Category Archives: New Businesses

What’s next for H-E-B and Central Market in Dallas?

By Maria Halkias, Retail Writer

1af89ba060f3f95728a26e7ba6a1f547H-E-B’s Central Market division has more plans for new stores in Dallas. With the opening Wednesday at Midway Road and Northwest Highway of its third Central Market in the city limits, other projects in the pipeline will start to move ahead, the company said.

Oak Cliff and Uptown Central Markets continue to be in the works, but without firm timelines.

And don’t give up on H-E-B supermarkets arriving in Dallas-Fort Worth. 

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Flower Mound’s River Walk takes shape: Restaurant row, wedding chapel opening in 2019

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Graphic: Brian Pardue/Community Impact Newspaper

The developer of Flower Mound’s 158-acre River Walk at Central Park is closer than ever to delivering the retail, restaurants and public amenities promised more than a decade ago.

Sarah Dodd, a spokesperson for developer Centurion American Development Group, said the development’s wedding chapel and reception hall are expected to be complete in the spring with the restaurants opening in the summer or early fall. The farmers market and amphitheater will follow in 2020, she said.

“The variety of restaurant concepts that will overlook the scenic river walk along with the chapel inside the development will be a unique addition to Flower Mound that we’ve designed with the residents in mind,” CADG President and CEO Mehrdad Moayedi said. “We are excited to see these projects come to fruition in 2019.”

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Boutique retail and more: What’s in store for Plano’s Collin Creek Mall if a developer’s plan is approved

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A developer’s plans to revamp Plano’s struggling Collin Creek Mall would fill out the property with a broad base of housing units, tear down the existing anchor stores and remake the main body of the mall into a boutique retail destination, according to documents filed with the city and an interview with the developer.

The concept plan, submitted to the city on Dec. 27, offers the public its first look at what Farmers Branch-based developer Centurion American plans to do with the properties it purchased last month. Parking lots surrounding the mall’s main structure would be filled in with two 15-story office buildings, a movie theater, a hotel and music venue and a mix of housing units and city park space, plans show.

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New multifamily, hotel development coming to Grapevine

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Courtesy City of Grapevine

A five-story hotel with dual branding from Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites and four apartment buildings will be coming to 20 acres at 2103 Anderson-Gibson Road, Grapevine

Grapevine City Council approved a master site plan Dec. 18 for the hotels and apartment buildings.

The hotels will offer more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space and more than 300 hotel rooms of which 155 rooms will be for the Holiday Inn and 148 rooms for Staybridge Suites. The hotel development will include a restaurant and both developments will have their own swimming pool.

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Peppa Pig World of Play to open January 2019

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unnamed-1-1The Peppa Pig World of Play will open at 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine, in January. The attraction is designed to immerse pre-school children and their families into the world of the show “Peppa Pig.” The indoor play center will include 10 play areas and is the first to open in the United States. www.peppapigworldofplay.com.

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Grapevine council approves zoning variances for new Stand Rock water park

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Grapevine City Council approved attraction overlays for the new Stand Rock Resort and water park in Grapevine on Dec. 18, marking a step forward in the development initially approved in 2016.

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Stand Rock will be Grapevine’s third water park, and it will be located within 3 miles of the city’s two other water parks and resorts, Great Wolf Lodge and the Gaylord Texan Resort, at 3509 N. Grapevine Mills Blvd., Grapevine.

The project is expected to cost approximately $330 million.

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Freerunning and parkour gym now open in Southlake

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Photo courtesy of Tempest Freerunning Academy

Tempest Freerunning Academy held a grand opening Dec. 2 for its first Texas location at 280 Commerce St., Ste. 100, Southlake. The gym offers freerunning and parkour classes to students, including options for those as young as 4 years old. Although freerunning and parkour have minor stylistic differences, both sports involve traveling from point A to point B, often using obstacles in one’s path.

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PGA of America to move headquarters to Frisco, bringing jobs, championship matches

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The Professional Golfers’ Association of America will move its national headquarters to Frisco from Florida, where it will anchor a 600-acre mixed-use development with an investment of more than half a billion dollars.

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Rendering courtesy of the City of Frisco

The entire project will have an initial estimated public-private investment totaling more than $520 million. PGA of America will bring an initial 100 employees, eventually growing to 250 employees, according to the city.

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Grapevine unveils more details about upcoming Main Station project

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Grapevine’s highly anticipated train station and boutique hotel may open around January 2020 as part of the city’s Main Station development project, which also includes a community plaza and parking garage, at Main Street and Dallas Road.

Coury Hospitality will manage the parking garage, the hotel and most of the train station, Grapevine City Manager Bruno Rumbelow said.

Mark Brooks, a development partner for the project, presented design and layout plans for the connected hotel and train station during Grapevine’s economic partnership meeting Wednesday.

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Amazon announces new headquarters; McKinney mayor says submittal process helped city

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Amazon.com Inc. has chosen New York City and Arlington, Virginia, to accommodate its second headquarters—investing $5 billion and creating more than 50,000 jobs across both cities, according to a Nov. 13 news release from the company. Amazon also announced it will establish a business operations center in Nashville, Tennessee, which will result in more than 5,000 jobs.

The online retailer announced the search for its second headquarters in September 2017 and asked cities to team up to submit one proposal per metropolitan statistical area.

The Dallas Regional Chamber partnered with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce in October 2017 to collect a list of sites to present to Amazon, according to a Dallas Regional Chamber news release.

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