Weekend Recap- August 10 Edition

Check out my featured listing this week in Tarrant County!

Tim’s must reads:

“Mattress Firm, the largest mattress retailer in the United States, is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it looks to close hundreds of under-performing stores and return to financial stability, according to The Chronicle, which cited a report by Reuters. The retailer operates some 3,400 stores nationwide.”

Retailer with 3,400 stores-plus reportedly considering bankruptcy
EXCLUSIVE: Mattress Firm explores U.S. bankruptcy to close stores
There’s a fierce battle over your bed: Industry goes to the mattresses
Mattress Firm reportedly weights bankruptcy, store closures

Local:

Frisco’s first foray into pro sports, the Superdrome, is being dismantled by cyclists who hope to rebuild
New development plan in the works for Plano’s struggling Collin Creek Mall
See which Dallas billionaire is investing in a $60 million office development in University Park
New York, Atlanta investors team up to buy 582-unit apartment in Farmers Branch
Japan firm eyes hotel in Plano’s booming Legacy project
Frisco’s Largest Piece of Undeveloped Land Has New Owner
After Royal Blue opening, downtown Dallas eager for more grocery options
Dallas and other Texas metros make new list of U.S. boomtowns
Houston real estate developer lands at McKinney airport with property buy

National:

Casper, a Web Pioneer, to Open 200 Stores Read more about my predictions on this back in March
Retail jobs up in July
Kroger moves into Florida with shopping center purchase
The big prediction at Net Lease Summit: A slowdown isn’t near
Off-price retailer files Chapter 11, plans to close some stores
Shopping mall owners fill empty stores with offices as coworking companies branch out
Who Are The Top 10 U.S. Online Retailers?

What have you been reading this week? Please comment below with any interesting articles or topics you would like to see covered.

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