Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Fort Worth
Building Group, Texas District, Sundt
Fort Worth has a lot of exciting current and upcoming projects, Aniol says. “We’ve seen a boom in public-private partnerships beginning with Dickies Arena,” he says. “Also, there has been traction of public-private opportunities in both commercial or retail development tied to developing and upgrading the Fort Worth Convention Center.”
Over the next 25 years, the city of Fort Worth’s vision is to modernize and consolidate, Aniol adds. This could include a 2022 bond package to help fund city projects including a new city hall, public library and parking garage.
Further developments such as Chisolm Trail Ranch and Walsh Ranch and the Tarleton Fort Worth campus expansion are anticipated.
“Our industry continues to face a shortage of qualified labor. Sundt recently started a partnership with Tarrant County College to implement a workforce development program,” Aniol says. “The south campus will start a pipefitting program in spring 2020 and are exploring adding two potential additions, including massive equipment operations and industrial carpentry.”