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Restaurants, retail and a brewery head to town

NICHOLAS SAKELARIS, Mansfield News Mirror

 

New retail and restaurant development is coming fast and furious in Mansfield with well-known chains and one-of-a-kind local businesses opening soon.

Felix Wong, director of planning, said his department is staying busy.

“New projects, zoning changes, certificates of occupancies and building permits are coming in so fast that the city hall staff are […]

By |December 27th, 2016|

Mansfield-based Klein Tools named Texas’ Small Employer of the Year

BELINDA WILLIS, City of Mansfield

The Texas Workforce Commission has named Mansfield-based Klein Tools as Texas’ Small Employer of the Year at their annual conference held Dec. 7-9 in Houston.

Klein was nominated by Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County and was selected from a field that included 22 small, private-sector employers in Texas. All nominees were recognized for […]

By |December 14th, 2016|

Small Business of the Year Award Finalists Named for 2017

ROBERT FRANCIS, Fort Worth Business Press

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce announced its 2017 Small Business of the Year Award finalists on Dec. 2.

In another record year for the number of award nominations and applicants, 12 top Tarrant County businesses have been selected as finalists in competition for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 […]

By |December 8th, 2016|

Fastest Growing Cities

BRANDON CALL, Dallas Business Journal

Information was obtained from percent change in population growth from 2010 to 2015, using the most recently updated U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. Only cities with 2015 estimated populations of more than 50,000 were included. In case of ties, cities are listed alphabetically. Source: U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates, 2015, released […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Top Tarrant County Municipal Sales Tax Receipts

FWBP

Source: Texas Comptroller

Researcher: Marice Richter

Rank
City
Payment YTD
2015 Payment YTD
Percent Change

1
Fort Worth
$114,666,228.00
$109,222,883.00
4.98

2
Arlington
$85,131,182.00
$81,443,333.00
4.52

3
Grand Prairie
$42,112,577.00
$39,138,670.00
7.59

4
Grapevine
$35,272,211.00
$33,752,024.00
4.5

5
Southlake
$22,422,744.00
$19,044,634.00
17.73

6
Mansfield
$17,176,051.00
$16,120,235.00
6.54

7
Euless
$14,637,155.00
$12,978,974.00
12.69

8
Burleson
$13,712,195.00
$13,488,065.00
1.66

9
Hurst
$13,701,535.00
$13,587,691.00
0.83

10
N. Richland Hills
$11,935,004.00
$11,442,570.00
4.3

11
Bedford
$10,710,915.00
$11,127,645.00
-3.74

12
Haltom City
$9,014,870.00
$8,775,920.00
2.72

13
Keller
$8,227,231.00
$7,787,212.00
5.65

14
Lake Worth
$6,029,330.00
$5,528,697.00
9.05

15
Colleyville
$4,632,011.00
$4,245,650.00
9.1

16
Saginaw
$3,940,545.00
$3,932,935.00
0.19

17
Westlake
$3,972,473.00
$4,183,187.00
-5.03

18
Watauga
$3,608,335.00
$3,888,787.00
-7.21

19
Richland Hills
$2,780,183.00
$2,532,836.00
9.76

20
Benbrook
$2,680,685.00
$2,778,178.00
-3.5

21
White Settlement
$2,635,158.00
$2,409,763.00
9.35

22
Azle
$2,053,080.00
$1,865,816.00
10.03

23
Haslet
$1,858,305.00
$1,831,235.00
1.47

24
Westworth Village
$1,241,790.00
$1,178,019.00
5.41

25
Trophy Club
$1,147,157.00
$1,043,296.00
9.95

Through October 2016, ranked by amount

By |November 1st, 2016|