3 apartment complexes dominate 2021 area commercial construction

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Published August 1, 2021, in Abilene Reporter News Written By: Laura Gutschke While renovation of Moody Coliseum at Abilene Christian University tops the list of commercial construction projects in the first half of 2021, three apartment complexes in the Top 10 point to an anticipated demand for housing in the city. h The city’s construction… Read more »

WP city manager, developer give construction update on TIRZ

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Published January 9, 2020, in Weatherford Democrat At Wednesday’s meeting of the Willow Park Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board, an update on the construction projects that have been completed or are underway within the district was given. A TIRZ is a method local governments can use to pay for improvements that will draw private investment… Read more »

WP Council Approves Hotel Permit

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Published December 12, 2018, in Weatherford Democrat Written By: Autumn Owens The Willow Park city council unanimously approved a special use permit and site plan for the Springhill Suites by Marriott 60-foot hotel that is proposed to be constructed behind The Shops at Willow Park. During the public hearing Tuesday, community members Jean Martin and… Read more »

Shops Gear Up For Willow Park-Palooza

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Published Apr 21, 2018, in Weatherford Democrat Written By: MAGGIE FRASER One year after businesses began to open at the Shops at Willow Park, the shopping center is gearing up for the first of many community events — the Willow Park-Palooza. “We want this event to really provide something for the community, and to introduce… Read more »

Affordable homes to be built at Rowlett’s crystal lagoon project

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Published on Dallas Business Journal, April, 11th, 2018  Two homebuilders are planning to construct affordable houses near a proposed crystal lagoon in Rowlett. According to the Dallas Morning News, Meritage Homes will build 57 cottage-style homes and K. Hovinian Homes will build 47 houses at Bayside, a proposed destination-style development near Lake Ray Hubbard. The homes… Read more »

On Track: Former Willow Park landmark makes way for new development

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Published on Fort Worth Business Press, January, 6h, 2018  There are some new developments on the site of one of Willow Park’s most iconic landmarks. Trinity Meadows horserace track loomed large just off westbound Interstate 20 from the time it opened in 1991 as one of the first tracks to offer pari-mutuel wagering after Texas voters legalized… Read more »

Willow Park announces new construction

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Published by Weatherford Democrat, January, 2nd, 2018 The first phase of construction on a sprawling residential and commercial development in Willow Park is set to begin this spring. Willow Park North, the name given to the area by developer Kyle Wilks, will take shape as construction begins on the mixed-use development this spring, said Kristin Peaks,… Read more »

Work On Rowlett’s Ambitious ‘Bayside’ To Begin In March

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Officials in the city of Rowlett say construction on a sprawling mixed-use development project along the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard will begin in March.

Also planned are improvements to Interstate-30 between Dallas and Rockwall to accommodate expected traffic to the “Bayside” community south of the highway.