According to the Fort Worth Business Press, Fort Worth city council voted 8-1 June 10 to grant incentives for major redevelopment in the Stockyards in north Fort Worth. The project is estimated to cost $175 million. Area stakeholders strongly advocate keeping the area's "historic flavor" in architecture, tenants and uses.
California's Majestic Realty and largest landowner, the Hickman famly, are working together to move the project forward. the Majestic partners "understand the Stockyards is unique, and they understand how to market it."
The Hickman-Majestic partnership will include Stockyards Station, the mule barns, cattle pens, and vacant an unimproved property along Excange, Packers Street, Niles City Blvd. and NE 23rd St. It will not include the Hickmans' Livestock Exchange Building.
The Fort Worth Business Press prints that potential uses of the redevelopment include: destination retail, restauarants, craft breweries, hotels, corporate relocations and live cattle auctions.
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