Weekend Recap- October 5 Edition

Tim’s must reads:

Mattress Firm has filed for bankruptcy and could close up to 700 stores
Trade tariffs are adding to building costs for everything from houses to office buildings in North Texas
What’s in the New Nafta? How the proposed trade deal would affect key industries
Play Back? Toys R US Investors Plan Comeback for Brand

Local:

Plano’s 20-year-old Granite Park project is getting a makeover with more pedestrian features
Dallas-Fort Worth Named the Third-Most Active Office Construction Market
Dallas area lands two more huge Amazon shipping hubs
Collin County town of Princeton getting new mixed-use project with housing and commercial building
Irving City Council stiffs Toyota Music Factory partner on $44 million tab, saying work is still unfinished

National:

Shopping-Mall Vacancies Are Highest in Seven Years After Big-Box Closings
Toys ‘R’ Us Lenders Plan Brand’s Revival
Michaels expands kids’ crafting section in bid to win sales left behind by Toys R Us
Is Small Box Retail The Way Of The Future?
REITs Wrestle With Rising Interest Rates
Dead Macy’s, Sears, and JCPenney stores are giving way to a new trend in shopping — here’s what’s replacing them

Check out my featured listing this week in Tarrant County!

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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