Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Ten new tenants open at Village at Fairview
Including Whole Foods Market and Guy Harvey's Island Grill.
The Village at Fairview, developed by Dallas-based The MGHerring Group, is continuing to expand its premier line-up of retail, restaurant, and entertainment venues with more than 100,000 square feet of new retail opening just in time for the busy holiday shopping season.
Guy Harvey’s Island Grill opened on October 28 and Whole Foods Market opened on November 1. Eight additional tenants will open at The Village at Fairview between November and December.
“Having already welcomed more than 40 new tenants at The Village at Fairview this year, we are excited to continue the momentum as we approach the holiday season,” said Gar Herring, president of The MGHerring Group. “This next wave of openings, which includes Whole Foods Market, Splitsville, and restaurants new to the Dallas market, will offer our guests even more options for shopping, dining and entertainment during the busiest retail season of the year.”
The following tenants opened at The Village at Fairview within the past week:
Guy Harvey’s Island Grill – the Florida-based seafood restaurant opened its first Texas location at The Village at Fairview on October 28 and will celebrate its grand opening with a community event on November 12. The décor of the restaurant features original artwork by founder Guy Harvey, a marine wildlife artist and conservationist. The 7,900-square-foot restaurant is located across from Gloria’s.
Whole Foods Market - the nation’s largest retailer of natural and organic foods opened a 41,000-square-foot store on November 1 at The Village at Fairview, along the frontage road of U.S. 75. Unique store features include an indoor “Kids Club” play area; a charging station for electric cars; and an outdoor patio which features a fire pit and a repurposed tractor where children can play.
The following stores and restaurants will open between November and December.
a Real Bookstore – the largest locally-owned bookstore in North Texas will open a 20,000-square-foot space between Macy’s and JCPenney. The bookstore will feature a 2,000-square-foot children’s section, a dedicated event space and an indoor/outdoor café.
Finish Line – a premium athletic footwear store and one of the nation’s largest specialty retailers will open a 3,650-square-foot store next to Paciugo.
Twisted Root Burger Co. – a Dallas-based burger joint featuring traditional and specialty hamburgers, side items, shakes, and more will open a 3,000-square-foot restaurant next to Buckle. It will be Twisted Root’s fifth DFW location.
Vertigo – a local retailer specializing in skateboard equipment, accessories, and apparel will open a 3,500-square-foot store near Papaya. The store will feature an indoor half-pipe for equipment testing and lessons.
The Elegant Door – a local retailer specializing in traditional upholstered furniture, plus 18th and 19th century antiques at moderate prices will open a 3,585-square-foot store near Dillard’s.
Daired’s Salon & Spa Pangea – a full-service salon, spa, med spa, and café will open its second location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area at The Village at Fairview. The 13,000-square-foot salon and spa will be located across from Coldwater Creek.
La Duni Latin Kitchen & Coffee Studio – a Dallas-based bakery and restaurant chain will unveil its newest concept, La Duni Dulce, at The Village at Fairview in December. La Duni Dulce, a fast casual café, coffee, and cupcake studio, will be incorporated into La Duni Latin Kitchen, which will open in early 2011. La Duni Latin Kitchen is a full-service restaurant specializing in South American cuisine with private rooms, a spacious patio and full bar. The 7,000-square-foot restaurant will be located adjacent to Macy’s.
Splitsville – an upscale entertainment venue that combines bowling, billiards, dining, music, and nightlife will open a 25,000-square-foot space across from JCPenney. www.splitsvillelanes.com
Sand Dollar Lifestyles and Sushi Awaji also are scheduled to open soon. Anchored by Dillard’s, Macy’s and JCPenney, The Village at Fairview launched its second retail phase this year with a variety of national retailers, specialty shops and restaurants, including major tenants The Container Store and Gold Class Cinemas. Additional recent openings at The Village at Fairview include Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen, Gloria’s, Republic of Couture, and Wyland’s Ocean Blue.
Located at the northeast corner of U.S. 75 and Stacy Road in Fairview, The Village at Fairview is being developed in conjunction with its sister property, The Village at Allen (located directly across Stacy Road). Together, The Village at Fairview and The Village at Allen comprise the largest mixed-use development in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.
By the end of 2010, the nationally-recognized project will feature more than 120 stores, restaurants and entertainment venues. The entire project spans 400 acres and, upon completion, will include 2 million square feet of retail and 1 million square feet of office, residential and hotel space. For more information, visit the website.
Source: Village at Fairview
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