Posted on: January 17, 2018

Think there's a lot of retail construction in D-FW? It's equal to 30 Walmart supercenters

Dallas-Fort Worth is about to add 3 million square feet of new retail real estate this year — or the equivalent of almost 30 small Walmart Supercenters. D-FW ended 2017 with 197.9 million square feet of retail space in 1,417 shopping centers.

Dallas Morning News, January 10, 2018 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Food News: Ross Avenue density brings in three local spots

Increased density on Ross Ave. creates a market for doing what Dallas does best: Eat and drink. A development at Ross and Hall hopes to remake the corner with a trio of establishments hopting to cater to the young professionals that are flooding the area.

Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate, January 4, 2018 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: December 13, 2017

New Jack Mason HQ in heart of Deep Ellum is home to 1971 AIrstream

Retailer Jack Mason has recently opened new headquarters in Deep Ellum. The space includes exposed brick and cement floors, not to mention a 1971 Airstream. This aligns with the brand's description as "classic, sturdy, and American."

D Magazine - December 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Huge 'eater-tainment' spot Punch Bowl Social coming to Deep Ellum

Denver-based restaurateur Robert Thompson is about to make a big investment in Deep Ellum. Big as in 23,000 sq. ft., on a block with neighboring shops measuring a fraction of that. Big as in 200 workers and an estimated $5 million in development costs.

Dallas Morning News, December 8, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: December 11, 2017

With these 8 restaurants and bars, Victory Park will look drastically different in 2018

For years, Victory Park was home to the American Airlines Center and not much else. Other than a few nearby restaurants, Victory Park had not been victorious in bringing foot traffic to the area. Get a new vision of Victory Park in your head, folks.

Dallas Morning News, December 6, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Two Royal Blue Grocery stores are heading to downtown Dallas

Royal Blue Grocery and a new restaurant from NL Group will be part of the renovations underway at the Trammell Crow Center at 2001 Ross Ave. And, Royal Blue is also opening this spring in the Mercantile Building on the corner of Main and Ervay streets.

Dallas Morning News, November 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: November 21, 2017

MoMA Design Store pops into Nordstrom at NorthPark for the holidays

One of the world's famous museum stores is coming to Dallas for Christmas. Nordstrom is collaborating with New York's Museum of Modern Art's MoMA Design Store for a temporary shop this holiday season. The shop opened today and closes on Jan. 7.

Dallas Morning News, November 17, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Everything, and we mean everything, is for sale at The Merchant

New coffee, book and gift shop The Merchant is now open in Dallas. What makes this place unique is that EVERYTHING is for sale, from its vintage furniture, signage and decorations, not to mention those books, gifts and coffee we mentioned earlier.

Lakewood Advocate - November 10, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Commissary in downtown Dallas is worth a stop for coffee or lunch

Walk inside stylish Commissary on Main Street and you'll feel like you're in a snack bar with good coffee. You are. But in the bowels of that blue-tiled building, a fleet of butchers slice charcuterie and dry-age meats for 8 well-known Dallas restaurants.

Dallas Morning News, November 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Dallas developer to redo Maple Avenue shopping center near Love Field

A Dallas-based real estate development firm plans to begin a multimillion-dollar upgrade to a shopping center along Maple Avenue near Dallas Love Field, which will bolster its reach in the evolving Medical District neighborhood.

Dallas Business Journal, October 24, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: October 27, 2017

A New Dallas Company Wants to Become the Blue Apron of Edible Gardening

Gardenuity, created by Dallas-born entrepreneur Donna Letier, wants to make gardening accessible to anyone, even if you live in a high-rise and have killed every poor ficus that's ever crossed your doorstep. "Most of our customers are new at gardening."

Dallas Observer, October 24, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Greenwich Village cult classic sets new timeline to open first non-East Coast location

East Coasters, rejoice! New York City cult classic Mamoun's Falafel plans to head West are now official, and a new timeframe has been set to open its first non-East Coast location in the West Village this winter.

Dallas Business Journal, October 18, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Design Within Reach has tripled its store size at North Park Center

Upscale retailer Design Within Reach has tripled the size of its North Park Center space to 13,500 square feet. The store has thirty fully realized room vignettes, as well as a "Swatch Wall" with wall tiles that offer a glimpse of 3,000+ custom options.

Chain Store Age - September 21, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Neiman Marcus Celebrates 110 years Downtown!

Celebrate 110 years of the Downtown Dallas Neiman Marcus flagship store!

Downtown Dallas Inc., September 19, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Eatzi’s Brings Take-Out Paradise to Preston Royal Village

Next month, Eatzi’s Market & Bakery will bring its bounty of take-out food and gourmet groceries to a new location at Preston Royal. The Dallas-based chain’s sixth location is set to arrive at Preston Royal Village Shopping Center in mid-October.

