Work Will Begin Shortly

We were thrilled and grateful that so many friends showed up at our ground breaking ceremony on April 27th. On that day, our story was covered live by CBS 11 news. During the last couple of weeks, we have been contacted by many media outlets. We...

A Significant Milestone

After 3 months of waiting and working with the City of Fort Worth, We finally got approved for our building permit! What a rewarding accomplishment! We would like to thank our team’s effort and everybody who contributed to this success...

The Monetary Value of NEZ

NEZ is short for Neighborhood Empowerment Zone. Located in the city boundary map of Evans/Rosedale, the Connex project applied for and was successfully approved for the NEZ certification. The benefit of a NEZ certificate for a project like Connex...

How We Got Approval for Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

In the area of reinvestment zone of District 4 (Southside/Medical District) of Fort Worth, Connex Office Park was approved for over $80,000.00 of TIF funding in 2016. I’d like to share our experience of the TIF application and approval process in...

An Evolution of Nature to Sustainable Design

Nature. It’s all around us. We are part of it yet in some situations we can feel disconnected from it. Living in city and suburban areas we can lose that interface or interaction to nature. In general architecture and more importantly sustainable...

Shipping Container Student Housing in Amsterdam

While planning  our Connex office park in Fort Worth, we took a trip to The Netherlands to take a close look at the famous shipping container project – Keetwonen student housing in Amsterdam. The first impression was amazing. In distance...

Into the Glacier

Our recent trip to Iceland has left a deep impression on me, not only its breathtaking scenery but also the country’s affordable 100% renewable hydro and geothermal resources. Iceland is known for it’s extreme winter weather and our visit was...

What is connex and why shipping containers?

When the idea of building a office park for small businesses materialized in our minds, using shipping containers as building blocks seemed to make excellent scense. During a early visit to a local container yard, we causally learnt the word...

…And So… Our Journey Began

After several months and many back and forth’s, we are delighted to share with you our stories and adventures of this amazing project – CONNEX. Thanks to our friends, Stephen and Carrie Fitzwater, owner of Modern Lantern , Chris Handy, owner...