GRAPHICS, SIGNAGE CENTER
OPENS IN FW SOUTHSIDE
Image360 has recently opened in Fort Worth at 218 West Broadway Ave., bringing what owner John Cockrell says is a comprehensive range of services to the southside Fort Worth area.
“There has been steady growth in the local business community over the years, and we’re eager to help more organizations in the area with their visual graphics, signage, digital printing and promotional product needs,” Cockrell said in a news release.
Cockrell has extensive experience in the printing and graphics industry, having worked on both the operations and business sides of his family’s 50-year printing business, and later his own local print company for five years.
“At Image360, we take a consultative approach to assess our clients’ needs. With support from a national network of partners, we are able to provide a wide range of options and solutions. We are dedicated to our clients’ projects from imagination to installation,” Cockrell said.
Image360 is locally owned and operated and is a member of Alliance Franchise Brands franchise network.
AUTISM SERVICES PROVIDER
MERAKEY OPENS FW SITE
Merakey, one of the nation’s largest providers of special education and human services, has opened its first location in Texas to serve children and adults with autism in Tarrant County. Located at 4775 North Freeway in Fort Worth, the building spans 17,500 square feet.
NAI Robert Lynn’s Fort Worth Retail Market Director Hunter Hayes brokered the deal. Todd Hubbard, president, and Colt Power, office division partner, both with NAI Robert Lynn Fort Worth, represented the landlord.
“We’re thrilled to expand our services to Texas to assist people on the autism spectrum in the Tarrant County community,” said Joe Martz, CEO of Merakey. “Our new building, retrofitted to meet the needs of children and adults we serve, gives our staff the opportunity to provide services in a safe and fun learning environment.”
The flexible space in the building allows staff to offer different therapy and education services daily. The center provides services including applied behavior analysis therapy, speech and occupational therapy, as well as a specialized childcare program called the Bee Me Center for children ages 3 to 6 of all abilities. Merakey’s education services have received a nonpublic school designation by the Texas Education Agency, allowing them to partner with local school districts. It is one of only 21 schools in Texas to receive this designation.
MOUSER EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION,
HQ FACILITIES IN MANSFIELD
Mansfield-based Mouser Electronics Inc. is expanding its headquarters and distribution center, adding more than 125,000 square feet to the distribution center as well as a new 50,000-square-foot office building.
With the new construction, Mouser’s 78-acre campus will house 1 million square feet of space to accommodate its inventory of 1 million unique SKUs for products and technologies from over 750 electronic component manufacturers.
“With the rapid increase in technological advancements such as IoT, electric vehicles, artificial intelligence, robotics and 5G, we definitely find ourselves in a very robust and fortunate position,” said Glenn Smith, president and CEO. “We are planning for future growth as our customer needs increase.”
Mouser cited a positive industry outlook, double-digit revenue growth and the addition of many new manufacturer partners as reasons for the expansion.
In 2018 Mouser’s sales hit $1.9 billion, and the company is on track to surpass that number this year. Mouser Electronics is a Berkshire Hathaway company.
Vital Pharmaceuticals Inc. has leased 38,463 square feet at Everman Trade Center in Fort Worth. Matt Carthey and Thomas Grafton with Holt Lunsford Commercial represented the owner, TA Realty. Jamie Galati with JLL represented the tenant.
Keaton Duhon and Jake Neal with Holt Lunsford Commercial represented the owner, Halawa View Apts. GP, in these leases at Riverbend Business Park:
Breeze Mechanical renewed a lease of 9,200 square feet.
Power Industries renewed a lease of 8,100 square feet.
GT Golf Holdings leased 8,000 square feet; Pat Hanahan with Fobare Commercial represented the tenant.
Symonds’ Flags and Poles renewed a lease of 7,200 square feet.
IEA Inc. leased 4,005 square feet at Mallick Tower in Fort Worth. Marshall Mays and Geoff Shelton with Holt Lunsford Commercial represented the landlord, Mallick Tower. Ray Lopez with Cresa represented the tenant.
Providence Senior Services leased 1,326 square feet at Bedford Place 1 in Bedford. Marshall Mays and Geoff Shelton with Holt Lunsford Commercial represented the owner, 1901 Properties.
Kenny Taylor renewed his lease of 1,000 square feet at 3201 E. Pioneer Parkway in Arlington. Keaton Duhon with Holt Lunsford Commercial represented the owner, Norman Kronick-TX Inc.
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