September 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Blue Sushi Sake Uptown Opening in October

Blue Sushi Sake Grill will open late October in the new M-Line Tower, a new mixed-use development that sits in the heart of the McKinney Avenue corridor at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Bowen Street.

Crave DFW, September 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Retail Real Estate: Want to Test a Concept? Come to Dallas-Fort Worth

New and innovative retailers are taking over retail space. Participants at a recent roundtable explored current trends and weighed in on Dallas-Fort Worth as a test market for development and retail offerings.

Dallas Innovates, September 20, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Brand New Soju Bar Arrives In Dallas With Korean Fusion Fare

Soju 101, Dallas’ newest spot for Korea’s favorite fermented rice beverage and fusion eats, has officially made its debut. The new destination for soju drinks and snacks kicked open the doors at 11445 Emerald Street, near Royal and I-35, last week.

Eater Dallas, September 21, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 21, 2017

This fall the Dallas dining scene is getting even better

This fall the Dallas dining scene is expanding, with lots of new options. From poke and farm-to-table, to extensive whiskey and bourbon libraries, not to mention a 12,000 square foot ballroom, there's something for everyone.

Dallas Observer - September 16, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Play Street Museum is newest Town Center tenant

Families with young children will have a new local option when Play Street Museum brings a franchise to the neighborhood early next year. It will open in the Lake Highlands Town Center, across from Sprouts.

Lake Highlands Advocate, September 8, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Jack White-backed concept to open new HQ, flagship store in Deep Ellum

A Dallas-based sporting goods company has acquired a Deep Ellum building with plans to turn it into a hand-turned wood baseball bat manufacturing operation. The building will be Warstic's headquarters, flagship retail operation and manufacturing facility.

Dallas Business Journal, August 16, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 31, 2017

New owners plan redo for Northeast Dallas retail center

A Northeast Dallas shopping center has sold to two out-of-state investors. The new owners plan to rework the Northview Plaza shopping center on Northwest Highway and Plano Road.

Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Discover 'snow desserts' when New York City shop arrives in Dallas

Dessert shop BingBox Snow Cream Co. is opening a Dallas location in September. The shop will have snow desserts, soft serve ice cream and fun drinks. BingBox Snow Cream Co. specializes in Korean bingsu, or a finely shaved ice that they call snow cream.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 17, 2017

2 new Dallas ice cream shops specialize in alcohol-infused sweet treats

Adulting is about responsibility. "Kidulting," on the other hand, is all about fun.
Two new Dallas ice cream shops fall into the latter category, letting grown-ups unleash their inner child with a 21-plus twist.

Dallas Morning News, July 13, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Upscale ice cream stand debuts in southern Dallas with community spirit

A new ice cream shop opens in southern Dallas' Cedar Crest area, with a mission to help the community while making great ice cream. Called Steve & Cammy's, it's an ice cream parlor with an upscale atmosphere, located at 2839 Cedar Crest Blvd.

CultureMap Dallas, July 6, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Dallas' Bishop Arts neighborhood squeezes out juicy new vegan-ish cafe

Dallas-based company that started out in the juice world is opening a new cafe. Tribal will open its first location in Bishop Arts, in a new development south of Eighth Street at 263 N. Bishop Ave.

CultureMap Dallas, July 5, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Al Biernat's new lease on life for Oak Lawn location and a second Biernat's

After last weekend's closure of the Palm Restaurant, the cognoscenti wondered, "Was Al Biernat's next?" In short: Nope. In 1998, Biernat left his gig managing the Palm to open a self-named restaurant on Oak Lawn Avenue. It's been a gangbusters success.

Dallas Morning News, July 5, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Guitar Shop Killer Vintage Already Expanding near Dallas Love Field

Killer Vintage, a guitar shop w/a long list of celeb clientele due to its inventory of rare, specialty guitars, is already in expansion mode. It's 1st Dallas store, which opened last October, is adding art and jewelry from Dallas' Kristy Stubbs Gallery.

Dallas Culture Map - June 28, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Reformation is Opening on Henderson Avenue This Summer

Settling into the 2,020-square-foot space alongside freshly expanded Coco & Dash on Knox-Henderson, Reformation’s first Texas outpost will feature fancy touch screens and is set to open this August.

D Magazine, June 27, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Meat Market is Coming to Sylvan Thirty

Oak Cliff, meet your new meat purveyor. Cooper’s Meat Market is taking a space at Sylvan Thirty near Cox Farms Market. The San Antonio-based company has been in business for more than 20 years, and this will be its first outpost.

Oak Cliff Advocate, June 20, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Dallas Company Grows Cold-Pressed Juice Business

It is the juice with the cool name and even colder recipe. Dallas-based Buda Juice is determined to expand their reach in the growing cold-pressed juice market. Owner Horatio Londsdale-Hands co-founded the company a few years ago.

