News & Events in Mansfield, TX

Here’s an update on the latest news and events taking place in Mansfield, Texas:

Expansions / Relocations

Methodist Hospital, which opened in Mansfield in December 2006, has recently completed a $37.5 million expansion. The expansion includes the addition of a 36-bed medical-surgical unit on the fourth floor of the hospital to serve general patient admission and surgical recovery needs. The fifth floor of the patient tower was finished out for future patient room expansion.
The hospital’s emergency department was expanded, increasing the number of treatment rooms to 32. The intensive care unit was doubled in size, adding eight beds.

U.S. Underwater Services (also known as Neptune Marine Services), an Australian company that provides commercial diving and underwater repair services, has relocated their operations from Burleson, Texas to an existing 54,o00 sq. ft. building in Mansfield. They will bring 62 jobs, $2 million worth of equipment and invest over $500,000 in facility improvements.

Developments

Mansfield Pointe, a 155,000 sq. ft. retail development located on US Highway 287, is the latest addition to Mansfield’s booming retail development. The center recently opened the first group of major tenants – Sports Authority, Petsmart and Bed, Bath and Beyond. Several other new tenants are expected to be announced soon.

Ardex, a German based manufacturer of engineered cement products for use in the commercial flooring industry, completed construction of a new 30,000 sq. ft. production facility in Mansfield Industrial Park. The facility represents a $13.5 million capital investment and creates 58 new jobs in the community. The Mansfield Economic Development Corporation sold the land for this facility to Ardex.

Peri- Forms, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of structural concrete form systems for structures such as bridges, buildings, stadiums, etc. has completed construction on a 30,000 sq, ft. production and distribution facility with a capital investment of approximately $2.5 million.

Other News

The City of Mansfield was ranked #24 in the nation as best places to live by Money Magazine.