OK, So...Ski Fort Worth, Then!
You can Ski Dubai. Might as well be able to ski Fort Worth. About a year ago, we mentioned that Jeff Green, the chief executive of Bearfire Group, was looking to build somewhere in Dallas the mammoth CoolZone Winterplex, where it'd be winter all year round and you could get your ski and spa on whenever. Last week, the Dallas Business Journal suggested that Green had changed his mind and was looking to move to Fort Worth instead, only none of the folks involved would confirm the move, pending an investor get-together.
Well, today comes word that "after careful consideration," yup, the company's moving from Dallas to "an ideal location in a large piece of property situated midway between the Dallas and Fort Worth airports," says the press release. (It doesn't say whether it's the Intel property at Eagle Parkway and Interstate 35W or elsewhere.) Read the entire release to find out what the "Bearfire Resort" peeps promise, but this is, for whatever reason, my favorite sentence: "Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey is an advisor to the project and assists in identifying equity investors." --Robert Wilonsky