California manufacturer relocating expanding operations to DFW; eyeing HQ move

A California-based orthopedic goods manufacturer and distributor has decided to move its Ohio-based distribution hub to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which will give the company a place to significantly expand operations and possibly relocate its West Coast headquarters.

The company, Santa Paula, California-based Hely & Weber, has signed a lease totaling nearly 40,000 square feet of space at 755 Regent Blvd. in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The company plans to move into the new facility, which nearly triples its previous footprint, this fall.

Read more at Dallas Business Journal. 


New apartment tower east of downtown Dallas will include Tom Thumb grocery store

A new grocery store and apartment tower planned on downtown Dallas? near east side will bring Uptown-style development to the neighborhood.

North Carolina-based Greystar Real Estate Partners will build the 10-story high-rise at Live Oak and Texas streets, a block from DART?s commuter rail line.

A full-service Tom Thumb supermarket will be on the ground floor of the new building, which is part of Greystar?s City Lights development.

Read more at The Dallas Morning News.


$1.6B Wade Park development in Frisco lands two national retailers

The $1.6 billion, 175-acre Wade Park — a proposed mixed-use development underway within Frisco’s $5 billion mile — has signed two national retailers, which could bring some new shopping destinations to the city.

Anthropologie and Free People has signed two large leases within Wade Park on some prominent corners of the project, which is being developed by Atlanta-based Thomas Land & Development.

Thomas Land CEO Stan Thomas said Wade Park will be North Texas’ new destination for a fashion and soft goods retail shops, with complementary dining and entertainment options.

Read more at Dallas Business Journal.