NBCDFW.com, June 20, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Dallas home store TreeHouse to be world's 1st to generate more power than it uses

New Dallas retailer Treehouse has been built to be world's 1st to generate more power than it uses. The retailer sells eco-friendly paint, landscaping and flooring, with many products toxin-free or made from recycled materials.

Bis Now - June 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Starbucks joining effort to help revitalize Red Bird Mall

Starbucks has selected Dallas' Red Bird Mall (formerly Southwest Center Mall) for one of 15 stores it's opening in low- to medium-income neighborhoods across the U.S. It's part of what the coffee giant has called its social impact investments.

Dallas Morning News, May 23, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Dallas' State Fair fried food king goes big with new Texas restaurant

Abel Gonzales, who has achieved international fame as a repeat winner of the State Fair of Texas' Big Tex fried food award, now has his own restaurant. Called Republic Ranch, it's in soft-opening mode at 3121 Ross Ave.

CultureMap Dallas, May 18, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Creative project Deep Ellum Art Co. opening this summer

Deep Ellum Art Co. is coming to, you guessed it, Deep Ellum. Billed as a place "Dedicated to the creative and native," the 5,000 sq. ft. venue at 3200 Commerce St. will host an eclectic mix of music and art events. An August opening is planned.

Guide Live - May 10, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Planning to attend the Sprouts opening? Here’s what you need to know

Planning to be at the Sprouts ribbon cutting Wednesday? Get your coffee ready. The new Sprouts Farmers Market at the Lake Highlands Town Center opens at 7 a.m. May 3, and store officials expect a line to begin forming at 6 a.m.

Lake Highlands Advocate, May 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

New restaurant, fitness center to open in Victory Park

Victory Park continues to grow as two places for dining and fitness are opening in the district. Tex-Mex restaurant Mesero will begin serving up its dishes in early 2018. The fitness franchise, Orangetheory Fitness, will also join Victory Park

WFAA.com, April 26, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Shirt maker Untuckit opens Dallas store with preppy version of the Cuban guayabera

Men's shirt maker Untuckit opened its first Dallas store this week in Uptown Dallas' West Village. The 1,810-square-foot-store is at 3699 McKinney Ave. and adds to the shopping district's growing group of men's retailers...

Dallas Morning News, April 12, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Dallas native opens vegan cowboy boot store in Big D

No cows were harmed in the making of this cowboy boot store, says the owner of MendRT, a new vegan footwear store in Dallas. The cruelty free high-end boutique, which offers faux leather western fashion held a soft opening in the Design District on Sat.

Green Source DFW, April 11, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Room & Board, a popular furniture retailer, is coming to Dallas

American-made modern home furnishings retailer Room & Board plans to open its first Texas store in Dallas later this year. The retailer, which has a cult-like following, already has a large online customer base in the Dallas area.

Dallas Morning News, April 5, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 12, 2017

It doesn’t get any greener than this: TreeHouse is coming to Preston Hollow

TreeHouse — opening this summer at The Hill Shopping Center — will run on a battery and solar energy system. It will be the only retailer in the nation that puts energy back into the grid. The company officially enters the Dallas market on June 1.

Preston Hollow Advocate, April 6, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

A redevelopment wave will bring new retail to Ross Ave.

Multiple projects are on the way that will transform Ross Ave. into a more walkable retail destination. The biggest development in the works is the $135 million renovation to Trammell Crow Center tower, where 49,000 sq. ft. of retail will be added.

Dallas Morning News - April 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: March 24, 2017

New burger chain on Greenville Avenue takes bacon obsession to the extreme

The upcoming Slater's 50/50 in the Lower Greenville neighborhood is known for its bacon-centered creations. The California company's Dallas location will be its first franchise outside of its home state. A May opening is planned at 2817 Greenville Ave.

CultureMap Dallas, March 23, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Patina Bleu grand opening Saturday March 25th

Interior design firm Pantina Bleu will resurrect its retail presence in the Bishop Arts District. For five years, the company has operated by appointment-only out of its warehouse. Owner Greg Barker is known for remaking old furniture in creative ways.

Oak Cliff Advocate, March 22, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 5, 2017

Lower Greenville celebrates neighborhood transformation

The neighborhood known as Lower Greenville has transformed the last few years, becoming one of Dallas' hippest areas. Area businesses are celebrating with a block party, using the party as an opportunity to get more people familiar with the area.

NBC DFW - April 1, 2017 Retail - Home Archive
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Crews begin work on Skillman-Abrams Shopping Center

Contractors for the landlord of the Skillman-Abrams Shopping Center have moved onsite, to begin redevelopment of the center, which is to be renamed Creekside. New restaurants as well as an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema are planned for the site.

Lake Highlands Advocate - March 24, 2017 Retail - Home Archive