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Stay in the know: Major developments planned for Fort Worth

Stay ahead of the curve on FTW’s newest businesses with our guide to the latest and upcoming developments in Fort Worth. Explore the exciting wave of new restaurants, downtown landmarks, and parks transforming the local landscape and contributing to Fort Worth’s growth.

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H-E-B held a groundbreaking ceremony in November 2023. | Photo provided by H-E-B Newsroom

Psst… This list isn’t meant to be comprehensive. If there is a construction project you would like to learn more about, let us know, and we’ll grab our hard hats. Note: The projected opening dates below are subject to change.

🗓️ Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in FTW. Whether you’re looking for your next go-to brunch destination or a new public park to stretch your legs, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to Cowtown this quarter.

Business

H-E-B, 3451 Heritage Trace Pkwy. | Opening Spring 2024
The Texas-based grocery store is opening its first Cowtown location in Alliance — across the street from Kroger Marketplace and adjacent to Bluestem Park.

H Mart, 5000 N. Beach St., Haltom City | Opening Summer 2025
H Mart is the largest US-based supermarket chain specializing in Asian groceries and will span 150,620 sqft.

The Station at Saginaw, 400 Saginaw Blvd., Saginaw | Opening late 2024
A former fire station will soon be a new dining and entertainment destination. Dallas-based Local Favorite Restaurants is set to transform the complex into three new eateries and an outdoor venue.

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The Eastside YMCA originally opened in 1968.

Rendering courtesy of the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth

Community

Eastside YMCA, 1500 Sandy Ln. | Opening Fall 2024
Phase 1 will feature the renovation of the building and outdoor spaces including the pool and the creation of transition spaces. Phase 2 and 3 will include a full-sized gym, outdoor sports field, sports courts, and a childcare center.

William M. McDonald YMCA, 2701 Moresby St. | Opening TBA
The southeast community center will get a new, covered outdoor activity and wellness center. The eco-friendly building will feature a fitness center and serve as a gathering space for concerts, festivals, and movie nights.

Forest Park Pool, 2850 Park Place | Opening Summer 2024
The rebuilt pool will include eight 50-meter lanes, a new bathhouse, a leisure pool, and play features.

The Fred Rouse Center for Arts and Community Healing, 1012 N. Main St. | Opening 2026
The adaptive reuse plan will transform an abandoned warehouse into a vibrant cultural hub with state-of-the-art performance spaces, exhibits dedicated to social justice and civil rights, and an outdoor urban agriculture and artisan marketplace.

The Center for Transforming Lives, 3001 S. Riverside Dr. | Opening November 2024
The CTL has outgrown its current facility at the YWCA — a Texas Historic Landmark at 512 W. 4th St. — and is in the process of adapting the old Montgomery Ward department store at the corner of East Berry and South Riverside Streets in Morningside.

DFW Airport Terminal F, 2400 Aviation Dr. | Opening 2026
DFW Airport and American Airlines New plans to use $1.6 billion to build Terminal F — south of Terminal D — with a 15-gate concourse, for now. Construction on Phase 1 is expected to start later this year.

City Hall, 100 Fort Worth Trl. | Opening first quarter of 2024
The new facility is part of the City of Fort Worth’s plan to consolidate all 13 city buildings into a newly renovated skyrise.

The National Juneteenth Museum, 900 block of East Rosedale Street | Opening June 19, 2025
The museum will serve as the epicenter for the preservation of Juneteenth history and feature historical galleries, a 250-seat theater, a food hall, a business incubator, and outdoor plaza.

Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St. | Opening 2026
The first phase of the Convention Center expansion began in December and includes demolishing the current arena and straightening Commerce Street to make room for a 1,000-room hotel.

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Pistachio & Mint Chocolate Chip Soufflés from Rise | Photo by @risesouffle

Dining

Oak & Eden, 5188 Monahans Ave. | Opening Spring 2024
The Texas whiskey brand is opening a new tasting room and bar with its signature Bottle Builder program where visitors can create their whiskey bottle using four finished whiskey bases and infusion options.

Good Company Coffee, Old Town Keller | Opening early 2024
Local businesswoman Robin Dunivan and her husband Grant are setting up a new coffee shop that will serve pastries north of town.

Cowboy Prime, Stockyards | Opening TBA
Next up for chefs Felipe Armenta and Graham Elliott, the upscale steakhouse plans to expand from Midland to Fort Worth.

Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine, Alliance | Opening January 2024
The new 4,900-sqft pizzeria broke ground in Alliance Town Center in November.

