We’ve all heard the morbid opinions that ‘retail is dying,’ but not as much media coverage has been run for brick-and-mortar retail openings or the food options that are spearheading experiential retail. One market that has demonstrated immunity to retail disruption is Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW). With 429.6 million square feet of retail space, a booming economy, and favorable living conditions, the DFW metroplex has attracted new residents, top businesses, real estate investors, and developers.
The DFW market is thriving with a sea of dynamic lifestyle centers, walkable mixed-use, and some of the trendiest restaurants and boutique shops in the nation. In the following article, Matthews™ looks at the development trends we’re seeing in the DFW market and highlights retail developments to watch.