new consumer credit solutions while Think Finance will remain focused on providing analytics and technology services to third-party lenders.


Ken Rees, former CEO of Think Finance, will lead Elevate. Martin Wong, previously chief integrity officer of Think Finance, has been promoted to CEO of Think Finance.
Elevate is privately held and is backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firms including Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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