Terry Black’s Barbecue, West 7th | Opening Summer 2024
The family-owned, Lockhart-based joint is bringing its smoked brisket to Cowtown.

Son of a Butcher, Alliance | Opening 2024
Our mouths are watering for the Wagyu beef sliders.

Rise Soufflé, Southlake | Opening end of 2024
The restaurant known for its French cuisine will open at the Southlake Marketplace. The fine dining eatery — located in Dallas + Fort Worth — is a hot spot for celebrities, including Martha Stewart.

Big Chicken, Victory Shops at Heritage Trace | Opening Spring 2024
The fried chicken sandwich by NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal concept will be the first in North Texas.

Ellen’s, 601 S. Main St. | Opening Summer 2024
The Dallas-based homestyle cooking restaurant will open its first Cowtown location with a full bar, a mezzanine, and two stories of dining space.

Pacific Table, Southlake | Opening TBA
Fort Worth-based Far Out Hospitality — run by chefs Felipe Armenta and Graham Elliot — is behind the seafood concept.

Hao’s Cho Bep, 1066 W. Magnolia Ave. | Opening Spring 2024
Hao’s Grocery & Cafe plans to open a second location with an array of Asian goods.

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Education

Annie Richardson Bass Lower School, 200 Country Day Ln. | Opening Spring 2026
The new $25 million school will hold 350 students in grades 1-4. The 32,720-square-foot Lower School will provide an indoor-outdoor learning environment and replace the existing 1964 building.

Texas A&M-Fort Worth, 1515 Commerce St. | Total completion in 6-7 years
The A&M campus will feature a Research and Innovation Center, an Education Alliance Building, and a new law school. The first building is set to open in 2025.

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Starting in 2024, North Richland Hills will be oinking with family-friendly fun.

Photo courtesy of Merlin Entertainments

Recreation

Fort Worth Zoo Forests & Jungles, 1989 Colonial Pkwy. | Opening Spring 2025
The final development of the renovation will allow guests to wander through a lush jungle and see the zoo’s new okapi. The African bongos will also have a new home + the Sumatran orangutans will be relocated from the World of Primates to live in the treetop habitat.

Rolling Hills Greenhouse, near the Tarrant County College South Campus | Opening Summer 2026
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is building a nearly 20,000-sqft greenhouse off-site to allow the garden to demolish two existing greenhouses and free up space on the property.

Peppa Pig Theme Park, North Richland Hills | Opening 2024
Guests can expect five rides — including a roller coaster, balloon ride, and boat ride — seven themed playscapes + a water play area.

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, southwest corner of I-35W and Tarrant Parkway | Opening Fall 2024
The $14.5 million venue will feature indoor go-karting, laser tag, a restaurant, and event space.

Heritage Park, 300 N. Main St. | Re-opening 2026
Plans include improving the crossing distances of both Weatherford and Belknap streets, adding a canopy walk along the Trinity River, and creating a place where people can gather and rest.

Paddock Park, at the foot of the Tarrant County Courthouse | Opening 2026
Currently serving as a two-acre traffic median, the renovation aims to create usable green space with a water feature in the heart of downtown.

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The facility is expected to open in 2025. | Video rendering courtesy of UnderPar Life via Ben Swanger

Sports

TCU Golf Training Center, 3735 Country Club Cir. | Opening July 2024
Colonial Country Club and TCU are teaming up for a new $4.3 million college golf training center with long and short game practice courses and a student-athlete lounge for both the men’s and women’s golf programs.

PopStroke at Grandscape, The Colony | Opening February 2024
Golf entertainment operator PopStroke — sponsored by sports legend Tiger Woods — is bringing family fun to The Colony (~40 miles northeast of downtown). The mini-golf venue will feature two 18-hole putting courses + be the company’s second Texas location.

UnderPar Life, Westworth Village | Opening 2025
A high-end Topgolf-style facility is underway thanks to a team of professional golfers Mike Flynn and Bryson DeChambeau + entrepreneur David Deering. The two-story, 16,000-sqft venue is located at the city-owned Hawks Creek Golf Club.

Meadowbrook Golf Course, 1815 Jensen Rd. | Reopening Summer 2025
The Eastside city-owned course is getting a revamp ahead of its 100th birthday. Construction has started on a $13 million renovation for the 18-hole course as part of a master plan by Arlington-based Colligan Golf Design.

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Construction is expected to start on The Harden at the Public Market in late June | Rendering by Wilks Development

Residential

Trailhead at Chisholm Trail, 9301 Brewer Blvd. | Opening 2024
The complex will feature seven buildings comprised of 284 units, a community pool, a dog park, a walking trail, and around the EV charging stations.

