Near Southside businesses are regularly recognized in local, state, and even national “Best Of” contests. (The FW Weekly’s annual issue usually has 40-60 Near Southside winners.) As the Near Southside’s progress has gained attention, FWSI has also been recognized for of our role in the district’s revitalization.
FWSI has had the honor of receiving several awards from local, regional, and national organizations, including the following:
2011 CLIDE (Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence) Award from the North Central Texas Council of Governments for the Near Southside Development Standards and Guidelines.
2008 Driehaus Form-Based Code Award for the Near Southside Development Standards and Guidelines.
2006 Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council Award: FWSI was recognized by the GFWREC for our use of innovative public safety initiatives, creation of a Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District and the creation and application of a new mixed-use zoning category.
Midwest Section of the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association: Project Planning Award for the 1995 Southside Medical District Strategic Plan.
Texas Society of Architects Citation of Honor