Upstream is the most exciting setting for Fort Worth to live, work, relax, and experience new adventures.

Panther Island Today

Where Fort Worth Finds Adventure


Just across the river from Downtown Fort Worth, Panther Island has been transformed into an outdoor entertainment hub. Every year, tens of thousands of enthusiasts come to Panther Island for outdoor concerts, activities like kayaking in the Trinity River and hiking the Trinity Trails, and visiting local dives like Coyote Drive-In and Panther Island Brewing.

And the best is yet to come.

Fort Worth’s Uptown

North of the Expected

Panther Island offers an opportunity unlike any other – a waterfront development with skyline views of America’s 12th largest city.

With plans for winding canals, walkable spaces, and river frontage, Upstream provides 26+ acres of unique experiences. The ideal home for creative businesses, trendy nightlife destinations, and modern residential spaces, this is the next hub for Fort Worth’s cultural trendsetters and entertainment tastemakers.

Reinvention. Revitalization. Reinvestment.

Dallas-Fort Worth is known for ensuring its history informs its present. One of the biggest differences between it and other rapidly-growing metro areas is the emphasis on renovation over demolition. Neighborhoods, entertainment districts, and more are being restored and amplified, creating a youthful, creative, energetic community actively growing DFW’s reputation as a culture, education, and business leader.

The Riverfront

The three largest parcels, 8-10, feature prominent river frontage with beautiful views of the Trinity Trails and the downtown Fort Worth skyline. These mixed-use and multifamily opportunities offer the chance to create a signature experience that defines the district.

The Canals

Five parcels within Upstream feature frontage along proposed canals that have already begun construction and create an atmosphere wholly unique in Fort Worth. Parcels 1, 2, 6, 7, and 8 are zoned for a wide variety of uses from space to space, including Hotel, Commercial/Retail, Residential, Office, Mixed-Use, and Multi-Family.

LaGrave Field

Parcels 6-10 are all adjacent to the historic LaGrave Field, the one-time home to the Fort Worth Cats and the future home of both minor league baseball and a constant rotation of unmissable events. Providing a truly unique venue backdrop, the renovated LaGrave Field will become the beating heart of Upstream at Panther Island.

Encore Panther Island

Encore Panther Island is a signature Class-A multi-family community featuring 300 units right on the newly-constructed canal system. Opening in 2021, this community will set a modern, sophisticated tone for future developments and provide an instant customer base for retail businesses looking to join Upstream.

Panther Island History

After decades of flooding the neighborhoods surrounding downtown Fort Worth, the Trinity River near the center of the city was drained, remaining a ditch for the second half of the 20th century.

Then, in 2002, plans were put into effect to restore the Trinity River, beautify the surroundings, and bring urban recreation to Fort Worth. In addition to creating the Trinity Trails, these plans provided for the development of new land to control flooding.

Some of that land was designated as a recreational space. The rest became Panther Island.


Support of the City

While Upstream at Panther Island represents the largest swath of privately-owned land on the island, the City of Fort Worth has been a proactive partner in the success of the development.


With zoning that allows for a versatile mix of uses, density, design options, and creativity, those doing business in Upstream are being given the green light by the city to make their space their own.



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