Downtown Redevelopment

Whitewright, TX

Overview

Antero Group was engaged to establish a redevelopment plan for the City of Whitewright, Texas, a rapidly growing community in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area.

With Antero Group’s help, Whitewright was awarded a United States EPA Area-Wide Brownfields Planning Grant to establish this plan and address several blighted properties in the downtown.

The planning process incorporated a detailed analysis of existing conditions that inhibit the downtown’s success, with a focus on identifying strategies to address several factors, including: infrastructure, site clean-up planning, reuse strategies, transportation impacts, and market conditions. This included a significant community outreach effort to better understand the hopes and ideas of residents and businesses.

The planning efforts culminated with the creation of the Whitewright Downtown Development Plan.

  • Scope of Services

    • Grant Writing
    • Redevelopment Plan
    • Regional Analysis
Outcomes
  • Compiled a list of various tools available to promote and guide redevelopment
  • Created a plan for parking, pedestrian, bicycle, and other mode of transit
  • Placed a plan focus on park enhancement and connection to the downtown area
  • Summarized the infrastructure improvements needed to promote redevelopment
  • Leveraged the redevelopment plan to apply for, and win a $1.2M Texas Department of Transportation grant to address connectivity and transportation alternatives