Fort Worth Economic Development Partnership

Henry Schein Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate New Southwestern Distribution Center

Facility Designed To Improve Efficiency, Enable Innovation, and Better Serve Customers; Modernized, 811K Square Foot Facility in Fort Worth Largest in the Company’s Network Left to right: Matt Rowan (CEO, Health Industry Distributors Association), Carole Faig (Board Member, Henry Schein), Jim Breslawski (President, Henry Schein), Ross Perot Jr. (Chairman of The Perot Companies and Hillwood), […]

America’s Boomtowns: Top Cities for Economic Growth

By Andreea Neculae July 2, 2024 As the U.S. economy continues to navigate the complexities of a post-pandemic world, certain cities have emerged as beacons of prosperity and growth. The national economic landscape is characterized by a resurgence in job creation, an increase in consumer spending and significant technological advancements. Amidst these trends, cities that […]

Trailblazers wanted: Pioneering the future of life sciences in Fort Worth, Texas

The Regional Simulation Center at UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth. By City of Fort Worth Economic Development As the 12th-largest and fastest-growing large city in the U.S. – according to 2023 U.S. Census Bureau data – the low-cost, business-friendly environment in Fort Worth, Texas, makes the city an attractive location for growing and […]

Why Fort Worth, Texas, is an emerging frontier for aerospace and energy

By City of Fort Worth Economic Development With costs rising and economic challenges mounting, mid-tier cities across the United States are seeing a massive influx of migrating people and companies, all in pursuit of a more economical place to live and conduct business. Fort Worth, Texas – the 13th largest city in the U.S., according […]

Fort Worth, Texas – The future of advanced manufacturing and sustainable energy

By City of Fort Worth Economic Development Many companies are currently working to strengthen their supply chain resiliency by reshoring critical manufacturing operations and Fort Worth, Texas offers a unique business climate for companies eager to relocate or expand their operations into the fourth largest metro area in the United States. According to the C2ER Cost […]

The Last Word: WalletHub Analyst On Best Places to Start a Business in 2024

Fort Worth is the top city in Texas, and three other North Texas cities made the top tier. “Starting a business can be very scary, considering one in every five startups doesn’t make it past the first year. ” Cassandra Happe WalletHub Analyst … on a new report of the best places to start a business […]

Over $58M Awarded to Advance Fort Worth Rare Earth Magnet Manufacturing Plant

Las Vegas-based MP Materials—which began building the plant in 2022 at Hillwood’s AllianceTexas—plans to produce “”precursor materials” at the facility this summer, and “finished magnets” by late 2025. The critically needed products will be delivered to General Motors to power EVs—and help “bring the supply chain home” to the U.S. A rare earth magnet manufacturing […]

Coffee Roaster & Distributor Farmer Brothers To Move Its HQ From Northlake to Fort Worth

Last June, Farmer Brothers Co. sold its direct ship business for around $100 million, along with its sprawling home across from the Texas Motor Speedway. Now it’s Panther City-bound. Nine months after selling its direct ship business to TreeHouse Foods for roughly $100 million, Northlake-based coffee roaster and distributor Farmer Brothers Co. is moving to […]

Crescent Offices West

Fort Worth-based Crescent Real Estate LLC plans to add more office space to its Crescent Fort Worth mixed-use project. Here’s a first look at the plans.