The Harden at the Public Market, 1400 Henderson St. | Opening late 2024
With a restorative approach in mind, Wilks Development along with local design firm BOKAPowell Architects will transform the historic structure and create a community with 199 rental units and a parking garage. The public will have access to the property through the original entrance of the Public Market where customers will find a cafe and lounge, a fitness center, and a co-working space.

Star-Telegram Building, 307 W. 7th St. | Opening TBA
Dallas-based Bluelofts announced plans to convert the building into 88 residential units and retain some of the office space.

Tobias Place, corner of Hemphill and Biddison Streets | Opening TBA
The 291-unit apartment complex will have rent and income restrictions, with 90% of units reserved for residents who earn at or below 60% of the area median income.

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The Medical Home will serve patients in Southwest Tarrant County.

Rendering provided by JPS Health Network

Healthcare

JPS Psychiatric Emergency Center, 1600 May St. | Opening 2025
The center is being built to add more space and address a “critical short-term need,” according to hospital officials. The new 80,000-square-foot facility will work like an emergency room but solely for people experiencing behavioral health crises.

JPS Medical Home Southwest Tarrant, intersection of Mesa Springs Drive and Granbury Road | Opening 2024
The $37 million primary and specialty care medical clinic will primarily serve residents in the Wedgwood neighborhood in southwest Tarrant County — an area that showed the highest growth and the greatest need for additional healthcare services.

Las Vegas Trail Neighborhood Health Center, 2800 Cherry Ln. | Opening 2025
Cook Children’s and JPS Health Network are building a new 40,000-sqft health center with pediatric and adult medical, behavioral health, and social services.

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Le Meridien will be a reinvention of the Hilton Hotel Annex. | Rendering provided by The City of Fort Worth

Hospitality

Le Méridien, 815 Commerce St. | Opening Spring 2024
The former 13-story Hilton Hotel Annex is being redeveloped as a 230-room hotel managed by Remington Hotels. The historic building will be reimagined with new ground-floor restaurants, a rooftop bar, and a sixth-floor pool deck.

Loews Arlington Hotel, 888 Nolan Ryan Expy., Arlington | Opening February 2024
Loews will open the brand new $550 million Loews Arlington Hotel — between Globe Life Field and Choctaw Stadium — by February 13, 2024. The 21-story high-rise has 888 rooms, meeting space, and the Arlington Convention Center.

Residence Inn by Marriott, 110 W. 7th St. | Opening TBA
Downtown’s former XTO Energy Building will be converted into a $33 million hotel. Previously known as the Baker Building and the Bob R. Simpson Building, the landmark is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

✅ Now open

If there’s one thing we love even more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of FTW’s newest spots. Check out this list of Panther City’s recently opened establishments.

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Create FW shares a building with Roots Coffeehouse.

Photo provided by Create FW

Business

Create FW, 400 Bryan Ave.
The coworking center supports is catered toward female and minority entrepreneurs and offers mentorship from experienced community leaders, access to capital through financial literacy training, and business growth strategies.

LaunchBox Collective, 2726 Lipscomb St.
A jumping-off point for creatives, the new creative center has the facilities to bring your business to life through digital media with event spaces, pop-up suites, collaborative areas, and podcast equipment.

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The library features quiet study rooms and a 12-ft-long dinosaur. | Rendering provided by The City of Fort Worth

Community

Fort Worth History Center, 501 E. Berry Bolt St.
The history center contains the Fort Worth Public Library’s Genealogy, Local History, and Archives (GLHA) and is located inside the old Seminary South Library.

Vivian J. Lincoln Library, 8829 McCart Ave.
The new facility has large windows, treelike structures and designs, quiet reading rooms, and study spaces. Other unique features include a 12-ft-long dinosaur slide made of car and machine parts — relocated from the Central Library — and an atrium-like element called “the lantern,” which provides a creative space for children.

Diamond Hill Community Center, 1700 NE 37th St.
The new community center features a gymnasium, boxing gym, teaching kitchen, fitness center, meeting spaces, and a computer lab.

Fort Worth ISD Headquarters, 7060 Camp Bowie Blvd.
The new $40 million administration building houses about 300 district staff members from multiple departments.

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The membership-based Canyon Ranch Wellness Club will open in December. | Photo by Canyon Ranch

Recreation

Canyon Ranch Wellness Club, 850 Van Cliburn Way
The private luxury health and fitness spa spans 26,000 sqft with state-of-the-art workout equipment, 100+ weekly fitness classes, and a luxurious full-service spa and salon.

