Monthly Archives: June 2017

Five Questions with Flip Flop Shops

Meet Gene! Gene is the owner and manager of our Flip Flop Shops store at the Rowe. We had a few minutes to sit down and chat with him about his favorite products, why he loves working here and more! Keep reading to find out… Q: What do you want customers to know about your store? A: Flip Flop Shops is the authentic retailer of the hottest brands and latest styles of flip flops, sandals, and casual footwear... read more

Dallas’ Victory Park, once a rail yard and power plant, nearing the finish line 20 years later

Dallas Morning News Written by: Steve Brown In case you haven't noticed, Victory Park is almost finished, just in time for its 20th birthday. Two decades after the 75-acre project was first envisioned on the northwest corner of downtown, the ambitious mixed-use development is mostly built. Only a few building sites remain. This year Victory Park will get its biggest development boost with the opening of... read more

Chefs for Farmers 2017 Coming to Victory Park

Come Hungry! Chefs For Farmers 2017 will be tastier than ever with some new Dallas scenery DALLAS (June 19, 2017) – Chefs For Farmers (CFF) 2017, the down-home, no-fuss festival celebrating top chefs and local food, will be bigger than ever before with more than 150 combined chefs, food artisans, bartenders, breweries, wineries, and distillers. The fifth annual festival will again feature... read more

28 Global CRE Leaders Speak Out

BISNOW Written by: Bisnow Staff The refrain of doomsday headlines is endless: “Retail Is Dead,” “Inside The Retail Apocalypse,” “Is Retail Coming Back From The Dead?” “The Retail Bloodbath Continues” and our favorite, “Retail Is F*cked.” To be sure, brick-and-mortar retail is in the throes of a seismic shift fueled by the rise of e-commerce and the changing needs of modern shoppers who demand... read more

CRE Opinion: Keeping Up with Tomorrow’s Consumer

D Magazine Written by: Terry Montesi Traditional retailers and retail developers face pressure, as consumer behavior continues to evolve. Over the past decade, there has been a seismic shift in the way Americans purchase almost everything. While e-commerce is cited by many as the primary factor in the paradigm shift in retail, it isn’t the only consideration. In short, consumer behavior is evolving. Yet, many... read more

Five Questions with Waterside Grove Ambassador JD Smith

Every piece of land has a history and Waterside is no different. That history is especially near and dear to JD Smith, who worked and lived on the property where Waterside sits for more than 30 years. Today, he has started his next chapter on the land, serving as a Grove Ambassador. He recently took some time to share his memories of the site’s past and his optimism for its future. Q: What is your personal... read more

Restaurant Roundup: Local chicken chains stretching wings with new locations

Dallas Business Journal Written by: Korri Kezar Craving lemon pepper? Need to satisfy your Sriracha tooth? Two North Texas chicken wing chains are expanding in and outside of the region. Wingbucket, which has locations in Dallas and Richardson, has opened a third location at Hillside Village, 305 W. FM 1382 in Cedar Hill. A fourth restaurant, to be located in Fort Worth, will also open this year. In addition... read more

First Street Napa reaches out to retailers amid battered mall landscape

Napa Valley Register Written by: Howard Yune As a growing number of malls – and the retail chains that once filled them – wither away, the man redeveloping Napa’s downtown shopping arcade is hoping to buck the trend. Five years after acquiring the Napa Town Center, Todd Zapolski in recent weeks has announced the first few merchants and restaurants out of more than 40 he seeks to restock the nearly... read more

First Street Napa Welcomes John Anthony Family of Wines as New Office Tenant in Early 2018

Premier Mixed-Use Development’s Office Space is More Than 75 Percent Leased NAPA, Calif. (June 8, 2017) – First Street Napa, a 325,000-square-foot mixed-use development in the heart of Downtown Napa that will incorporate 45 retail shops and restaurants, new creative office space, and a 183-room Archer Hotel, announced today that John Anthony Family of Wines will be relocating and opening its new office... read more

Five Questions with Kohler Waters Spa

Nearly ten years after Kohler Waters Spa opened at Burr Ridge Village Center, customers new and old are still singing its praises. According to Spa manager Andrea Argy, the key to staying power lies in the spa’s commitment to constantly evolving its services in response to customer feedback. Here, Argy shares more with Trademark about Kohler Co.’s expansion from plumbing fixtures into wellness, the benefits of... read more

This new Fort Worth pasta-and-pizza place holds its own against Dallas’ top Italian spots

Guide Live Written by: Leslie Brenner On the southwest edge of Fort Worth, on the banks of the Trinity River, there's a new mixed-use development with a shiny Whole Foods Market, a Sur La Table, an Amazing Lash Studio, an REI store and more. Just past Taco Diner, happy-looking children and their parents stroll by or loll about, enjoying their peachy-pink or pale green Steel City Pops on a patio in the shade of a... read more

Trademark wins 5 MAXI awards at RECon 2017

Each year the MAXI Awards celebrate the outstanding work and achievements of those who are transforming marketing in the retail real estate industry. Trademark performed exceptionally well this year winning five total awards in a sixteen property portfolio. This year’s award program includes 10 categories recognizing all aspects of marketing, from traditional marketing to new emerging technology, from cause... read more