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Grand Prairie's Wildlife Commerce Park Recognized

GRAND PRAIRIE (April 2015) – Grand Prairie’s Wildlife Commerce Park has been awarded “Best Industrial Development of 2014 in North Texas” by the The Dallas Business Journal. The 220-acre business park north of Interstate 30 at Belt Line Road will open soon with tenants Milgard Manufacturing Inc., AT&T and Millennium Packaging Inc.

Once an old drive-through safari and wildlife preserve in a designated floodplain, Crow Holdings, Inc. secured permits to move 3.7 million cubic yards of dirt onto the Wildlife Commerce Park property and raise it out of the floodplain. New roads and utilities were also installed.

Warehouse space is 315,000 square feet. A second speculative warehouse will open in the next few months, and construction will begin on a third building. Crow Holdings is actively pursuing tenants for a retail component closer to I-30.The city of Grand Prairie will widen and extend Wildlife Parkway west toward State Highway 161 for better roadway access.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control won a $78 million Army missile systems upgrade contract. See the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Design has started for the Epic at Central Park, slated to become a major recreation/life changing center that will include an indoor water park, amphitheater, library, trails, all-inclusive playground and lake-based recreation amenities. See the Dallas Business Journal.

Crow Holdings Industrial began its first phase of Wildlife Commerce Park at Belt Line Road and Wildlife Pkwy. See the Dallas Business Journal.

Stream Realty began construction of a two-building, spec warehouse project in north Grand Prairie. See the Dallas Business Journal.

American Eurocopter of Grand Prairie received a $20 million order for six new helicopters. See the Dallas Business Journal.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control of Grand Prairie entered the competition for a contract to replace the military's Humvee. See the Dallas Business Journal.