Weekend Recap May 4

New developments are exploding throughout the Metroplex and there is no end in sight! Developers are buying up land everywhere to make space for new retail and office.

Check out my latest listing in Dallas, this parcel is zoned CS and sits on a strong hard corner, perfect for new retail!

“There are about 50 shopping centers that are in some stage of development in McKinney, according to the city’s office of Development Services.

Growth in McKinney has been typical of an outer ring suburb that first focused on residential development before addressing commercial and retail needs, according to Michael Quint, Executive Director of Development Services.”

Dozens of Shopping Centers Coming to McKinney

TD Ameritrade’s new 78-acre Southlake campus to house 1,800 employees

UNT, Frisco Announce Plans for New University Campus

Wildcat Management’s $15 Million Renovation of the West End’s Purse Building

Are you heading to ICSC Recon Las Vegas this year? If so, shoot me an email, TLepore@RubiconRep.com, and let’s sit down!

Below are a few articles that I found interesting this week.

Local:

How big changes to Henderson Ave. are creating fear, loathing and excitement in East Dallas

Aldi is almost halfway done with Dallas-Fort Worth store remodels; competitor Lidl hasn’t yet arrived

Japanese builder buying developer of projects in Deep Ellum and North Oak Cliff

Frisco’s Wade Park dodges foreclosure bullet for third straight month

Entertainment Firm Is Jumping At Expansion

 

National:

Indochino ramps up store expansion

Amazon plans more Prime perks at Whole Foods, and it will change the industry

‘Hi, It’s Amazon Calling. Here’s What We Don’t Like in Your City.’

Subway to close 500 restaurants across the US

Whole Foods sparks controversy by partnering with an Asian eatery called ‘Yellow Fever’

Meet the company helping fill a sea of vacant stores in the US

Macy’s to add fulfillment center for its off-price concept

Weis Markets to invest $101 million to long-term growth

Report: Toys ‘R’ Us Canada purchase could save some U.S. stores

Chico’s becomes the latest retailer to sell on Amazon

 

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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