Fort Worth, Texas – Hillwood Properties, developer of the 18,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use AllianceTexas development has secured a new lease from UPS for almost 500,000 square feet in Fort Worth’s Alliance Gateway I.
UPS chose this new 27-acre site due to its proximity to customers and ready access to major roadways and Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW), the world’s first industrial airport, the company said.
The new distribution center is expected to open in November and will serve UPS customers in the North Tarrant and South Denton counties. This new facility will bring 300 package handler jobs and over 50 tractor trailer driver positions to the area.
“This state-of-the-art UPS facility significantly enhances the logistics platform currently offered at AllianceTexas, especially as e-commerce companies continue to locate their fulfillment centers here,” said Tony Creme, vice president of Hillwood Properties, which manages the AllianceTexas development. “UPS has been an integral, valued member of the AllianceTexas project for many years, and we look forward to their continued growth and success with this new location.”
The master-planned AllianceTexas community covers 18,000-acres and is home to over 370 companies, which have developed more than 37 million square feet and created over 37,000 jobs.
The community also includes over one million square feet of retail, restaurant, and entertainment components integrated with a variety of single-family and luxury apartment home options.