How many jobs did Fort Worth create with more than $30 million in tax breaks?

"The Fort Worth area added more than 15,000 jobs through the city’s economic development incentives last year with private investment totaling $4.6 billion...the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce said 50,000 jobs were added in the past year. That included highly-skilled positions in biotechnology, aviation and transportation automation and healthcare..."

Tesla picks Austin for $1 billion auto factory

"In one of the largest economic development projects in Austin's history, electric automaker Tesla says it will build a $1.1 billion assembly plant in Travis County that will employ 5,000 people...Tesla officials previously have said they intend to break ground on the factory by the third quarter of this year, although CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday that initial work at the site actually began last weekend."

Gov. Greg Abbott to let restaurants, movie theaters and malls open with limited capacity Friday

"Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that he will let the state's stay-at-home order expire Thursday as scheduled and allow businesses to begin reopening in phases the next day, the latest ramp-up in his push to restart the Texas economy amid the coronavirus pandemic."

SPI in Bisnow – Hidden Gem No More, Fort Worth’s Multifamily Market Is Getting Brutal

Bisnow Dallas-Ft. Worth Real Estate News | March 21, 2018 | Jeremiah Jensen - "Once DFW’s hidden gem in the multifamily market, Fort Worth is entering a more mature market stage with barriers to entry rising. Soaring development costs and competition ramping up in the market make good deals hard to come by in Fort Worth on both the value-add and the new-build sides. Welcome to the Thunderdome..."

How Hurricane Harvey Will Affect Texas Apartments, Hotels And Labor

Bisnow Dallas-Ft. Worth Real Estate News | August 31, 2017 | Jeremiah Jensen - "It has been one week since Hurricane Harvey first hit Texas (and mere days since it left), so it is hard to say with any certainty how the Texas economy will respond over the next six months to a year...whether or not Dallas sees an increase [in multifamily activity] will largely depend on how many people decide to move from Houston."

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