Kelly Stewart Named General Manager of Artisan Circle

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 27, 2024) – Younger Partners announced today the appointment of Kelly Stewart as the new General Manager of Artisan Circle in Fort Worth, Texas. With more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, Stewart brings extensive expertise and a proven track record in property management and strategic development.

Artisan Circle is a 282,805-square-foot urban village located at the corner of University Drive and 7th Street. Spanning five walkable blocks, this vibrant destination features salons, spas, gourmet and fast-casual restaurants, virtual reality gaming and a movie theater. It also offers pedestrian-friendly, Class A office space in the heart of the Fort Worth Cultural District.

Stewart previously served as the Director of Property Management for Younger Partners, leading a team managing 5 million square feet of office and retail space. She streamlined operational processes and implemented innovative budgeting software. Her extensive background includes roles as Senior Property Manager and General Manager, highlighting her exceptional financial, operational and client management skills.

Stewart holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and a master’s degree in Land Economics and Real Estate from Texas A&M University. She is a Certified Property Manager and a licensed Real Estate Salesperson.

“We are excited to see Kelly transition into the role of General Manager at Artisan Circle,” said Kathy Permenter, co-owner of Younger Partners. “Her vast experience and commitment to excellence make her the ideal leader to guide our team as we transform Artisan Circle into a vibrant lifestyle hub for dining, shopping and entertainment. Kelly’s talent for finding innovative solutions to complex challenges aligns perfectly with our mission to establish Artisan Circle as a premier destination for Fort Worth residents and visitors alike.”

Stewart’s leadership will enhance Artisan Circle’s operations, build strategic partnerships and elevate the overall visitor experience. Her dedication to maintaining quality assets while balancing business, technology and people ensures that Artisan Circle will thrive and grow under her guidance. For more information, please visit