Keith House, 4814 Edwards Ranch Rd.
The modern-day meeting space features an installation by internationally renowned artist James Turrell, space for 120 guests, and an open floor plan with movable pews on four sides.

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Bowie House Hotel is will encompass more than 35,600 sqft. | Rendering courtesy of Boka Powell

Hospitality

The Crescent Fort Worth Hotel, 3300 Camp Bowie Blvd.
The $250 million is a boutique 200-room hotel with restaurants, a rooftop lounge, and 168,000 sqft of office space.

Bowie House, 3700 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Managed by Auberge Resorts Collection, the boutique hotel features four stories and 106 rooms, along with a barn-inspired spa, fitness center, an outdoor pool and bar, and signature restaurants.

The Sandman Signature Fort Worth Hotel, 810 Houston St.
The century-old W.T. Waggoner Building was converted into a 245-room hotel and includes Asian fusion restaurant Musume and meeting spaces. Note: Both the hotel and restaurant are currently closed due to a gas explosion in January.

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The John and Tracy Sellers Sports Complex allows youth athletes to rehab injuries in their sports environment, rather than on a treadmill.

Healthcare

John and Tracy Sellers Sports Complex, 13340 Highland Hills Dr., Aledo
The specialized facility helps athletes rehab in the same environment in which they usually play to simulate the real stresses to players’ bodies — rather than rehabilitating an injury on a treadmill in air-conditioning.

Cook Children’s Dodson Specialty Clinics, 1500 Cooper St.
The new facility spans 240,000 sqft and houses six new services — including surgery, imaging, dialysis, infusion, neurology, and oncology — under one roof. The expansion supports several new additions like a maternal/fetal medicine clinic, a cafe, a pharmacy, and retail space, to name a few.

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Plank Seafood Provisions will be one of the newest restaurants in The Shops at Clearfork.

Photo provided by DBA Commercial Real Estate

Dining

Plank Seafood and Provisions, 5289 Marathon Ave.
The seafood restaurant features an open kitchen setup with a full raw bar and a wood-fired grill + serves environmentally sourced ingredients from Maine to Massachusetts and the shores of Greece.

Walloon’s Restaurant, 701 W. Magnolia Ave.
Chef Marcus Paslay opened this latest concept, serving French-inspired seafood specials in a renovated 100-year-old bank building.

F1 Smokehouse, 517 University Dr.
Owned by Felipe Armenta’s restaurant group FAR Out Hospitality, the former barbecue food truck-turned-brick and mortar is the latest endeavor by Michelin Star-chef Graham Elliott. Stop by for a home-style barbecue with an upscale twist.

Le Margot, 3150 S. Hulen St.
Also created by Armenta and Elliott, the cafe features a range of dishes that reflect the diversity of French cuisine while incorporating local and seasonal ingredients.

The Archibald, 902 Houston St.
The rooftop bar in the former Houston Street Bar & Patio space features handcrafted cocktails, bites from Son of a Baker Pizzeria, and an upstairs lounge.

Bushi Bushi Market, 814 W. Rosedale St.
Your new go-to for dumplings and authentic Chinese cuisine — Chef Patrick Ru first earned acclaim for his delectable dumplings in Brooklyn, NY before heading southbound with two additional Dallas locations.

Deco 969 will be the tallest building downtown.

Deco 969 will be the tallest building downtown. | GDA Architects

Residential
The Crescent Residences, 833 Van Cliburn Way
The luxury community features 167 units with one-bedroom apartments starting at $2,300 per month, and larger two-bedroom units topping $9,500 per month.

Deco 969, 969 Commerce St.
The downtown 27-story tower features 302 apartment units and penthouses, resort-style amenities like a rooftop pool and lounge.

Cowan Place, 5400 E. Rosedale St.
The $35 million four-story housing development features 174 units and was built for seniors aged 62+ in Stop Six. Amenities include a fitness center, a craft room, and a courtyard. The project is the first of six planned phases of affordable housing in the area.

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Gifted originally opened in the Foundry District in 2018. | Photo by FTWtoday

Retail

Ikea, 1041 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake
Swedish furniture and home goods store opened a first-of-its-kind plan and order store where customers can speak to experts about design choices.

Gifted,1200 6th Ave.
The artisan-based gift shop reopened with hand-selected ceramics, stationery, and home goods from around the world.

Point of View, 1200 6th Ave.
The two-in-one bookshop and gallery space is filled with magazines, books, and artwork from various authors and creatives.

Harmoni, 1200 6th Ave.
The home and lifestyle shop offers everything from lighting fixtures, sculptures, linens, ceramics, design services + more.

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