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TIF 4: Southside/Medical District

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  • Kemp and Sons sign at groundbreaking
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TIF 4 (Southside) was created to promote the revitalization of Fort Worth’s near southside neighborhood and medical district to ensure the area becomes an economically viable, mixed-use, central city neighborhood. This TIF is administered by Fort Worth South Inc.

Date Created: Nov. 25, 1997
End of Term: Dec. 31, 2022
Total Acreage: 1,278

Property Description: Generally bounded to the north by Interstate 30 and Vickery Boulevard and to the south by Allen Street and West Arlington Avenue. The TIF extends east of Interstate 35W to Kentucky Avenue. View the boundary map.

Projects: Business development and retail (including Midtown Mixed Use, the Mehl Building, Victory Medical). parking structures (Magnolia Green), neighborhood parks (for example, Watts Park), residential (for example, the Phoenix and Oak Timbers), schools (Fort Worth ISD), signage (Wayfinding), streetscapes and transportation/infrastructure improvements (including Oleander, Magnolia, Rosedale, South Main streets), and administration.

Project and Financing Plan

Last amended Dec. 11, 2012. Download the full plan.

Financial Information

Base Value $229,759,626
2015 Taxable Value $600,738,212
Percent Growth 161%
2015 City of Fort Worth Contribution $2,854,680

Level of Participation by Entity:

City of Fort Worth 90%
Tarrant County Hospital District 50%
Tarrant County College 50%
Regional Water District 100 %
Tarrant County 50%
Fort Worth ISD 100% (through 2016)

Board Members

  • Chair: Ann Zadeh, City of Fort Worth
  • Kelly Allen Gray, City of Fort Worth
  • Early Davis, City of Fort Worth
  • Roy C. Brooks, City of Fort Worth
  • Steve Townsend, Tarrant County
  • Linda Christie, Tarrant Regional Water District
  • Mark McClendon, Tarrant County College District
  • Scott Rule, Tarrant County Hospital District
  • Ashley Paz, Fort Worth ISD

For more information about TIFs, email TIF@fortworthtexas.gov.


Strategic Development & Revitalization
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-6021 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Small Business
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2622 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Business Diversity
1150 South Freeway, Suite 144
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2674 (phone)
817-392-2681 (fax)

Robert Sturns

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