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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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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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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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TCU receives $20 million endowment to help at risk children

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Betty Dillard

bdillard@bizpress.net

The Rees-Jones Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the TCU Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University.
In recognition of the gift, the instructional building under construction in the university’s Intellectual Commons will be named Rees-Jones Hall. The facility will provide classroom space and will be the new home of the TCU Institute of Child Development and the TCU Energy Institute.
The institute conducts research, education, training and advocacy focused on children suffering from trauma-induced developmental issues that lead to social, behavioral and emotional problems.
Among the principal interests of the foundation are promoting the welfare of children suffering from abuse or neglect and providing relief to those facing mental health challenges. The foundation is the principal funder of the institute’s three-year Trust-Based Relational Intervention Evaluation Study, a proof-of-concept analysis to confirm the TBRI therapeutic model’s effectiveness in large-scale and institutional settings.
“This institute changes lives and, thanks to the generosity of the Rees-Jones Foundation and the continued leadership support from Jan and Trevor [Rees-Jones], this amazing work will no doubt continue to touch and restore many more families and children,” said Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr.
 

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