As developers seek fruitful sites to launch new projects, they're finding fertile ground in former farms.


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On a recent cloud-flecked day, standing on a rise of soil yet to be leveled, Fleet and his partner in the project Kim Gill had two vistas.

Their 750-acre development is near U.S. 287, north of Avondale Haslet Road, just beyond the northern reaches of Fort Worth. It straddles three counties: Tarrant, Denton, and Wise.

At the horizon, to the south and east, you can see the rooftops of developer Hillwood's huge AllianceTexas project in North Fort Worth.