Travel Video Trends This Week: The Rise of Vertical Video and Our Fascination with Drones Sponsored This content is created collaboratively with one of our sponsors.
DFW is unique in that it has space to play with and hopes to differentiate itself with a relaxed shopping area and accommodations that exist separate from the terminal bustle.
Southgate won’t look much like an airport venture — more like a suburban project with a hotel, offices and restaurants. But it will represent a new undertaking for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which is expanding in a non-airport kind of way.
In 2007, airport planners envisioned a mixed-use commercial development just outside the south entrance, next to the rental car center. On Thursday, the airport’s board approved procedural steps that will allow the construction of one feature, a D/FW-funded and -owned Hyatt Place hotel.
The 137-room hotel is part of a planned $92 million expenditure by the airport that will also include ground preparation, infrastructure and a 150,000-square-foot airport administration headquarters.