Mercado de Fort Worth: Issues and Opportunities

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The Mercado de Fort Worth is a commercial area located between downtown Fort Worth and the "stockyards" entertainment district in a Hispanic neighborhood. Many of the buildings are vacant and in need of renovation. To promote area development, the City of Fort Worth has encouraged property owners to create a market area of Mexican-theme restaurants and shops. Property owners have expressed concern about potential returns on renovation investments. This study provides property owners with information regarding several similar projects across the country. The report finds that basic economic and site location principles are the main determinants of project success. The ... continued below

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Hernandez, Gustavo August 1999.

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  • Hassan, Tarek

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The Mercado de Fort Worth is a commercial area located between downtown Fort Worth and the "stockyards" entertainment district in a Hispanic neighborhood. Many of the buildings are vacant and in need of renovation. To promote area development, the City of Fort Worth has encouraged property owners to create a market area of Mexican-theme restaurants and shops. Property owners have expressed concern about potential returns on renovation investments. This study provides property owners with information regarding several similar projects across the country.

The report finds that basic economic and site location principles are the main determinants of project success. The report also reviews local business training and assistance resources. Finally, the report provides information regarding "historic" building designations and associated tax incentives available to property owners

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Hernandez, Gustavo. Mercado de Fort Worth: Issues and Opportunities, thesis, August 1999; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2232/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .